NEBOSH General Certificate

What you can expect when you have a NEBOSH Certificate?

Successfully passing the NEBOSH Certificate means you can:

•Apply for Technician Membership (Tech IOSH) of IOSH.
•Apply for Associate Membership of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM) using AIIRSM after your name.
•Gain the NEBOSH National General Certificate qualification, which is recognised around the world.


How long will the NEBOSH National General Certificate take?
The course takes 10 days plus one exam day.

By applying the knowledge learned, you will be able to demonstrate your understanding of the content of the course from each of the following units:

Unit 1 ­ Management of Health and Safety

•Foundations in Health & Safety
•Health and Safety:
•Management Systems ­ Policy
•Management Systems - Organising
•Management Systems ­ Planning
•Management Systems ­ Measuring, Audit and Review

Unit 2 ­ Controlling Workplace Hazards

•Workplace hazards and Risk Controls
•Transport Hazards and Risk Controls
•Musculoskeletal Hazards and Risk Controls
•Work Equipment Hazards and Risk Controls
•Electrical Safety
•Fire Safety
•Chemical and Biological Health Hazards and Risk Controls
•Physical and psychological Health Hazards and Risk Controls

Unit 3 ­ Health and Safety Practical Application

Within two weeks of the written exam date, you need to complete a supervised work based practical assessment.


NEBOSH National General Certificate Syllabus

Unit NGC1: Management of Health and Safety
Element 1: Foundations in Health and Safety

1.1 The scope and nature of occupational health and safety

1.2 The moral and financial reasons for promoting good standards of health and safety

1.3 The legal framework for the regulation of health and safety including sources and types of law

1.4 The scope, duties and offences of employers, managers, employees and others under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974

1.5 The scope, duties and offences of employers, managers, employees and others under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations

1.6 The legal and organisational health and safety roles and responsibilities of clients and their contractors

Element 2: Health and safety management systems 1 ­ Policy

2.1 Key elements of a health and safety management system

2.2 Purpose and importance of setting policy for health and safety
2.3 Key features and appropriate content of an effective health and safety policy

Element 3: Health and safety management systems 2 ­ Organising

3.1 Organisational health and safety roles and responsibilities of employers, directors and managers

3.2 Concept of health and safety culture and its significance in the management of health and safety in an organisation

3.3 Human factors which influence behaviour at work

3.4 How health and safety behaviour at work can be improved

3.5 Emergency procedures and the arrangements for contacting emergency services

3.6 Requirements for, and effective provision of, first-aid in the workplace

Element 4: Health and safety management systems 3 ­ Planning

4.1 Importance of planning

4.2 Principles and practice of risk assessment

4.3 General principles of control and a basic hierarchy of risk reduction measures

4.4 Sources of health and safety information

4.5 Factors that should be considered when developing and implementing a safe system of work for general work activities

4.6 Role and function of a permit-to-work system

Element 5: Health and safety management systems 4 - Measuring, audit and review

5.1 Active and reactive monitoring

5.2 Health and safety auditing

5.3 Investigating incidents

5.4 Recording and reporting incidents

5.5 Review of health and safety performance

Unit NGC2: Controlling workplace risks
Element 1: Workplace hazards and risk control

1.1 Health, welfare and work environment requirements

1.2 Violence at work

1.3 Substance misuse at work

1.4 Safe movement of people in the workplace

1.5 Working at height

1.6 Excavations

Element 2: Transport hazards and risk control

2.1 Safe movement of vehicles in the workplace

2.2 Driving at work

Element 3: Musculoskeletal hazards and risk control

3.1 Work-related upper limb disorders

3.2 Manual handling hazards, risks and control measures

3.3 Manually operated load handling equipment

3.4 Mechanically operated load handling equipment

Element 4: Work equipment hazards and risk control

4.1 General requirements for work equipment

4.2 Hand-held tools

4.3 Machinery hazards

4.4 Control measures for reducing risks from machinery hazards

Element 5: Electrical safety

5.1 Risks associated with electricity

5.2 Control measures

Element 6: Fire safety

6.1 Fire initiation, classification and spread

6.2 Fire risk assessment

6.3 Fire prevention and prevention of fire spread

6.4 Fire alarm and fire-fighting equipment

6.5 Evacuation of a workplace


Element 7: Chemical and biological health hazards and risk control

7.1 Forms of, classification of, and health risks from hazardous substances

7.2 Assessment of health risks

7.3 Workplace exposure limits

7.4 Control measures

7.5 Specific agents

7.6 Safe handling and storage of waste

Element 8: Physical and psychological health hazards and risk control

8.1 Noise

8.2 Vibration

8.3 Radiation

8.4 Stress

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