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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health

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The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is aimed at those with health and safety responsibilities (eg. managers, supervisors and employee representatives) to enable them to discharge more effectively their organisational duties and functions. The NEBOSH National General Certificate is one of the most recognised qualifications in the health and safety profession.

Course Overview 

The course provides a solid foundation in health and safety, covering 13 modules comprising

NGC1 – Management of Health & Safety
  • Element 1 – Foundations in Health & Safety
  • Element 2 – Health & Safety Management Systems 1 - Policy
  • Element 3 – Health & Safety Management Systems 2 - Organising
  • Element 4 – Health & Safety Management Systems 3 - Planning & Implementing
  • Element 5 – Health & Safety Management Systems 4 - Measuring, Reviewing & Auditing
NGC2 – Controlling Workplace Hazards
  • Element 1 – Movement of People & Vehicles
  • Element 2 – Manual and Mechanical Handling
  • Element 3 – Work Equipment
  • Element 4 – Electricity
  • Element 5 – Fire
  • Element 6 – Chemical and Biological Hazards
  • Element 7 – Physical and Psychological Health Hazards
  • Element 8 – Construction Activities


There are examinations comprising two written theory papers (Papers NGC1 and NGC2) each lasting 2 hours to be completed on the examination day, and a practical assessment (NGC3). The practical assessment involves undertaking a safety inspection of a workplace and preparing a management report.


11 days inclusive of examination day


Fee: £1250 + VAT per delegate (for attendance to SMC open courses)

  • Refreshments
  • Lunch
  • Registration
  • Examination Entry Fees
  • Comprehensive Course Notes
  • Certificate (on successful completion)

This course can also be run in-house for up to 15 people per course
Fee: Please call for a quote

SMC creates a safe, open and fun learning environment from the start. Their enthusiasm and passion is endless with a clear objective to ensure that delegates pass any examination papers first time, every time. Simply the best training provider I’ve encountered.", Simon Tennant, Walkers Snack Foods Ltd

Information on the Course can be downloaded here