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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

This is the most popular and recognised Health and Safety qualification of its kind. It will provide learners with the industry knowledge to identify, evaluate and control a wide range of workplace hazards.
Ballynahinch, Lisburn
1 Years, 2 Years
Level 3
£48.00 - £800.00

Course Overview

Short Description Over 200,000 people hold a NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety. Why? Because it’s the gold standard in health and safety qualifications.

Thousands of leading experts and organisations have helped NEBOSH update the most widely respected health and safety qualification of its kind in the world. This means that it’s designed to reflect the needs of today’s employer giving learners everything they need to know and do to make their workplace safer.

This course is ideally suited for newly appointed Safety Officers, Safety Representatives, Risk Assessors and those from other management disciplines (Engineering, Personnel, Production and Purchasing), who have responsibilities for the health, safety and welfare of persons at work.

The candidate should be able to apply the knowledge gained from this intensive course to the various principles that apply to their particular trade. It should give them the background legislation and rationale that apply to the above principles and to how they apply in their own working environment.

The NEBOSH National General Certificate is based on UK law. It is made up of two units that must be successfully completed within five years to achieve the NEBOSH National General Certificate qualification:

Unit NG1: Management of Health and Safety

  • Why we should manage workplace health and safety
  • How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
  • Managing risk - understanding people and processes
  • Health and safety monitoring and measuring

Unit NG2: Risk Assessment

  • Physical and psychological health
  • Musculoskeletal health
  • Chemical and biological agents
  • General workplace issues
  • Work equipment
  • Fire
  • Electricity


  • Unit NG1 is assessed by a two-hour written examination Unit
  • NG2 is assessed by a practical assessment carried out in your workplace (or another suitable workplace)


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Available Sessions

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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety



Day: Thursday
Time: 09:00-17:00



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Ideal If:

The NEBOSH National General Certificate is ideal for managers, supervisors and anybody with health and safety management responsibilities. It’s also perfect for those embarking on a health and safety career and gives you a steppingstone to success.

You'll Learn:

Apart from building your own personal knowledge and gaining an internationally recognised qualification in Health and Safety, your own company will also see benefits, some of which are listed below.

  • Help minimise workplace injuries and illness
  • Boost employee wellbeing
  • Demonstrate your commitment to health and safety, which can win you or your company future business

You'll Love:

The relaxed, friendly learning environment at SERC and benefit from the H&S experts, practitioners and academics, all fully qualified and highly experienced in both their subjects and delivering effective training.

You'll Progress:

Holders of the NEBOSH National General Certificate are entitled to:

  • Associate Membership (AIOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). The qualification also meets the academic requirements for Technical Membership (Tech IOSH) of IOSH

For learners wishing to continue their professional development NEBOSH offers a wide range of internationally recognised qualifications. 

For those wishing to study at a higher level, the NEBOSH Diplomas or Masters qualification offer the opportunity to gain one of the sector’s most prestigious qualifications.  

You'll Need:

GCSE English at grade C or above.

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

In addition to the above Terms & Conditions students must also adhere to the following:

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