NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
This is the leading recognised qualification for those whose jobs involve health and safety responsibilities. There are no specific entry requirements for this course.
Campus: SERC Professional Skills Cent
Course Code: 70457
Duration: 1 to 31 Weeks
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 NEBOSH National General Certificate is based on the following 16 units:
- Health and Safety Foundations
- Organising for Health and Safety
- Promoting a Positive H&S Culture
- Risk Assessment
- Principles of Control
- Movement of People & Vehicles - Hazards and Control
- Manual/Mechanical Handling - Hazards and Control
- Work Equipment - Hazards and Control
- Electrical - Hazards and Control
- Fire - Hazards and Control
- Chemical/Biological Health - Hazards and Control
- Physical/Psychological Health - Hazards and Control
- Construction - Hazards and Control
- Incident Investigation, Recording and Reporting
- Monitoring review and Audit
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.
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