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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational H & S Courses in Salisbury 3 courses


Providing a thorough introduction to the basics of occupational health and safety, the NEBOSH National General Certificate (NGC) will help to equip you with all the right skills to manage health and safety in the workplace.

Taking the course not only ensures legal compliance, but will also increase individual awareness of responsibilities leading to a reduction in costs associated with accidents and work related illness.

Who is it for?

  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Employee representatives
  • Company supervisors
  • Anyone who wants to establish a career in health and safety

What you'll learn

This course covers 3 NGC Units:

Unit NGC1 - Management of health & safety

  • Foundations in health & safety policy
  • Organising for health & safety
  • Promoting a positive health & safety culture
  • Risk assessment
  • Principles of control
  • Monitoring review and audit
  • Incident and accident investigation and reporting

Unit NGC2 - Controlling workplace hazards

  • Movement of people and vehicles – hazards and control
  • Manual and mechanical handling – hazards and control
  • Working equipment hazards and control
  • Electrical hazards and control
  • Fire hazards and control
  • Chemical and biological health – hazards and control
  • Physical and psychological health – hazards and control
  • Construction activities – hazards and control

Unit NGC3 - Health and safety practical application

  • Unit assessment summary


You will be required to sit two written exams, and submit a hand-written practical assessment.

Units NGC1 and NGC2 are taught units each assessed by one two-hour written examination, which will consist of 10 'short' questions and one question which requires a longer response.

Unit NGC3 is assessed by one two-hour practical examination. This is held on a date set by the course provider and must be taken within 14 days of a written examination.

The practical examination is internally assessed by the course provider and externally moderated by NEBOSH.

Accreditation & Certificates

On successful completion of the course, you'll be awarded the NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.


10 days.

Want to find out more?

You may want to read more about the structure and course outlines of the more common NEBOSH courses.

Call one of our consultants on 0330 223 2121 or fill in our contact form. We look forward to hearing from you