NEBOSH General Certificate Course

NEBOSH General Certificate Course / National Examination Board For Occupational Safety and Health

Health and Safety appointed representatives are faced with a constant battle against ever changing Health and Safety legislation and the impact on their respective organisations. In addition EC regulations stipulate that Health and Safety representatives must be “competent” to perform the role. The NEBOSH general certificate course upon completion is recognised as providing most of this competence. Along with providing delegates with the skills to interpret and implement current health and Safety requirements.

2021 Course Dates

The Next NEBOSH General Certificate Courses are due to commence...

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Qualifications Available

The National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health

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Fees include

  • First class tuition
  • Full course notes
  • Health and Safety book
  • All registration and certification fees
  • Lunches
  • Refreshments

Pass Rate

92% current NDS Pass Rate
(71% National Average)

NEBOSH General Certificate Course

NEBOSH General Certificate Course / National Examination Board For Occupational Safety and Health

Course Objectives

Nebosh aims to improve delegates ability to identify hazards and recommend appropriate action by:

  1. A. Developing the ability to investigate accidents and make cost effective recommendations.
  2. B. Developing a practical understanding of safety legislation.
  3. C. Developing an appreciation of human and organisational problems and possible solutions.

Course Content

The NEBOSH General Certificate Course content is as follows

  • Provisions under the Health and Safety At Work etc. Act 1974
  • Safe systems of work
  • Guarding of Machinery
  • Role and powers of enforcing authorities
  • Fire Regulation
  • Legal responsibilities for Sub-Contracting
  • Electrical Regulations
  • Protective Equipment and Devices
  • Hazard spotting, safety audits and safe systems of work
  • Risk Assessments
  • Safety Representatives and Consultation Legislation
  • Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences – Regulations
  • Fork Lift and Lift Truck safety, mobile plant and transport management
  • Accident Prevention Techniques
  • Noise Regulations
  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations
  • Supervisory and management responsibilities
  • Accident investigation techniques
  • Statute Law, Civil Law and Common Law
  • Safety policies
  • Overview of E.C. Regulations or Health and Safety (Six Pack)
  • CDM Regulations

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements though a learners agreement must be completed prior to commencing the course.


The Nebosh General Certificate programme results in a nationally recognised Health and safety qualification. In order to achieve this award delegates are required to attend formal examinations at the conclusion of the programme.

The exams comprise of three parts:

Part NG C1 Managing of Health and Safety
Part G C2 Controlling Workplace Hazards
Part G C3 The Practical Assessment

To pass the National Certificate candidates must average at least 50% on the written papers covering Part NGC1 and Part GC2 (with not less than 45% on either paper), and at least 60% on the practical assessment Part GC3.

More information and Enquiries

For more information and or general enquiries on the above or for any of the information throughout our website, please contact ND Safety Limited on 0114 269 9255