NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety – Day Release

Course Information
Course Duration: 10 Days – One (1) Day a Week
Course Dates: Please see our course calendar below – the Date shown in Bold represents the Course Commencement Date, please scroll through each month to find our next start date
Prerequisite: None

Q1TUM are proud to be an accredited NEBOSH Gold Learner Partner. This accreditation means our NEBOSH course materials, trainers, modern convenient training facilities and learning environments are awarded with excellence. All Students will benefit from high quality tuition from expert and experienced Trainers, and constant support and guidance throughout and after the course. Q1tum have achieved to make the NEBOSH Courses both interactive and fun whilst at the same time achieving impressive pass rates.

*If you have multiple delegates then Q1TUM’s in-house training option could save you money. For more information please get in touch for a full quote.

The price shown below is the full cost of the course including all fees (Registrations, Certifications, Examinations Course Materials and Publications).

£1,170.00 +VAT 10 days

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The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is globally considered the gold standard in health and safety qualifications. It is one of the UK’s most popular and widely respected health and safety qualifications with over 220,000 people who have passed the qualification. Thousands of leading professionals, experts and organisations have helped NEBOSH update the most widely respected health and safety qualification of its kind in the world. The NEBOSH General Certificate is considered the industry standard as it is designed to reflect the needs of today’s employers, organisations and sectors. Equipping students with the skills to manage and assess workplace risk effectively and knowledge of legislation and best practices to make their workplace safer. 87% of UK employers ask for a NEBOSH qualification when they are recruiting for health and safety roles, making it invaluable for health and safety professionals.


General in nature, the NEBOSH General Certificate is relevant to every workplace and organisation, whether health and safety is your main responsibility or just a part of what you do, the course will give you vital knowledge in the UK’s key legal requirements to help you perform better in your role at work. By managing, identifying, measuring and controlling common workplace hazards. The NEBIOSH general certificate in occupational health and safety course is ideal for both students and employers to minimise workplace injuries and illness, boost employee wellbeing and demonstrate workplace commitment to health and safety, which can win business.


NEBOSH General Certificate Course Outcome:

  • Students studying the NEBOSH general certificate in occupational health and safety course will gain knowledge, understanding and confidence on how to effectively manage and advise health and safety. Carry out risk assessments and how to identify and control common workplace hazards. Along with how to measure if they have been successful.
  • The ability to develop and implement a detailed action plan to manage and minimise workplace risks.
  • Understand the UK’s key legal, moral and ethical requirements to justify health and safety improvements.
  • Students studying the NEBOSH General Certificate Course will walk away from the course confident in their ability to carry out risk assessments and incident investigations. Develop and implement a detailed action plan and support, manage, safeguard and assess workplace risks effectively.
  • Support and develop  company health and safety culture.
  • Ability to provide organisations with valuable in-house health and safety expertise.


NEBOSH General Course Units:

Unit NG1: Management of Health and Safety

Element 1 – Why we should manage workplace health and safety.

Element 2 – How health and safety management systems work and what they look like.

Element 3 – Managing risk – understanding people and processes.

Element 4 – Health and safety monitoring and measuring.

Unit NG2: Risk Assessment

Element 5 – Physical and psychological health.

Element 6 – Musculoskeletal health.

Element 7 – Chemical and biological agents.

Element 8 – General workplace issues.

Element 9 – Work equipment.

Element 10 – Fire.

Element 11 – Electricity.


Who Should Attend?
Relevant to every workplace, the NEBOSH National General Certificate is ideal for managers, supervisors and non-specialists who have obligations and responsibilities for health and safety and require an internationally recognised measure of competence in this field. If you advise others in any capacity on health and safety issues, or if you are a safety adviser seeking initial training for your role the course will provide a solid introduction to the principles of health and safety.


This course is also perfect for those embarking on a life-long career in occupational health and safety, by providing a stepping stone to success.


How is the NEBOSH General Assessed?

Students are assessed through a two-step assessment process:

  1. NG1 – An Open Book Examination (OBE) where Delegates will have 24 hours to complete the Examination – This is done so online from the comfort of the students on home or workplace. Students can also complete the examination from the Q1tum Training Facilities with their own laptop etc. if this is preferred. (further information will be provided on
    commencement of the course).
  2. NG2 – A Practical Risk Assessment – This Practical assessment is based on the students workplace, It includes the development of an action plan that is to be immediately utilised to improve their workplaces health and safety. Students are to submit the assessment 10 Working Days from the NG1 Examination.


Course Duration:

Q1tum Classroom based courses at the Renishaw Hall & Gardens training facilities begin at 9.30am and finishes at 4.30pm.


This General Course is delivered over 10 Days – 1 Day a Week for 10 Weeks, Every Wednesday until the NG1 Examination.


On Completion of this Qualification:
All Students will have created a strong foundation for a career in health and safety, and advanced their knowledge and skills not only vocationally but practically. Establish Confidence in their roles and in their ability to risk assess, recognise and minimise workplace hazards and safeguard their colleagues, peers and people.  All Students will also gain  a Level 3 Qualification and NEBOSH Certification.


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.


Employers with benefit from a safer workplace as employees with the NEBOSH National General Certificate understand how to help their employers develop safety culture, avoid prosecution, litigation, absence costs and loss of reputation.


An employer whose staff are NEBOSH qualified is an employer committed to health and safety. The NEBOSH National General Certificate can help employers meet cognised standards, codes of practice and even help win new business. This course is a return on investment, as the student with the qualification has a practical set of skills that brings real value to the modern workplace.


Next Step? 

Many Students who have studied and successful completed the NEBOSH General Certificate course, consider the NEBOSH Diploma. This course is the flagship NEBOSH award for health and safety qualifications. With its Degree Level syllabus designed by experts for experts, Students will perform as a leading SHEQ Professional of the future.



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