NEBOSH General Certificate

Course Content

The course is run online over 9 days and one half day for the exam. 

Unit NG1

1: Why we should manage workplace health & safety

2: How health & safety management systems work & what they look like 

3: Managing risk – understanding people & processes                                                                            

4: Health & safety monitoring & measuring

Unit NG2

5: Physical & psychological health

6: Musculoskeletal health                                    

7: Chemical & biological agents    

8: General workplace issues                                

9: Work equipment                                             

10: Fire                                                               

11: Electricity

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements however, it is advised candidates undertake the IOSH Managing Safely course or have practical experience of health and safety at work issues.

The tutor will contact candidates who register for this course to discuss suitability before the start date of their chosen course.

The standard of English required by candidates studying the NEBOSH course must be such that they can both understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus.

The cost shown includes all materials and books required for the course.

Method of Assessment

Unit NG1 unit is assessed by an open-book examination (OBE) on the last day of the course. An open book examination (OBE) enables you to sit your NEBOSH assessment on your own at a convenient location. Unit NG2 is assessed by providing a risk assessment carried out in the candidate's workplace.

Future Prospects

Candidates can progress onto the NEBOSH Diploma course.


Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Work-based/Flexible Learning

  • Campus

    Off Site

  • Start Date

    20 Mar 2023

  • 9.00am-5.00pm

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    3 Weeks

  • Course Fee


  • All course fees are reviewed annually, and subject to change. Published fees apply to the courses mode of delivery.
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