NEBOSH National General Certificate --

What is special about this course?

The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is a qualification designed to help those with health and safety responsibilities (e.g. managers, supervisors and employee representatives) to discharge more effectively their organisational duties and functions. The course offers excellent grounding in the fundamentals of occupational health and safety management.

The General Certificate is split into 3 units (see below) and candidates are separately certificated for each unit. Candidates successfully completing all three will gain the widely recognised NEBOSH National General Certificate in Health and Safety.

The NEBOSH National General Certificate has been accredited and credit rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). It sits in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) at SCQF Level 6 with 15 SCQF credit points.

Entry requirements

  • Safety advisers
  • Managers and supervisors with part-time responsibility for health and safety
  • Personnel managers
  • Facilities managers

The three units are:

  • NGC1 Management of health and safety
  • NGC2 Controlling workplace hazards
  • NGC3 Health and safety practical application

*NGC 3 Practical Exam.

The practical exam must be carried out in the candidate’s own workplace. The workplace should be able to provide a sufficient range of hazards in the areas covered to provide an adequate range for identification. Candidate reports must be completed within the specified deadline.

Where a candidate does not have access to a workplace, then alternative arrangements can be made by the college to provide suitable premises.

For more information please go to www.nebosh.org.uk/ qualifications/certificate

How will I study my course?

    Face-to-face

    How long will my course last?

    10 Days

    Tuition: 10 Days (2 x 1-week blocks)

    Revision: 1 Day

    Exam: 1 Day

    How will I be assessed?

    One day examination.

    Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

    Start date

    Contact Business Solutions for current dates

    How much will my course cost?

    For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.

    What funding can I apply for?

     

    £200 ILA funding is available for this course.

    To apply for your funding please contact ILA Scotland on 0808 1001090 or check online at www.myworldofwork. co.uk/content/ila-scotland-funding-for-you

    *subject to eligibility

    What can I do on completion of my course?

    This programme will help you to:

    • Use practical approaches to managing safety at work
    • Avoid costly injuries or ill-health to employees
    • Ensure compliance with the law
    • Anticipate risks and deal with them
    • Analyse problem areas including accident statistics
    • Identify priorities for action
    • Succeed in reducing losses to the business

    Is there more information available online?

    You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.

    Apply for NEBOSH National General Certificate --

     

    Please call Pauline Tuthill on: 01463 273307 email: business.ic@uhi.ac.uk or go online to download a course booking form at:

    https://www.inverness.uhi.ac.uk/businessandtraining/short-courses

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