NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (NGC1,GC2 & GC3)


NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (NGC1,GC2 & GC3)

Course Overview: 

NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health is suitable for managers, supervisors and employees in all industry sectors with responsibility and or a keen interest in health and safety in the workplace. It is also suitable for safety, health and environmental practitioners who wish to formalize their experience and progress their career with a professional qualification.

“Many people take the NEBOSH National General Certificate as a first step in a career in health and safety. It provides a valuable overview, and is a sound basis for further professional study.”

The NEBOSH National General Certificate meets the academic requirements for Technician Membership (TechIOSH) of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and Associate Membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).

Entry Requirements: 

We would require a pre-course interview to discuss the course and to establish that this level is suitable for the candidate.
No previous health and safety knowledge is required, but candidates should note that the assessment includes a requirement to write a short report and sit written examinations.

Course Delivery: 

Unit 1 NGC1 Management of Health and Safety

  • Element 1 - Foundations in health and safety 
  • Element 2 - Health and safety management systems - Plan
  • Element 3 - Health and safety management systems - Do
  • Element 4 - Health and safety management systems - Check
  • Element 5 - Health and safety management systems - Act 

Unit 2 GC2  Controlling Workplace Hazards

  • Element 1 - Workplace hazards and risk control
  • Element 2 - Transport hazards and risk control
  • Element 3 - Musculoskeletal hazards and risk control
  • Element 4 - Work equipment hazards and risk control
  • Element 5 - Electrical safety
  • Element 6 - Fire safety
  • Element 7 - Chemical and biological health hazards and risk control
  • Element 8 - Physical and psychological health hazards and risk control

Unit 3 GC3 Practical Application and Report

  • Workplace practical application and report [to be handed in within two weeks of GC2 exam]

External examination

  • Two hour written external exam for both units NGC1 and GC2

We understand the importance of flexibility in our approach to training and so deliver NEBOSH courses in a number of ways:

  • Block release – intensive course where candidates attend one week taught study with a week break for self study prior to another week taught study plus additional days for revision
  • Day release – one day per week taught study, for the duration of the course plus additional revision days.

The NEBOSH certificate qualifications are delivered in modular units where applicable.

A unit certificate is issued by NEBOSH denoting successful achievement of each unit. An overall Certificate award parchment is issued by NEBOSH on completion of all course units

Additional Information: 

Our most recent cohort achieved an overall pass rate of 93% - National Average 62%

As an established course provider, we have a team of experienced tutors, excellent teaching facilities at Jubilee Court and a high standard of teaching materials and resources.

The tutors have a diverse range of experience from many backgrounds including: consultancy services, NHS, manufacturing and engineering, chemistry, education, nuclear and construction.


VENUE Sketty Hall Sketty Lane , Swansea SA2 8QF
; Tel 01792 284400

The £999 fee includes NEBOSH registration, examination fees, revision day,  lunch,  parking,  course hand-outs and of course is exempt from vat 

 Approved under the ELCAS Scheme.

Delegates attending NEBOSH training should familiarise themselves with the NEBOSH General Student Terms and Conditions, a copy of which can be found in the Student Section of the NEBOSH website:

**It is essential that you bring a form of photographic ID with you on the day. Failure to bring ID may result in you not being able to sit the exam.**



01792 284400

Course Dates for NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (NGC1,GC2 & GC3)

NEBOSH | Level 3 | £999 exempt from vat | Ref: | Request a booking
Time: 9am - 4.30pm (aproximately)
Duration: 14 days including revision days and exams
Venue: Sketty Hall
Interview Required: No
Bilingual Delivery Available: No
Start Date: 03/09/2019
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Theory: 05/11/2019
Theory: 12/11/2019
Revision: 07/10/2019
Revision: 18/11/2019
Exam: 11/10/2019
Exam: 04/12/2019

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