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NEBOSH National General Certificate
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1-5th June and 6-10th July, exams 17th July 2020
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The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety (NGC) is the most widely held health and safety qualification in the UK. It will provide you with a broad understanding of key health & safety issues and is the first step in building your career.The NEBOSH Certificate is divided into three units, each of which is assessed separately: - NGC1 Management of health and safety - GC2 Controlling workplace hazards - GC3 Health and safety practical application NEBOSH NGC Course Facts Provides a grounding i...
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The NEBOSH Certificate is aimed at those working in health and safety who want to develop a career in safety management. It is suitable for managers, supervisors and operational staff from all functions not just health and safety, from organisations in all sectors.Why take the NEBOSH Certificate with Astutis?The many benefits of taking your NEBOSH Certificate with Astutis include:Success with excellent pass rates consistently well above the NEBOSH averages.Expert tutor support from CMIOSH trainers including NEBOSH Certificate examinersEffective and interactive learning with experience of applying it to workplace scenariosConfidence you are well prepared for exams with revision materials and exam question practiceReassurance with continued support on all aspects of your learningComprehensive online/offline resource centreSharing your learning with online forums with tutors and individuals
The NEBOSH Certificate covers the key legal requirements for health and safety in the UK and the identification and control of workplace hazards. No previous health and safety knowledge is required, however previous experience or completion of the IOSH Managing Safely course will be advantageous.
- NEBOSH National General Certificate Syllabus.NEBOSH accredited centre 807. The NEBOSH National General Certificate provides a broad understanding of key health and safety issues
- covering the legal requirements for health and safety in the UK and the identification and control of workplace hazards.The course is split into 3 units which are assessed individually - 2 taught units and a work-based assignment.If you're looking to study this course outside of the UK then we recommend taking a look at the NEBOSH International General Certificate course on our international courses website.Course summary. Upon completion of the course
- learners will be able to:Assist in the planning
- implementation and review of an organisations health & safety policy. Understand the requirements of HSE legislation
- codes of practice and the prosecution process.Undertake risk assessments and recommend suitable action.Investigate accidents and prepare reports in line with HSE legislation.Identify common hazards in the workplace and recommend suitable corrective measures. Full course syllabus. Unit NGC1: Management of Health and Safety. This unit provides the foundation of Health and Safety knowledge
- covering HSE legislation and the key elements of an effective Health and Safety Management System. Element 1: Foundations in Health and Safety1.1 Scope and Nature of Occupational Health and Safety1.2 Moral and Financial Drivers for Health and Safety Management. 1.3 The Legal Framework For Health and Safety Regulation1.4 Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 19741.5 The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 19991.6 Client and Contractors. Element 2: Health and Safety Management Systems - Plan2.1 Key Elements of a Health and Safety Management System2.2 Purpose and Importance of Setting Policy for Health and Safety2.3 Key Features and Appropriate Content of an Effective Health and Safety Policy. Element 3: Health and Safety Management Systems - Do3.1 Roles and Responsibilities of Employers
- Directors and Managers Health and Safety Culture 3.2 Human Factors That Influence Behaviour at Work3.3 Improving Health and Safety Behaviour3.4 Principles and Practice of Risk Assessment 3.5 General Principles of Control3.6 Sources of Health and Safety Information3.7 Safe Systems of Work (SSW)3.8 Permits-To-Work (PTW)3.9 Personal Protective Equipment3.10 Safety Signs and Signals3.11 Emergency Procedures and Arrangements3.12 First Aid in the Workplace. Element 4: Health and Safety Management Systems - Check4.1 Active and Reactive Monitoring4.2 Investigating incidents4.3 Recording and Reporting IncidentsElement 5: Health and Safety Management Systems - Act5.1 Health and Safety Auditing. 5.2 Reviewing of Health and Safety Performance GC2: Controlling Workplace Hazards GC2 covers a wide range of common hazards from various working environments and the appropriate control measures required to minimise risk. Element 1: Workplace Hazards and Risk Control1.1 Health
- Welfare and Work Environment Requirements1.2 Violence at Work1.3 Substance Misuse 1.4 Safe Movement of People 1.5 Working at a Height1.6 Excavations. 1.7 Temporary WorksElement 2: Transport Hazards and Risk Control2.1 Safe Movement of Vehicles 2.2 Driving at Work Element 3: Musculoskeletal Hazards and Risk Control3.1 Work-related Upper Limb Disorders3.2 Display Screen Equipment3.3 Manual Handling 3.4 Manually Operated Load Handling Equipment3.5 Powered Load Handling EquipmentElement 4: Work Equipment Hazards and Risk Control4.1 General Requirements For Work Equipment4.2 Hand Tools4.3 Machinery Hazards4.4 Control Measures for Machinery Hazard4.5 Specified EquipmentElement 5: Electrical Safety5.1 Use of Electricity at Work - Hazards and Risks5.2 Control measures When Working With Electrical Systems or Using Electrical Equipment in All Workplace ConditionsElement 6: Fire Safety6.1 Fire Initiation
- Classification and Spread6.2 Fire Risk Assessment6.3 Fire Prevention and Prevention of Fire Spread6.4 Fire Alarm and Fire-Fighting Equipment 6.5 Evacuation of a WorkplaceElement 7: Chemical and Biological Health Hazards and Risk Control7.1 Forms of
- Classification of
- and Health Risks from Hazardous Substances7.2 Assessment of Health Risks7.3 Occupation Exposure Limits7.4 Control Measures7.5 Specific Agents 7.6 Safe Handling and Storage of WasteElement 8: Physical and Psychological Health Hazards and Risk Control8.1 Noise8.2 Vibration8.3 Radiation8.4 StressGC3: Health and Safety Practical ApplicationThe aim of this unit to assess your knowledge and understanding gained from Units NGC1 and GC2 in a practical environment by successfully completing two activities:A safety inspection of a workplace
- identifying common hazards and suggesting appropriate and cost effective control measures. A written report detailing your findings from the inspection and persuasively urging management to take appropriate action. Course Assessments All units are compulsory and assessments must be passed to gain the full qualification. Units NGC1 and GC2 are each assessed by a 2 hour exam consisting of 10 short essay answers and 1 long essay answer. GC3 is a practical assessment which must be completed within 14 days of sitting the NGC1 and GC2 exams. .
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Delegates are awarded the official NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health on successful completion and passing of the NEBOSH exams and project..
There are 2 x 2 hour exams for NGC1 and GC2 consisting of 10 short answer questions and 1 long answer; GC3 is assessed with a 2-hour practical application carried out in the workplace.. Yes. The pass mark for each written exam is 45 and for the practical it is 60. You only need to resit any exams that you fail until you have passed all 3.
Many candidates will follow this certificate up with a further NEBOSH qualification in their desired field, these include NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety, NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management, NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management or the NEBOSH National Certifcate in the Management of Health and Wellbeing at Work.
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