Course Description

Course Code : HSAF0020

The NEBOSH National General Certificate course is one of the UK’s most popular health and safety qualifications.

This course covers the main legal requirements for health and safety in the UK offering , identification and control of workplace hazards covering the practical application of this knowledge. 

Designed for managers, supervisors and employees who have health and safety responsibilities, the certificate will equip you with all you need to know about how to manage workplace risks effectively.

An excellent platform for individuals who are looking to build upon their knowledge and skills and take their career forward. 

Course Duration
This course takes place over an 12 day period (10 days classroom based training,1 day for revision & 1 day for exams).



Course Objectives

A valuable overview of the core aspects of occupational health and safety

Legal requirements for health and safety in the UK

Hazards and Risks in the Working Environment

Methods of Control

Course Features

Unit 1 – NGC - Management of Health & Safety

  • Element 1 – Foundations in Health & Safety
  • Element 2 – Health & Safety Management Systems 1 – Plan
  • Element 3 – Health & Safety Management Systems 2 – Do
  • Element 4 – Health & Safety Management Systems 3 – Check
  • Element 5 – Health & Safety Management Systems 4 – Act

Unit 2 – GC2 - Controlling Workplace Hazards

  • Element 1 – Workplace Hazards and Risk Controls
  • Element 2 – Transport Hazards and Risk Controls
  • Element 3 – Musculoskeletal Hazards and Risk Controls
  • Element 4 – Work Equipment Hazards and Risk Controls
  • Element 5 – Electrical Safety
  • Element 6 – Fire Safety
  • Element 7 – Chemical and Biological Health Hazards and Risk Controls
  • Element 8 – Physical and Psychological Health Hazards and Risk Controls



Candidates will be assessed on written examinations for each of the two units. Once each unit has been completed, a certificate will be issued. On the successful completion of the two units and a practical assessment, a NEBOSH National General Certificate parchment is awarded. This qualification is accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), as well as the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).


The training will be delivered by NE Training Limited NEBOSH Centre 1217