NEBOSH General Certificate
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NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety
The NEBOSH General Certificate online course is one of the UK’s most popular qualifications. Offering a valuable overview of the core aspects of occupational health and safety, the course provides an excellent platform for individuals who are looking to build upon their knowledge and skills and take their career forward.
Who is the NEBOSH General Certificate Suitable For?
The NEBOSH General Certificate online course is 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.
What's Included in the NEBOSH E Learning?
E-learning / online
Unit NG1: Management of Health and Safety
- Element 1 - Why we should manage workplace health and safety
- Element 2 - How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
- Element 3 - Managing risk - understanding people and processes
- Element 4 - Health and safety monitoring and measuring
Unit NG2: Risk Assessment
- Element 5 - Physical and psychological health
- Element 6 - Musculoskeletal health
- Element 7 - Chemical and biological agents
- Element 8 - General workplace issues
- Element 9 - Work equipment
- Element 10 - Fire
- Element 11 – Electricity
The NEBOSH National General Certificate course has an assessment for each unit:
Unit NG1 is assessed via an open book, scenario-based exam, which you do from home.
Unit NG2 is assessed through a practical risk assessment, carried out at your workplace. It includes the development of an action plan that can immediately be utilised to improve your workplaces health and safety.
NEBOSH Exam fees are NOT included
When studying via e-learning you don’t pay for your exam upfront — you choose your preferred exam dates and pay later directly with the training provider after you’ve booked the course.
What is an Open Book Exam?
An open book exam assesses the same learning outcomes as an invigilated, paper-based exam. However, in an open book exam, you can use textbooks, course notes and the internet.
You can complete the assessment in your own home, or another suitable location. You will have up to 24 hours to complete the NEBOSH open book exam, but we find that most candidates only take 4-5 hours.
The open book exam will test your analytical and critical skills, focussing on the knowledge gained during the NEBOSH General Certificate online course.
What is a Closing Interview?
After completing the open book exam, you will be asked to participate in a 15-minute closing interview. The purpose of the interview is to confirm that the work you have submitted is your own, and that you did not have any assistance in completing your NEBOSH assessment. The closing interview takes place via video call, which you can access via smartphone, tablet or computer.
The interviewer will ask to see your identification. As such, you need to provide either your passport, driving license or national identity card. The interviewer must also see the room that you are in to ensure you don’t have access to notes. They will then ask you questions based on your open book exam, work and submission.
Your closing interview is not an assessment, so you won’t receive a mark. If the interviewer is happy that the work is your own, a mark will be published in line with NEBOSH timeframes.
External examiners mark all assessments and are appointed by NEBOSH. Each examiner is chosen for their experience and expertise, ensuring candidates are assessed by the best in our industry.
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).
When studying NEBOSH e learning you don’t pay for your exam upfront — you choose your preferred exam dates and pay directly with the training provider after you’ve booked the course.
How long does the NEBOSH E Learning last?There's no expiration date on your NEBOSH General Certificate. Once you've passed it, that's it! Saying that, if you want to progress onto other qualifications, like the NEBOSH Diploma or specialist NEBOSH Certificates, you'll need to do so within 5 years of passing your certificate
What level is a NEBOSH General Certificate?
The NEBOSH General Certificate is an ideal starting point for people looking to begin a career in health and safety management or to formalise previous training. It is a Level 3 qualification, equivalent to A Level.
For accredited courses such as NEBOSH and IOSH a certificate will be sent directly to you from the appropriate awarding body.
For short health and safety courses a completion certificate is available at the end of the course. You can screenshot this or print it out to confirm completion of the training.
All you need to complete our health and safety e-learning courses is a computer, tablet or smartphone and an internet connection.
Online learning courses provide flexible learning experiences so that you study whenever, easily fitting learning around other commitments.
Our e-learning courses include interactive activities, real-life scenarios, and practice exam questions, all designed to provide an informative and engaging learning experience. The programmes can be bookmarked, making it easy for learners to pick up where they left off and study around their schedule.
Our short health and safety courses also help employers to demonstrate that they have fulfilled their legal duties to ensure their personnel have been adequately trained.
Once the courses have been completed, a confirmation of results can be saved or printed as evidence. This can then be kept on record as evidence of suitable training.
You will instantly receive a confirmation email with your order details and your course login details will follow within one business working day.
Please note that course bookings can not be processed over weekends or bank holidays and will be processed the next business working day.
Click the 'Buy' or 'Add to cart' button and you will be taken to our payment/booking page where you can choose to pay online now using a debit/credit card or you can pay later by invoice.
Once you have paid for your course(s), you will receive an email from our team advising how to begin your training.
You will be provided with a username and password which will enable you to access the e-learning portal. Login to start your course, once you have completed and passed the course, you will be able to download and print your certificate straight away.
Founded in 2005, Phoenix Health & Safety are one of the nation's leading health and safety training providers, and are committed to providing an unbeatable service and learning experience to students.
We deliver NEBOSH, IOSH, NVQ, Construction, First Aid and general health and safety courses to your organisation and employees. Our courses are available online, at a training centre, in-house or via distance learning. Our training courses are comprehensive and cover all aspects of health, safety and environmental management.
Envico is working in partnership with Phoenix Health & Safety offering NEBOSH training and is not accredited by or associated with NEBOSH, IOSH or any other examination bodies, awarding bodies, institutions or organisations in any way whatsoever.