What does the NEBOSH General Certificate cover?

NEBOSH Certificate holders can…

  • advise on duties under the main pieces of UK health and safety legislation
  • positively influence health and safety culture and behaviour
  • develop safe systems of work

The Nebosh General Certificate is made up of 11 elements, covering a broad range of topics. All the elements are listed below. Click on the title to expand the element and see the topics that are covered within that element.

1.1 Morals and money

1.2 The force of law – punishment and compensation

1.3 The most important legal duties for employers and workers

1.4 Managing contractors effectively

2.1 What they are and the benefits they bring

2.2 What good health and safety management systems look like

3.1 Health and safety culture

3.2 Improving health and safety culture

3.3 How human factors influence behaviour positively or negatively

3.4 Assessing risk

3.5 Management of change

3.6 Safe systems of work for general work activities

3.7 Permit-to-work systems

3.8 Emergency procedures

4.1 Active and reactive monitoring

4.2 Investigating incidents

4.3 Health and safety auditing

4.4 Review of health and safety performance

5.1 Noise

5.2 Vibration

5.3 Radiation

5.4 Mental ill-health

5.5 Violence at work

5.6 Substance abuse at work

6.1 Work-related upper limb disorders

6.2 Manual handling

6.3 Load-handling equipment

7.1 Hazardous substances

7.2 Assessment of health risks

7.3 Occupational exposure limits

7.4 Control measures

7.5 Specific agents

8.1 Health, welfare and work environment

8.2 Working at height

8.3 Safe working in confined spaces

8.4 Lone working

8.5 Slips and trips

8.6 Safe movement of people and vehicles in the workplace

8.7 Work-related driving

9.1 General requirements

9.2 Hand-held tools

9.3 Machinery hazards

9.4 Control measures for machinery

10.1 Fire principles

10.2 Preventing fire and fire spread

10.3 Fire alarms and fire-fighting

10.4 Fire evacuation

11.1 Hazards and risks

11.2 Control measures

Fun, interesting and engaging!

Alert with regards to learner’s needs, while making it fun, interesting and engaging, without making it look like usual boring in-class training. You would be surprised to find out how easy it is to learn a great amount of information, and still be prepared for the final exams. I recommend for any H&S training programs, you will not be disappointed.

Diana Gabor

Really enjoyed it!

A wealth of knowledge and experience. I was a recent delegate on a NEBOSH course and really enjoyed the whole week. Use of a variety of teaching methods. Plenty of time to absorb information and ask questions. Excellent summary notes at the end of each topic and connected each subject matter making the process of learning and understanding very easy for everyone.

Cate Adamson

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Why choose us?

We will reduce the price of your place on the course by 25% for every person who books a place based on your referral.

So, if you tell a friend you’re booked onto a NEBOSH course, and they subsequently book themselves onto the same course, that’s 25% off for you. 

If it happens that four people book onto the course because of your referral, your course fees would be completely wiped out!

In the very unlikely event that you don’t pass the exam first time, you can carry on studying with us, for free, until you do. 

The NEBOSH Certificate involves 10 days of classroom courses. If you feel that you would benefit from additional revision sessions on top, that’s no problem and can be arranged at no additional charge.

Spread the cost of your course with our Interest Free Payment Plan by signing up to a Direct Debit.

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You are guaranteed to be taught by a tutor with Chartered Member status with the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

They will also hold an accredited teaching qualification.

The course tutor will be able to help students answer exam questions to get the maximum amount of points in the least amount of time.

We use tried and tested teaching methods that have been proven to be effective and are backed by scientific, peer-reviewed research.

In addition to high-quality course materials, students will also be granted access to our online Learning Management System (LMS). 

The system can be accessed on any internet-connected device and includes interactive exercises, activities and games to help students engage with the content in a fun way that helps the learning process and knowledge retention.

We choose our training venues carefully to ensure that students are able to succeed by studying this course in a pleasant, comfortable environment that is optimised for learning.

All of our venues have free parking and free WIFI available.

NEBOSH General CertificateWe develop our course materials in-house, rather than use off-the-shelf products. This means we can quickly adapt and optimise them in response to feedback from students.

We have never yet had a student fail this course! This can be verified with NEBOSH.

If you are booking several places on a course, you will benefit from our generous group discounts.

Tea and coffee with biscuits are served throughout the day. Lunch is also included.

Please advise us of any dietary requirements.

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