NEBOSH General Certificate


Course Title:

NEBOSH General Certificate

Course Reference:

HS23

In-house or public:

In-house

Accrediting organisation:  

Certificated by NEBOSH

Description:

Introduction

People with either general or specific responsibilities for health and safety at work are increasingly turning to   competency-based training to help them implement the obligations that health and safety legislation places upon them. NEBOSH has developed this examination-based qualification in recognition of this training requirement.

Who is this course for?

Anyone who wishes to acquire a formal qualification and extend their knowledge and skill in applying successful health and safety practice. This certificate is particularly useful to anyone who wants tobegin a career in occupational health and safety.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the training, delegates will be able to:

  • Identify the common hazards and unsafe practices likely to be found in the workplace, and know the appropriate remedial actions to be taken.
  • Monitor and audit management policies and procedures.
  • Interpret health and safety legislation and guidance.
  • Assist in the preparation and review of safety policies.
  • Use proactive and reactive strategies to prevent or reduce workplace accidents and ill-health.
  • Organise the work of a safety committee and manage safety representatives.
  • Undertake appropriate inspections and monitoring techniques.

Exam Format

Two examination papers and a practical assessment.

Course content

  • Organising for health and safety culture, including policy.
  • Health and safety culture.
  • Risk assessment.
  • Principles of control.
  • Movement of people and vehicles.
  • Manual and mechanical handling.
  • Work place safety and work equipment
  • First-aid and occupational health.
  • Electrical hazards and control
  • Fire safety
  • Chemical and biological hazards and control
  • Construction activities
  • Accident reporting, recording and investigation
  • Human factors
  • Health and safety law.

Difficulty:

Intermediate

Location:

At the client’s premises or an agreed off-site location (subject to agreed costs)

Course dates:

Please call to 01375 673279 discuss next course availability

Duration:

Ten days tuition on a block-release basis (2 x 5   days), followed by two days for the examinations, practical test and   management report. Homework will be issued to delegates during the course.

Fee:

£1,495 plus VAT per person (discounts available for multiple bookings)

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