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130 hours
1,595 GBP excl. VAT
Birmingham, Edinburgh, London

NEBOSH General Certificate

NEBOSH General Certificate E-Learning

NEBOSH National General Certificate - e-Learning course by RoSPA

This NEBOSH National General Certificate is held by over 150,000 indviduals throughout the UK, making it the most popular health & safety qualification in the country. As a comprehensive learning tool, instruction for this certificate will provide participants with knowledge in the management of health and safety, as well ascontrolling workplace hazards. Delivered in a convenient, self-paced format, delegates have up to 5 years to complete all three units, which combined require approximately 130 hours of study.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This NEBOSH National General Certificate is ideal for managers, supervisors and operational staff who require comprehensive knowledge of health & safety issues as well as those seeking to start a career in H&S.

This online course requires approximately 130 hours of study.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon completion of all three units and assessments, delegates will be awarded the NEBOSH National General Certificate.

Training Course Content

This NEBOSH National General Certificate e-Learning course will cover the following 3 modules:

Unit NGC1: Management of Health and Safety

  • Foundations in Health and Safety
  • Health and Safety Management Systems - Policy, Organising, Planning, Measuring, Audit and Review


Assessed by a two-hour written exam consisting of ten 'short-answer' compulsory questions and one 'long-answer' compulsory question.

Unit NGC2: Controlling Workplace Hazards

  • Workplace Hazards and Risk Control
  • Transport Hazards and Risk Control
  • Musculoskeletal Hazards and Risk Control
  • Work Equipment Hazards and Risk Control
  • Electrical Safety
  • Fire Safety
  • Chemical and Biological Health Hazards and Risk Control
  • Physical and Psychological Health Hazards and Risk Control


Assessed by a two-hour written exam consisting of ten 'short-answer' eight mark compulsory questions and one 'long-answer' twenty mark compulsory question. The pass standard for each paper is set at 45%.

Unit NGC3: Workplace-Based Practical Assessment

A two hour practical assessment carried out in delegate's workplace no later than two weeks after sitting thefinal NEBOSH exam. The practical examination is internally assessed by the programme organiser and externally moderated by NEBOSH. Candidates must achieve 60% to pass.

Candidates will be awarded a unit certificate for each unit passed. When candidates have been awarded a Unit Certificate in all three units the marks will be added together and a final grade is awarded as follows:

  • Pass 150 – 179 marks
  • Credit 180 – 209 marks
  • Distinction 210 marks or more

Once a candidate has successfully completed all three units the overall qualification parchment will be issued.

*All units must be completed within 5 years to achieve the full NEBOSH General Certificate qualification.


For more pricing information, contact RoSPA.

RoSPA membership means savings across the full range of health and safety solutions:

  • Up to 10% off all occupational safety in-company training, open courses, H&S auditing and consultancy services
  • Up to 15% off entrance to RoSPA's Health and Safety Awards
  • Up to 15% off RoSPA events, conferences and seminars

In house training

Choosing an in-house training solution demonstrates your commitment to occupational health and safety. By delivering this training course in house, RoSPA will help your organisation maintain effective and successful safety procedures that reflect your workplace culture.

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