NEBOSH National General Certificate

Course Programme

  • Location:
    JMD Training, Unit 2, 6b Wildflower Way, Boucher Road, Belfast, BT12 6TA
  • Duration:
    10 day course spread out over 10 weeks
  • Course Aim:

    This NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is designed for managers and supervisors working in the any industry. Its aim is to equip you with a comprehensive understanding of how to identify and manage workplace hazards so that you can improve the safety culture within your organisation and help to minimise risks. As a result, your business will operate more safely and run more efficiently.

  • Course Objective:

    This modern qualification combines activities, learning and interactive materials to provide you with an interesting and engaging experience. It focuses on key skills that means you can instantly apply the knowledge you gain and add value to your organisation.


    Assessment is a two-step process:


    NG1 - An open book examination to assess what you know. This is scenario based and will include a closing interview, you will be asked questions about your submission.

    NG2 - A practical risk assessment to assess what you can do (3 hours). Learners will complete a risk assessment and develop an action plan for their workplace – this is immediately useful and valuable.


    Assessments are marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH. These examiners are chosen for their experience and expertise to ensure that learners are assessed by the very best from our industry.




    1.Why we should manage workplace health and safety

    2.How health and safety management systems work and what they look like

    3. Managing risk - understanding people and processes

    4. Health and safety monitoring and measuring




    5. Physical and psychological health

    6. Musculoskeletal health

    7. Chemical and biological agents

    8. General Workplace issues

    9. Work equipment

    10. Fire

    11. Electricity

  • Who is this course for:

    This course is for anyone with an interest in health and safety as well as those who have health and safety responsibilities as part of their job role.  This NEBOSH course deals with generic health and safety topics and is appropriate for people from a wide range of occupational backgrounds, for example, manufacturing, engineering, retail, education etc

  • On Completion:

    Candidates will receive a NEBOSH accredited certificate

    On completion of this course the candidate will be awarded with a NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety.
    Professional membership

    Holders of NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety are entitled to Associate Membership (AIOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). The qualification also meets the academic requirements for Technical membership (Tech IOSH) of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH – and Associate membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM –

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