NEBOSH Accredited - National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety - East Coast College

Course: NEBOSH Accredited - National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety

Price (exc. VAT):

£ 475

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This recognised NEBOSH National General Certificate online course is perfectly suited to any individual in a managerial or supervisory role or those who are responsible for implementing and managing risks and resources. The NEBOSH Certificate online course will provide you with a good grounding in strategies that will result in good practice in occupational health and safety.
There are no prerequisites to enrol on this NEBOSH General Certificate online course. This course aims to benefit those with the responsibility of implementing health and safety in the workplace

Course Content

Course Elements

  •    Why we should manage workplace health and safety
  •    How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
  •    Managing risk – understanding people and processes
  •    Health and safety monitoring and measuring
  •    Physical and psychological health
  •    Musculoskeletal health
  •    Chemical and biological agents
  •    General workplace issues
  •    Work equipment
  •    Fire
  •    Electricity
Elements 1-4 are assessed via a question paper (one 20-mark question and ten 8-mark questions)
Elements 5-11 are assessed via a practical assessment

Learning outcomes
Upon completion of this certification you will be able to:
  •    Justify health and safety improvements using moral, financial and legal arguments
  •    Advise on the main duties for health and safety in the workplace
  •    Help your organisation manage contractors
  •    Work within a health and safety management system, recognising what effective general policy, organisation and arrangements should look like
  •    Positively influence health and safety culture and behaviour to improve performance in your organisation
  •    Do a general risk assessment in your workplace – profiling and prioritising risks, inspecting the workplace, recognising a range of common hazards, evaluating risks (taking account of current controls), recommending further control measures, planning actions
  •    Recognise workplace changes that have significant health and safety impacts and effective ways to minimise those impact
  •    Develop basic safe systems of work (including taking account of typical emergencies) and knowing when to use permit-to-work systems for special risks
  •    Take part in incident investigations
  •    Help their employer to check their management system effectiveness – through monitoring, audits and reviews

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exam: Available via Awarding Body
  • Tutor Support Included
  • Course Access: 12 months
  • Study anytime, anywhere
  • 24/7 access

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