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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety

The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety is one of the most widely held health and safety qualifications in the world. It is the first step in building your health and safety career!

Designed for managers, supervisors and employees, the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety (NGC) is an essential qualification for anyone with health and safety responsibilities as part of their role. It will give you invaluable knowledge and skills to support your current role and long-term career.

We are a NEBOSH accredited Gold Learning Partner and you can read more about our accreditation here.

Why take the NEBOSH General Certificate course?

  • Develop your career opportunities – the NEBOSH name is a mark of excellence for those seeking a successful career in health and safety, and is highly respected by employers in all sectors globally
  • 87% of UK employers request the NEBOSH General Certificate course to improve health and safety skills and knowledge of managers, supervisors and staff in order to gain health and safety continuous improvements
  • A National General Certificate (NGC) is specified in most health and safety job adverts, which means that people who hold the NGC have far better job prospects
  • Increase your health and safety knowledge and gain practical skills to use in your job
  • Maintain compliance and improve H&S performance in your company
  • NEBOSH’s qualifications are recognised by relevant professional membership bodies
  • It entitles you to Associate Membership (AIOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and the Associate Membership of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM)
  • If you have two years full time or five years of part-time work experience working in health and safety, you’ll also be able to apply for Technical Membership (TechIOSH). Many students then progress to the NEBOSH National Diploma (Grad IOSH) and from there to chartered status (CMIOSH), the gold standard in health and safety!
NEBOSH Certificate Course Key Facts
Learning Methods Classroom, In-company, Online and Distance Learning
  • NG1: Recommended tuition hours: 29, Recommended self-study hours: 20
  • NG2: Recommended tuition hours: 39, Recommended self-study hours: 20
  • a 2-hour question paper for NG1, and:
  • a 3-hour practical assessment for NG2

(Both assessments are marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH)

Entry Requirements Literate in the English language

Upcoming Course Dates

Summer 2020
Week One: 14 – 18 September 2020
Week Two: 21 – 25 September 2020
Exam: 28 October 2020

Autumn 2020 Summer 2020
Week One: 12 – 16 October 2020
Week Two: 19 – 23 October 2020
Exam: 28 October 2020

Week One: 16 – 20 November 2020
Week Two: 23 – 27 November 2020
Exam: 2 December 2020

Course Cost

The course fees is £1,295 inclusive of VAT plus £116 NEWBOSH fee (£150 NEBOSH fee if you sit for the exam after 1 December 2020). The course fees includes refreshments and course materials, the NEBOSH fee covers NEBOSH exam fees.

Referral scheme:

If you choose to take part with a colleague we offer a 10% discount on the course fee for bookings of 2 or more. Please note that the NEBOSH exam fees are not eligible for this discount.


Book the course with us today. For more information on how studying a NEBOSH training course at Horizon Risk Consultancy can benefit you and your workplace, please call 01484 937128 or email