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NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

The NEBOSH General Certificate in Health and 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!  Take the NEBOSH General Certificate online today.

Designed for managers, supervisors and employees, the NEBOSH National General Certificate is an essential qualification for anyone with health and safety responsibilities part of their role. Importantly, it will give you important knowledge and skills to support your current role and long-term career. 

Why take the NEBOSH General Certificate Course?

The NEBOSH General Certificate Course will help you to develop your career. In addition, NEBOSH certificate courses are the most widely needed qualifications in health and safety. It should be noted that it is highly respected by employers and businesses in all sectors.

Also, 87% of UK employers request the NEBOSH General Certificate course to improve health and safety skills and knowledge. Therefore, this course will help you to gain continuous health and safety improvements. Moreover, this course will also help to maintain compliance and improve health and safety performances within your company. The NEBOSH National General Certificate is recognised by relevant professional bodies. 

Why Study NEBOSH General Cetificate with Horizon Risk Consultancy Ltd?

Of course, as a NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner, we make sure our learners receive the best experience.

Also, our NEBOSH approved, expert tutors have extensive training and industry experience. Secondly, all of our tutors are NEBOSH examiners who hold an education degree as well as a NEBOSH Diploma Certificate. As a result of our excellent learner materials and expert tutors we have a high pass rate. As a result of being one of our learners, you will receive the best interactive experience and learner support available. 

Why take the NEBOSH General Certificate online Virtual Class?

If you need a more traditional approach in order to complete the NEBOSH NGC then our Virtual Class is perfect for you. This learning methods gives you a classroom experience of learning from the comfort of your home. You will have first hand access to our expert tutor and will be taught by someone with extensive experience.

What is a Virtual Class?

Our General Certificate virtual class is for people who are looking for a more traditional learning experience but with the comfort of learning from your own home or workplace. The general certificate online class consists of 2 weeks of learning. Week one will cover NG1 and then week 2 will cover NG2. You do not need to attend consecutive weeks but you will need to attend both sections in order to get all the knowledge you need to pass the course.

NEBOSH General Certificate Syllabus Summary


NG1 – Four elements made up of:

  • 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

NG2 – Practical risk assessment exercise demonstrating an understanding of elements 5 – 11:

  • 5: Physical and psychological health
  • 6: Musculoskeletal health
  • 7: Chemical and biological agents
  • 8: General workplace issues
  • 9: Work equipment
  • 10: Fire
  • 11: Electricity

How is the NEBOSH General Certificate Assessed?

There are two assessments for the NEBOSH General Certificate that take place on a monthly basis:

  • NG1: An online open-book assessment on the knowledge gained in elements 1 – 4
  • NG2: A practical assignment to demonstrate the skills learned in elements 5 – 11

You need to pass both assessments to achieve your NEBOSH National General Certificate. 

Upcoming Virtual Class Course Dates

The upcoming course dates for our virtual class are as follows:

Week 1 (NG1) Week 2 (NG2)
30 Sep - 4 Oct 2024
14 - 18 Oct 2024
20 - 24 Jan 2025
3 - 7 Feb 2025
3 - 7 Mar 2025
17 - 21 Mar 2025
19 - 23 May 2025
2 - 6 Jun 2025
8 - 12 Sep 2025
22 - 26 Sep 2025
3 - 7 Nov 2025
17 - 21 Nov 2025

You can sit the exams at different times, you do not need to sit both in the same month. For example you can sit the NG1 exam in June and then you can sit the NG2 exam in October if you wish.

The course cost for our Virtual Class course is £1240 + VAT plus £178 NEBOSH exam registration fee.

For more information on how studying a NEBOSH training course can benefit you and your workplace please contact us.

01484 937128


NEBOSH General Certificates, both National and International are equivalent to a Level 3 qualification or an A level.

The NEBOSH General Certificate has a recommended study time of between 80 - 120 hours. There is no required amount of time to take the course, it can take as much or as little time as you want.

The NEBOSH General Certificate is an important qualification to have if you are serious about a career in Health and Safety. Therefore it is definitely worth it as it can help kick-start your career.

NEBOSH has a limit of 5 years from the completion of the first unit that you need to have completed the remaining unit. 

Our e-learning course is valid for 12 months from the date of purchase, this is usually more than enough time to complete the course and sit the exams. If you will not complete the course within 12 months, you will have to purchase a course extension fee and re-purchase the exam fee as these also expire within 12 months.  

NEBOSH exam results will be issued 50 working days from the examination date and sent to the email address registered to your learner record. The exam results date is also provided in the Exam Entry Confirmation email that NEBOSH sent you.
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The pass mark for the certificate-level digital assessment is 45. 

Registered learners will receive an email with instructions on how to access the digital assessment platform ahead of their assessment. Assessments will be downloaded from the platform and you will log back in to upload your completed assessment to the platform. 

Please note: NEBOSH can only accept assessments in PDF format. From September 2023 onwards, assessments submitted in file formats other than PDF will be declined.

Further information about the platform and assessment submissions can be found in the Technical Learner Guide on our Resources page: Resources to help you prepare.

NEBOSH's Digital Assessments are assessed using an open book format. This type of examination assesses the same learning outcomes and assessment criteria as an invigilated paper-based examination. Unlike an invigilated paper-based examination, learners can have access to textbooks and the internet and are expected to reference any external sources used. The questions asked will test the learner’s ability to analyse, evaluate and apply their learning. The assessments are accessed and submitted online. 

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"Horizon Risk Consultancy provided me with all the course materials and virtual classroom teaching required to enable me to complete the NEBOSH National General Certificate. All queries were promptly replied to and I felt fully supported. I have recommended Horizon to my workplace for future learners and would not hesitate to enrol on future courses. I found the virtual classroom teaching easy to access and interactive."

Tracy Booker

Specialist Biomedical Scientist, , Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust

“Thank you to Horizon Risk Consultancy Ltd for a smooth NEBOSH course learning process!”

Owen Griffiths


“The structure of the NEBOSH course ensured that I could organise my time effectively and plan for the upcoming exam, working around my own commitments."

Rose Bell

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