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NEBOSH National General Certificate Online Course

The NEBOSH 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 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.

The NEBOSH National General Certificate online course is offered in partnership between Horizon Risk Consultancy Ltd and Astutis Ltd (Learning Partnership Number 807), a leading HSE consultancy and training and international e-learning provider. It is perfect if you need a flexible study method to suit you. This engaging online course provides you with everything you need to pass the NEBOSH Certificate with Astutis’ high-quality resources plus expert tutor support from Horizon.


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

Why study NEBOSH National General Certificate online course with Horizon Risk Consultancy Ltd

  • Horizon Risk Consultancy Ltd has been awarded the NEBOSH Gold provider status and we make sure our learners receive the best experience with our NEW online NEBOSH General Certificate.
  • It’s packed with plenty of interactive activities, videos using real-life examples to keep you engaged. Our online learning is structured with short study sessions so you can work through the course stress-free.
  • Comprehensive preparation for success in your exam and work with the ExamSmart approach to get you exam ready step by step.
  • Exam preparation includes 2 x webinars covering exam tips, guide on completing your practical and plenty of exam question practice and guidance.
  • The TrackSmart tool gives you a learning plan to keep you updated on your progress in line with your ideal exam date or the number of hours you can commit to studying.
  • A dedicated NEBOSH Certificate tutor to offer you one-to-one support via email or phone examiners every step of the learning experience.
  • Community and 1-to-1 support forums – you can share ideas with other learners and get your questions answered by tutors.

Trial it for free NOW

We can offer you a free trial so you know exactly what to expect from your online course – no obligations or payment details needed!

Upcoming Exam Dates:

Summer 2020
Exam: 9 September 2020

Autumn 2020
Exam: 9 December 2020

Spring 2021
Exam: January 2021

Summer 2021
Exam: March 2021

Course Cost

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