York College

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The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Healthy (NEBOSH) awarding body is aimed at professionals and managers who have a specific responsibility for health and safety in the workplace. NEBOSH qualifications are recognised and respected by employers in all sectors of the economy.

The aim of the NEBOSH National General Certificate programme is to provide delegates with a general understanding of Occupational Health and Safety and its implications for their organisation. This programme is suitable for Managers, Supervisors, Employee Representatives and others wishing to gain underpinning knowledge in occupational safety and health. The programme is suitable for non-specialists in occupational health and safety.

Programme Content

The key topics covered by the qualification are:

The key legal requirements for managing health and safety at work

The importance of and key elements of health and safety management systems

Principles and practice of risk assessment

The identification of workplace hazards such as those associated with general workplace issues, fire, electricity etc.

Methods for controlling identified workplace hazards

See https://www.nebosh.org.uk/qualifications/national-general-certificate/

The programme is divided into two areas: the management of safety and health and controlling workplace hazards, covering the following topics:

  • Hazards and safe systems of work
  • Fire prevention measures and actions
  • Controlling health hazards
  • Methods of controlling risks
  • Effective communication
  • Investigation of accidents and incidents
  • Maintenance of accident records
  • Compliance with general legislation

Delegates will be expected to complete course assignments and conduct private study whilst on the programme.


Assessment is by an end examination comprising two written papers (Paper NGC1 Management of Health and Safety and Paper GC2 Controlling Workplace Hazards) and a practical assessment (GC3 Health and Safety Practical Applications).


NEBOSH will award certification upon successful completion of the written papers and practical assessments.


Individual price: £999 per delegate which includes tuition, course textbook, examinations and certification.

Next Course Start Dates

2nd September – 9th December 2020 (15 Weeks) Exam Date 9th December 2020

24th February – 2nd June 2021 (15 Weeks) Exam Date 2nd June 2021 (dates to be confirmed)


1 day per week (Wednesday) for 15 weeks – 9am to 4.30pm

Further Information and Booking

If you're interested in this course then please contact the York College Business Development Unit on: Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tel: 01904 770368 Option 1

York College, Sim Balk Lane, York, YO23 2BB

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