The NEBOSH National General Certificate( NGC) is one of the most widely held health and safety qualifications in the world. It will give you the skills and knowledge to manage workplace risks effectively and create a safe and healthy place for people to work and visit. 

This globally respected qualification is:

  • Relevant to every workplace

  • Ideal for managers, supervisors, or anybody with health and safety management responsibilities

  • Perfect for those embarking on a health and safety career 

The NEBOSH National General Certificate offers a valuable overview of the core aspects of occupational safety and health, the course provides an excellent platform for individuals who are looking to build upon their knowledge and skills and take their career forward. Risk assessment is central to the NGC qualification making sure it reflects the real-life roles people perform.


The NEBOSH National General Certificate is the most widely recognised and requested qualification in health and safety by employers. 

Taking the NEBOSH National General Certificate will provide you with the key knowledge to provide a safe working environment for you and your colleagues, which in turn promotes efficiency and productivity within the workplace. 

With in-depth focus on the things that matter, the NGC covers:

  • How to effectively manage health and safety

  • The UK’s key legal requirements

  • How to identify and control common workplace hazards

  • How to measure success

Risk assessment is central to the NGC qualification. Through study and workplace application, successful learners will be able to:

  • Confidently carry out risk assessments

  • Develop and implement a detailed action plan

  • Manage and minimise workplace risks

  • Support and develop your company’s health and safety culture

  • Ensure their teams undertake their day to day activities more safely thanks to the awareness and knowledge gained


According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), workplace injuries and ill-health cost UK businesses over £15 billion per year. To go home safely at the end of the working day is a right, not a privilege.  

The NGC can help to:

  • Boost employee wellbeing

  • Minimise workplace injuries and illness 

  • Demonstrate your commitment to health and safety, which can help win business

  • Strengthen your health and safety culture

  • Ensure your organisation has valuable in-house health and safety expertise


Assessment is a two-step process:

  • An open book exam,  based on a scenario that will include information about an organisation, a developing situation and your role job role within that organisation. You will be given 24 hours to research and complete this part of the assessment.

  • A 3 hour practical risk assessment that assesses what you can do. 


Both assessments are marked by external examiners approved by NEBOSH. These examiners are chosen for their experience and expertise to ensure that learners are assessed by the very best from our industry.

Learners will need to pass both assessments to in order to achieve the NEBOSH certificate


Once this course has been successfully completed learners can go on to study the NEBOSH level 6 diploma in safety and health.

The NEBOSH National Diploma is ideal for people who are seeking a successful long-term career and who wish to be recognised as a professional in their field. This qualification is designed for aspiring health and safety professionals and builds directly upon the knowledge provided by the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.  It provides a sound basis for progression to postgraduate study.

Thousands of health and safety professionals throughout the world have worked to achieve NEBOSH’s National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.

Talk to us at Mobius Training and Consultancy Limited to discuss the study options available.

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