NEBOSH certificate

What is a NEBOSH certificate?
The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is often simply referred to as the NEBOSH certificate. It is one of the UK's most popular and widely accepted health and safety qualifications.
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What is NEBOSH?

NEBOSH is the acronym for the National Examination Board in Occupational Health and Safety. It supplies syllabuses, exams and assignments to accredited providers of courses, such as Phoenix. NEBOSH qualifications are recognised and highly valued in 80 countries and taken by around 30,000 candidates every year.


Who takes the certificate?

The certificate is suitable for anyone with responsibility for safe working environments and employee wellbeing. In particular it is an excellent first step for people setting out on a career in health and safety, including managers, supervisors and employees who have health and safety responsibilities.


Taking the General Certificate provides an excellent grounding in health and safety and risk management at work, and is a sound foundation for more advanced study. It also meets the academic requirements for technician membership (TechIOSH) of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and associate membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).


How long is the course?

The NEBOSH National General Certificate is typically delivered over 10 days, split into two five-day blocks, plus half a day for the practical assessment and one full day for both written exams. In addition, candidates are expected to spend at least 49 hours on private study.


How is it taught?

As taught by the expert Phoenix team, the NEBOSH General Certificate course is a lively and carefully judged blend of classroom learning, practical exercises, group discussions and group activities


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