NEBOSH General Certificate

NEBOSH General Certificate


Recognised and valued by employers – both in the UK and Internationally

  • Improves career prospects – Most requested qualification by employers
  • Entitled to Technician Membership  of IOSH (TechIOSH)
  • Entitled to Associate Membership of the IIRSM (AIIRSM)

Entry and Admissions


LEVEL:Short Course / CPD

STUDY MODE: Part time


COURSE LENGTH: 10 days plus 1 day for the exam

SCHOOL: School of Engineering

PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College

CAMPUS: Preston


Entry Requirements:


Course Content

Who should attend:

Designed for managers, supervisors and employees who have health and safety responsibilities, the certificate will equip you with all you need to know about how to manage workplace risks effectively.

The NEBOSH National General Certificate is made up of 2 units which must be successfully completed within five years to achieve the NEB0SH National General Certificate Qualification:

  • Unit NG1: Management of Health and Safety
  • Why should we manage health and safety
  • How do health and safety management systems work and what do they look like
  • Managing risk – understanding people and processes
  • Health and safety monitoring and measuring
  • Act

Assessed by a two-hour written exam

  • Unit NG2: Control of Workplace Hazards
  • Physical and psychological health
  • Musculoskeletal health
  • Chemical and biological agents
  • General work place Issues
  • Electrical Safety
  • Fire Safety
  • Work equipment

Assessed by a two-hour practical exam

Learning Environment & Assessment

  • NG1 2 hour written exam
  • NG2 2 hour practical (Risk Assessment)

Industry links & professional accreditation


Fees & Funding

You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE

Course Fee: £1410

For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.

How to Apply

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For further information about how to apply telephone  +44 (0)1772 895680 or email:

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About UCLan

Course Enquiries

University of Central Lancashire,
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400