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NEBOSH National General Certificate Occupational Health & Safety

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Part time

Duration 12 weeks

Start date Aug 2023

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Course overview

This course is designed for supervisors and managers who work in a medium to the high-risk environment and is ideal if you require basic knowledge of occupational health and safety. This course is the perfect first step towards a career in occupational health and safety.

Part-time study is a mixture of lectures and exercises and students are issued with all study materials. Students are required to carry out private study each week.

This course will allow employees to progress on to further study at diploma level which can be studied at Edinburgh College

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For further detail on the NEBOSH course content please visit the NEBOSH website.

www.nebosh.org.uk/qualifications/national-general-certificate

 

What you will learn

  • Why we should manage workplace health and safety
  • How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
  • Managing risk – understanding people and processes
  • Health and safety monitoring and measuring
  • Physical and psychological health
  • Musculoskeletal health
  • Chemical and biological agents
  • General workplace issues
  • Work equipment
  • Fire
  • Electricity

How the course is assessed

  • 4-hour open book examination (online)
  • 3-hour practical assessment

 

Number of days per week

  • Part-time one day a week for 12 weeks

Entry requirements

  • There are no qualifications required for entry to the certificate

            for more detail please visit. 

            www.ielts.org

 

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 6.0for more detail please visit. www.ielts.org

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • NEBOSH diploma

Career options

  • NEBOSH Diploma to forward your career as a health and safety professionals
  • The certificate is on a unit basis so once a unit is obtained it can be used to complete parts of other certificate courses

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Sighthill Campus Part time 29/08/23 12 Weeks

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