10.NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (NG)
The NEBOSH National General Certificate (NG) is intended for managers, supervisors and staff from all types of organisations who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues. The NG is also suitable as a first step on a career in health and safety. It provides a valuable overview, and is a sound basis for further professional study.
No formal qualifications are required but candidates must have a reasonable standard of written English.
The syllabus comprises of 11 elements:
1. Why we should manage workplace health and safety
2. How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
3. Managing risk - understanding people and processes
4. Health and safety monitoring and measuring
5. Physical and psychological health
6. Musculoskeletal health
7. Chemical and biological agents
8. General workplace issues
9. Work equipment
Elements 1-4 are assessed by examination, Elements 5-11 by a workplace based risk assessment project
Modes of study
Students can study by E-learning or Distance learning.
Students are provided with a login to our e-learning website. Here they can work through lessons, complete coursework, and download revision notes. Tutor support is available by email, telephone or post.
Hard copy study notes and coursework are provided for each unit. Students are encouraged to complete the coursework and submit to ATM by post or email. The coursework does not count towards the award. Tutor support is available by email, telephone or post.