NEBOSH Courses

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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Health and Safety

This 11 day certificate course provides a nationally recognised qualification for safety advisors, managers, supervisors and other non –specialists in occupational health and safety.

The NEBOSH General Certificate is designed for managers, supervisors and staff from all types of organisations who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues. The certificate helps them manage risks effectively. Many people take the NEBOSH Certificate 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.

Many larger organisations choose the NEBOSH Certificate as a key part of their supervisors’ or management development programme. By ensuring that line managers have a sound understanding of the principles of risk management, they build an effective safety culture in the company. Smaller organisations, operating in lower risk environments, often choose the NEBOSH Certificate as the appropriate qualification of the manager taking the lead on health and safety issues.

The syllabus covers:

  • Health & safety foundations
  • Policy
  • Organising for health & safety
  • Promoting a positive health & safety culture
  • Risk assessment
  • Principles of control
  • Monitoring review and audit
  • Incident and accident investigation, recording and reporting
NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety

The 14 day NEBOSH National Construction Certificate is aimed at supervisors, managers and CDM coordinators within the construction industry that are required to ensure that activities under their control are undertaken safely.

It is likely to prove useful for those concerned with the management of buildings who may need to ensure that contractors are working safely.

The qualification is also appropriate for supervisors and managers working in other industries such as utilities, estate management and even broadcasting, where temporary workplaces are a feature of their activities.

Many larger construction organisations choose the NEBOSH National Construction Certificate as a key part of their supervisory or management development programme. By ensuring that line managers have a sound understanding of the principles of risk management, they build an effective safety culture in the company. Owners or managers of smaller construction companies will find this qualification helps them to meet the requirements of clients and principal contractors when working on other people’s premises or sites.

Successful completion of this course can equip an individual with the knowledge required to undertake the following duties ‘in-company’ without incurring the expense of bringing in an external health & safety consultant:

  • Completing Health & Safety focused Pre-Qualification Questionnaires (PPQ’s) when tendering for work.
  • Creating and managing elements of an organisations Health & Safety management system, such as:
  • Health & Safety Policies
  • Risk Assessments
  • Method Statement Etc
  • Undertaking Audits / Site Inspections

It covers a broad range of construction hazards and the means by which they can be controlled. It includes the main legal requirements relating to construction work and enables students to undertake effective safety inspections on a construction site. The content has been revised in line with the new Construction (Design and Management) Regulations.

The NEBOSH National Construction Certificate consists of three units; each separately assessed (enabling students to choose to take individual units in any order over a five year period).

  • GC1 Management of health and safety.
  • CC1 Managing and controlling hazards in construction activities.
  • CC2 Construction health and safety practical application.

Please Note: If you hold the NEBOSH General Certificate you are exempt from the first 5 Days and the NGC1 Examination.

NEBOSH National Certificate in Environmental Management

This 5 day programme covers the control measures for major types of environmental risk. It incorporates the main elements of UK and EU legislation for environmental protection and general principles for the management of environmental risk, including:

  • Foundations in environmental management
  • Environmental management systems
  • Environmental impact assessments
  • Monitoring, reviewing and audit
  • Control of water contamination
  • Control of emissions to air
  • Solid waste and land use
  • Sources of energy and energy efficiency
  • Planning and dealing with environmental emergencies

Additionally, recent cases and prosecutions plus statutory documentation will be explored to identify the key actions required by every employer to manage their environmental responsibilities.

Environmental standards are developing rapidly in the UK, with more and more regulations covering issues such as waste management, energy efficiency and pollution control. Managing environmental issues is not only a legal necessity but can result in definite improvements and cost savings if implemented successfully. More and more organisations are seeing the benefits and this course is designed to provide the theory and practical skills to assist the organisation in meeting these new and changing demands.

Many employers give responsibility for environmental management to the organisations safety advisor or manager. Holding the NEBOSH Environmental certificate will provide the holder with the confidence to undertake their role, as well as being an indicator of the competence inside and external to the organisation. The course is designed for safety practitioners and other managers who have involvement in environmental issues within the organisation.

Who is this course for?

  • Health and Safety practitioners now taking on environmental management responsibilities
  • Facility Managers
  • Managers whose duties now include environmental responsibilities

People who wish to develop their careers by acquiring a recognised qualification in Environmental Management

NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety

The 10 day NEBOSH Fire Safety & Risk Management Certificate is designed for:

  • Managers with a responsibility for fire safety in the workplace
  • Those working in facilities management
  • Employee representatives and others
  • Those persons wishing to start a career in fire safety or occupational safety and health

* Delegates already holding the NEBOSH National General Certificate will receive an exemption to Unit NGC1.

The benefits of the NEBOSH Fire Safety & Risk Management Certificate are:

  • Development of an underpinning knowledge of fire safety legislation and its impact on your workplace.
  • Knowledge to assist your company’s fire safety management programme.
  • Knowledge to assess workplace fire hazards and develop control measures.
  • Development of a basis for a future career in fire and occupational safety.
  • A classroom based tutorial course with exercises and interactive delegate modules throughout.

The certificate consists of three units, each separately assessed. Students may choose to take one, two or all three units at one time. On successful completion of each unit, a Unit Certificate will be issued. However, in order to achieve the NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate qualification, students will need to pass each of the 3 units within a five-year period.

Please Note: Students will normally be required to complete the practical assessment (Unit FC2) within 14 days of sitting the examination for unit FC1.

Please Note: Individuals who have previously completed and obtained the NEBOSH National General Certificate are exempt from the first 5 days and the NGC 1 Examination.

*NEW* NEBOSH Working with Wellbeing

Additional Information

What is NEBOSH

NEBOSH (The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health) is an awarding body offering a comprehensive range of globally-recognised qualifications designed to meet the health, safety and environmental management needs of all places of work.

A NEBOSH qualification is a great first step to a career in Health and Safety. It will give the candidate a broad understanding of health and safety including the skills to deal with health and safety issues, oversee resources and access and manage risk. NEBOSH can help employers meet codes of practise and improve overall health and safety standards, achieving a positive health and safety culture in the workplace.

All of our NEBOSH courses are classroom based. Candidates will receive face-to-face teaching from one of our highly qualified, professional NEBOSH trainers.

Why study NEBOSH with Health Matters?
  • Same tutor throughout the program – consistent “joined up” training modules
  • Full course notes and handouts, plus additional private study exercises
  • Competitive pricing: In-house tutor means cost savings are passed on to our clients
  • Comprehensive guidance and support in examination technique and report writing
  • No previous experience in health and safety is required
  • CITB Levy Payers are entitled to grant aid for up to 75% for this course

All of NEBOSH Training Courses can be delivered at our Newry or Belfast training centres, where we regularly have scheduled courses open to all. Alternatively, we can deliver in your workplace or any suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI), Republic of Ireland or Great Britain which can save you time and money. We can arrange this training for a date and time that suits your organisation as well as tailoring the course to your organisations requirements.

Individual bookings can be made online. For group bookings, please fill out an enquiry form and a member of our team will get back to you. Alternatively, contact our friendly and professional customer service team at one of our offices for a quote or booking.