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NEBOSH Certificate-level qualifications


NEBOSH Certificate-level qualifications

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									                                                NEBOSH qualifications
                                                ●     NEBOSH level 3 National General Certificate
                                                      in Occupational Health and Safety             Certificate-level
                                                ●     NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk    qualifications

                                                ●     NEBOSH International General Certificate
                                                      in Occupational Health and Safety

                                                ●     NEBOSH level 3 National Certificate
                                                      in Construction Health and Safety

                                                ●     NEBOSH level 6 National Diploma
                                                      in Occupational Health and Safety

                                                ●     NEBOSH International Diploma
                                                      in Occupational Health and Safety (Pilot)

                                                ●     NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental

The National Examination Board
in Occupational Safety and Health
Dominus Way
Meridian Business Park
Leicester LE19 1QW

telephone 0116 263 4700
fax 0116 282 4000

NEBOSH is a charitable company limited by guarantee                                                 Globally recognised health,
Registered charity number 1010444
Registered in England and Wales number 2698100                                                      safety and risk qualifications
Courses leading to NEBOSH qualifications attract around 30,000
candidates annually and are offered by over 400 course providers
in nearly 80 countries around the world.
                                   Which Certificate should I take?                                Where can I take a course leading
                                   All of NEBOSH’s certificate-level qualifications are suitable   to a NEBOSH qualification?
                                   for managers, supervisors, safety representatives and           Details of over 400 course providers operating across     Are you already one step towards your
                                   newly appointed safety advisers. No prior qualifications        the UK and around the world are on our website.           next NEBOSH Certificate?
                                   or experience are required.                                     Our training providers offer courses to fit around        Unit NGC1 is common to the National General
                                                                                                   your requirements in a variety of formats including:      Certificate, the National Construction Certificate and
                                   The National General Certificate in Occupational                ● Distance or blended learning                            the Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management.
                                   Health and Safety is the most widely held health and            ● Day or evening courses over a number of weeks           This enables you to combine units across NEBOSH
                                   safety qualification in the UK. It is designed for those who    ● Block release or modular courses                        qualifications. You do not need to re-sit any units
                                   require knowledge and understanding of occupational                                                                       successfully achieved providing they were gained
                                   health and safety risks and their management.                   Our unit-based approach                                   within the last five years. There is no limit to the
                                                                                                   Each of our certificate-level qualifications is divided   number of times you may re-sit unsuccessful units.
‘NEBOSH offers a                   The Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management              into three units, each of which is assessed separately.
comprehensive range                is suitable for those who need to ensure that their                                                                       Our unit-based approach reflects both current
                                   organisation meets its responsibilities under fire safety       You can choose to take the examined units in any          regulatory and sector guidelines and the increasing
of globally recognised             legislation. It equips students to undertake fire risk          order, and will receive a certificate denoting your       need for qualification portability and worker mobility
qualifications designed            assessments in most low risk workplaces.                        achievement for each unit that you pass. When             in today’s dynamic employment and business
to meet the health,                                                                                all units making up the qualification have been           environment.
                                   The Certificate in Construction Health and Safety               achieved, you will receive the award parchment.
safety, environmental              is for those working within the construction industry,                                                                    What are the benefits for the
and risk management                CDM Co-ordinators or those procuring construction work          The unit-based structure allows you to:                   organisation?
                                   who need to ensure that activities under their control are      ● sit all examinations and the practical for the          Many larger organisations choose NEBOSH certificate-
needs of all places                undertaken safely. This qualification is also suitable for         qualification at one sitting                           level qualifications as a key part of their supervisors’ or
of work.’                          other industries such as utilities and broadcasting where       ● spread your studies over a longer period                management development programme. By ensuring
                                   temporary workplaces are a feature of their activities.         ● simply choose to study a single unit, for               that line managers have a sound understanding of
Roger Bibbings,                                                                                       example for CPD purposes                               the principles of risk management they build an
Occupational Safety Adviser,       The International Certificate in Occupational Health            ● use your previous achievements to attain                effective safety culture in the company. Smaller
Royal Society for the Prevention   and Safety is a qualification suitable for those outside           additional certificate-level NEBOSH qualifications.    organisations, operating in lower risk environments,
of Accidents                       the UK or working for multinational organisations who                                                                     often choose our NEBOSH certificate-level
                                   require a sound basis for evaluating risk in any country.                                                                 qualifications as the appropriate qualification for the
                                                                                                                                                             manager taking the lead on health and safety issues.
                                   Are these qualifications recognised?
                                   All of our certificate-level qualifications meet the academic                                                             The qualification structure and variety of available
                                   requirements for Technician Membership (Tech IOSH) of                                                                     course formats enables students and employers to
                                   the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)                                                                  arrange training around the needs of the business.
                                   and Associate membership (AIIRSM) of the International                                                                    Many NEBOSH training providers will offer in-
                                   Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).                                                                          company courses, to allow the inclusion of material
                                                                                                                                                             specifically relevant to the client organisation.


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