NEBOSH General Certificate


The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) is a global organisation that offers globally recognised qualifications that cover specific course ranging from general health and safety management Fire Safety and Construction health and safety management. A high number of health and safety job adverts that are advertised on the various job boards all specify NEBOSH qualifications as the qualification of choice.

NEBOSH are the go-to qualifications in the United Kingdom and beyond for those looking to get into the health and safety profession or just to add an extra qualification your portfolio.

What Is NEBOSH? Southwest Health & Safety Training

Someone who holds a NEBOSH qualification can demonstrate that they have a huge amount of understanding of the legislation and health and safety management in the workplace.

NEBOSH have been around since 1979 and are able to offer qualifications that are held in huge regard throughout the world, every NEBOSH tutor that Southwest health and Safety use have a wealth of experience and industry knowledge, this ensures that you get the most current information to take forward into your workplace.

What does NEBOSH stand for?

NEBOSH stands for National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health; they are a UK awarding body that offer professional health and safety qualifications that are fully recognised around the world.
What is NEBOSH training?

All NEBOSH courses are delivered following a syllabus that is set by NEBOSH they provide the examinations via learning partners – Southwest health and safety a fully approved learning Partner meaning that we have passed the vigorous application process that NEBOSH have in place.

What Is NEBOSH? Southwest Health & Safety Training

All NEBOSH courses are varied and are available to all members of staff at different levels of the organisation and in any workplace.

The courses are globally recognised qualifications and courses like the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is an excellent qualification for the first steps towards becoming a fully qualified health and safety professional. There are other Qualifications that NEBOSH offer that are suited for Construction Health and Safety or the Fire Safety certificate that is useful health and safety professionals to hold.

Am I eligible for NEBOSH training?

The NEBOSH National General Certificate is the qualification of choice and is an ideal starting point for people looking to begin with a career in health and safety. Most NEBOSH certificate qualifications are a Level 3 qualification which is equivalent to A Level standard.


What Is NEBOSH? Southwest Health & Safety Training

NEBOSH training will teach about UK health and Safety Legislation

NEBOSH entry requirements

To gain the NEBOSH National General Certificate you do not require any previous health and safety knowledge, just a commitment to learn.

Can I take NEBOSH courses online?

Southwest Health and Safety have flexible options for you to be able to take a NEBOSH course, not only can you attend at our training centres in Amesbury and Southampton but also offer NEBOSH E-Learning and distance learning options.

All NEBOSH Online training allows the course to be completed at a time that the learner can commit to and better suits the student, this means that their nebosh training can be completed without interruptions from work and home life.

We are delighted to now offer NEBOSH courses virtually. Meaning our learners have another option to be able to learn with us and have the same interactions with a tutor just as they would in a classroom.

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What NEBOSH courses are available?

Southwest Health and Safety can offer a range of NEBOSH courses, find out more information below:

NEBOSH General Certificate

The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety provides delegates with an excellent grounding in health and safety legislation, hazard recognition, practical risk control, and good risk management practices.

A high number of people take the NEBOSH National General Certificate each year whether it’s as the first step for a career in health and safety or just looking to build knowledge in health and safety for their workplace or business.

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NEBOSH Construction Certificate

The NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety has long been established as the leading health and safety qualification for the construction industry. This course is suitable for supervisors and managers within the construction industry and is designed to provide a sound breadth of underpinning knowledge that enables them to carry out their health and safety duties more effectively.

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NEBOSH Environmental Certificate

The NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management focuses on assessing environmental management systems. The syllabus includes UK, EU, and international references. The qualification is designed to benefit organisations by increasing resource efficiency, understanding company impacts on the environment, and improving understanding of the legislation to avoid potentially costly fines and penalties. This course can assist organisations in the development of recognised environmental management systems, which can improve competitiveness in a tendering process.

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NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety | Classroom

The NEBOSH Fire Safety Certificate is a popular qualification enabling you to broaden your knowledge and skills of fire safety. It will assist you in carrying out fire risk assessments and being able to identify the range of measures to minimise the risk of fire in the workplace; this will help to raise the standards of fire risk management in your workplace.

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NEBOSH HSE Accident Investigation Course 

The NEBOSH HSE Introduction to Incident Investigation course will ensure your staff will have the necessary skills to carry out an unaided incident investigation of incidents that are non-complex and covers the ‘how’ and ‘why’ of minor incident investigation; this will help to ensure that these types of incidents don’t happen again.

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