NEBOSH General Certificate eLearning Course
NEBOSH National General Certificate eLearning is a must-have qualification for safety and health practitioners. The qualification will help you to understand your health and safety responsibilities and make your workplace safer.
*Please note that assessment fees are not included in the price of the course.
- Accredited by NEBOSH.
- Content developed with input from leading experts and organisations.
- Available completely online.
- A self-paced format that you can work around your schedule.
- Internationally recognised qualification.
- Improve your health & safety knowledge.
- Must-have qualification for those with health & safety responsibilities.
- NEBOSH Certificate is the equivalent to an NVQ Level 3 / A-level qualification.
- Lifetime qualification.
NEBOSH General Certificate eLearning course content
You can download learning materials or study online. The course materials are delivered in audiobook form so that you can listen online or offline. The course also contains a range of interactive materials, video content and mock assessments.
The content covered by the course includes:
NG1 – Management of Health & Safety
This unit covers HSE legislation, health & safety knowledge and health & safety management systems.
1 – Why we should manage workplace health and
2 – How health and safety management systems work
and what they look like
3 – Managing risk – understanding people and
4 – Health and safety monitoring and measuring
NG1 Assessment – Open Book Examination (1 day)
To pass, you will need to complete an Open Book Examination. You will also have a practical assessment to complete (NG2), which you will submit after the Open Book Examination.
You have remote access to the Open Book Examination on a set day for a 24-hour window to complete it. We also require you to attend a short interview (approx 15 minutes) within a few days of completion; you will be allocated a time for this upon booking.
NEBOSH will be available for technical support throughout the 24-hour window of the examination. To find out more about Open Book Examinations, contact the 3B team through the enquiry form on this page.
NG2 – Risk Assessment
5 – Physical and psychological health
6 – Musculoskeletal health
7 – Chemical and biological agents
8 – General workplace issues
9 – Work equipment
10 – Fire
11 – Electricity
NG2 Assessment – Practical Submission
This a practical risk assessment to demonstrate your ability. You will complete a risk assessment and follow up within an action plan for your workplace. This information can be used as an actual risk assessment for your workplace.
How long is the NEBOSH General Certificate eLearning course?
The NEBOSH General Certificate eLearning course contains around 108 hours of study. You can organise your learning around your own schedule and complete it at your own pace.
Why should I attend this course?
Managers, supervisors and team leaders who also have health and safety responsibilities would benefit from this course; this course will help you conduct them properly and in line with legislation.
The course will provide you with valuable knowledge and tools that you can use throughout your career. You will also have a globally recognised qualification that can open many doors in health & safety-related roles, whether that be a progression in your company or looking for employment.
The NEBOSH General Certificate is relevant to any organisation; the knowledge gained can be applied to various industries and offer many options for your health & safety career.
From a business point of view, having a NEBOSH qualified individual in the organisation can help to improve the businesses’ health & safety culture and provide valuable in-company expertise.
NEBOSH General Certificate entry requirements
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
We advise that you have an understanding of the English language and the basic fundaments of the course.
We want to make sure that you understand the content delivered in the course to complete the course and pass. However, if you do not understand the basics of the course, it may not be for your level of expertise.
To access the course.
You are required to log in through a computer, laptop or tablet. In addition, the device must have access to the internet for you to proceed.
Is this course accredited?
NEBOSH accredits this course. NEBOSH National certificate is a globally recognised qualification, which is held by thousands in the UK alone. 87% of UK employers ask for a NEBOSH qualification when recruiting for health and safety roles.
Where can I take this course?
The NEBOSH General Certificate is available to complete as an eLearning course. The learner completes this learning format is online in their own time. All they need to do to complete the course is log in with the details to finish all the units.
Public Classroom Courses
Classroom-based NEBOSH General Certificate courses are available to attend in our training venues nationwide. Our public course dates are advertised throughout the year; this gives our customers plenty of options for choosing dates and location. Companies and individuals can book the course over the phone or directly online through our website.
Please view all of our upcoming NEBOSH General course dates here.
We can also arrange the NEBOSH General Certificate course in-house specifically for your delegates. We can deliver the course at one of our training venues or a venue of your choice. In-house NEBOSH Certificate courses are ideal for encouraging the delegates to discuss your company’s health and safety procedures and culture.
For us to deliver a NEBOSH course in-house, there must be no more than 20 delegates attending. Delegates must also sit the designated exams provided by NEBOSH. We price our in-house courses on a case by case basis. The location and the number of delegates will factor in the price of the training. For a quote, complete the in-house training enquiry form on this page, and one of the team will be in touch.
Blended Learning is an option for delegates who would prefer not to complete the course in a classroom. This format allows the delegate to study for the exam themselves with their textbook. They will also receive a support folder from 3B, containing policies, guidance and example exam questions.
Delegates will also receive online support from a NEBOSH approved tutor. In addition, they will have access to one-on-one video calls with the tutor to receive support on various subjects. The delegate has up to five calls to use; each call is one hour long.
For more information on the NEBOSH General Certificate Blended Learning, visit the eLearning course page here.
Upon completing the course, you will be sent a NEBOSH certificate within 6-8 weeks of your exam results. Therefore, you do not need to renew your NEBOSH Certificate.
Holders of the certificate are also entitled to Associate Membership (AIOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). In addition, the qualification also meets the academic demands for Technical Membership (Tech IOSH) of IOSH.
If you work in a construction-related role, you may want to complete the NEBOSH Construction Certificate. This course will cover construction-specific health & safety content and help you get a career working in that sector.
Other courses available to those who want to become a health & safety practitioner include NVQ Level 3 Health & Safety or the Level 6 NVQ Health & Safety. The health & safety NVQs are used to show individuals competency in their role. To complete an NVQ, you must provide various examples of evidence of competency in your role and that you are working to the right standard.