NEBOSH Course Kent – National General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety [Classroom Course]
Popular Level 3 H&S certificate for identifying, controlling and preventing workplace hazards
Duration: 12 training sessions over 12 wks + exam day
Block course: 12 sessions over two consecutive wks + exam day
Suggested progression: Requalification every 5 years
NEBOSH Course Kent Schedule
Take a look at our training schedule for all future NEBOSH open course dates in Kent. Courses usually start in January, March, June and September.
What is a NEBOSH National General Certificate and why do you need one?
The NEBOSH National General Certificate has been created to help those who have health and safety duties within the workplace be able to carry out these tasks legally and efficiently, whilst protecting the company too. It enables you to identify and to effectively control and prevent workplace hazards, through the key knowledge learnt from this course.
This course is highly regarded and recognised nationwide, and is classed as one of the most popular health and safety courses throughout the whole of the UK. There in an extensive range of subjects covered, focusing on the key issues surrounding health and safety within the workplace, and the measures that can be implemented to prevent any accidents from arising.
Who should attend this NEBOSH course?
The Level 3 NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health is for anybody who deals with the day to day implementation of health and safety within their workplace. Employees who will benefit greatly from this course include: managers, supervisors, and other members of staff who require a broader knowledge of health and safety.
Taking this course can be the gateway towards a career in health and safety, providing you with an overview that is valuable, and a concrete base for you to further your professional study within this subject. This is especially suited to those of you are about to embark upon a career in occupational health and safety, as well as those who do not have any previous experience with health and safety guidelines, as all areas will be covered.
What does the NEBOSH course contain?
This qualification is divided into three sections, which will all be assessed separately. These sections are:
- NGC1 Management of Health and Safety
- GC2 Controlling workplace hazards
- GC3 Health and safety practical application.
NEBOSH not only accredits bodies such as IOSH, but completing these sections and successfully passing the course will also enable you to become a member at a technician level of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).
Health and Safety at Work
Health and safety is a legal obligation to protect employees from injuring themselves and others. By having a health and safety qualified employee at your place of work it brings an abundance of knowledge, from practicality to legal know how, helping to reduce costs from accidents happening to the workforce.
Larger organisations choose the NEBOSH courses as a key development opportunity for their managers and supervisors. This not only helps them, but also the business itself, knowing that their health and safety legislations are in good professional hands, and building an effective health and safety proficiency for the business.
Benefits of NEBOSH training with SAMS
This NEBOSH training promotes a safer work environment, helping to protect all employees from everything from injuries to loss of life. NEBOSH trained employees have the knowledge and understanding of health and safety, including how to implement strategies to minimise risks. These employees will also understand how to help their employer avoid prosecution, absence costs, litigation and loss of reputation throughout operation.
When you’ve passed this course you will have a good base set of practical skills that will bring valued experience to any workplace. Here at SAMS we can provide you with a high level of training from our industry experienced tutors, so you can put all you have learnt straight into practice when you return to your workplace.
Our assessors will tailor the course to your business needs, by finding out what it is exactly you require from the course to implement within your company. Our NEBOSH course is based at our Kent training centre, which is fully equipped, with refreshments and lunch provided.
“Excellent course and brilliant teacher. Made the course fun and interesting, and kept all attendees involved. I would definitely recommend SAMS Ltd.”
– Gill Clark, Shepway Council
“Paul & Lee are Fantastic teachers and we cannot praise them enough for all the did for me and my colleagues at Shepway Council. They are so helpful, go the extra mile & we highly recommend them.”
– Kurt Stevenson
“I would like to thank all at SAMS Ltd for a fantastic NEBOSH general certificate course. Thoroughly enjoyed the 2 and a bit weeks. Hospitality was great as were the facilities.”
– Darrell Hall
“SAMS and especially Lee who did a good job in getting me through my NEBOSH exams in May 2014. Lee certainly has his own way of teaching which works well as the lessons are a laugh but educational at the same time which I found worked really well.”
Day release: 12 training sessions over 12 weeks + exam day.
Block course: 12 sessions over two consecutive weeks + exam day.
Suggested progression: requalification every 5 years.
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