First steps in your health and safety career
What is a NEBOSH certificate?
The NEBOSH certificates are the most popular health and safety qualifications around the world join the hundreds of thousands of people, who are saving the lives of their colleagues and members of the public. The NEBOSH's Certificate-level qualifications provide an excellent foundation in health and safety for managers, supervisors and people starting out on a career in health and safety.
What does a NEBOSH certificate give you?
Holders of a NEBOSH certificate can apply for technical membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (Tech IOSH). Many students then progress to the NEBOSH National Diploma (Grad IOSH) and from there to chartered status (CMIOSH).
NEBOSH certification also demonstrates the seriousness with which an organisation views safety to its stakeholders and its customers. It ensures that managers and senior staff have a sound understanding of the principles of risk management which they can use to build an effective safety culture.
A NEBOSH certificate provides further understanding of health and safety legislation, to enable delegates to monitor safety performance in their workplace, investigate accidents effectively and assist in the design and implementation of safe systems of work and accident prevention programmes.
"Fantastic course that I would highly recommend. The trainer was brilliant, got everyone involved and promoted the desire to learn."
Mick Dunn - FCC Environment
What level is a NEBOSH certificate?
A NEBOSH health and safety certificate is comparable to NQF/QCF Level 3 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland which is equivalent to A-Level.
Does a NEBOSH certificate expire?
Once an applicant has successfully completed all units of a certificate in health and safety, they are safe in the knowledge that their qualification will last forever. However learners must complete those same units within a five-year period.
How do I take a NEBOSH certificate online?
E-learning services provide a practical, flexible and convenient way of learning, designed to fit around you and your needs. This means a course can be completed at a time that better suits the student without interfering with a busy schedule.
Our suite of NEBOSH online courses include; NEBOSH National General Certificate, NEBOSH International General Certificate and NEBOSH Construction Certificate.
Which NEBOSH qualification?
NEBOSH General Certificate
The UK's most popular safety qualification, ideal for managers, supervisors, or those looking to start a career in health and safety
NEBOSH International General Certificate
An e-learning course aimed at companies with employees working outside the UK, non-UK nationals, and multinational corporations, who need a broad knowledge of health and safety issues
NEBOSH Construction Certificate
This eight day course leads to a leading safety qualification for the construction industry
NEBOSH Fire Safety Certificate
This course enables those who have passed paper one of the NEBOSH General Certificate to 'upgrade' to a specific fire safety qualification in just four days
What is NEBOSH?
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