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Which Certificate should I take?

Students can choose to take the examined units in any order, and will receive a certificate denoting their achievement for each unit that they pass. When all units making up the qualification have been successfully passed, the student will receive the award parchment.

The unit-based structure allows students to:

  • sit all examinations and the practical for the qualification at one sitting;
  • spread their studies over a longer period;
  • simply choose to study a single unit, for example for CPD purposes;
  • use their previous achievements to attain additional certificate level NEBOSH qualifications. Please click here for further details. 

The National General Certificate is the most widely held health and safety qualification in the UK.  Designed for managers, supervisors, employee representatives, newly appointed safety advisors and others who require a basic knowledge and understanding of occupational health and safety. The Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management is suitable for those with fire safety responsibilities in the workplace.  Designed for managers, supervisors, employee representatives and others who need to ensure that their organisation meets its responsibilities under fire safety legislation; it also equips students to undertake fire risk assessments in most low risk workplaces. The Certificate in Construction Health and Safety is for those working within the construction industry who are required to ensure that activities under their control are undertaken safely.  Designed for managers, supervisors, employee representatives this qualification is also suitable for other industries such as utilities and broadcasting where temporary workplaces are a feature of their activities.

The International Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is a qualification suitable for those embarking on a career in health and safety outside of the UK.  Designed for managers, supervisors, employee representatives, newly appointed safety advisors and others who require a sound basis for evaluating risk hazards in any country.International Fire