Astutis Health, Safety & Environmental Blog

Introducing Our New NEBOSH General Certificate Online Course

Written by Rosie Thomas on 31 October 2019 at 14:00:01 GMT

We’ve come a long way since we first started creating online courses back in 2012. Our course development has doubled to include learning designers, multimedia developers, graphic designers, health and safety experts and project managers. And our online course portfolio has grown to include not just accredited health and safety courses, but custom-made online training programs for some of the biggest companies around the world. 

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Top Tips for Managing and Reducing Stress

Written by Astutis Blog on 28 October 2019 at 11:28:37 GMT

As part of our initiative for International Stress Awareness Week 2019, which runs from 4-8 November, Astutis are hosting a special guest blog from the International Stress Management Association:

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NEBOSH General Certificate Online

Written by Astutis Blog on 25 October 2019 at 07:59:21 BST

Taking the NEBOSH General Certificate Online is one of the most convenient ways to get your entry qualification into health and safety. You can work from anywhere, from any device with the online course meaning you can complete the Certificate in your own time, at your own pace.

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NEBOSH Diploma Study Guide

Written by Jason Mordecai on 6 October 2019 at 09:26:00 BST

You're standing at the start line of your NEBOSH Diploma journey. You're armed with your study materials, computer and notebook. You've got 4 units and 500 hours of study ahead of you. Then someone yells - GO!

The problem is, you haven't studied in a long time. It suddenly dawns on you how much work you've got and you start to feel a little bit anxious. 

Don't worry - we've all been there.

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What Causes Mistakes and Near Misses at Work?

Written by David Bryan BSc, CMIOSH, CMAPS on 18 September 2019 at 10:15:00 BST

Mistakes are not inevitable and near misses can be avoided. Improving the culture of businesses and teams is fundamental to effective health and safety management. So, what is a mistake and how might this lead to a near miss?

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Why take the NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety?

Written by Kate James on 6 September 2019 at 15:31:00 BST

Are you wondering if devoting time and money (yours or your employer’s) to taking the NEBOSH General Certificate is going to be worthwhile? Read on if you want some answers to this question. Find out how the NEBOSH Certificate can start to make some positive changes to your working life – now and for the future.

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Ways to take a NEBOSH General Certificate Qualification

Written by Kate James on 6 September 2019 at 15:28:00 BST

If you have decided the NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is the best qualification for you to develop professionally, the method you choose to study is the next important decision.

Typically the learning options available to study the NEBOSH Certificate are online (also known as e-learning) and classroom. Your circumstances such as availability and budget, preferred approach to learning and motivation will determine your choice of method. Read the features of the methods available and decide which is best for you. Our introduction to the NEBOSH General Certificate also covers these points.

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How Much Does a NEBOSH Course Cost?

Written by Kate James on 5 September 2019 at 15:35:00 BST

If you’re thinking about taking a NEBOSH course to develop your health and safety knowledge and get qualified, naturally one of the first questions you’ll have is - how much is it going to cost? Taking any qualification requires an investment in time and money. You want to be reassured that your decision to take a NEBOSH course is the right one before committing. Here, we will answer some of the most common questions on NEBOSH course prices.

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NEBOSH Exams

Written by Jason Mordecai on 5 September 2019 at 15:25:00 BST

If you’re embarking on a NEBOSH course, naturally you want to know what is involved in the assessments. What are the exams like? Are there practical assignments or multiple-choice tests? This post will outline what you can typically expect from a NEBOSH exam, how and where you take them and the process for getting the results and a certificate.

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NEBOSH Certificate - NEW Risk Assessment Practical Stages 1 & 2- Part 2

Written by Andrew Froude B.Eng (Hons), CMIOSH, MIIRSM, OSHCR on 5 September 2019 at 11:15:45 BST

If you have read part 1 of the 3-part guide, you will now have an understanding of the key facts and pass marks on the Risk Assessment Practical of the new NEBOSH General Certificate. This part 2 post will look at stages 1 and 2 of the Practical and offers guidance on what you need to include to pass the first 2 stages of the assessment. 

  • Stage 1 covers a description of the organisation and methodology used.
  • Stage 2 cover the risk assessment
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