Astutis Health, Safety & Environmental Blog

Kate James

Kate is the Marketing Manager at Astutis. Having worked in the health and safety professional services sector for over 14 years she has developed an understanding of the challenges companies and individuals face. Using her experience of working with NEBOSH, IOSH and IEMA and the changes in the marketplace, she shares her knowledge on hse subject areas to provoke thought, debate and offers guidance to people. As a proud NEBOSH Certificate holder, she values and shares the importance of qualifications and the opportunities it offers people in any role.

Recent Posts

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

Written by Kate James on 06 September 2019 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 06 September 2019 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 05 September 2019 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 Certificate - Most Commonly Asked Questions

Written by Kate James on 04 September 2019 09:49:00 BST

Are you considering a well-thought-of course and qualification in health and safety management such as the NEBOSH Certificate? This widely recognised and increasingly demanded qualification by employers will enable you to develop new opportunities for your career as a manager, and in health and safety.

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How To Choose A NEBOSH General Certificate Provider?

Written by Kate James on 04 September 2019 08:26:00 BST

The many benefits associated with gaining a NEBOSH General Certificate make the decision on whether to study for one relatively easy. However, it can be slightly more difficult to decide which provider is best for you.

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How to Choose a NEBOSH Course Provider

Written by Kate James on 02 September 2019 09:58:00 BST

So you’ve decided to do a NEBOSH course and you’re on your journey to becoming a health and safety expert; the next step is to find the right course provider for you. How do you decide with whom to do your NEBOSH course? Choosing the right training provider is fundamental; a good NEBOSH course provider will dramatically influence not only passing your qualification but also being confident to use your health and safety knowledge back in the workplace.

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NEBOSH Diploma - Most Frequently Asked Questions

Written by Kate James on 30 July 2019 09:41:17 BST

Studying the NEBOSH Diploma is a commitment so I understand that you must have some questions about this much demanded course in the global market. So if you are thinking about taking the NEBOSH Diploma, this blog will have some headline answers to your questions covering cost, who is it targeted at, how hard it is, its level, how long it takes and most importantly why take it.

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How to Study the NEBOSH Diploma

Written by Kate James on 18 July 2019 11:34:55 BST

Deciding on how to study this degree-level NEBOSH Diploma qualification is an important decision to make. We are all different and have preferred approaches to studying. I would recommend that you find out as much as possible about the different study methods before you decide which one is right for you. Approach a number of course providers and ask them in detail about exactly what you can expect in your learning.

I will outline what to expect from the study methods available for the NEBOSH Diploma. I will also suggest some key features of each method to find out more from potential course provider. These factors will help you decide what is best for your circumstances.

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How Much Does the NEBOSH Diploma Cost?

Written by Kate James on 02 July 2019 09:04:00 BST

Are you ready to take your career in health and safety to the highest level and become a Practitioner? If you have completed the NEBOSH Certificate and you want to progress, the NEBOSH Diploma has the reputation as the best qualification to complete. The NEBOSH Diploma will help you develop your professional competence so you are confident to make the right decisions and meet company objectives. So if this is your career goal and you are ready for the NEBOSH Diploma, the next question is, how much is it?

I will cover the typical costs of the NEBOSH Diploma that you can expect. I will also review key aspects of the course worth considering when deciding how much you are prepared to pay.

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What is IOSH Managing Safely Refresher?

Written by Kate James on 10 June 2019 10:15:00 BST

Maybe you have heard people talking about a refresher of IOSH Managing Safely but you would like some more clarification from this blog. IOSH Managing Safely Refresher is for managers and supervisors who need to keep up-to-date on their safety responsibilities. An important note for this IOSH Refresher course is that it is only for people who have already completed and passed the full 3 day IOSH Managing Safely course online or class-based.

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