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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 Exams

Written by Jason Mordecai on 05 September 2019 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 05 September 2019 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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NEBOSH Certificate - NEW Risk Assessment Practical Stages 3 & 4 Part 3

Written by Andrew Froude B.Eng (Hons), CMIOSH, MIIRSM, OSHCR on 05 September 2019 11:15:22 BST

Here is the final post (part 3) on how to complete stages 3 and 4 of the new NEBOSH Certificate practical. Part 1 covers an overview of the key aspects of the practical including marking schemes and pass marks; part 2 offers guidance on writing stages 1 and 2. This 3-part guide will help you through each stage of this new NEBOSH Certificate Practical so you feel confident to successfully complete it and pass.

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NEBOSH Diploma vs NEBOSH Certificate: Which one is right for you?

Written by Rosie Thomas on 05 September 2019 09:30:00 BST

One of the most common questions our advisors get asked is “which NEBOSH course should I take, the Diploma or Certificate?”. Some learners come to us hoping to take the NEBOSH Diploma but don’t have the right experience. Some ask about the NEBOSH General Certificate when they have the ability to aim higher.

The answer to which course is best for you largely depends on your knowledge, experience and ability to learn. We’ve explained the difference in level, content and entry requirements to help you decide which one is best for you. 

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What are the NEBOSH Certificate exams?

Written by Jason Mordecai on 04 September 2019 17:32:37 BST

NEBOSH updated its most popular health and safety qualification the NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety on 4 September 2019. One big change is the assessment framework. It is a positive change because the number of assessments/exams has been reduced and it is a bigger practical element using management models.

The first thing to note is not to worry about the exam and assessment. You will have plenty of help and guidance throughout your course. A good course provider will also offer plenty of practice of exam and assignment questions with feedback so you know what to expect.

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How Much Does the NEBOSH General Certificate Cost?

Written by Rosie Thomas on 04 September 2019 15:43:00 BST

Can you guess what the most common question about the NEBOSH General Certificate is?

Yep, that's right. How much does it cost?

The answer is – it depends.

Obviously, the price of the course will be different for each course provider. And it'll vary depending on your chosen learning method and location. There's also other costs you'll need to consider like travel, extra support, exams and VAT.

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How hard is the NEBOSH General Certificate?

Written by Rosie Thomas on 04 September 2019 15:00:00 BST

The NEBOSH General Certificate is a foundation level qualification. It's level 3 on the National Qualification Framework (NQF) and level 6 on the Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework. 

People who pass the course are qualified to manage health and safety. And that’s a serious job, they don’t just hand it out to anyone!

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What is the NEBOSH General Certificate?

Written by Rosie Thomas on 04 September 2019 13:21:00 BST

The NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is the most trusted health and safety qualification in the world. It was updated in 2018 with the input of 3,000 industry experts, organisations, learning partners and learners to reflect the needs of today's workplace.

Over 300,000 people have taken the NEBOSH General Certificate.  That makes it one of the most popular health and safety qualifications around the world (and the most requested by employers!). 

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Choosing a Health & Safety qualification: NEBOSH Certificate vs NVQ vs NCFE IOSH Level 3

Written by Rosie Thomas on 04 September 2019 13:08:00 BST

Choosing a health and safety qualification can be a bit of a nightmare, especially when you're new to the industry. Which accrediting body do I go with? Which course will get me more job opportunities? What will i learn? How do I want to study? 

These are all valid questions i'm sure you're asking yourself. And we're here to answer them for you. 

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