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National vs International: Which NEBOSH General Certificate is Right for You?

Written by Rosie Thomas on 11 July 2019 11:23:39 BST

Did you know there's 195 countries in the world? Each one has different beliefs, cultures and values. And different employment structures and jobs which all come with their own risks.

But for a world that's so different, we ultimately all have the same goal - to keep our colleagues safe, healthy and happy. 

So how do we do that? 

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How Much Does the NEBOSH General Certificate Cost?

Written by Rosie Thomas on 20 June 2019 15:43:23 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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What if I Fail my NEBOSH Certificate Exam(s)?

Written by Jason Mordecai on 23 April 2019 10:57:38 BST

Don't panic if you have failed one or more of your NEBOSH Certificate exams.  There are a couple of options available on what next to do. This post will offer the practical steps to take which will help you get fully qualified and on the road to advancing your career as smoothly and stress-free as possible.

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How long does it take to complete the NEBOSH General Certificate?

Written by Rosie Thomas on 28 March 2019 10:15:00 GMT

Most people thinking about taking a qualification want to know 2 things; how much will it cost me? how long will it take me? One of the many advantages of the NEBOSH General Certificate is its flexibility. Being able to take the course online or in a classroom means you can spend as much or as little time as you need to complete the course.

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How hard is the NEBOSH General Certificate?

Written by Rosie Thomas on 12 March 2019 15:00:00 GMT

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 serious job, they don’t just hand it out to anyone!

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Who is the NEBOSH General Certificate for?

Written by Rosie Thomas on 06 March 2019 10:00:00 GMT

Most of us spend more time in work than we do at home. Our colleagues are like our friends and family and none of us want to see them get hurt. That's why we all have a responsibility to look out for each other and keep each other safe and healthy.

But how exactly do we do that? 

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Where is the NEBOSH General Certificate Recognised?

Written by Rosie Thomas on 26 February 2019 10:25:16 GMT

NEBOSH (The National Examination Body in Occupational Safety and Health) is a leading global brand in health, safety and environmental qualifications. They work with organisations in over 132 countries to raise competence in health, safety and environmental management in all workplaces and help progress the health and safety profession. Their qualifications are highly respected by governments, professional bodies, employers and the global health and safety community.

To put it simply, they’re a big deal.

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Is There Funding For The NEBOSH General Certificate?

Written by Astutis Blog on 04 February 2019 17:06:54 GMT

Before studying for a NEBOSH General Certificate many applicants ask whether funding is available. The simple answer to that question is, yes.

Though dependent on individual circumstances, various types of financial support are on offer. And in order to help establish who qualifies for what, we have outlined these avenues below…

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How do I use Plan-Do-Check-Act to Manage Safety Well?

Written by Dafydd Jenkins MSc, BSc (Hons), FdSc, GradIOSH, SIIRSM on 30 January 2019 11:35:00 GMT

Health and Safety is managed in the same way as any other aspect of business. Management control is typically exerted through a cycle of Planning, Doing, Checking and Acting (PDCA). I’ll provide a practical guide on how to use the PDCA model for health and safety issues in your day to day role at work.

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How To Choose A NEBOSH General Certificate Provider?

Written by Kate James on 29 January 2019 08:26:00 GMT

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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