Astutis Health, Safety & Environmental Blog

Is There Funding For The NEBOSH General Certificate?

Written by Astutis Blog on Feb 04 2019

Before studying for a National General Certificate many applicants enquire as to whether funding is available. The simple answer to that question is yes.

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

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 Astutis Blog on Jan 29 2019

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 Improve The Management and Leadership of Health and Safety

Written by Astutis Blog on Jan 21 2019

All organisations and businesses have a duty to implement health and safety procedures regardless of industry or size.

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Top Tips On Improving Health & Safety Culture

Written by Astutis Blog on Dec 14 2018

In our post on managing health and safety, we discussed just how much workplace injury and illness costs businesses in the UK.

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Tags: IOSH Managing Safely, IOSH, IOSH Courses, Health & Safety, Training for teams/businesses, NEBOSH General Certificate

How Can I Take On More Responsibility At Work?

Written by Astutis Blog on Oct 02 2018

Career development usually goes hand-in-hand with increased responsibility. Climbing the career development ladder means often facing bigger demands at each stage. This hypothetical ascent is true of driven bankers, retailers, marketeers and labourers. In fact, it is a maxim that underpins almost all workplaces.

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Choosing A Career That's Right For You

Written by Astutis Blog on Aug 20 2018

You will spend approximately 1,800 hours at work every single year. That’s a large proportion of your life so choosing a career that’s right for you is crucial if you want to enjoy that 1,800 hours.

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Tags: Careers, NEBOSH General Certificate, NEBOSH courses

A Career Starts in the Forces & Transfers to Safety

Written by Chris Flynn GradIOSH on Jul 24 2018

Having been persuaded by my father at the age of 17 that the Parachute Regiment could wait and obtaining a trade was initially a wiser approach, I embarked on a career in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME). It turned out my father understood a little more about life than I did and his advice was sound for a young man unsure of where to direct his energy.

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Why take a NEBOSH Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety?

Written by Kate James on Jun 30 2018

Are you wondering if devoting time and money (yours or your employer’s) to taking a NEBOSH Certificate Health and Safety qualification 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 Jun 30 2018

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 as a class-based course. 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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