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

Written by Rosie Thomas on 04 September 2019 10:15:00 BST

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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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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Important changes to the NEBOSH General Certificate

Written by Rosie Thomas on 04 September 2019 09:30:06 BST

Breaking news - NEBOSH have just announced updates to the world's most trusted qualifications.

The NEBOSH General Certificate (National and International) has a fresh new syllabus to teach you all about health and safety in the modern workplace. It's been updated with the help of over 3,000 leading experts, organisations, learners and learning partners. 

I’m sure you’ll have lots of questions as to how these updates affect you. So whether you're a current learner or you're just thinking about taking the course, here's everything you need to know about the updates. 

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NEBOSH General Certificate - NEW Risk Assessment Practical Key Facts Part 1

Written by Andrew Froude B.Eng (Hons), CMIOSH, MIIRSM, OSHCR on 04 September 2019 09:11:31 BST

It's great news that you are taking the Risk Assessment Practical of NEBOSH's latest version (2018 spec) of the National and International General Certificate. Why? Because it is a very practical assessment where you can use your knowledge gained from the whole NEBOSH Certificate and put it in to practice.

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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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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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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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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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