All organisations and businesses have a duty to implement health and safety procedures regardless of industry or size.
In our post on managing health and safety, we discussed just how much workplace injury and illness costs businesses in the UK.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When someone says the word 'studying', what do you think of? For some, it immediately conjures up thoughts of late-night study sessions and re-reading notes until something sticks. For others, they think of stuffy classrooms with lots of homework. Luckily, the concept of learning has evolved over the years and there's now over 70 types of learning models to suit all types of learners. This means that nowadays, studying is more often an enjoyable and positive experience.
The NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is a foundation level health and safety qualification. It teaches you about the importance of health and safety in the workplace and how to manage risk with a health and safety management system.
Over 120,000 people took the course in 2017. That makes it one of the most popular health and safety qualifications around the world (and the most requested by employers!).
To achieve your NEBOSH General Certificate qualification, you need to pass 3 assessments - 2 x written exams and 1 workplace assignment.
Don't worry - you'll get lots of exam preparation and support throughout your course, and in this post we've gone through everything you need to know about the NEBOSH General Certificate exams so you know just what to expect. For more in-depth information on the NEBOSH General Certificate take a look here.