What Is NEBOSH?
The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) offers globally recognised qualifications covering health and safety and risk management. A significant number of health and safety job adverts specify NEBOSH qualifications, demonstrating the high standard of NEBOSH courses and training.
Offering 60 years’ experience and highly qualified tutors, everybody taking a NEBOSH training course through the British Safety Council will benefit from a broad range of industry knowledge and experience.
What does NEBOSH stand for?
NEBOSH stands for National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health, a UK awarding organisation offering professional qualifications in health, safety and environmental management.
What is NEBOSH training and why is it important?
As an examination board, NEBOSH provide a syllabus and exams for training providers. NEBOSH courses are varied and cater to all levels of staff in a range of workplaces.
The courses offer globally recognised qualifications such as the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety or NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety, which are excellent first steps towards becoming a fully qualified health and safety professional. Qualifications are also available for Construction Safety and for Fire Safety and Risk Management.
Am I eligible for NEBOSH training?
The NEBOSH National General Certificate is an ideal starting point for people looking to begin a career in health and safety management or to formalise previous training. It is a Level 3 qualification, equivalent to A Level.
Both this and the NEBOSH International General Certificate do not require any previous health and safety knowledge but are a good basis for those looking to progress to a NEBOSH National Diploma. The National Diploma is a Level 6 qualification, equivalent to a full honours degree.
What NEBOSH courses are available?
A wide range of NEBOSH courses are available for different needs and requirements:
NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
The National General Certificate in Construction Health and Safety is the most popular health and safety qualification in the UK. Specified in a significant number of health and safety job adverts, holders will have improved job prospects and the ability to apply for IOSH membership.