Most Popular NEBOSH Courses & Qualifications


The most popular course offered by this examination body is the NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety. The qualification and training is a designed for managers, it is widely recognised for general safety responsibilities and is sought after by most employers in the United Kingdom. The qualification gives employers peace-of-mind that they have a competent person in place to manage workplace safety on a daily basis.

For managers involved in the construction industry the NEBOSH Construction Certificate is more suitable and is aimed at responsible people who make day to day decisions in the construction industry. Examples of these decision makers include supervisors, coordinators, managers and individuals who manage contractor activities or work in an environment that requires temporary workplaces. The construction certificate will provide attendees with a good foundation in safety management issues to ensure the safety implications of their decisions are properly taken into account.

If you’re in fire safety or your role involves fire safety and risk management you may want to consider the NEBOSH Fire Certificate, it is designed for managers, supervisors, personnel responsible for fire safety and aims to equip holders to contribute to the conduct and review of fire risk assessments and fire preventative and protective measures within most workplaces. The course is targeted at delegates who have successfully completed the general certificate in occupational health and safety or Unit NGC1 of the certificate within the last 5 years.

Thanks to the advances made in technology the courses are able to be learnt in various ways. You have the option of traditional learning in a classroom setting, distance learning or you can choose to study your course online in e-learning format. This has opened up the occupational health and safety training to many more people looking to improve their career.

National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health

NEBOSH stands for National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health, it is a UK-based independent examination board delivering vocational qualifications in health, safety, environmental practice and management. It was founded in 1979 and has charitable status.

Some of the institutions who appreciate the value of these important courses include:

  • International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM)
  • Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA)
  • Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)

Recognised health and safety qualifications are part and parcel of any business. If you have employees who have responsibilities for health and safety in your workplace or you are looking to improve your employability there are many courses which could greatly benefit you. These professional H&S qualifications are extremely popular and currently around thirty thousand candidates each year attempting to pass these valuable certificates.

Take a look at the available NEBOSH courses below. If you have any questions, require assistance or further information please get in touch by calling 0844 5766750.