Course Overview (Benefits)
The NEBOSH HSE Award in Managing Risks and Risk Assessment at Work is a one-day, introductory level qualification jointly developed with the health and safety regulator for Great Britain, the Health and Safety Executive.
It is structured around the Health and Safety Executive’s approach to controlling the risks caused by workplace hazards.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification, however it is important that learners have a suitable standard of English language in order to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus. NEBOSH recommends that learners undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International Language Testing System (IELTS) score 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests.
Course Content/Topics Covered
The course programme includes:
- Legal Requirements- employer responsibility and definition of risk assessment
- Importance of risk assessment
- Identification of hazards
- Risk evaluation- assessing severity, judging frequency, rating methods and determining action
- Control measures/Hierarchy of control
- Recording and reviewing findings- making recommendations
Course Duration (days):
The NEBOSH General Certificate is aimed at managers, supervisors and staff from all types of organisations who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues. The certificate helps them manage risks effectively, and many people take the NEBOS
Assessment and Certification
The NEBOSH General Certificate course is assessed by 2 examinations and one written risk assessment. Upon successful completion, delegates will be awarded with the NEBOSH General Certificate.
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