• LevelLevel 3
  • Age group19+
  • Duration15 weeks or 30 Weeks


The National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is a nationally recognised and essential qualification for anyone currently involved or pursuing a career in health and safety.
The certificate is accepted by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health and is highly recommended for health and safety professionals working across all organisations and sectors.

It is the most widely held health and safety qualification of its kind in the UK with over 170,000 people having gained the qualification since it was launched in 1989.


• NG1
• NG2

Daytime: 15 Weeks - Tuesday or Thursday, 9:00am – 4:00pm, (Day) Tuesday 31st August 9am - 4pm Evening: 30 Weeks - Tuesday or Thursday, 6:00pm-9:00pm, starting September (Evening) Come along to enrolment period, check website for enrolment dates & times.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

• Unit NG1 is assessed by an open book written examination.
• Unit NG2 is assessed by a written report and an inspection in your workplace.

You can work as safety advisor or a safety manager in many workplaces.

You can also progress on to the NEBOSH Diploma if you wish to move into safety management as a career for a larger employer.


Please note, this course is a full cost course and therefore there is no fee remission available to any student.

Please enquire by the clicking the ‘enquire now button’ at the top of this website page or contact Course Information on (01642) 333333 or e-mail CourseInformation@mbro.ac.uk.

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.