University Of Chichester NEBOSH

By | 11th May 2017

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University Of Chichester NEBOSH

NEBOSH (National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health)

The Health and Safety Office in partnership with The University of Chichester, runs NEBOSH Courses. These are globally-recognised, vocationally-related qualifications designed to meet the health, safety, environmental and risk management needs of all places of work in both the private and public sectors.

All of our courses are available to staff members and external candidates. For more information on any of our courses please contact hstraining@port.ac.uk

Course Programme

National Certificate in the Health and Well-Being at Work – This course will run as a 6 week day release starting Wednesday 18th January 2017. The exam will take place on Wednesday 8th March 2017.

This new qualification will give managers, supervisors and HR personnel the skills and knowledge to tackle health and well-being at work.  It will benefit organisations who are seeking to improve the efficiency, and morale of their workforce.  It should be attended by General managers, supervisors, health and safety and HR personnel who have responsibility for, or involvement in, the health and well-being of employees as part of their day-to-day duties.

Please contact the Health & Safety Office if you would like to find out more information or to enrol, please gain approval from your Department, and email hstraining@port.ac.uk.

National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety  – This course will run as a 13 week day release course starting Thursday 9th March 2017. The exam will take place on Wednesday 7th June 2017.

It is especially beneficial to Health & Safety Co-ordinators, managers, supervisors and staff who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues. The certificate helps staff manage risks effectively.  Many people take the NEBOSH National General Certificate as a first step in a career in health and safety. It provides a valuable overview and is a sound basis for further professional study.

Please contact the Health & Safety Office if you would like to find out more information or to enrol, please gain approval from your Department, and email hstraining@port.ac.uk.

Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate

This course leads to a qualification for those with fire safety responsibilities in the workplace and should be attended by Managers and supervisory staff who need to ensure that their organisation meets its responsibilities under fire safety legislation. The course should equip holders to carry out fire risk assessments of most low risk workplaces and identify the range of fire protective and preventative measures required. Candidates would also need to complete the first paper of the General Certificate (NGC1) to obtain the full qualification.

National Certificate in Environmental Management

This course is designed to provide a sound foundation in environmental management and should be attended by Managers, supervisors and employees  who have responsibility for managing environment issues, as part of their day to day duties. The qualification focuses on UK law and environmental management systems.

Our results so far………

General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

As of August 2014, we have had 82 candidates in total undertake the General Certificate gaining :  14 Distinctions, 33 Credits, 11 Passes and 24 Referals

Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate

As of August 2013, we have had 28 candidates in total gaining: 5 Distinction, 6 Credits, 9 Passes and 8 Referals.

15 of these candidates have gone on to complete the NGC1 exam (paper 1 of 2 from the General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety) to gain the full Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate gaining: 1 Distinction, 7 Credits, 6 Passes and 1 Referal.

Environmental Management Certificate

As of November 2014, we have had 37 candidates in total gaining: 8 Distinctions, 10 Credits, 6 Passes and 13 Referal.

 Well-Being Certificate

As of May 2014, we had 25 candidates in total gaining: 4 Distinctions, 6 Credits, 7 Passes and 8 Referals.

The course feedback was fantastic, please see some of the comments below:

‘I really enjoyed this course!  It was informative, interesting and stimulating.  I will certainly use what I learnt back at my place of work.’

‘I really enjoyed the course, the teaching was excellent and the knowledge and skills learnt have certainly helped me in my role as a manager’