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Keeping Delegates Interested on NEBOSH General Certificate Courses

Although some people enjoy the subject and indeed cannot get enough of it, for the vast majority of people out there health and safety is not the most exciting topic in the world, especially as they believe that much if not all of it is simply common sense. As a result, many company employees who are instructed that they have been booked on to a NEBOSH General Certificate health safety training course which lasts for two weeks may acquire a sense of dread and trepidation thinking that they will be bored on the course, having to listen about health and safety for a fortnight.

One of the key reasons for such high pass rates and for delegates to continue their health and safety training with us by taking further qualifications such as a NEBOSH Diploma for example is the fact that we recognise that to absorb and retain the information required for passing the assessments, it is imperative to keep delegates interested on the course. One of our philosophies and mantras which we introduced long ago was "no more death by PowerPoint", meaning that bombarding course attendees with endless presentation slides was a sure-fire way of having them switch off, lose attention and subsequently miss vital information which is not only important for them to later recall to pass the assessment and achieve the qualification, but also to actually put this new health and safety knowledge into practical use when back in the workplace, which essentially is what attending a health and safety training course is all about!

Our expert health and safety trainers, many of whom have been with us for many years, have carefully adapted and refined their training techniques over that time to ensure that delegates are kept fully engaged during the training and that the maximum amount of information is imparted to them. This gives them a much higher chance of passing the assessment, and is just one of the reasons why our pass rates are so high. In fact, this is why we do not offer large/lengthy health and safety courses as an online or distance learning option as it is much less likely that delegates will acquire and retain anything like as much information. Whilst some training providers will only be too happy to sign you up for a NEBOSH General Certificate and take your money for this format, we prefer to help delegates achieve the qualification rather than taking their money and hoping for the best.

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NEBOSH Courses

Please see below for some NEBOSH courses and qualifications which you may be interested in:

NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

The NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety is the flagship NEBOSH qualification, and is the first UK vocational qualification to be developed specifically for health and safety professionals.

The NEBOSH National Diploma provides the core health and safety knowledge (transferable across industry, commerce and the public sector) which, combined with understanding and appropriate application, underpins the competent performance of an occupational health and safety practitioner.

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NEBOSH National Diploma in Environmental Management

The NEBOSH Environmental Diploma is intended for safety professionals and managers who are taking on environmental responsibilities. It is designed for individuals with responsibilities for the management of environmental risk in relation to the damage caused by work activities.

Holders of the NEBOSH Environmental Diploma will be able to advise their organisation on the environmental impacts of their activities, on their legal obligations and the means of continuously improving their environmental performance as part of an integrated management approach.

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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

The NEBOSH General Certificate is one of the most popular and widely-held health and safety qualifications in the UK. It is intended to be taken by managers, supervisors and any other employees who require an understanding of general health and safety issues.

The NEBOSH General Certificate covers the main legal requirements for health and safety in the UK, along with the identification and control of workplace hazards, and the practical application of this knowledge. The general content of the NEBOSH General Certificate syllabus means it is suitable and relevant for those working in virtually any industry, and is often used as a solid foundation for those going on to further study and specialising in a particular area such as construction site health and safety or fire safety.

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NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management

The NEBOSH Fire Certificate is aimed primarily at managers and supervisors who are responsible for fire safety within their organisation and compliance with applicable fire safety legislation.

The course aims to give delegates the knowledge to conduct and review fire risk assessments, along with fire prevention and protective measures within most workplaces.

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NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety

The NEBOSH Construction Certificate, or NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety to give it its full title, is one of the most recognised health and safety qualificatons in the construction industry.

It is aimed primarily at managers, supervisers, CDM co-ordinators and anyone else who is responsible for making sure that construction activities under their control are undertaken safely.

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NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management

The NEBOSH Environmental Certificate, or NEBOSH National Certificate in Environmental Management to give it its full title, is an environmental health and safety course which is intended to be taken by managers, supervisors and any other employees who are responsible for managing environmental issues at their workplace.

The NEBOSH Environmental Certificate qualification focuses on UK law, so is really only suitable for those who are based and operate within the UK.

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