Give the gift of a NEBOSH Certificate this Christmas

As the saying goes ‘It’s better to give than to receive’. We hear it all the time, especially at this time of year. The accumulation of possessions offer only short-term gains which often fade quickly. On the flip side, generosity and giving offers long lasting happiness, purpose and fulfilment. Christmas, you see, is far more than boxes wrapped in string.

Indeed, Christmas can be a time for giving long-term ‘benefits’ (benefits being the key word here). For those in the health and safety game, giving the gift of a NEBOSH National General Certificate to an employee can have huge benefits to not only them, but the company as well.

Like all gifts however, it’s important to understand its true value in order to fully appreciate it. For that reason, we’ve highlighted the main benefits delegates can expect to receive from undertaking the NEBOSH National General Certificate:

The NEBOSH National General Certificate is the UK’s most popular health and safety qualification, currently held by over 150,000 people. The course provides an understanding of health and safety legislation for delegates within health and safety to monitor safety performance in their workplace, investigate accidents effectively and assist in the design and implementation of safe systems and accident prevention programmes.

Credibility

The course can do wonders for a delegates’ credibility and to their organisation – demonstrating the seriousness with which an organisation views safety to its stakeholders and its customers.

Development

Large organisations choose the NEBOSH National General Certificate as a key part of their supervisors’ or management development programme. By ensuring that managers have a sound understanding of the principles of risk management they can build an effective safety culture within company.

Smaller organisations operating in lower risk environments often choose the NEBOSH National General Certificate as the appropriate qualification for the manager taking the lead on health and safety issues.

Compliance

The NEBOSH National General Certificate safety training course provides an understanding of health and safety legislation to enable delegates to monitor safety performance in their workplace, investigate accidents effectively and assist in the design and implementation of safe systems of work and accident prevention programmes.

It also provides an appreciation of hazards associated with typical workplace activities, enabling delegates to fulfil their occupational health and safety responsibilities and assist with management of safety within the workplace.

Cost reduction

Cutting costs without cutting corners is an objective for every businesses, and rightly so. The great news is qualified safety professionals are an asset to their organisations, reducing costs by preventing accidents and ill health of employees, without incurring unnecessary expense by over-reacting to trivial risks.

Membership

The NEBOSH National General Certificate enables the holder to apply for membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) at Technician level (TechIOSH), which in turn adds credibility and demonstrates the seriousness with which an organisation views safety to its stakeholders.

So, if health and safety needs a boost at your business and you’re short of an idea or two this Christmas, look no further than the NEBOSH National General Certificate. If you’d like to learn more about the course, please call us on +44 (0)121 248 2233, email or visit our website.

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