NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
Achieve recognition for your health and safety skills and knowledge anywhere in the world with the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety. Over 35,000 people have achieved the qualifications since its introduction in 2004. What kind of people takes the NEBOSH International General Certificate?
Managers, supervisors and employees throughout the world take the NEBOSH International General Certificate because it gives them the skills and know-how to fulfill their health and safety responsibilities in any country and in any kind of organization.
The NEBOSH International General Certificate is also suitable for those embarking on a career in health and safety, providing a sound basis for progression on to the NEBOSH International Diploma. No previous health and safety knowledge is required.
IGC 1: MANAGEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY
Element 1: Foundation in Health and Safety
Element 2: Health & Safety Management Systems - Policy
Element 3: Health & Safety Management Systems - Organizing
Element 4: Health & Safety Management Systems - Planning
Element 5: Health & Safety Management Systems - Measuring, Review & Audit
IGC 2: CONTROL OF INTERNATIONAL WORKPLACE HAZARDS
Element 1: Workplace Hazards & Risk Control
Element 2: Transport Hazards & Risk Control
Element 3: Musculoskeletal Hazards & Risk Control
Element 4: Work Equipment Hazards & Risk Control
Element 5: Electrical Safety
Element 6: Fire Safety
Element 7: Chemical & Biological Health Hazards & Risk Control
Element 8: Physical & Psychological Health Hazards & Risk Control
IGC 3: INTERNATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY - PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT
Duration of NEBOSH IGC Training Courses
12 days block release (10 days classes + 2 days exams)
Blended e-learning (duration varies according to candidate progress assessed by the tutors)
Examination for NEBOSH IGC Certification
The examination consists of two theory papers IGC-1 and IGC 2 of each 2 hrs and followed by a practical assessment. Each written paper consists of one ‘long-answer’ question and ten ‘short-answer’ questions. All questions are compulsory.
On successful completion of theory and practical examinations candidate will receive international general certificate from NEBOSH.
Acceptance of NEBOSH International General Certificate
This is one of the most highly demanded entry level qualification for safety professional in UK & Europe and Middle-East. This for those who are seeking a new career in health and safety and those in the profession who wants to top up with internationally recognized certification to enhance their employability in MNC.
In recent years, Indian companies have been asking this qualification in addition to qualification recognized under the Factories Act and Rules because of their global presence and joint venture with foreign companies.
The International General Certificate (IGC) qualification meets the academic requirements for Technician Membership (Tech IOSH) of Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and Associate Membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).
About the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
Founded in 1945 IOSH is Europe’s leading body for Health and Safety. IOSH promotes the important function of the safety and health professional whilst also working to encourage employees to protect themselves and their colleagues from workplace hazards.
IOSH is the Chartered body for health and safety professionals
As the world's biggest professional health and safety membership organization, we're the voice of the profession, campaigning on issues that affect millions of working people. We set standards and support, develop and connect our members with resources, guidance, events and training.
As the biggest health and safety membership organization in the world, we're committed to creating a world of work which is safe, healthy and sustainable. We're the first European safety body to be awarded NGO status by the International Labor Organization (ILO).
IOSH MANAGING SAFELY TRAINING
Managing safely is a course for managers and supervisors in any sector and any Organization. It’s designed to give managers all they need to know to help them handle health and safety in their teams. The flexible new high impact program covers all the main health and safety issues, and includes a session tackling the environment too. Managing Safely can be delivered over a full week or on single days or as an evening course and has eight modules:
Module 1: Introducing Managing Safely
Module 2: Assessing Risks
Module 3: Controlling Risks
Module 4: Understanding Your Responsibilities
Module 5: Identifying Hazards
Module 6: Investigating Accidents and Incidents
Module 7: Measuring Performance
Module 8: Protecting Our Environment
Assessment & Evaluation: