NEBOSH INTERNATIONAL GENERAL CERTIFICATE IN OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY (IGC) IS A COURSE FROM THE WORLD’S PREMIER EXAMINATION BODY IN HEALTH AND SAFETY QUALIFICATIONS
This qualification is relevant to every workplace. It is ideal for managers, supervisors and anyone with health and safety management responsibilities. It is perfect for those who want to develop a career in the health and safety field with a valuable, widely-recognised and globally-respected qualification from NEBOSH.
NEBOSH has updated the IGC where the new syllabus has been streamlined to allow core skills and competencies to be considered in greater depth. It covers methods to effectively manage health and safety, and how to identify, reduce and control the key hazards in every kind of workplace. Risk assessment is central to the IGC qualification, making sure it reflects the real-life roles people perform.
Moreover, the certificate will give learners invaluable knowledge and skills and a globally-respected qualification that supports their current role and long- term career development and advancement.
What does the course cover?
With in-depth focus, this qualification covers the core skills that one will need. Delegates will learn:
- How to effectively manage health and safety
- How to identify and control common workplace hazards
- How to measure success
- Relevant key international standards
Risk assessment is extremely critical, through study and workplace application, delegates will be able to:
- Confidently carry out risk assessments
- Develop and implement a detailed action plan
- Manage and minimise workplace risks
- Support and develop the company’s health and safety culture
- Ensure their teams undertake their daily activities safely
Mode of Delivery
NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is assessed in 2 parts:
Candidates are assessed by one Open Book Examination (OBE) that will test the learners’ ability to analyse, evaluate & apply learning, and a practical risk assessment (to be submitted in 12 days from OBE exam date) that will evaluate what learners can do.
Upon successful completion and passing, learners will be awarded the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health. Certification is issued by the NEBOSH UK.
NEBOSH Resources webpage.