NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health - (Open Book Exam)
Program code: NIGC - E
There’s never been a better time to join nearly 90,000 people who have the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety. Thousands of leading experts and organisations have helped us update the most widely respected health and safety qualification of its kind in the world. This means that it’s designed to reflect the needs of today’s employer giving learners everything they need to know and do to make their workplace safer. Relevant to every workplace, the NEBOSH International General Certificate is ideal for managers, supervisors and anybody with health and safety management responsibilities. It’s also perfect for those embarking on a health and safety career and gives you a stepping stone to success. Trusted by many prestigious organisations such as Maersk, Shell, BP, Skanska, Nestle and the Dubai World Trade Centre, it can help to: - Minimise workplace injuries and illness - Boost employee wellbeing - Demonstrate your commitment to health and safety, which can win business The NEBOSH International General Certificate will give you invaluable knowledge and skills AND a globally respected qualification that supports your current role and your long-term career. The qualification is: - Relevant to every workplace - Ideal for managers, supervisors, or anybody with health and safety management responsibilities - Perfect for those embarking on a health and safety career According to ILO and EU-OSHA research, work-related injury and illness result in the loss of 3.9 % of GDP worldwide, at an annual cost of roughly €2,680 billion; ensure your employees go home safely to their families at the end of every day. The NEBOSH International General Certificate is trusted by many prestigious organisations such as Maersk, Shell, BP, Skanska, Nestle and the Dubai World Trade Centre. It can help to: - Minimise workplace injuries and illness - Boost employee wellbeing - Demonstrate your commitment to health and safety, which can help win business - Strengthen your health and safety culture - Ensure your organisation has valuable in-house health and safety expertise
With in-depth focus on the things that matter, the NEBOSH International General Certificate covers the core skills you need, wherever in the world you work. You will learn: How to effectively manage health and safety How to identify and control common workplace hazards How to measure if you’ve been successful Relevant key international standards
1 Why we should manage workplace health and safety 2 How health and safety management systems work and what they look like 3 Managing risk – understanding people and processes 4 Health and safety monitoring and measuring 5 Physical and psychological health 6 Musculoskeletal health 7 Chemical and biological agents 8 General workplace issues 9 Work equipment 10 Fire 11 Electricity
Assessment and Certification
This modern qualification combines activities, learning and interactive materials to provide you with an interesting and engaging experience. It focuses on key skills that means you can instantly apply the knowledge you gain and add value to your organisation. Assessment is a two-step process: Open Book Exam to assess what you know (24 hours) A practical risk assessment to assess what you can do (3 hours) Both assessments are marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH. These examiners are chosen for their experience and expertise to ensure that learners are assessed by the very best from our industry.
Who is the qualification designed for? This qualification is designed for anyone (managers, supervisors and workers) in any type of organisation. It’s ideal for anyone who needs a broad understanding of health and safety issues to be able to manage day-to-day risks effectively. Many people take the International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (IGC) as a first step in a career in health and safety. It gives a valuable overview, and is a sound basis for further professional study.
1. Applicants must fill the NEBOSH IGC application form. The form will be assessed by the subject matter expert and acceptance will be granted accordingly. the registration form has to be filled and submitted along with a copy of the CPR. 2.. An admission test will be conducted to evaluate the applicant. Applicants have to score 60% or above. Preferable that: 3. have a degree in engineering 4. have NEBOSH HSW certificate 5. 2 years of work experience in the field of Health & Safety NEBOSH recommends that learners undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests.