NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) in Occupational Health & Safety

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NEBOSH IG Certificate

Course Objectives

This qualification is designed for anyone (managers, supervisors, and workers) in any type of organization. It is 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 this course 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. When you achieve the IGC, you will be a huge asset to your employer. You will make a real difference in the workplace. You will have the knowledge, understanding and skills to help protect the health and safety of all workers. You will also be able help your employer to comply with the law and good practice, as well as help them avoid the huge costs from incidents and ill-health. 

Learning Outcomes

  •  To understand the basics of safety and health and the hindrances to good standards. 
  •  To understand the legal, moral, social, and economic responsibilities in ensuring good standards on occupational safety and health 
  • To understand the conceptual framework of Safety Management System (Plan-Do-Check-Act). 
  • To understand the parts and content of a Safety and Health Management Policy. 
  • To understand the roles and responsibilities of each member of the organization. 
  • To be able to identify hazards and recommend corrective, preventive, and mitigating controls measures. 
  • To be able to undertake proper risk assessment and accident investigations and recommend strategic recommendations and action plans. 
  • To understand the difference between safety inspection and audit. 
  • To be able to conduct safety and health audit. 
  • To be able to write and prepare safety inspection reports, recommendations and reports that are complying to international standards. 
  • To be able to influence behavior that will contribute to a positive, healthy, and safe organizational culture. 

Scope of Learning

  • Unit IG1 – Management International Safety and Health
  • Element 1: Why should we manage workplace health and safety? 

    Element 2: How health and safety management systems work and what they look like?

    Element 3: Managing risk – understanding people and processes. 

    Element 4: Health and safety monitoring and measuring
  • Unit IG2 – Practical Risk Assessment
  • Element 5: Physical and Psychological Health 

    Element 6: Musculoskeletal health 

    Element 7: Chemical and biological agents 

    Element 8: General workplace issues 

    Element 9: Work equipment 

    Element 10: Fire 

    Element 11: Electricity

Assessment Procedure & Outcome

The learner will need to do online registration on ITAC Training NEBOSH Form, then ITAC Training will register learners in taking the exam to the NEBOSH system. 

  • Exam schedule will be based on the announced date of NEBOSH. 
  • After we register the learners on the NEBOSH system and once confirmed, the candidates will receive a learner’s hall ticket regarding the information of the exam.
  • Learners will be taking two exams, first is Online Exam (IG1) which will be given and conducted by NEBOSH, second is Risk Assessment (IG2) which can be submitted within 7 days after the scheduled exam. All examinations are in the ENGLISH language.
UnitAssessment Format
IG1An Open Book Examination (OBE), this is scenario based and will include a closing interview, you will be asked questions about your submission.
IG2Learners will complete a risk assessment and develop an action plan for their workplace – this is immediately useful and valuable.
QUALIFICATION GRADES
Distinction75 or higher
Credit65 - 74
Pass45 - 65
Refer0 - 44
  • Exam results will be issued by NEBOSH to learners within 10-12 weeks from the date of examination via learner’s registered email address. 

***If any or both of your exam results are marked as ‘Refer’, you can retake the unit(s) in which you have been unsuccessful, providing that this happens within the 5-year enrolment period only. Otherwise, it will not count towards the qualification and you will need to retake this/these unit(s) from the start if you want to complete the qualification. Each re-take unit will incur an additional fee. 

***If you have any dispute about your exam result, you can submit an Enquiry About Result (EAR) request; please see the EAR policy for further information: 

https://www.nebosh.org.uk/policies-and-procedures/enquiries-about-results-ears/

Certification​

  • After successfully completing the course and its assessments, the certificate will be available within 45 days from exam result date. 
  • Learners should pass all two (2) Units (IG1 and IG2) in order to be awarded certification.

NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Certificate is valid for lifetime.

Approval

National Examination Board of Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH)

NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Certificate is valid for lifetime.

Trainer’s Materials

  • Comfortable classroom facility Whiteboard with marker and flip charts

Materials Provided

  • Comfortable classroom facility Whiteboard with marker and flip charts
  • Projector/TV & related accessories for connection/set-up
  • Audio Visual Presentation

Target Clients

Everyone is welcome to take the course, especially those who are: 

  • Planning or starting in Occupational Health and Safety career. 
  • Holding Occupational Health and Safety role. 
  • Managers and supervisors who have Occupational Health and Safety responsibilities.

Other Information

A break-down of the recommended taught, self-study, and assessment hours is stated in below table:

UnitTaught HoursSelf-Study HoursAssessment TimeTotal
IG129 20 2 51
IG23920362
Qualification 68405113

For more information and FAQ’s, please visit:

https://www.nebosh.org.uk/qualifications/international-general-certificate/

Modes of Training

Face-2-Face

Face to Face

Onsite

On Site

Online

Online

Virtual

Virtual

Language of Teaching

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Hindi
  • Tagalog
  • Malayalam
  • Tamil

Delegates

  • Max 20 candidates per trainer only 
  • Learners and Trainer will be added in batch specific WhatsApp Group as an official channel of communication for training updates, and information dissemination. 
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