NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC)

The NEBOSH International General Certificate is designed for managers, supervisors, safety staff, and worker representatives working in an international context from all types of organisation who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues to be able to manage risks and carry out their functions effectively.

NEBOSH HEALTH AND SAFETY AT WORK (HSW)

This introductory qualification is aimed at anyone who needs to understand the principles of health and safety as part of their job.The typical people who would benefit from this qualification include, team leaders and supervisors HR professionals facilities managers and those working with young people in a training environment.

NEBOSH INTERNATIONAL GENERAL CERTIFICATE (IGC)

Who is the course for?

The NEBOSH International General Certificate is designed for managers, supervisors, safety staff, and worker representatives working in an international context from all types of organisation who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues to be able to manage risks and carry out their functions effectively.

Many larger organisations choose the NEBOSH International General Certificate as a key part of their management or supervisors’ development programme. Smaller organisations, operating in lower risk environments, often choose the NEBOSH International General Certificate as the appropriate qualification for the manager taking the lead on health and safety issues.

The course is also suitable for those embarking on a career in health and safety, providing a valuable foundation for further professional study (such as the NEBOSH International Diploma).

Added advantage:Holders of the International General Certificate are entitled to Associate Membership (AIOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). The qualification also meets the academic requirements for Technician Membership (Tech IOSH) of IOSH and Associate Membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).

Course Structure

The NEBOSH International General Certificate is divided into 3 Units:

IGC 1

Element 1 Foundations in health and safety
Element 2 Health and safety management systems 1 – Plan
Element 3 Health and safety management systems 2 – Do
Element 4 Health and safety management systems 3 – Check
Element 5 Health and safety management systems 4 – Act

Unit GC2 Control of international workplace hazards

Element 1 Workplace hazards and risk control
Element 2 Transport hazards and risk control
Element 3 Musculoskeletal hazards and risk control
Element 4 Work equipment hazards and risk control
Element 5 Electrical safety
Element 6 Fire safety
Element 7 Chemical and biological health hazards and risk control
Element 8 Physical and psychological health hazards and risk control

Unit GC3 International health and safety practical application

Candidates are required to carry out a safety inspection of a workplace and prepare a report that persuasively urges management to take appropriate action.

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NEBOSH HEALTH AND SAFETY AT WORK (HSW)

Who is the course for?

This introductory qualification is aimed at anyone who needs to understand the principles of health and safety as part of their job.
The typical people who would benefit from this qualification include:
• Team leaders and supervisors
• HR professionals
• Facilities managers
• Those working with young people in a training environment.

HSW 1: Workplace Safety Foundations

  • The Foundations Of Health & Safety
  • The Responsibility For Health & Safety
  • Health & Safety Risk Assessment And Control
  • Hazards & Controls Associated With Work Equipment
  • Transport Safety
  • Hazards & Controls Associated With Working With Electricity
  • Fire Safety
  • Hazards & Controls Associated With Manual Handling And Repetitive Movement.
  • Hazards & Controls Associated With Hazardous Substances
  • Hazards & Controls Associated With Environment.

HSW 2: Workplace Risk Assessment

  • Practical Assessment

·         Successfully complete unaided a risk assessment at workplace with NEBOSH Risk Assessment Performa

Examination:

One hour multiple choice examination (HSW 1) + Practical Assessment (HSW 2)

 

Certification:

On successful completion (60% for both the multiple choice paper (HSW 1) and the practical application unit), you will receive an NEBOSH HSW Certificate

 

Course Duration: 3 day

 

For More details :

https://www.nebosh.org.uk/Qualifications/Awards/default.asp?cref=858&ct=2