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

NEBOSH courses are offered by PVD Technical Training & Certification JSC in association with NEBOSH-accredited course provider KBA Training Centre Pte Ltd

 

ABOUT THIS COURSE

The NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) in Occupational Health & Safety is an internationally recognized health and safety qualification from an established independent examination board with over 40 years’ experience in providing up-to-date and relevant examinations. The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) is registered in United Kingdom.

This course has been developed for multinational organizations in all sectors, mindful of international standards or directives and at the same time adaptive to local needs. It seeks to provide an excellent underpinning knowledge of health and safety, as well as a sound basis for evaluating (and managing) potential hazards and risks. The syllabus incorporates international, technical and other standards where they exist. In other cases, requirements and practices that represent ‘good practice’ are followed.

COURSE CONTENT

The contents of the course are covered in two units (NEW Syllabus) and their applications are practiced and tested in the third unit:

UNIT IGC 1: Management of International Health & Safety

  • Foundations in Health and Safety
  • Health and Safety Management Systems 1 – Plan
  • Health and Safety Management Systems 2 – Do
  • Health and Safety Management Systems 3 – Check
  • Health and Safety Management Systems 4 – Act

UNIT GC 2: Control of International Workplace Risks

  • Workplace hazards and risk control
  • Transport hazards and risk control
  • Musculoskeletal hazards and risk control
  • Work equipment hazards and risk control
  • Electrical safety
  • Fire safety
  • Chemical and biological health hazards and risk control
  • Physical and psychological health hazards and risk control

UNIT GC3: International Health & Safety Practical Application

The completion of a health & safety assessment of a workplace and a report to management will be carried out at the candidate’s workplace within 14 days of course completion.

Examinations on NEBOSH standard dates are available four times per year at any British Council or participating university/Centre each year.

BENEFITS FOR COMPANIES

In today’s working environment ‘Safety’ plays a key role in the success of any company. The NEBOSH International General Certificate provides a mean to improve the safety awareness of company employees, particularly those involved with operations or directly related to safety. The full time course offered by offered by PVD Technical Training & Certification JSC in association with NEBOSH-accredited course provider KBA Training Centre Pte Ltd (ACP587) allows for personnel to be able to dedicate their time to the syllabus and course information and is suited for full time company employees or individuals.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

The NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) in Occupational Safety & Health is for personnel with health & safety responsibilities, e.g. managers, supervisors, safety officers, non-safety specialists etc & who need a grounding & recognised qualification in occupational safety & health. It is also beneficial for those wanting to further their career in the HSE field or those who wish to enhance their HSE knowledge.

ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATION

Candidates are assessed by an examination for each unit: IGC 1 and IGC 2 are taught units each assessed by one two-hour written examination. GC 3 is assessed by a practical health & safety assessment of a workplace situation. Candidates must achieve a minimum pass standard in all the examinations and assessment to be awarded the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health. Certification is issued by NEBOSH UK.

  • TIME TRAINING: over 5 days for IGC1 and 5 days for GC2 with examinations on the nearest NEBOSH standard global date.
  • FULL TIME TRAINING: Full Time training will be delivered over 5 days for IGC1 and 5 days for GC2 with examinations on the nearest NEBOSH standard global date.

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