The NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health is a globally recognised qualification offered by an established independent UK examination board with nearly 30 years’ experience in providing health and safety awards in the UK and across the world. It is suitable for managers, supervisors and staff from all types of organisations making day-to-day decisions at work and who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues to be able to manage risk effectively.
Many people take the NEBOSH International General Certificate as a first step in a career in health and safety. It provides a valuable overview, and is a sound basis for further professional study.
This course is delivered by eLearning means via our dedicated online learning platform. Each candidate has their own learning portal to this platform which gives them access to their own course material at any time of day or night from anywhere in the world as long as they have internet access. Each time a candidate returns to the course, they will be directed to the point where they last left it.
When the candidate is satisfied with their progress and understanding of the subject matter, they can register to take their examination. There are three parts to the examination, two written papers undertaken in a closed examination environment, and one practical paper which is a risk/hazard observation undertaken unsupervised in their own workplace. Exam dates are set by NEBOSH and are held four times a year, in March, June, September and December. Exam fees are not included in the course cost. You can sit your exams with us or we can help you find a suitable exam location.
The course fees include full tutor support.
The course will take around 100 hours of online study although there are no restrictions on how long each candidate can study other than having two years access to the course material.
The course is split into three main parts.
Part 1 covers Management of Health and 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
Part 2 covers Workplace Hazards and Risk Controls
- 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
Part 3 covers Health and Safety Practical Application.
- Practical application of health and safety review and report writing
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Who is this course for?
This course is for people who wish to enhance their current career with a globally recognized health and safety qualification or wish to start a new career.
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After you complete this course, you may want to look at the NEBOSH Diploma level course or an NVQ. You an even broaden your knowledge by taking the National General Certificate version of this course which is based around UK legislation.
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