NEBOSH IGC in Association with Arbrit Safety and Engineering Solutions(accreditation number 717)
What kind of people takes the NEBOSH International General Certificate?
People throughout the world take the NEBOSH International General Certificate because it gives them the skills and know-how to fulfil their health and safety responsibilities in any country and in any kind of organization.
What will I gain from this qualification?
Knowledge - Whether health and safety is your main responsibility, or just a part of what you do, the NEBOSH International General Certificate will give you vital knowledge to help you perform better in your role at work.
Enjoyment - You'll enjoy taking the NEBOSH International General Certificate. You'll discover skills and techniques that are useful and practical, not just theoretical.
Recognition - Holders of the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety are entitled to Associate Membership (AIOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). The qualification also meets the academic requirements for Technical Membership (Tech IOSH) of IOSH.
Career development - For some, the NEBOSH International General Certificate is a first step towards a life-long career in health and safety. For others, it forms part of an important set of qualifications that brings them success and advancement in whatever field they choose.
What will my employer gain from this qualification?
A safer workplace - Health and safety is important. It protects people from injury and loss of life. People with the NEBOSH International General Certificate know how to help their employer avoid prosecution, litigation, absence costs and loss of reputation, wherever they operate.
Assurance - An employer whose staff is NEBOSH qualified is an employer committed to health and safety. The NEBOSH International General Certificate provides an assurance of safety - something that can help employers achieve recognized standards and can even win new business.
Return on investment - An employee with a NEBOSH International General Certificate has a practical set of skills that brings real value to the modern global workplace.
What does the course cover?
As well as covering a range of workplace hazards and methods of control, it includes international standards for safety and health management including International Labour Organization codes of practice.
Unit IGC1 Management of international health and safety
1. Foundations in health & safety
3. Organizing for health & safety
4. Promoting a positive health & safety culture
5. Risk assessment
6. Principles of control
7. Monitoring, review and audit
8. Occupational incident and accident investigation, recording and reporting
Unit IGC2 Control of international workplace hazards
1. Movement of people and vehicles hazards and control
2. Manual and mechanical handling hazards and control
3. Working equipment hazards and Control
4. Electrical hazards and control
5. Fire hazards and control
6. Chemical and biological health hazards and control
7. Physical and psychological health hazards and control
8. Construction activities hazards and control
Unit IGC3 International health and safety practical application
How is the course assessed?
Candidates are assessed with written
examinations for each of the two taught units. The qualification also
features a practical
workplace assessment to help you apply your learning at work and add value for your employer