NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health - Block
Program code: NIGC - B
An international recognized qualification set by the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH), this is an examined qualification for those involved in Health and Safety at work. 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 organisation.
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 staffs are 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 achieves recognised 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.
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 Organisation codes of practice.
Assessment and Certification
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.
The course is suitable for those seeking a career in health and safety, supervisors, managers and specialists whose work involves a significant amount of health and safety management. It is also ideal for newly appointed safety officers/advisor.