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NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health is an UK based independent examination board. It does not provide courses but develops different qualifications and sets methods of assessments in occupational health and safety. NEBOSH provides different platforms worldwide for all level of employees to enhance their career in occupational health and safety

Unit IGC 1 : Management of International Health and safety

Element 1: Foundation in Health and safety

Element 2: Health and Safety Management Systems -Plan

Element 3: Health and Safety Management Systems -Do

Element 4: Health and Safety Management Systems -Check

Element 5: Health and safety Management Systems -Act

Unit GC 2: Control of International Workplace Hazards

Element 1: Workplace Hazards and Risk Control

Element 2: Transport Hazards and Risk Control

Element 3: Musculature 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 physiological Health Hazards and Risk control

Unit GC 3: International Health and Safety - Work related Practical Assessment

Your tutors will guide you through the requirements for your GC3 practical assessment & inspection report, which consists of carrying out a risk assessment on location at a workplace and preparing a short report

What will I gain by achieving the NEBOSH IGC qualification?

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 Technical Membership (Tech IOSH) of IOSH and Associate Membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).

The NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety has been accredited and credit rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). It sits in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) at SCQF Level 6 with 15 SCQF credit points.