IMPORTANT NOTE FOR CURRENT SYLLABUS CANDIDATES
Candidates who are pursuing NEBOSH IGC on current syllabus must complete (pass) all 3 units until 31st March 2022. If he/she could not clear on the above mentioned date, all previously passed units will be nullified.
This course is suitable for?
Managers, supervisors and employees (based outside the UK) who require a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety principles and practices. The NEBOSH International General Certificate is also suitable for those embarking on a career in health and safety, providing a sound basis for progression on to the NEBOSH International Diploma.
Is this Qualification Recognized?
On successful completion of NEBOSH IGC, the candidates can apply for Technical membership of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (Tech IOSH).
Associate Membership of the International Institute of Risk Management, allowing you to use AIIRSM prefix your name.
The New NEBOSH IGC Syllabus consist of only 2 units, each of which is assessed individually
IGC1 – Management of health and safety – Theory paper
- Element 1 – Why we should manage workplace health and safety
- Element 2 – How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
- Element 3 – Managing risk – understanding people and processes
- Element 4 – Health and safety monitoring and measuring
IGC2 – Risk Assessment – Practical
- Element 5: Physical and psychological health
- Element 6: Musculoskeletal health
- Element 7: Chemical and biological agents
- Element 8: General workplace issues
- Element 9: Work equipment
- Element 10: Fire
- Element 11: Electricity
- High demand qualification in the market. NEBOSH IGC holders are prioritized by the employer for the job placement.
- Entitles you to Technical membership of IOSH (TechIOSH)
- Entitles you to Associate membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management.
- Make a safer work environment by implementing a high effective health and safety culture & standards.
- Positively impact organization’s profitability by reducing the likelihood of Incidents, accidents, employee absence and ill-health.
- Recognize workplace changes that have significant health and safety impacts and effective ways to minimize those impacts.
Assessment is a two-step process:
- IGC 1 – Management of health and safety will be assessed by 2 hours written exam.
- IGC 2 – A practical risk assessment (3 hours)
Both assessments are marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH.