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NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health

RRP: £575 Offer: £450 Exam Price: £107
RRP: $980 Offer: $770 Exam Price: $190
RRP: AED 3600 Offer: AED 2810 Exam Price: AED 670
RRP: €730 Offer: €570 Exam Price: €140
RRP: R 10280 Offer: R 8050 Exam Price: R 1920

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Course Overview

The NEBOSH International General Certificate is designed for managers, supervisors, worker representatives and others who require an understanding of health and safety principles and practices. Candidates are likely to be employees of large organisations operating outside the UK, or of multinational companies already working to international standards but who need to adapt these to accord with local needs and practice.

The syllabus omits specific reference to any national legal requirements but, instead, focuses on international standards, in particular ILO codes of practice. In common with the national award, however, the syllabus is structured according to a recognised management framework.

Payments for eLearning courses made within the UK (only) are subject to UK VAT at the prevailing rate.

Syllabus Summary (March 2011 Specification)

IGC1

  • Foundations in health and safety
  • Health and safety management systems (SMS): Policy
  • Health and safety management systems (SMS): Organising
  • Health and safety management systems (SMS): Planning
  • Health and safety management systems (SMS): Measuring, audit and review

IGC2

  • 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 hzards and control

Syllabus information

The syllabus details for the IGC1 are based on the new standard (March) 2011/2012

Examinations

The examination comprises two 2-hour written papers and a practical assessment. Each written paper consists of one 'long-answer' question and ten 'short-answer' questions. All questions are compulsory. The practical assessment consists of carrying out a risk assessment of a workplace and preparing a short report.

Exam Sitting Fees: Students not wishing to sit their examinations at a Sheilds Locations SHEilds Test Centre may incur an additional fee of up to £310, please click here to see a list of venues.

Did you know?

This qualification is excellent pre study material for the NEBOSH International Diploma and Technical Oil & Gas certificate courses. The content and examination preparation can increase your potential pass marks by up to 25%.

This qualification is unitised; therefore if you have successfully completed either the NEBOSH International, Fire or Construction courses within the past 5 years, you are exempt from re-sitting the IGC1 paper from the IGC examinations. Reducing your required study!

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Key facts

  • Duration:
    80 - 130 hours
  • Memberships:
    TechIOSH
    AIIRSM
  • Locations:
    All SHEilds' venues
  • Exam Dates:
    March / June / September / December
  • Course Dates:
    Anytime
  • Price of course:

    RRP £575 Offer £450 Exam Price: £107

    RRP $980 Offer $770 Exam Price: $190

    RRP AED 3600 Offer AED 2810 Exam Price: AED 670

    RRP €730 Offer €570 Exam Price: €140

    RRP R 10280 Offer R 8050 Exam Price: R 1920

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  1. “The most important thing is that SHEilds NEBOSH International Diploma course material explained in a clear manner, simple and build confidence for success.”

    Syed Sibgathulla

  2. “As a determined safety practitioner, understanding principles behind how incident and accident occurs and how to prevent its reoccurrence drives my interest to spend time gaining knowledge”

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  3. “It’s been excellent journey and experience for me studying Nebosh Diploma through SHEilds”

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  4. “As I said I want to let you know that I really appreciate what Paul and your team have done for me, and I know that I will be back after I complete my IGC to do a whole heap more certs. You have a real asset in Paul and thank you.”

    Ben Truscott

  5. “Yesterday I received my IGC results and I passed with credit. Just 10 marks short from distinction. In any case, I achieved my goal for 100%. It's time for thanks. SHEilds, thank you, really, thank you for all your support, your time, your effort, your patience with me. I'm very happy that have chosen you.”

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