International General Certificate Course
IGC 1: MANAGEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY
Element 1: Foundation in Health and Safety
Element 2: Health & Safety Management Systems – Plan
Element 3: Health & Safety Management Systems – Do
Element 4: Health & Safety Management Systems – Check
Element 5: Health & Safety Management Systems – Act
GC 2: CONTROL OF INTERNATIONAL WORKPLACE HAZARDS
Element 1: Workplace Hazards & Risk Control
Element 2: Transport Hazards & Risk Control
Element 3: Musculoskeletal Hazards & Risk Control
Element 4: Work Equipment Hazards & Risk Control
Element 5: Electrical Safety
Element 6: Fire Safety
Element 7: Chemical & Biological Health Hazards & Risk Control
Element 8: Physical & Psychological Health Hazards & Risk Control
IGC 3: INTERNATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY – PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT
Duration of NEBOSH IGC Training Courses
10 days of classroom training + 2 day for exams)
Blended e-learning (duration varies according to candidate progress assessed by the tutors)
Examination for NEBOSH IGC Certification
The examination consists of two theory papers IGC1 and GC2 of each 2 hrs and followed by a practical assessment GC3. Each written paper consists of one ‘long-answer’ question and ten ‘short-answer’ questions. All questions are compulsory.
On successful completion of theory and practical examinations candidate will receive International General Certificate from NEBOSH.
Acceptance of NEBOSH International General Certificate
This is one of the most highly demanded entry level qualification for safety professional in UK & Europe and Middle-East. This for those who are seeking a new career in health and safety and those in the profession who wants to top up with internationally recognized certification to enhance their employability in MNC.
In recent years, Indian companies have been asking this qualification in addition to qualification recognized under the Factories Act and Rules because of their global presence and joint venture with foreign companies.
The International General Certificate (IGC) qualification meets the academic requirements for the Associate and Technician Membership (Tech IOSH) of Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and Associate Membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM). The IGC qualification also helps to register with OSHAD as Grade ‘C’ practitioner.
ACE offers the British Safety Council Level 6 International Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health as a progression after completion of the NEBOSH IGC.