NAFTA Planning to conduct NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety courses inthe 4th quarter of 2019.
Are You Looking to Build a Career in Health and Safety?
The NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) in Occupational Health and Safety is an internationally recognised qualification that will provide you with a broad understanding of key health and safety issues. The IGC is NEBOSH’s most popular qualification worldwide and is increasingly sought after amongst employers in the Middle-East.
The IGC syllabus takes a risk management approach based on best practice and international standards, such as the International Labour Organisation (ILO) codes of practice. Local laws and cultural factors are also covered where relevant. The course covers is divided into 3 units :
IGC1 - Management of international health and safety
IGC2 - Control of international workplace hazards
IGC3 - International health and safety practical application
This practical element will be assessed by NAFTA and externally moderated by NEBOSH.
Who is the NEBOSH International Certificate course for?
The NEBOSH IGC is for people already working in health & safety, or who want to start a career in safety management and need a globally recognised qualification. It is perfect for managers in all functions who have health & safety responsibilities. No previous health and safety knowledge is needed but a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0.
How is the NEBOSH International Certificate assessed?
IGC1 and GC2 are 2 separate 2 hour exams consisting of 10 short answer questions and 1 long answer; GC3 is a 2 hour practical assessment carried out in the workplace no later than two weeks after sitting the final NEBOSH exam.
What will I gain by achieving the NEBOSH IGC qualification?
Once you have who successfully complete the NEBOSH IGC you will be certified and 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 after your name.
Many professionals benefit from achieving the IGC qualification in their job and career; many go on to a higher level and take the NEBOSH International Diploma and become competent safety professionals.