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NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) in Occupational Health & Safety

About This Course - Approved for 80 SDU points

The NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) in Occupational Health & Safety is an internationally recognised health and safety qualification from an established independent examination board with over 40 years' experience in providing up-to-date and relevant examinations. The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) is registered in United Kingdom.

This course has been developed for multinational organisations in all sectors, mindful of international standards or directives and at the same time adaptive to local needs. It seeks to provide an excellent underpinning knowledge of health and safety, as well as a sound basis for evaluating (and managing) potential hazards and risks. The syllabus incorporates international, technical and other standards where they exist. In other cases, requirements and practices that represent 'good practice' are followed.

Note: Tuition is in English.

COURSE CONTENT

The contents of the course are covered in two units (NEW Syllabus) and their applications are practiced and tested in the third unit:

UNIT IGC 1: Management of International Health & Safety

  • Foundations in Health and Safety
  • Health and Safety Management Systems 1 - Plan
  • Health and Safety Management Systems 2 - Do
  • Health and Safety Management Systems 3 - Check
  • Health and Safety Management Systems 4 - Act

UNIT GC 2: Control of International Workplace Risks

  • 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 hazards and risk control

UNIT GC3: International Health & Safety Practical Application

The completion of a health & safety assessment of a workplace and a report to management will be carried out at the candidate's workplace within 14 days of course completion.

The NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) follows the same principles as the National General Certificate (UK) - achieving high standards of health and safety - regardless of any local legal requirements.

Examinations on NEBOSH standard dates are available four times per year at any British Council or participating university/Centre each year.

BENEFITS FOR COMPANIES

In today's working environment 'Safety' plays a key role in the success of any company. The NEBOSH International General Certificate provides a mean to improve the safety awareness of company employees, particularly those involved with operations or directly related to safety. The full time course offered by KBA Training Centre Pte Ltd allows for personnel to be able to dedicate their time to the syllabus and course information and is suited for full time company employees or individuals.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

The NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) in Occupational Safety & Health is for personnel with health & safety responsibilities, e.g. managers, supervisors, safety officers, non-safety specialists etc & who need a grounding & recognised qualification in occupational safety & health. It is also beneficial for those wanting to further their career in the HSE field or those who wish to enhance their HSE knowledge.

ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATION

Candidates are assessed by an examination for each unit : IGC 1 and IGC 2 are taught units each assessed by one two-hour written examination. GC 3 is assessed by a practical health & safety assessment of a workplace situation. Candidates must achieve a minimum pass standard in all the examinations and assessment to be awarded the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health. Certification is issued by NEBOSH UK.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • 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.

    SCQF Level 6 is comparable to NQF/QCF Level 3 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. See the “Qualifications Can Cross Boundaries” chart issued by the UK regulators, available here.

Safety Development Unit (SDU) points under the Continuing Professional Development Programme

Applicable for Singapore Registered Safety Officers

  • 80 SDU points for Full-time Class (CPD Code: CPD/106/A1A/017 valid until 31 March 2020)

LEARNING OPTIONS

  • FULL TIME TRAINING
    Full Time training will be delivered over 5 days for IGC1 and 5 days for GC2 with examinations on the nearest NEBOSH standard global date.
  • PART-TIME / WEEKEND TRAINING
    Part time training will be delivered over 4 days for IGC1 and 4 days for GC2 with examinations scheduled on global examinations dates held in March, June, September and December each year.
    - A total of 33 hours shall be covered during the IGC1 course. Private study period shall be conducted each evening of the course; with a minimum of 59 hours private study plus 1 hour GC3.
    - A total of 33 hours shall be covered during the GC2 course. Private study period shall be conducted each evening of the course; with a minimum of 60 hours private study.
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  • E-LEARNING
    E-learning is delivered via our interactive portal over a 6 month period per unit (options to extend). Register here.
  • DISTANCE LEARNING
    Distance learning is delivered via hardcopy course materials and email contact with the tutor for assignments over a 12 month period (options to extend).
  • COMBINED LEARNING
    This option combines e-learning and distance learning so candidates have access to our interactive portal and hardcopy course materials.

Available worldwide. You can join the open/distance learning course any time, anywhere. For more details, please contact us.

IN-HOUSE TRAINING

This course can be tailored to reflect your organisation's system of work. It can also be run in-house at your company's facility and/or preferred location. For further details such as corporate rates and schedules, please contact us.

YOUR NEXT STEP

To attend the NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC), download the application form, fill it up and fax / e-mail it to us with a copy of your ID/passport reference. There are limited places on each course, so take that step toward improving your knowledge and competence in safety awareness - by booking your place in the next course NOW.

Notes:

  • Course attendance is limited to 20 people only. Book early to secure your seat.
  • Payment should be received 7 days prior to course commencement. Otherwise, bookings will not be confirmed.

For More Information

Course Flyer Application Form (Singapore)

For offline Registration Forms for other countries, please contact us.

Please note all courses are provisional until formal confirmation and course joining details are sent.

NEBOSH Refund Policy; please click here for more information. 

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Course Schedule

Combined Learning Combined Learning - ONE UNIT - E-Learning/Distance
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Combined Learning Combined Learning - FULL COURSE
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Distance Learning Distance Learning - FULL COURSE
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E-Learning E-Learning - FULL COURSE
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E-Learning - FULL COURSE

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British Councils Worldwide IGC EXAMINATION (2 Units Only)
04 Mar 2020
SGD $385.80 Apply
IGC EXAMINATION (2 Units Only)
04 Mar 2020
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British Councils Worldwide IGC EXAMINATION (1 Unit Only)
04 Mar 2020
SGD $192.90 Apply
IGC EXAMINATION (1 Unit Only)
04 Mar 2020
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Brunei Darussalam Full Time (10 days + 1 day exam) + FREE ELEARNING ACCESS
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Brunei Darussalam - Full Time (10 days + 1 day exam) + FREE ELEARNING ACCESS
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Singapore Full Time (10 days + 1 day exam) + FREE ELEARNING ACCESS
17 Feb - 28 Feb 2020
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Singapore - Full Time (10 days + 1 day exam) + FREE ELEARNING ACCESS
17 Feb - 28 Feb 2020
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Thailand RAYONG PATTAYA - Full Time (10 days + 1 day exam) + FREE ELEARNING ACCESS
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Thailand - RAYONG PATTAYA - Full Time (10 days + 1 day exam) + FREE ELEARNING ACCESS
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USD $2899.00

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