NEBOSH International General Certificate
It is the best time now to have the NEBOSH International General Certificate!
The most recognized health and safety qualification certificate in its field in the world has been updated by NEBOSH with the help of thousands of leading experts and institutions. In other words, this program, designed to reflect the needs of today’s employers, enables participants to learn and apply what they need to make their workplace safer.
Ege Consulting offers NEBOSH International General Certificate Course program in Turkish and English languages with face-to-face, virtual classroom and e-learning (online) mode of studies.
Click here to access our Nebosh UGS training brochure in English.
Who is it for?
The NEBOSH International General Certificate Program is designed for managers and chiefs and also for professionals in health and safety management roles in all kinds of workplaces.
It is also a great opportunity for those who want to improve their career in health and safety, and it allows you to take an important step towards success.
What will I know?
NEBOSH International General Certificate Program, which focuses important points in detail, covers the basic skills you will need wherever you are in the world. Among the things you will learn;
– How to manage health and safety effectively
– How to identify and control common hazards in workplaces
– How to measure if you are successful
– Relevant international basic standards.
What will I be able to do?
Risk assessment is at the center of this qualification. Successful learners will be able to carry out following:
– Can conduct risk assessments safely.
– Can develop and implement detailed action plans.
– Can manage and reduce risks in the workplace.
– Can support and improve the health and safety culture in the organization.
What does it cover?
Course content with the new syllabus is as following;
IG1 Management of health and safety
Element 1: Why should we manage workplace health and safety?
Element 2: How health and safety management systems work and how they look like?
Element 3: Managing risk – Understanding people and processes
Element 4: Health and safety monitoring and measuring
IG2 Risk assessment
Element 5: Physical and psychological health
Element 6: Muscluloskeletal health
Element 7: Chemical and biological agents
Element 8: General workplace issues
Element 9: Work equipment
Element 10: Fire
Element 11: Electricity
You can find detailed information on the content in the IGC learner guide prepared by NEBOSH.
How is it assessed?
This modern qualification combines various activities, learning practices and interactive materials to give you an engaging and participatory experience. It focuses on the basic skills that you will add value to your organization by realizing the information you have learned immediately.
Assessment consists of a two-step process.
Unit IG1 is assessed by an open book exam where you can complete in 24 hours at any place and
Unit IG2 is assessed by a three hour practical assessment carried out in learners’ workplace (or another suitable workplace) where all parts need to meet minimum requirements.
Exams are held periodically and the dates are published by NEBOSH and shared with Ege Consulting learners simultaneously.
Exam registrations are made approximately 1 month before the exam.
Transform your career: How will it help me?
The International General Certificate will support your current position and career in the long term, as well as valuable knowledge and skills, and will help you gain a respected qualification all over the world.
Successful participants are able to receive the Level 4 Health and Safety Professional degree under the European Qualifications Framework (EQF), while they are able to upgrade to the Technical Membership category under the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), one of the most recognized health and safety institutions in the world, membership framework.
Technical members of IOSH can use the title of TechIOSH at the end of their names.
Transform your workplaces: Advantages for employers
According to the study of the International Labor Organization (ILO) and the European Agency for Occupational Health and Safety (EU-OSHA), work-related injuries and diseases result in the loss of 3.9% of total gross domestic product worldwide. This rate corresponds to an annual cost of approximately 2,680 billion Euros.
The International General Certificate offers key approaches to prevent employers from incurring huge costs thanks to the reduction of occupational accidents and diseases, and to ensure that your employees return to their families safely at the end of the day.
Many distinguished organizations around the world preferred the NEBOSH International General Certificate Program for their employees.
With this certificate;
– You can reduce occupational accidents and diseases.
– You can increase the welfare of the employees.
– You can increase the success of your company by showing your commitment to health and safety.
– You can improve your health and safety culture.
– You can ensure that your organization has a health and safety expert who creates value.
The mode of studies available
Ege Consulting offers NEBOSH International General Certificate Program with the blow modes of study;
– Face to face (Classroom course)
– Virtual classroom (Distant learning)
– Blended course.
Detailed information on NEBOSH website
For more details, please check the NEBOSH website IGC section.
You can download and have a look at the terms and conditions document prepared by NEBOSH, where the mutual responsibilities of the learner and learning partner are specified.