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What is NEBOSH IGC?
The NEBOSH IGC Training Course also known as NEBOSH International General Certificate is a qualification that covers a wide-range of health and safety topics, from helping employers understand their legal and moral responsibilities, to even more superior subject-matter such as conducting risk assessments by employees. compare NEBOSH online training
The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) is a UK-based independent examination board delivering vocational qualifications in health, safety and environment practice and management
The NEBOSH IGC, Oil & Gas, Construction safeties are safety level 6 and a perfect step towards the NEBOSH Diploma – which is equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree.
Is NEBOSH IGC suitable for me?
The NEBOSH International General Certificate is ideal for everyone seeking to build a career in health and safety management ranging from the intending to existing professionals, oil & gas workers, consultants, top executives, internal & lead auditors, project managers, supervisors.
Prospective learners do not need previous experience to enroll, training or write the international examination.
What is the difference between NEBOSH IGC and HSE 1,2,3?
The NEBOSH IGC covers levels 1 to 6 and focuses on giving detailed explanations about legal aspects of health and safety, policy formulation and compliance, health and safety management system, and a thorough understanding of risk assessment and its applications.
While the HSE course covers levels 1 to 3 and focuses on providing the basic aspects of health and safety management for starters and those wishing to understand health and safety.
What are the benefits of NEBOSH IGC?
The NEBOSH International General Certificate course provides the experience and exposure required for qualitative personal development. Successful candidates go on to become Associate Member (AIOSH) of IOSH and IIRSM – two of the world’s largest professional association for health and safety.
In addition, the NEBOSH course certificate is the most recognized safety qualification in the world. Holders can work anywhere in the world. NEBOSH certificates are some of the most respected in the field of health, safety, and the environment.
“9 out of 10 employers will choose a NEBOSH certificate holder.” Compare with ISO 45001 Lead auditor course
What is covered in the new NEBOSH IGC syllabus?
The new NEBOSH IGC course concentrates on two major aspects namely: – The Management of Health and Safety (IG1) and Risk Assessment (IG2).
Topics under IG1
- Why we should manage workplace health and safety
- How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
- Managing risk – understanding people and processes
- Health and safety monitoring and measuring
Topics under IG2
- Physical and psychological health
- Musculoskeletal health
- Chemical and biological agents
- General workplace issues
- Work equipment
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What is the duration of the NEBOSH IGC course?
A total of 10days. IG1 runs for 6days, GC2 for 4days. . Classroom training runs from 9 am – 4 pm daily for 2 weeks.
Online training runs for 30 days and offers flexibility to learners.
The NEBOSH IGC classroom or online training course module consists of a recommended 65 classroom hours and 40 private study hours to complete. Complete training takes 10days.
Is there a NEBOSH examination after the training?
Yes, an open book exam. Papers are divided into two categories. IG1 is an online open-book exam known as OBE while IG2 is a risk assessment practice. The NEBOSH Open book examination can be taken at home as a replacement for the invigilated paper-based examinations for Unit 1 of International General Certificates.
Open book examinations are commonly used and are as valid and reliable as other forms of assessment. This exam will ensure NEBOSH General Certificate learners can continue their learning journey without further delay but with the assurance that the quality and standards NEBOSH qualifications are known for are not compromised. This will include scrutiny for plagiarism and collusion.
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- IG1 contains 11 examination questions. Scored 100%
- IG2 is a Risk Assessment practical. Scored as “Pass” or “Refer”.
The NEBOSH International General certificate examination holds 4 times every year. However, NEBOSH accredited course providers can also fix an exam outside the standard calendar dates also referred to as an On-demand examination date same as an oil and gas certificate.
Exam, Results, and Certificates?
The NEBOSH course certificates are issued only to learners who succeed in the examination and practical.
The grading is as follows:
- 0 – 44% (Fail)
- 45 – 64% (Pass)
- 65 – 74% (Credit)
- 75 – 100% (Distinction)
While IG2 practical requires either a pass or fail.
How much does the NEBOSH IGC cost?
The total fee for classroom training is NGN230,000 (440 pounds). This cost covers the NEBOSH Training, examination registration, NEBOSH study materials, Invigilation registration fee, IG2 practical assessment support, tea break & lunch, and other related materials. Novelle Center provides options for 3 installment payments at NGN240,000.
The total fee for NEBOSH online training is NGN180,000 (345 pounds). The fee covers Instructor-led online class, exam registration, study materials, Invigilation registration fee, IG2 practical assessment support.
Is Novelle a NEBOSH Accredited center?
Yes, Novelle Center is unarguably the most successful and largest NEBOSH accredited center with over 600 candidates trained in the NEBOSH IGC program yearly.
Novelle Center stands as NEBOSH silver-rated accredited center in Africa for NEBOSH online and classroom training courses. A feat we’ve achieved through the community of hardworking team; dedicated students and a drive for excellence and continuous improvement.
With more than 9 years in the business of training and support, we have attained the heights of sound training ethics and standard quality service.
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