The International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is a widely recognised and popular qualification in the UK and is much sought-after by employers. It is perfectly suited for any individual aspiring to have a successful and long-lasting career in health and safety. This qualification will boost your career prospects particularly when it comes to positions relating to the health and safety industry. Holders of this International Certificate can gain membership into the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and can progress further to study the International diploma. The qualification also meets the academic requirements for Technical Membership (Tech IOSH) of IOSH.
This is a globally recognised qualification that will cover health and safety, along with risk management. This course is varied and suitable to all levels of learners coming from different backgrounds and holding diverse positions. It is comprehensive and will cover key modules that are explored extensively throughout the training.
Over 90,000 individuals are current holders of this certificate because it is the primary standard of qualifications in health and safety. The main aim of this course is to equip you with an in-depth understanding of workplace safety and how to make your workplace safer. This is an ideal qualification for managers, supervisors and others in accountable roles that are responsible for ensuring the health and safety of employees in the workplace. If you want to qualify as a health and safety professional, taking this course is the first step to developing a career in this field.
To gain the NEBOSH International General Certificate, learners must successfully complete 2 assessments, which include a two-hour written examination and three-hour practical assessment that is carried out in the workplace.
All registered learners can sit for an examination. Exams must be registered for in advance before taking each paper.
Exam Entry Confirmation
Once you are registered to do the exam, you will receive an Exam Entry Confirmation that will include the learning number and important information related to the exam and results process. Please check if your name is spelled correctly, and if changes are required, you can contact GEL customer support. This confirmation is essential to gain entry to the exam, as learners will need to produce photographic identification to the invigilator.
Standard examinations are held four times a year in March, June, September and December.
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Assessment results are taken in English which also includes the practical examination. Results will be received within 50 working days from the submission of the assignment or date of the examination.
The pass mark can vary, but learners will be awarded marks according to the following.
Once learners complete the written exam and achieve the ‘pass’ mark for the practical exam, the overall grade is awarded according to the following.
Once you successfully complete this course, you will gain an International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.
The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is accredited to and rated by the SQA (Scottish Qualifications Authority) Accreditation. The qualification sits in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) at SCQF Level 6 with 11 SCQF credit points.
SCQF Level 6 is comparable to RQF/CQFW Level 3 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The SQA accreditation logo will appear where appropriate on awarded certificates.
Once you’ve successfully completed the International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety, you can continue in your professional development as NEBOSH offers an array of internationally recognised qualifications. If learners wish to study at a higher level, they can progress to the NEBOSH Diploma or Masters qualification. Individuals wishing to continue their education can also study industry-specific applications including process safety, environmental management, construction and leadership. Learners will have the opportunity to hone their skills in incident investigation. Here are some job roles the qualification is suitable for,
|1. Why we should manage workplace health and safety|
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|2. How health and safety management systems work and what they look like|
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|3. Managing risk – understanding people and processes|
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|4. Health and safety monitoring and measuring|
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|5. Physical and psychological health|
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|6. Musculoskeletal health|
|7. Chemical and biological agents|
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|8. General workplace issues|
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|9. Work equipment|
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