NEBOSH International General Certificate in Nigeria
Are You Looking to Build a Career in Health and Safety in Nigeria?
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 growing in popularity amongst employers in Nigeria.
The NEBOSH International General Certificate is a foundation level qualification. It teaches you everything you need to know and do to manage general workplace health and safety issues in any type of organisation.
What is covered in the NEBOSH International Certificate?
The course represents the role of a real-life health and safety professional. It focuses on the real, everyday risks that people encounter and the practical skills needed to manage them to help protect people and profits.
It's guided by international best practice and standards, like the International Labour Organisation (ILO) codes of practice and is split into two units:
- IG1: The Management of Health and Safety
- IG2: Practical Risk Assessment
How is the NEBOSH International Certificate assessed?
There are two assessments:
- 1 x written exam paper to assess what you know
- 1 x practical risk assessment to assess what you can do
Read the NEBOSH International Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety syllabus
Is the NEBOSH International Certificate right for you?
The course is for anyone who needs a broad understanding of health and safety issues to be able to manage day-to-day risks effectively, including:
- Health and Safety Officers
- General Managers and Supervisors
- HR Managers
- Security workers
- Public Service workers
It's also the perfect starting point for anyone looking to start a career in health and safety. Because of the valuable introduction to health and safety, it offers a solid foundation for further study.
You don't need any preview knowledge or experience to take the course. However, you will need to havd a good level of English to be able to understand and discuss complex topics.
The NEBOSH International Certificate is accepted by leading professional membership organisations:
- Technical Membership of Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (TechIOSH)
- Associate Membership of Institute of Risk and Safety Management (AIIRSM)
If you have health and safety responsibilities at work or work for an international organisation based in Nigeria, get in touch
to see how this globally recognised qualification could help you on your way to a career in the health and safety profession.