Whether you're looking to kick-start a career in health and safety, or simply want a quick way to meet your HSE responsibilities, the NEBOSH International General Certificate is the perfect place to start.
The NEBOSH Certificate is a leading health and safety qualification. It'll teach you everything you need to know to manage workplace health and safety.
Gain you valuable insight into the role of a health and safety professional and develop essential risk management skills to help protect people and improve business performance.
|NEBOSH Certificate Online Course Facts|
|Duration||NEBOSH recommend a minimum of 133 hours|
|Units||IG1: Management of Health and Safety
IG2: Practical Risk Assessment
|Exams||1 online open book exam
1 practical assignment
|What is included?||1 year access to the full course
1 mini mock exam
The NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is a leading foundation qualification in health and safety. It's often called the NEBOSH General Certificate, NEBOSH International Certificate, or just NEBOSH Certificate.
Over 200,000 professionals have achieved the qualification making it one of the most recognised qualifications in the world.
The aim of the course is to help you develop essential skills in health and safety so that you can protect people from life changing injuries and ill-health. It covers key topics like health and safety management systems, risk assessments, accident investigation, hazard control and health and safety policy.
It's also the first-step in starting a career in health and safety. Adding the NEBOSH Certificate to your CV and LinkedIn profile will show to your employer and future employers that you have the skills, knowledge and confidence to make a real difference to your workplace.
Everyone! The NEBOSH Certificate is a great starting point when it comes to health and safety and can be taken by anyone, not just those in a health and safety role. In fact, 70% of people who take the course are in roles outside of health and safety, including:
The NEBOSH International Certificate is recognised by employers, governments and professionals around the world. It'll give you the skills, knowledge and confidence to:
The NEBOSH International General Certificate 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.
The course is divided into 2 units:
Read the full NEBOSH International Certificate syllabus here.
By the end of the course, you'll be able to:
Elements 1-4 of IG1 is assessed with an online open book exam (OBE). The exam tests your ability to apply your new health and safety management knowledge to a real-life scenario. The exam is open-book, so you'll be able to use the internet, your course materials, and any other resources for help.
Your exam paper will be available through the NEBOSH exam portal. You'll be given 24 hours to download the questions, type your answers, and re upload it to the portal for submission. it should only take you around 3 hours to complete all answers.
IG2 is a practical assessment which assesses the whole course. It's designed to test your practical skills by undertaking a risk assessment of your workplace.
Both versions of the NEBOSH General Certificate will teach you the fundamentals of risk management. They both cover the same syllabus, have the same exams, and are recognised around the world.
The main difference between the courses is the application of legislation. The International Certificate is based on global best practice and international standards, like the International Labour Organisation (ILO). The National version is based around the UK legal system.
The NEBOSH International Certificate is the most relevant version for anyone working in the UAE, or hoping to work in various countries. If you hope to relocate to the UK, then the National version will be more appropriate for your future career goals.
Absolutely! The NEBOSH General Certificate is one of the most requested health and safety qualification by employers across the Middle East - from SME's to large organisations. Add it to your CV and LinkedIn profile and you'll open up a world of exciting new job opportunities.
It's also accepted by professional bodies all around the world, including the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).
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