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NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (New Syllabus – October 2018 specification)

Achieving a NEBOSH IGC certification is definitely worth the investment because it reflects the needs of today’s workplaces and is considered as the most trusted health and safety qualification in the world. With a proven record of academic excellence and team of dedicated trainers, NIST, the first NEBOSH’s gold Learning Partner in India, delivers training for NEBOSH IGC course across PAN India. Also, Safety aspirants can now pursue NEBOSH IGC via online at their convenience. With Blended learning model, NIST offers exclusive webinars & individual tutor guidance.

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  • Qualification
    NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Duration
    12 Days - Day
    24 Days - Evening
  • Training Mode
  • Board
  • Level
    Intermediate / Level 3
  • Language
  • Batch Mode
    Morning / Evening
  • Exam Type
    OBE - Remote Exam

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What are the benefits of this NEBOSH IGC course?

  • Aids to fulfill health and safety responsibilities in any type of organization/sector
  • Imbibes pro-active approach to achieve zero incidents.
  • Promotes productivity and efficiency thereby boosting the organization’s credibility
  • Facilitates to embark a career in health and safety and provides a sound basis for further professional study
  • Serves as a mark of professionalism and demonstrates the commitment to health and safety
  • Offers progressive career options in public & private sectors, MNC’s especially in Gulf from entry-level to senior managerial positions

Who can take the NEBOSH International General Certificate?

  • Managers, supervisors, and workers in any type of organization
  • Anyone who needs a broad understanding of health and safety practices and principles
  • Safety professionals who want to enhance their career prospects
  • Those who want to start a career in health and safety
  • Personnel looking for career changeover
  • Fresher and safety aspirants

What are the topics covered in NEBOSH IGC?

  • Unit IG1: Management of health and safety (Theory Paper)
    • 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
  • Unit IG2: Risk assessment (Practical assessment)
    • Physical and psychological health
    • Musculoskeletal health
    • Chemical and biological agents
    • General workplace issues
    • Work equipment
    • Fire
    • Electricity

What are the Prerequisites for NEBOSH IGC?

Though there is no specified pre-requisite for pursuing this course, it is recommended to have good proficiency to read / write English.

What is the duration of this course?

Type Training Days Hours Per Day Training Hours
Day 12 6 72hrs
Evening 24 2.5 / 3 65hrs (mandatory) /72hrs

How assessment will be conducted for this Online NEBOSH IGC course?

Unit IG1

  • Assessment will be done through Open book Exam
  • 24hrs will be allocated for completing the open book exam
  • Access your course material / digital source
  • A Closing Interview will be conducted by an Interviewer
  • Minimum pass standard: 45 marks

Unit IG2

  • Practical Assessment
  • Minimum pass standard: 100 marks
  • Submissions - handwritten or electronic. Preferred is electronic
  • Results will be notified as either ‘Pass’ or ‘Refer’

Certification is awarded to the candidates who achieve a minimum of “PASS” standard in both IG1 and IG2

What are the International Memberships can be availed after completing this NEBOSH IGC course?

  • Associate Membership (AIIRSM) of IIRSM

What will be the next qualification to pursue after NEBOSH IGC?

For more details about the course and project guidelines, please refer

NEBOSH IGC Training and Exam schedules as per the course calendar

NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Old Syllabus – November 2014 specification)

The NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is a globally recognized qualification offered by an established independent UK examination board with over 30 years of experience in providing awards, certifications and diplomas in the UK and across the world. The NEBOSH International General certificate provides a strong job-oriented platform in Occupational health and safety in India and abroad.

What is NEBOSH IGC course?

The course is emerging as one of the most imminent certification in the industry. Every category of people ranging from our alumni, experience to fresher, professional to newly graduated students are successful in their career after learning the course. The NEBOSH IGC course in Pune is facilitated in a manner that it will prove to be suitable for those embarking a successful career. Further, professionals always have the opportunity to progress to the International Diploma upon successful completion of the course. The certification can also be pursued by students, graduates and professionals across industries and create an opportunity for employment.

Who can take NEBOSH International General Certificate?

The IGC course is an invaluable course for those pursuing a career in Safety and Health industry. The course is well-suited to individuals working in the field of HSE such as Managers, Supervisors and employees globally. The NEBOSH IGC course in Chennai is sought-after by professionals to take their career to the next level. The course is mainly focused on maintaining international workplace standards and effective management systems. Employees will be able to effectively discharge workplace responsibilities in any industry across the world.

NEBOSH IGC Qualification & its association with membership:

The NEBOSH International General Certificate qualification meets the academic requirements for Technician Membership (Tech IOSH) of Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and Associate membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).

Benefits in Choosing NIST:

NIST serves to be the #1 institute in providing NEBOSH IGC training in India. The sophisticated training venues provide a suitable environment for students and professionals to succeed in their certification attempts. The E-learning platform is rich in content that simplifies concepts for the learner to easily understand concepts and make progress significantly. We conduct training in NEBOSH IGC, cover IGC syllabus, extended support for IGC qualification with high standards of training. The number of distinctions and our student's testimonials are a tribute to the quality of our training programs.

Course Content

The NEBOSH International General Certificate programme is classified into 3 units as follows.

Unit IGC1: Management of international health and safety
Unit GC2: Controlling workplace hazards
Unit GC3: Health and safety practical application


Unit IGC1: Management of international health and safety
  • Foundations in health and safety
  • Health and safety management systems - Plan
  • Health and safety management systems - Do
  • Health and safety management systems - Check
  • Health and safety management systems - Act
Unit GC2: Controlling workplace hazards
  • Workplace hazards and risk control
  • Transport hazards and risk control
  • Musculoskeletal hazards and risk control
  • Work equipment hazards and risk control
  • Electrical safety
  • Fire safety
  • Chemical and biological health hazards and risk control
  • Physical and psychological health hazards and risk control
Unit GC3: Health and safety practical application
  • Health and safety practical application

Delegates preparing for IGC exams can find appropriate information like syllabus guide, guidance on command words and examiner's report in the following link:

Assessment Method

Units IGC1 and GC2 are Theory units each assessed by two-hour written examination. Each written examination consists of ten "short-answer" questions and one "long-answer" question. All questions are compulsory. Candidate scripts are marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH.

Unit GC3 is basically a project of carrying out health and safety inspection in the candidate's own workplace. The project report must be submitted to the course provider within 14 working days from the start of the written examination. The validation of the project report is internally assessed by the course provider and externally moderated by NEBOSH.

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