NEBOSH INTERNATIONAL GENERAL CERTIFICATE (IGC) IN OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

COURSE OVERVIEW

Nebosh qualifications in Nigeria (Port Harcourt, Lagos and Abuja) are provided by Safeguard Resources and Technologies Limited a Nebosh Accredited Course Provider Center Number 1332. People throughout the world take the NEBOSH International General Certificate because it gives them the skills and know-how to fulfil their health and safety responsibilities in any country and in any kind of organisation. Whether health and safety is your main responsibility, or just a part of what you do, the NEBOSH International General Certificate will give you vital knowledge to help you perform better in your role at work. NEBOSH IGC is a globally recognized health and safety qualification for career-minded people. It has become the minimum requirement for high-flying local and international job opportunities in all industries. It is the meeting point for all professionals across the world; it garnishes your current certificate and rates you with your counterpart anywhere in the world. It will benefit people who plan to work or are working with multi-national or trans-national organizations that work to international standards, and are seeking to implement good health and safety management across all areas of their operation. It will ensure that you have a sound understanding of the principles of managing risk as a key building block for a professional manager for an effective safety culture. It has 3 Units (IGC 1, GC 2 and GC 3) which cover a wide range of workplace hazards and methods of control and includes international standards for safety and health management.

COURSE CONTENT

Unit IGC 1:Management of International Health and Safety The scope and nature of occupational health and safety
The moral, social and economic reasons for maintaining and promoting good standards of health and safety in the workplace
The role of national governments and international bodies in formulating a framework for the regulation of health and safety

Element 2:Health and safety management systems - Plan

The key elements of a health and safety management system
The key features and appropriate content of an effective health and safety policy

Element 3:Health and safety management systems - Do

Organisational health and safety roles and responsibilities of employers, directors, managers, supervisors, workers and other relevant parties
Human factors which influence behaviour at work
How health and safety behaviour at work can be improved
Preventive and protective measures
Sources of health and safety information
Factors that should be considered when developing and implementing a safe system of work for general work activities
Role and function of a permit-to-work system
Emergency procedures and the arrangements for contacting emergency services
Requirements for, and effective provision of, first-aid in the workplace

Element 4:Health and safety management systems - Check

Active and reactive monitoring
Investigating incidents
Recording and reporting incidents

Element 5:Health and safety management systems 4 - Act

Health and safety auditing
Review of health and safety performance

Unit GC 2:Control of International Workplace Hazards

Element 1:Workplace hazards and risk contro

Health, welfare and work environment requirements
Violence at work
Substance misuse at work
Safe movement of people in the workplace
Working at height
Hazards and control measures for works of a temporary nature

Element 2:Transport hazards and risk control

Safe movement of vehicles in the workplace
Driving at work

Element 3:Musculoskeletal hazards and risk control

Work-related upper limb disorders
Powered load handling equipment

Element 4:Work equipment hazards and risk control

General requirements for work equipment
Mechanical and non-mechanical hazards of machinery
Control measures for reducing risks from machinery hazards

Element 5:Electrical safety

Principles, hazards and risks associated with the use of electricity at work
Control measures when working with electrical systems or using electrical equipment in all workplace conditions

Element 6:Fire safety

Fire initiation, classification and spread
Fire risk assessment
Fire prevention and prevention of fire spread
Fire alarm system and fire-fighting arrangements
Evacuation of a workplace

Element 7:Chemical and biological health hazards and risk control

Forms of, classification of, and health risks from hazardous substances
Assessment of health risks
Occupational exposure limits
Control measures
Specific agents
Safe handling and storage of waste

Element 8:Physical and psychological health hazards and risk control

Noise
Vibration
Radiation
Stress

Unit GC 3:HEALTH AND SAFETY PRACTICAL APPLICATION

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

Holders of NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety are entitled to Associate Membership (AIOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). The qualification also meets the academic requirements for Technical membership (Tech IOSH) of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH – www.iosh.co.uk) and Associate membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM – www.iirsm.org).

EXAMINATION

Units IGC1 and GC2 are taught units each assessed by one 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. Pass mark for IGC 1 and GC 2 is 45%. Unit GC3 is assessed by one two-hour practical examination. This is held on a date set by Safeguard and must be taken within 14 days of a written examination. The practical examination is internally assessed by Safeguard and externally moderated by NEBOSH. Pass mark for GC 3 is 60%.

QUALIFICATION PARCHMENT

All delegates who successfully complete all 3 units will receive 4 certificates from the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health. Those who are referred in any of the unit(s) will receive certificate(s) for the unit(s) they passed only and have opportunity to rewrite the referred unit subsequently. Once a candidate has achieved a Pass in all three units and the qualification grade awarded they are normally considered to have completed the qualification. Result declaration is made within 40 working days of the date the examination. The certificates are issued within 40 working days of the result declaration date.

PAYMENT METHOD

Payment in any convenient instalment is allowed, however candidate must complete payment before any specified examination date. Rush and register now. All payment shall be paid with POS in our office or transferred directly into any of our banks accounts or by cheque made in favor of Safeguard Resources and Technologies Limited. See bank details below:

NAIRA ACCOUNT NAME BANK ADDRESS ACCOUNT NO
Safeguard Resources and Technologies Limited Guaranty Trust Bank Plc 0039 7002 71
Safeguard Resources and Technologies Limited First City Monument Bank 0454 2340 12
Safeguard Resources and Technologies Limited United Bank for Africa Plc 1007 9455 56
POUNDS ACCOUNT NAME BANK ADDRESS ACCOUNT NO.
Safeguard Resources and Technologies Limited Guaranty Trust Bank Plc 0126622635.
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TRAINING LOCATIONS

Nebosh qualifications in Nigeria (Port Harcourt, Lagos and Abuja) are provided by Safeguard Resources and Technologies Limited a Nebosh Accredited Course Provider, Center Number 1332.We offer Nebosh IGC Course in 3 of our training centers in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt. For information on dates and fees for each location click on the Date/Fee tab or chat with us.

Port Harcourt: #6 Forces Avenue, Old G.R.A, Port Harcourt
#7 Acme Road,Off Agidingbi Road,Ogba Industrial Estate,Ikeja Lagos.

APPROVAL

1. NEBOSH, the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health, is an independent examining board and awarding body with charitable status
2. It offers a comprehensive range of globally-recognised, vocationally-related qualifications designed to meet the health, safety, environmental and risk management needs of all places of work in both the private and public sectors.
3. Courses leading to NEBOSH qualifications attract around 35,000 candidates annually, with exams taken in over 100 countries around the world.
4. Only well-tutored and prepared delegates succeed in Nebosh exams, you can take advantage of our well-tailored training materials and tutorials which improves your chances of high success in Nebosh exams.
5. The most subscribed NEBOSH course is the Nebosh International General Certificate (IGC) in Occupational Safety & Health which is presented here.

ADVANTAGE

1. Our instructors are top indigenous and expatriate professionals who have spent large number of years in industry and are therefore able to temper academic theory with practical experience. They are also are acclaimed and renowned with impeccable record and experience spanning several years in Health and Safety industry.
2.With our multi-media training laboratory and our training facilities, we are ever ready to offer you training programs of the highest possible standards and which meet internationally recognized level of performance.
3.Our success story has made us an exceptional Nebosh Training Center in Nigeria.
4.Whether you are highly experienced or just taking up a new career in Health and Safety, you can take advantage of our comprehensive tutorial and excellent instructorship which put you at good standing for success in NEBOSH exams. Only well-tutored and prepared delegates succeed in NEBOSH exams

FEES, DATES AND REGISTRATION

The registration fee for corporate organisations is N275,000.00 . The registration fee for individuals is N230,000.00 for full single payment. If an individual is paying instalments the fee is N230,000.00 . To register click appropriately as required. A hard copy of the form is available in our office and can also be mailed to you. Once we receive your registration form and payment, you will immediately receive an acknowledgment including an e-receipt and other details about the training including the training materials

S/N TRAINING DATE EXAM DATE LOCATION
1 7th - 19th Oct 2019 31st Oct 2019 Register Port Harcourt,Lagos & Abuja
2 11th - 23rd Nov 2019 4th Dec 2019 Register Port Harcourt,Lagos & Abuja
3 2nd - 14th Dec 2019 31st Jan 2020 Register Port Harcourt,Lagos & Abuja
4 13th - 25th Jan 2020 31st Jan 2020 Register Port Harcourt,Lagos & Abuja