What is NEBOSH?
The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) offers globally recognized qualifications covering health and safety and risk management. A significant number of health and safety job adverts specify NEBOSH qualifications, demonstrating the high standard of NEBOSH courses and training. The most popular international health and safety qualification which is essential for anyone wanting a successful career in health and safety. It is designed to reflect the needs of today’s employer giving learners everything they need to know and do to make their workplace safer. Holders of the International General Certificate can also apply for technical membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (Tech IOSH) Many students then progress to an International Diploma (Grad IOSH) and from there to chartered status (CMIOSH).
What is NEBOSH IGC?
Why NEBOSH IGC?
Syllabus of NEBOSH IGC:
Unit IG1: Management of Health and Safety
- 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
- Physical and psychological health
- Muscolskeletal health
- Chemical and biological agents
- General workplace issues
- Work equipment
How to Recognize the Qualification?
Holders of the International General Certificate becomes 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 IOSH and Associate Membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).
The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) has accredited and credit rated the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety. So it sits in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) at SCQF Level 6 with 15 SCQF credit points.
Appropriate, the SQA logo will appear on certificates awarded for this qualification. So the SCQF logo, credit and level information will appear on the unit result notification.
For further information on SCQF credit and levels see:
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