NEBOSH – International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (IG) – Open Book Examination

Acceptance of NEBOSH – International General Certificate

National Examination Board in Occupational Health and Safety is a worldwide reputed recognised awarding body for occupational health, safety, fire and environmental qualifications. The International General Certificate in occupational safety and health – IG (previously known as IGC) is a very highly demanded level -3 qualification.

This is right course for those who are seeking a new career in health and safety and those in the profession who wants to enhance their career.

NEBOSH certificates are increasing in the domestic by MNCs, in addition to requirement of local diploma for employment.

Where they get employed?

They are employed as HSE Officer, advisor, Engineers, Manager and Consultants in government and private sectors in all types of industries.

Who take the NEBOSH International General Certificate?

Managers, supervisors and employees 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 organization.

The NEBOSH International General Certificate is also suitable for those embarking on a career in health and safety.

Graduates from any branch with some working some working experience is desirable. From our records candidates from the following braches took this certification and working in various organizations in India and abroad.

  • B.Sc/M.Sc
  • B A
  • B.Com
  • Diploma/Degree in Engineering/Other Technologies
  • GNM/B.Sc Nursing
  • MBBS/BAMS

Good skill of written and spoken English is important for this course.

International General Certificate Course – Syllabus 2019
IG 1: Management of International Health and Safety

  • Element 1: Why we should manage workplace health and safety
  • Element 2: How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
  • Element 3: Managing risk – understanding people and processes
  • Element 4: Health and safety monitoring and measuring

IG 2: Practical Assessment – Risk Assessment

  • Element 5: Physical and psychological health
  • Element 6: Musculoskeletal health
  • Element 7: Chemical and biological agents
  • Element 8: General workplace issues
  • Element 9: Work equipment
  • Element 10: Fire
  • Element 11: Electricity

Duration of NEBOSH – IGC Training Courses

11 days full time /equivalent hours in weekend or evening part–time/open & distance / eLearning

Training Venue

Full time classes will be conducted at main campus at Handewadi campus
Open and Distance will be through virtual class
eLearning through virtual and continuous tutor support system.

Examination for NEBOSH – International General Certificate

IG1 assess through an Open Book Examination system followed by a closing interview as per guidelines of NEBOSH. This a non-invigilated open book examination allowed to access resources such as courses notes, reference books, journals, internet resources etc. The time allowed is 24 hrs from the release of question paper.

Unlike the conventional question, Open Book Examination gives practical scenario of the workplace and a series question are asked. These answers should be wholly or partly connected to the scenario. The passing mark is 45 out 100.

IG2 – IG2 a practical assessment which is required to be submitted by the candidate within 10 working days after the date of the examination. IG2 is to be submitted to learning partner in pdf format, the eventually uploaded to NEBOSH by learning partner for assessment. There is no marking but criteria are set for passing, meeting the all the criteria is declared pass.

The examination consists of one theory paper IG1 and IG2 a practical assessment which is required to be submitted by the candidate within 10 working days after the date of the examination.

Learner will give examination from their residence or any other suitable location from which they are able to access NEBOSH examination platform for downloading and uploading their completed answers.

NEBOSH Certification

On successful completion of theory and practical assessment candidate will receive international general certificate in occupational health and safety from NEBOSH (National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health, UK).

Professional Membership

The International General Certificate (IGC) qualification meets the academic requirements for Associate Member which can progress towards Technician Membership (Tech IOSH) of Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). Also, Associate Membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).

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