NEBOSH International General Certificate - IGC

NEBOSH IGC

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The NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health (IGC) is recognised worldwide as an essential qualification for anybody working in or wanting to work in health and safety. It is an excellent introduction to occupational safety and health and is suitable for working in all types of organisations and industries. It is ideal for:


  • Everybody working in a safety role
  • Those starting a career in health and safety
  • Managers and supervisors with safety responsibilities as part of their job

The NEBOSH Certificate is highly respected by employers worldwide and is an essential first step for those wanting a long and successful career in HSE. The NEBOSH IGC is highly valued by employers globally and provides the academic requirement for Technician Membership of IOSH (Tech IOSH) and Associate Membership of IIRSM (AIIRSM).

  • Classroom Courses

    Delivered by RRC's expert NEBOSH approved trainers in Dubai Hotel Venues

    • Courses - 10 Days + exam in English & Arabic
    • Refreshments & Lunch Provided
    • RRC Textbook provided to each delegate
  • Online

    Flexible interactive online course available 24/7 worldwide. Around 110 hours of study (3-9 months):

    • Fully tutor supported by RRC's UK based Tutor Team
    • Structured Online Course + RRC textbook to download
    • Exams available throughout the Gulf & Worldwide
  • In-Company

    Classroom, Blended or online courses delivered at your company offices worldwide

    • Available in English (Arabic, French, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish from January 2020)
    • Delivered anywhere in the world
    • Led by fully approved, qualified expert tutors
  • RRC Publications

    IGC Textbook & Revision Guide - Essential guide to prepare for your NEBOSH exam

    • Textbook - Printed in full colour in English & Arabic
    • Revision Guide - concise reference combined with exam style questions & answers

Online

  • Start anytime

Classes Dubai - English

  • 5-9 Apr, 12-16 Apr, Exam 19 Apr 20
  • 4-8 Oct, 11-15 Oct, Exam 18 Oct 20

Arabic

  • 31 May - 4 Jun, 7-11 Jun, Exam 14 Jun 20
  • 15-19 Nov, 22-26 Nov, Exam 29 Nov  

Classes London - English

  • 13-17 Jul, 20-24 Jul, Exam 27 Jul 20
  • 16-20 Nov, 23-27 Nov, Exam 30 Nov 20
The

NEBOSH International General Certificate

is made up of three units each with their own assessment:
  • 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
    • Musculoskeletal health
    • Chemical and biological agents
    • General workplace issues
    • Work equipment
    • Fire
    • Electricity

Assessment

The assessment for the NEBOSH International General Certificate comprises two parts:

  • Unit IG1 is assessed by a two hour written examination
  • Unit IG2 is assessed by a three hour practical assessment carried out in your workplace (or another suitable workplace).

Exam are held in March, June, September and December each year.

Unit IG1 of the NEBOSH International Certificate is assessed by two-hour written examination. Unit IG2 is assessed by a three hour practical assessment carried out in your workplace (or another suitable workplace).

Exams held March, June, September and December each year and can be sat at:

  • RRC Middle East Managed Exam Venues;
    • Bahrain: Manama
    • Kuwait: Safat
    • Oman: Muscat
    • Qatar: Doha
    • Saudi Arabia: Al Khobar, Jeddah, Riyadh
    • UAE: Dubai: Abu Dhabi
  • RRC UK Managed Exam Venues;
    • RRC’s London Office can arrange exams in most countries in the world see here for information

RRC are experts in the design and delivery of health & safety and environmental management training throughout the world. Over our 90 year history, a million students and thousands of businesses have chosen RRC as their preferred training provider. Our expert trainers and friendly support teams inspire total confidence in the individuals and companies we train and advise.

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The team is a highly effective mix of academics, practitioners, and consultants with a wide range of experience across all sectors. It is led by a team of experienced HSE practitioners:

  • Hasan Alaradi MSc, RMST, DipSM, CMIOSH, MIIRSM - RRC Director
  • Dr Jim Phelpstead BSc, PhD, CMIOSH – RRC Lead Tutor – Health & Safety
  • John Binns BSc (Hons), MSc, MIEMA – RRC Lead Tutor – Environmental Management

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