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NEBOSH IGC Course Details
The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) is an UK based Board found in 1979, provides a numerous education program in which NEBOSH IGC is the most admired and wanted course by a number of people and HSE professionals. NEBOSH IGC (International General Certificate) qualification gives the opportunity to become a safety professional, a valuable employee in any company. The role of safety officer is to ensure safety in workplace i.e. they should follow and monitor all the protocols, policies & other measures. In order to become a safety officer/ Advisor/ Superintendent etc. This NEBOSH IGC gives the best platform. The NEBOSH IGC course syllabus is set out to sustain in all the industrial fields.
What is Nebosh FAQ?
NEBOSH IGC SyllabusThe NEBOSH board has introduced a new syllabus module for the NEBOSH IGC course that has two units such as,
- IG1 – Management of Health & Safety
- IG2 – Risk Assessment
This new syllabus module gives a wide range of benefits for the employees and organization to recognize and control the workplace health & safety issues by advanced preventive measures to evaluate the risk factors with proper justification based on the international HSE morals and regulations.
UNIT IG 1
|1||Why we should manage workplace health and safety||
Online Open Book Exam (OBE)
Unit IG1: Management of health and safety
|2||How health and safety management systems work and what they look like|
|3||Managing risk – understanding people and processes|
|4||Health and safety monitoring and measuring|
UNIT IG 2
|5||Physical and psychological health||
Unit IG2: Risk assessment
|7||Chemical and biological agents|
|8||General workplace issues|
Mode of Assessment
Also, NEBOSH has introduced a new mode of assessment for “International General Certificate” qualification which is an “Open Book Examination” conducted via online platform. In this mode of exam, candidates can refer their course materials and e-books during the exam while the answer should be in own words based on their underpinning health and safety knowledge.
NEBOSH has set 24 hours time frame for learners based on British Standard Time (BST) to submit assessment files in NEBOSH’s exam portal. Although, learners may complete the exam with 4-5 hours within the given time frame.What is NEBOSH OBE?
- The NEBOSH has discontinued the use of command words in the NEBOSH IGC exam
- Students cannot use their previous (Old Syllabus) credits in the new syllabus
- If anyone wants to study the new syllabus of NEBOSH IGC they have to study both the units (IG1 & IG2)
NEBOSH IGC OLD Syllabus