NEBOSH, IOSH Course Description

The NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) in Occupational Health and Safety is an internationally recognized qualification that will provide you with a broad understanding of key health and safety issues.
Course overview
The IGC syllabus takes a risk management approach based on best practice and international standards, such as the International Labour Organization (ILO) codes of practice. Local laws and cultural factors form part of the study programme where relevant and appropriate.
The qualification is:
• Relevant to every workplace
• Ideal for managers, supervisors, or anybody with health and safety management responsibilities
• Perfect for those embarking on a health and safety career

The course covers
With in-depth focus on the things that matter, the NEBOSH International General Certificate covers the core skills you need, wherever in the world you work. You will learn:
• How to effectively manage health and safety
• How to identify and control common workplace hazards
• How to measure if you’ve been successful
• Relevant key international standards

Assessment
This modern qualification combines activities, learning and interactive materials to provide you with an interesting and engaging experience. It focuses on key skills that means you can instantly apply the knowledge you gain and add value to your organization.
Assessment is a two-step process:
• IG1 – An open book examination to assess what you know. This is scenario based and will include a closing interview, you will be asked questions about your submission.

• IG2 – A practical risk assessment to assess what you can do (3 hours). Learners will complete a risk assessment and develop an action plan for their workplace – this is immediately useful and valuable.

Assessments are marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH. These examiners are chosen for their experience and expertise to ensure that learners are assessed by the very best from our industry.

Course Objectives
IOSH Managing Safely has both strong positive outcomes for the delegate and their businesses:

Top 5 business benefits
• Greater productivity – fewer hours lost to sickness and accidents
• Improved organization-wide safety awareness culture and appreciation of safety measures
• Active staff involvement to improve the workplace
• Internationally recognized certification for managers and supervisors
• Enhanced reputation within the supply chain

Top 5 delegate benefits
• Ensures you can assess and control risks and hazards
• Ensures you understand your own responsibilities for safety and health
• Enables you to investigate incidents
• Empowers you to measure your own performance
• Allows for personal reflections on good practice

Learning Objectives
Memorable and thought-provoking facts and case studies, modules backed by clear examples and recognizable scenarios. The course covers eight interactive modules:
• Introducing managing safely
• Assessing risks
• Controlling risks
• Understanding your responsibilities
• Identifying hazards
• Investigating accidents and incidents
• Measuring performance
• Protecting our environment
• Summaries to reinforce key points
• Checklists and materials supplied for subsequent use in the workplace
• Interactive quiz and discussions
• Practical exercise based on the operations of a real business
• Successful delegates awarded a Managing Safely certificate

Course Times
0800 -1700
Course Duration
3 Days
Assessment & Evaluation
There are two mock assessments which will be conducted at the end of modules 1-5 an Modules 5-7. Every delegate who attended all seven modules would take the end of course assessments. These assessments test the course learning objectives and consist of an invigilated closed-book, end – of course multi-format question paper completed on the last day of the course.
A risk assessment project-usually completed in the workplace and returned to the training provider within two weeks of the last day of the course. The project can be completed using either the IOSH project template or a copy of a blank company risk assessment form from a delegate’s own organization, providing it meets the criteria outlined on the project marking scheme guidance.

Who is IOSH Working Safely for?
It is for all employees working in any size of organization in all industry sectors. Course Assessment and IOSH Certificate
Course Overview
• It is a one day theory based course
• Assessment is a multiple choice test
• On successful completion you will have an internationally recognized IOSH accredited certificate

Course content
• Why staff must work safely
• The difference between hazards and risks
• Hazard identification
• The importance of safety performance within the workplace and how to improve it

The varied training style presents the relevant concepts and delegates can apply their learning using enjoyable and practical workplace examples and scenarios.

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