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Nebosh IGC in Cochin | Nebosh Training Institute in Cochin

The NEBOSH National General Certificate provides a broad understanding of key health and safety issues, covering the legal requirements for health and safety in the UK and the identification and control of workplace hazards.

The course is split into 3 units which are assessed individually - 2 taught units and a work-based assignment.

If you're looking to study this course outside of the UK then we recommend taking a look at the NEBOSH IGC on our international courses website.

Course summary:

  • Assist in the planning, implementation and review of an organizations health & safety policy. 
  • Understand the requirements of HSE legislation, codes of practice and the prosecution process.
  • Undertake risk assessments and recommend suitable action.
  • Investigate accidents and prepare reports in line with HSE legislation.
  • Identify common hazards in the workplace and recommend suitable corrective measures. 

Full course syllabus:

Unit NGC1: Management of Health and Safety

This unit provides the foundation of Health and Safety knowledge, covering HSE legislation and the key elements of an effective Health and Safety Management System. 

Element 1: Foundations in Health and Safety

1.1 Scope and Nature of Occupational Health and Safety

1.2 Moral and Financial Drivers for Health and Safety Management

1.3 The Legal Framework For Health and Safety Regulation

1.4 Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974

1.5 The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999

1.6 Client and Contractors

Element 2: Health and Safety Management Systems - Plan

2.1 Key Elements of a Health and Safety Management System

2.2 Purpose and Importance of Setting Policy for Health and Safety

2.3 Key Features and Appropriate Content of an Effective Health and Safety Policy

Element 3: Health and Safety Management Systems - Do

3.1 Roles and Responsibilities of Employers, Directors and Managers Health and Safety Culture 

3.2 Human Factors That Influence Behavior at Work

3.3 Improving Health and Safety Behavior

3.4 Principles and Practice of Risk Assessment 

3.5 General Principles of Control

3.6 Sources of Health and Safety Information

3.7 Safe Systems of Work (SSW)

3.8 Permits-To-Work (PTW)

3.9 Personal Protective Equipment

3.10 Safety Signs and Signals

3.11 Emergency Procedures and Arrangements

3.12 First Aid in the Workplace

Element 4: Health and Safety Management Systems - Check

4.1 Active and Reactive Monitoring

4.2 Investigating incidents

4.3 Recording and Reporting Incidents

Element 5: Health and Safety Management Systems - Act

5.1 Health and Safety Auditing

5.2 Reviewing of Health and Safety Performance 

GC2: Controlling Workplace Hazards 

GC2 covers a wide range of common hazards from various working environments and the appropriate control measures required to minimize risk. 

Element 1: Workplace Hazards and Risk Control

1.1 Health, Welfare and Work Environment Requirements

1.2 Violence at Work

1.3 Substance Misuse 

1.4 Safe Movement of People 

1.5 Working at a Height

1.6 Excavations

1.7 Temporary Works

Element 2: Transport Hazards and Risk Control

2.1 Safe Movement of Vehicles 

2.2 Driving at Work

 Element 3: Musculoskeletal Hazards and Risk Control

3.1 Work-related Upper Limb Disorders

3.2 Display Screen Equipment

3.3 Manual Handling 

3.4 Manually Operated Load Handling Equipment

3.5 Powered Load Handling Equipment

Element 4: Work Equipment Hazards and Risk Control

4.1 General Requirements For Work Equipment

4.2 Hand Tools

4.3 Machinery Hazards

4.4 Control Measures for Machinery Hazard

4.5 Specified Equipment

Element 5: Electrical Safety

5.1 Use of Electricity at Work - Hazards and Risks

5.2 Control measures When Working With Electrical Systems or Using Electrical Equipment in All Workplace Conditions

Element 6: Fire Safety

6.1 Fire Initiation, Classification and Spread

6.2 Fire Risk Assessment

6.3 Fire Prevention and Prevention of Fire Spread

6.4 Fire Alarm and Fire-Fighting Equipment

6.5 Evacuation of a Workplace

Element 7: Chemical and Biological Health Hazards and Risk Control

7.1 Forms of, Classification of, and Health Risks from Hazardous Substances

7.2 Assessment of Health Risks

7.3 Occupation Exposure Limits

7.4 Control Measures

7.5 Specific Agents

 7.6 Safe Handling and Storage of Waste

Element 8: Physical and Psychological Health Hazards and Risk Control

8.1 Noise

8.2 Vibration

8.3 Radiation

8.4 Stress

Course Assessments:

All units are compulsory and assessments must be passed to gain the full qualification. 

  • Units NGC1 and GC2 are each assessed by a 2 hour exam consisting of 10 short essay answers and 1 long essay answer. 
  • GC3 is a practical assessment which must be completed within 14 days of sitting the NGC1 and GC2 exams. 

Further information on the NEBOSH Certificate:

NEBOSH National General Certificate course in either of the following ways:

  • Online whenever you want - with our guided multimedia-rich online learning course
  • In a classroom- structured learning with fellow professionals
  • At place of work, for multiple staff members

More Details:
Room no.5-14, 42/1686, G-2,
5th Floor, Empire Building,
Old Railway Station Road,
Ernakulam – 682031. Kerala.
Mob : +91 8606091846
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