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What does the NEBOSH Certificate look like?

The internationally recognized NEBOSH International Certificate (IGC) in Occupational Health and Safety is one of the most popular qualifications in health and safety.

The NEBOSH IGC covers the principles of health and safety, identification and control of workplace hazards,which are based on best practice and also the international standards, includes International Labor Organization (ILO) codes of practice.

The NEBOSH IGC is of three units, in which each unit should be assessed independently, whereas the unit 1 and unit 2 are descriptive and the unit 3 is report submission based on practical.

  • IGC1 Management of health and safety
  • GC2 Identification and control of workplace hazard
  • GC3 Health and safety practical application

Why take a NEBOSH Certificate?

The NEBOSH Certificate offers you the broadly recognized qualification to build a solid career in health and safety of any kind of organization, in any sector, throughout the world. It gives number of job opportunities.

Every year, number of employers increases requesting for NEBOSH certificate from new recruiters.

The NEBOSH certificate provides a strong foundation for you to build the knowledge and develop the skill on health and safety.

 Who is the NEBOSH Certificate for?

As the NEBOSH International General Certificate is internationally recognized, it is ideal for people who want portable health and safety qualification and for people working in MNC’s and all kind of industry, throughout the world.It is suitable for people who hold the responsibility of health and safety in their organization.

Can anyone take the NEBOSH Certificate?

No prior knowledge is required to take up NEBOSH course, as it provides the knowledge of health and safety from basic. It will be the ideal staring point to begin the career in health and safety.

English knowledge is required to understand and express concepts covered in course content.  NEBOSH also recommends its learners should have a minimum score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS (International English Language Testing System) , more information about IELTS can be found in its website.

How hard is a NEBOSH Certificate?

NEBOSH qualification needs a commitment towards study,which makes you more clearly in understanding the concepts. You will implement health and safety measures at work place what you studied in NEBOSH course.Know how to answer NEBOSH questions in appropriate way. Attend revision test conducted by your course provider, it gives an idea about facing the exam with more confidence.

How much does a NEBOSH Certificate cost?

The price that course providers charge for the NEBOSH Certificate can vary considerable. There are some factors in which there might be   influence in the price, the main thing to consider is,what you need in order to learn successfully and pass the 3 units. Some of the factors to ask your course providers to understand the real value:

  • Mode of learning: Regular class- room /E-Learning, Virtual class room training, Distance education
  • Practice with Exam question papers for feedback
  • Previous Pass rates
  • Course materials and other resources they offer.
  • Venue, food and refreshments, parking facility for class room training

Does a NEBOSH Certificate Expire?

Once if you have successfully completed all the 3 units of NEBOSH there is no necessity of repeating the course again. If you failed in any one of the unit, that particular unit alone must be repeated again. And the units should be attained within 5 years of registration.

It is quite good to update yourself from NEBOSH official website, as the NEBOSH syllabus is regularly reviewed and revised in order to give best practices on workplace.

What is the NEBOSH Certificate equivalent to and is it recognized?

The NEBOSH Certificate is the leading health and safety management qualification throughout the world.

As NEBOSH Certificate meets the academic requirements for Technical Membership (TechIOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), largest professional body and Associate Membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM), the candidate may apply for the memberships.

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