NEBOSH IGC Course in Lahore
Abacus International Hse Services (Pvt) Ltd. is accredited course provider of NEBOSH in Lahore, Pakistan, Our unique accredited center number is 1428. While we have experienced and qualified approved trainers to deliver the training and conduct the mock up tests of NEBOSH IGC Course.
The NEBOSH IGC is a globally recognized health and safety qualification from an established independent examination board with over 30 years experience in providing up to date and relevant examinations, this IGC Course is world’s most demanding certification.
Who should go for NEBOSH IGC?
The NEBOSH International General Certificate is designed for managers, supervisors, worker representatives and also for others who require an understanding of health and safety principles and practices. While candidates are likely to be employees of large organizations operating outside the Pakistan, or of multinational companies already working on international standards but needing to adapt these to accord with local needs and practice.
Registration deadline and exam dates of NEBOSH IGC Course in Pakistan are given in the right side table.
Syllabus of NEBOSH IGC:
Unit IGC 1 Elements:
1: Foundations in health and safety
2: Health and safety management systems – Plan
3: Health and safety management systems – Do
4: Health and safety management systems – Check
5: Health and safety management systems – Act
Unit IGC 2 Elements:
1: Workplace Hazards & Risk Control
2: Transport Hazards & Risk Control
3: Musculoskeletal Hazards & Risk Control
4: Work Equipment Hazards & Risk Control
5: Electrical Safety
6: Fire Safety
7: Chemical and Biological Health Hazards & Risk Control
8: Physical and Psychological Health Hazards & Risk Control
Unit IGC 3
- Practical Assessment Report
What does the qualification cover?
The NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) covers the principles relating to health and safety, such as the identification and control of workplace hazards and the practical application of this knowledge. The NEBOSH IGC syllabus takes a risk management approach based on best practice and international standards, such as the International Labor Organisation (ILO) codes of practice. Local laws and cultural factors may form part of the study programme where relevant and appropriate.
The qualification also features a practical workplace assessment.
While the International General Certificate is divided into three units, each of which is assessed separately:
- Management of international health and safety (IGC1)
- Control of international workplace hazards (GC2)
- International health and safety practical application (GC3)
How to assess this course?
While the units IGC1 and IGC2, one two-hour written examination assesses each units. So each written examination consists of ten ‘short-answer’ questions and one ‘long-answer’ question. However all questions are compulsory and external examiners appointed by NEBOSH marks the scripts of candidate.
While in unit IGC3, one two-hour practical examination carries out in the candidate’s own workplace to assess IGC3. So the assessment normally took within 10 days of a written examination. The NEBOSH internally assesses the course provider and externally moderate the practical examination and the course includes a requirement to write a short report.
What are the benefits for employers?
A safer workplace – While health and safety is important. It protects people from i
njury and loss of life. People with a NEBOSH International General Certificate know how to help their employer avoid prosecution, litigation, absence costs and loss of reputation, wherever they operate.
Assurance – While an employer whose staff are NEBOSH qualified is an employer committed to health and safety. So NEBOSH in Lahore provides an assurance of safety – something that can help employers achieve recognized standards and can even win new business.
Return on investment – So an employee with a NEBOSH IGC has a practical set of skills that brings real value to the modern global workplace.
As a result the modular qualification structure and variety of available course formats enables candidates and employers to arrange training around the needs of the business.
How to recognize the qualification?
Hence holders of the International General Certificate becomes Associate Membership (AIOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). The qualification also meets the academic requirements for Technical Membership (Tech IOSH) of IOSH and Associate Membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).
While the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) has accredited and credit rated the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety. So it sits in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) at SCQF Level 6 with 15 SCQF credit points.
So SCQF Level 6 is comparable to NQF/QCF Level 3 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Also see the “Qualifications Can Cross Boundaries” chart issued by the UK regulators, available here:
While appropriate, the SQA logo will appear on certificates awarded for this qualification. So the SCQF logo, credit and level information will appear on the unit result notification. For further information on SCQF credit and levels see:
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