The word NEBOSH is an acronym for National Examination Board on Occupational Safety and Health. It is a UK based Institute which has gained recognition over the years in setting examination for people who want a career in safety and for those who generally work in the oil and gas sector.
NEBOSH IGC certification course is currently listed amongst the 3 most significant certification training in the field of health and safety; engineering, science and technology, oil and gas, art and medicine. Successful candidates of this program stand a 95% chance of being selected for employment or promotion.
IGC is globally recognised as a safety level 6 certification course equivalent to having an National Master Certificate (OND) well known to give you the robust skills and know-how, to perform health and safety obligations in industries such as formulating HSE policies, managing, advising and evaluating health and safety practices in companies anywhere in the world.
This course consists of 3 units (IGC1, GC2 and GC3) and requires 73 training-hours to complete. Afterwards, the candidates are required to write the International exams.
Where do the certificates come from?
NEBOSH IGC Certificates are released directly from the UK and sent directly to accredited centres.
Who is Qualified to take this course?
NEBOSH IGC is suitable for everyone from young graduates of any profession, to field supervisors, executive and management staffs, both internal auditors and lead auditors, project leaders and basically anyone who is career driven.
You don’t require any previous exposure in safety to excel in this certification course as NEBOSH IGC provides with the foundational knowledge in health and safety.
After Training, is there an examination to write?
On completion of the training the candidates will be required to seat for an exam. The papers to write are IGC1 (contains 11 compulsory theory questions and lasts for 2 hours); and GC2 (which also contains 11 compulsory theory questions and lasts for 2 hours); while the GC3 is a project you are required to carry out and submit by latest 10days after writing the IGC1 and GC2 exams.
Candidates who pass this exam will be issued a result transcript (COERS) in 40 working days time after exam, and certificates will be sent from UK in another 40 working days for each units passed. The exams are held in our training centres and coordinated by the British Council.
How is the examination marked?
After the exams, the British Council returns all scripts to NEBOSH in UK. Candidate scripts are marked by examiners at NEBOSH. To pass IGC1 & GC2 you need to score at least 45% in each of the units. While to pass GC3 you must make 60%. Candidates who pass all 3 units will receive 4 certificates: IGC1 certificate; GC2 certificate; GC3 certificate and a big-sized General certificate. However, candidates who fail to meet any of the required marks will not receive the certificates for that unit, but will receive certificates for the units passed.
10 days(weekdays only)
Port-Harcourt , Lagos and Abuja
N230,000 (Covers training, materials, examination, certificates and feeding).
Training Venue Addresses:
- Port Harcourt Address: Suite 21 Opus Plaza, 21 Afam Street, behind Winners chapel, D/line, PortHarcourt
- Lagos Address: 3rd Floor, AA Plaza, 2 Akin Osiyemi Street, off Allen Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos.
- Abuja Address: Suite B12B, Alpha Cell Plaza (beside NIPCO filling station), Ebitu ekiwe street, Jabi district, Abuja.