NEBOSH International General Certificate - Virtual Learning

Course Description

The NEBOSH International General Certificate - Virtual Learning is a 20-day training course delivered via a Zoom Online Classroom. This Tutor led online course is run every quarter and is designed for individuals who want the flexibility to study on evening and weekend, around their existing employment.

Why choose this course?

Unlike many advertised providers in India, GSS Training is a genuine NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner.

Check out our credentials here on the NEBOSH website, and gain peace of mind that your investment in NEBOSH training will not be wasted.

Studying with a Gold Learning Partner offers several benefits that enhance the overall learning experience and increase the chances of success. With more and more employers seeking students who have studied at Gold Learning Partners, the NEBOSH Partnership status is quickly becoming a source of credibility amongst employers.

Here are the key advantages:

Transparent Fees: The advertised fee is the only fee you will pay and includes all your tutoring and study material. The fee also includes your examination registrations with NEBOSH, meaning you'll pay nothing more than the advertised fee. N.B The course fee advertised is exclusive of GST. GST must be charged on all NEBOSH courses where it is applicable.

Highest Quality Training: Recognized by NEBOSH for its exceptional standards in delivering NEBOSH courses. GSS has undergone rigorous assessment to ensure excellence in training delivery, facilities, and support systems. All our NEBOSH classes are limited to 12 students in accordance with Gold Learning Partner standards. Studying with us guarantees access to high-quality resources, experienced trainers, and a structured learning environment; and this all starts before you even reach our classroom, with your pre-course study and tutor video introduction occurring when you sign up for the course.

Expert Guidance and Support: GSS has a proven track record of providing expert guidance and support to its learners. Our trainers possess chartered status with IOSH, as well as extensive knowledge and experience in the field of occupational health and safety, having worked as health & safety professionals with some of the world's largest companies, such as Qatar Energy, Saudi Aramco, Shell, Qatar Gas. Learners will be introduced to real world experiences and scenarios directly from your tutor.

Comprehensive Study Materials: We provide all of your course materials as part of your course fees, including textbooks, handouts, and online resources. These materials are tailored to the NEBOSH syllabus, ensuring that learners have all the necessary information to succeed in their examinations.

Interactive Learning Experience: GSS prioritizes creating an interactive and engaging learning experience and this won't be limited to a classroom at GSS, with practical areas for lifting, confined space, working at height and scaffolds, we will introduce you to real-life common hazards. We offer practical workshops, group discussions, case studies, and mock assessments to reinforce learning and facilitate knowledge application.

In addition to this, NEBOSH students form the basis of our pilot course student team, meaning each NEBOSH student will be regularly invited back to partake in new course roll-outs where they have the potential to receive a number of globally accredited training qualifications absolutely free. This is of course subject to their availability.

Exam Preparation and Support: NEBOSH examinations can be challenging, at GSS we are committed to preparing their learners for success. We provide dedicated exam preparation guidance, including practice exams, revision sessions, and tips for effective exam techniques. We run evening and weekend revision days at no additional cost. You'll be invited to join our dedicated facebook NEBOSH group where you can discuss with current and Alumni learners, hints, tips and help towards your examination. This support helps learners feel confident and well-prepared, increasing their chances of achieving a favorable outcome in their NEBOSH exams.

Recognition and Networking Opportunities: Simply having a NEBOSH qualification will no longer guarantee employment, a highly saturated employment pool with limited jobs, you'll need all the support you can get. Employers value the credibility and quality associated with Gold Learning Providers, which helps increase the career prospects of learners. Additionally, during one evening of your course, a local recruitment provider will give a short presentation on CV structure and you'll be able to get your CV reviewed and redrafted for free.

In summary, choosing GSS, a Gold Learning Partner for your NEBOSH studies, ensures access to the highest quality training, expert guidance, comprehensive study materials, interactive learning experiences, dedicated exam support, and increased recognition.

Who is the course for?

This course is for individuals aspiring to be Health and Safety professionals, such as Safety Officers.

A career in health and safety can be hugely rewarding. After all, there aren’t many jobs that have the potential to save lives!

NEBOSH has developed a 32-page guide provides advice and tips from 24 of the world’s top health and safety thought leaders. Their advice spans everything from: how to tell if a new career in health and safety is for you, what qualifications to take, and how to train whilst juggling a day job, through to what to look for in a good employer and how to get your first break. The experts also share their top tips for CVs, handling interviews, and the role of mentors and networking in career progression.

Download the guide by clicking here.

What certificate will i receive?

Successful students will receive a UK NEBOSH-accredited certificate with no expiration.

Certificates can be verified by GSS Training or via the NEBOSH website by clicking here.

What can the course lead to?

For learners wishing to continue their professional development, NEBOSH offers a wide range of internationally recognised qualifications specific to to industries such as process safety, construction, environmental management, and leadership. NEBOSH IGC can also lead to specific skills such as incident investigation.

For those wishing to study at a higher level, the NEBOSH Diploma or Masters qualification offers the opportunity to gain one of the sector’s most prestigious qualifications.

NEBOSH has released a handy careers guide which you can access here.

What is the duration of the course?

The optimum ‘contact time’ for this training programme is seen as 10 days, plus one additional day for the ‘Open Book Exam’. This virtual course is delivered over 30 evening sessions.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no entry requirements for this qualification, however, it is important that learners have a suitable standard of English in order to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus.

NEBOSH recommends that learners undertaking this qualification reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests.

For further information, please see the latest version of the IELTS Handbook or consult the IELTS website.

What does the course cover?

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

Risk assessment is central to the qualification. Through study and workplace application, successful learners wil be able to:

• Confidently carry out risk assessments;

• Develop and implement a detailed action plan;

• Manage and minimise workplace risks; and

• Support and develop your company’s health and safety culture.

Course Summary

How is the course assessed?

Assessment is a two-step process.

• IG1: A ‘Online' open book examination hosted by NEBOSH to assess what you know; and

• IG2: A practical risk assessment to assess what you can do.

The IG1 assessment is an open book examination (OBE). Please see the NEBOSH website for assessment dates. Further details on the OBE can be found on the NEBOSH website at this link

The IG2 assessment is a risk assessment that should be carried out in the learner’s workplace. Please refer to the Unit IG2: Risk assessment – Guidance and information for learners and Learning Partners document which can be downloaded from this link

Course info

  • Certificate
  • NEBOSH UK Certificate

  • Duration
  • 20 evenings + 1 day Examination

  • Who is it for
  • For individuals aspiring to be Health and Safety professionals.

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