International General Certificate in HSE - NEBOSH IGC Training

NEBOSH is an acronym that stands for the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health. It is a UK-based examination board that offers health and safety courses. It was founded in 1979 and has charitable status.

The NEBOSH IGC course provides effective ways and methods to manage occupational health and safety. The qualification is highly recognized globally as the gold standard in health and safety certifications.

It does not matter your area of specialty or industry, you can apply the NEBOSH IGC to the peculiar health and safety needs of your workplace.

If you have bagged a qualification in general and advanced hse or you are new to safety, then now is the time to enrol for the prestigious NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) course.

Course overview

The NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) in occupational health and safety is a globally recognized qualification in health and safety.

The course will help you to know how to effectively manage occupational health and safety. The qualification gives you credibility and respect as a safety professional. Many multinational oil and gas organizations recognize and hire candidates with NEBOSH qualifications.

Therefore, if your job description include the management or supervision of hse, then this course is ideal for you. Also, the course is suitable if you are starting your career as a health and safety professional. Enrol for the NEBOSH IGC course by clicking here.

The standard duration for International General Certificate is 65 taught hours and an estimated 40 hours of private study. The updated NEBOSH syllabus consist of two units; IGC1 and IGC2

The in-class training runs for 10 working days, from Mondays - Fridays, for two weeks except weekends.

• The IGC1 is covered within 6 days | The IGC2 is covered within 4 days

• Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Daily

• Mode of training: You can either enrol for the Classroom, or Online Virtual Instructor-led mode of training.

What does the NEBOSH IGC Syllabus cover?

UNIT IG1: Management of occupational health and safety. This unit is broken into the following topics

• Why we should manage occupational health and safety.

• How occupational health and safety management systems work and what do they look like. The PDCA Cycle: Plan, do, check, and act.

• Managing risk - understanding people and processes.

• Health and safety monitoring and measuring.


UNIT IG2: Risk Assessment. This unit focuses on occupational health and safety practical applications. It is broken into the following hazards and risk control topics

• Physical and psychological health.

• Musculoskeletal health.

• Chemical and biological agents.

• General workplace issues.

• Work equipment.

• Fire safety.

• Electrical safety.


Candidates are assessed by an online open book examination (OBE) for IG1 and a compulsory practical assessment for IG2.

In the past the IGC exams used to hold at the British Safety Council but nowadays it is done online on the NEBOSH examination platform.

Participants are expected to score a minimum pass mark of 45% for IG1. However, at our accredited NEBOSH partner training center candidates are equipped to score a distinction i.e 75% and above. Plus our candidates are trained to also ace the practical assessment.

You must pass the NEBOSH IG1 and IG2 in order to be awarded the NEBOSH qualification.


Examination dates for NEBOSH IGC in 2021

(Confirmed online OBE dates as updated on the official NEBOSH website: https://www.nebosh.org.uk/qualifications/international-general-certificate/#how-to-study)

• 3th February, 2021

• 7th April, 2021

• 9th June, 2021

• 4th August, 2021

• 6th October, 2021

• 1st December, 2021

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At the end of this course, participants will learn:

• How to effectively manage occupational health and safety.

• Risk assessment and hazard control methodologies.

• Key international health and safety standards.

The course is open to everyone who desires to further his or her career in health, safety and environment.


You can choose any of the below modes of training.

• N250,000 per participant, for classroom mode of training.

• N230,000 per participant, for Online Instructor-led mode of training.

• N210,000 per participant, for Online Self-paced mode of training.

The course fee covers: registration, training course manual, refreshment (depending on training mode), practical assessment, NEBOSH IGC exam registation, Mock NEBOSH examination practice questions and answers.

Installmental payment is allowed. However, payment should be completed before the beginning of the training.

We also give a discount for corporate organizations that register upto five delegates. You can also enjoy the discount when you register as a group.

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Candidates who successfully pass the examination (IGC1) and practical assessment (IGC2) will be awarded the prestigious NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) directly from the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH), UK.

Yes, the certificates are internationally recognized. The training is accredited and the certificates are issued directly by NEBOSH, UK with a global seal of recognition.

HSETrain Int'l (RC 1514909) is in partnership with an accredited NEBOSH IGC training center in Nigeria.

We are also accredited by:

The World Safety Organization (WSO), USA. Accreditation No: 0464( Click to verify)

• The National Industrial Safety Council of Nigeria (NISCN); Accreditation No: 10203

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• The Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) | Accreditation No: 7588

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• The Nigeria Red Cross Society. Accreditation No: Rv0104386 ( Click to verify)

We are affiliated to other international organizations, such as:

• QRO Certification LLP (Click to verify)

• TVE International Certification (Pvt) Ltd (Click to verify)

• Chartered Quality Institute (CQI) | International Register of Certified Auditors (IRCA)

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The Classroom training holds in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State at our nebosh accredited partner's office . However, you can take the course online from any location.

You can register by clicking here or visit any of our offices below

• Lagos State: 1st Floor Pontaville House, 1 Shasha Road, beside De Santos Hotel, Dopemu, Lagos Mainland. Phone: 08162430555;

• Lagos Island: Suite C191, behind Providus Bank, Road 2, Ikota Shopping Complex, VGC Lekki, Lagos Island. Phone 08169260852.

• Port Harcourt: 17 Trans-Woji Slaughter Road, beside NNPC Filling Station, Woji, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Phone: 07067658743.

• Abuja: Suite C14, Nkwegu Plaza, A17 Old Federal Secretariat Road, Area 3 Junction, Durumi, Abuja FCT. Phone: 09068901163.

You can enrol and train online from Ibadan, Asaba, Enugu, Awka, Adamawa, Yenagoa, Kaduna, Warri, Owerri and other states in Nigeria.

Our trainings can also be conducted at your company facility and tailored to suit your needs.

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HSE Training Institute is the foremost safety and oilfield training provider in Nigeria. We are registered in Nigeria (RC 1514909) and have a proven track record delivering excellent courses to individuals and corporate organizations. The structure of our courses and materials are based on international standards and accreditations in safety and oilfield trainings.

We get feedback from employers of labour. Hence, we focus our trainings on the most practical aspects that are relevant to the industry.

We help organizations comply with regulations and build their management systems to ISO standards

You will get a globally recognized certificate that will boost your career and job search prospects, when you train with us.

Organizations usually use our certificates as a prove of compliance to regulations and employees show their bosses that they have gained their knowledge from the experts!

In addition, we offer job search assistance and free career counselling after training.

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HSE Training Institute provides training in a comfortable and secure environment with airconditioned training studios and free parking spaces.

Our courses are delivered by experienced instructors and our facilities are fully equipped with current industry instruction materials.

Participants are given training materials and support, after payment, to ease your learning.

In addition, our talent hunters are in constant touch with companies in order to supply skilled manpower from our pool of successful trainees.

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Classroom Training:

offers students the opportunity to attend one of our scheduled high-impact courses held across our ultra-morden facilities. . In-depth lessons and sectional quizzes in the theory and application of methods, ample opportunities for hands-on experience and valuable interaction with the instructors sets up the optimal environment for preparing students to confidently enter the work place and fulfill all the formal training recommended in international standards documents for qualification and certification of personnel.

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Online Training:

offers students and employers a significant benefit in savings of both time and travel expense. Web-based Training is a robust tool for anyone who needs the qualifying formal studies recommended by international industry standards but is perhaps too far away to attend a class at our facility, has scheduling constraints, or needs a handy way of taking a refresher course. Same quality of training and certification are obtained to give you "peace of mind".

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Corporate Training:

On-site Training at your location offers you the opportunity to save significant travel expenses for the employees you wish to have trained and still fulfill all the formal training recommended in the industry for qualification and certification of personnel: Our corporate clients enjoy bespoke training structure that suits their unique demands.

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We allow installmental payments. But payments must be completed before the beginning of the training.

It is more than training, we deliver peace of mind!

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