NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety - College SA

NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Course Code: CO1240

The International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (IGC) looks at general workplace issues and can be applied in many sectors. The syllabus has been developed by the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) following extensive consultation with key stakeholders in the industry. It was launched in 2006 and is recognised around the world. There are now over 84 000 people worldwide who have passed this qualification.

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Course fee

Total Course Fee:

R12 000

Monthly instalment option:

R1500 per month

Payment duration:

8 months

Study duration:

8 months

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Entry requirements

  • Grade 10
  • The ability to read and write in English
  • Learners must be at least 16 years of age

Accreditation information

Status: Accredited course

Type & reward: Optimi College Gold Status provider programme – certificate confirming course completion

Provided by: Optimi College

Minimum credits: N/A

What is included in the course fees?

  • Textbooks and study material
  • Courier fee
  • Webinars and workshops
  • Examination preparation and case studies

Textbook costs included!

Textbooks can be extremely expensive and some institutions do not include it in the course fee. Not at College SA! Our study material and textbooks are included in the total course price, so you do not have to worry about sourcing your own textbooks. We will send you all the necessary study material to complete the course.

Course subjects covered

  • Unit IG1: Management of health and safety
  • Unit IG2: Risk assessment

Course starting dates

Our NEBOSH qualifications are offered in cohorts and students are encouraged to join the next available cohort in the month following their registration date. Starting dates are: * 01 November 2022 * 09 January 2023 * 06 March 2023

Assessment information

The IGC has two unit assessments and learners must achieve a ‘Pass’ in both units to be awarded the qualification. Learners will have five years to complete their qualification. The five-year period starts from the date that they pass their first successful unit. Any unit that is five or more years old will not count towards the qualification and a learner will need to retake this unit if they still want to complete the qualification.

Assessment Assessment Type
Unit IG1 Open book examination
Unit IG2 Practical assessment

Exam information

Unit IG1 is an open book examination that is conducted online. Learners will have a 24-hour window in which to download the examination paper, complete their answers and then upload their answer sheets.

Entry Requirements

Grade 9

Grade 9 passed, with Mathematics (40% and above) and Physical Science (30% and above)

Qualification

Completion of bridging course (if you don’t have Grade 9 pass), with Mathematics (40% and above) and Physical Science (30% and above)

Age

You must be at least
16 years old

Literacy

The ability to read and
write in English

Internet access

You will need access to the internet via a computer