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NEBOSH Courses

The NEBOSH Award in Health & Safety at Work is a NEW course developed by NEBOSH to complement their existing range of qualifications. This standalone qualification is designed for workers in any sector who want a basic understanding of health and safety and acts as the perfect introduction to a NEBOSH Certificate.

The types of people who would benefit from this qualification include:

  • Team leaders and supervisors

  • HR professionals

  • Facilities managers

  • Those working with young people in a training environment

Unit HSW2: Practical Application

The completion of a short risk assessment activity. Recommended hours of study: 24 hours

Assessment:

The assessment consists of one multiple-choice examination for HSW1 and a short risk assessment activity for HSW2.

What you will study?
Unit HSW1: Workplace Safety Foundations

  • Hazards and Controls Associated with the Working Environment.

  • Fire Safety

  • Hazards and Controls Associated with Working with Electricity

  • Hazards and Controls Associated with Work Equipment

  • Health and Safety Risk Assessment and Control

  • The Responsibility for Health and Safety

  • Hazards and Controls Associated with Hazardous Substances

  • Hazards and Controls Associated with Manual Handling and Repetitive Movement

  • The Foundations of Health and Safety

  • Transport Safety

This NEBOSH Award is designed to provide process operators and technicians with an understanding of health, safety and environmental management within the process industries. If you work (or want to work) in industries like chemical, pharmaceutical, petrochemical and food processing, then this course could be for you. It also provides a perfect introduction to a NEBOSH Certificate.

What you will study?

Unit HSW1: Workplace Safety Foundations.
  • Fire Safety

  • Transport Safety

  • The Foundations of Process Safety

  • The Foundations of Health and Safety

  • The Responsibility for Health and Safety

  • Health and Safety Risk Assessment and Control

  • Hazards and Controls Associated with Work Equipment, Working with Electricity, Manual Handling and Repetitive Movement, Hazardous Substances, the Working Environment.

  • Plant Integrity

  • Emergency Response

  • Control of Emissions

  • Systems to Prevent Loss of Containment

  • Foundations in Environmental Management

  • Common Hazards, Risks and Controls in the Chemical Industry

  • Environmental Risk Assessments (Impact Assessment) Recommended hours of study: 44 hours

Assessment:

The assessment consists of one multiple-choice examination.

The NEBOSH International General Certificate provides an excellent foundation in health and safety for managers, supervisors, employee representatives and people starting out on a career in health and safety. The certificate is relevant to all types of organisations. It helps holders manage risk more effectively by covering a broad range of topics and is ideal for:

  • Managers, supervisors, employee representatives
  • Those looking to start a career in health and safety

The NEBOSH International Certificate is widely respected by employers worldwide and meets the requirements for Technician Membership of IOSH (Tech IOSH) and Associate Membership of IIRSM (AIIRSM).

  • Those working with young people in a training environment.

What you will study?Unit IGC1: Management of International Health & Safety.

  • Foundations in Health and Safety

  • Health and Safety Management Systems 1 – Policy

  • Health and Safety Management Systems 2 – Organizing

  • Health and Safety Management Systems 3 – Planning

  • Health and Safety Management Systems 4 – Measuring, Audit and Review

Unit GC3: International Health & Safety Practical Application

The completion of a health and safety hazard identification assessment of a workplace and report to management. Recommended hours of study: 130 hours

Unit GC2: Control of International Workplace Hazards

  • Fire Hazards and Control

  • Electrical Hazards and Control

  • Work Equipment Hazards and Control

  • Construction Activities Hazards and Control

  • Movement of People and Vehicles – Hazards and Control

  • Manual and Mechanical Handling – Hazards and Control

  • Chemical and Biological Health Hazards and Control

  • Physical and Psychological Health Hazards and Control

Assessment:

The assessment consists of 2-hr examinations for Units IGC1/GC2 and a practical health and safety assessment of a workplace for GC3.

The NEBOSH International General Certificate provides an excellent foundation in health and safety for managers, supervisors, employee representatives and people starting out on a career in health and safety. The certificate is relevant to all types of organisations. It helps holders manage risk more effectively by covering a broad range of topics and is ideal for:

• Managers, supervisors, employee representatives
• Those looking to start a career in health and safety
The NEBOSH International Certificate is widely respected by employers worldwide and meets the requirements for Technician Membership of IOSH (Tech IOSH) and Associate Membership of IIRSM (AIIRSM).

• Those working with young people in a training environment.

What you will study?
Unit IGC1: Management of International Health & Safety.

  • Foundations in Health and Safety

  • Health and Safety Management Systems 1 – Policy

  • Health and Safety Management Systems 2 – Organizing

  • Health and Safety Management Systems 3 – Planning

  • Health and Safety Management Systems 4 – Measuring, Audit and Review

Unit GC3: International Health & Safety Practical Application

The completion of a health and safety hazard identification assessment of a workplace and report to management. Recommended hours of study: 130 hours

Unit GC2: Control of International Workplace Hazards

  • Movement of People and Vehicles – Hazards and Control

  • Manual and Mechanical Handling – Hazards and Control

  • Work Equipment Hazards and Control

  • Fire Hazards and Control

  • Electrical Hazards and Control

  • Construction Activities Hazards and Control

  • Chemical and Biological Health Hazards and Control

  • Physical and Psychological Health Hazards and Control

Assessment:

The assessment consists of 2-hr examinations for Units IGC1/GC2 and a practical health and safety assessment of a workplace for GC3.

The NEBOSH International General Certificate provides an excellent foundation in health and safety for managers, supervisors, employee representatives and people starting out on a career in health and safety. The certificate is relevant to all types of organisations. It helps holders manage risk more effectively by covering a broad range of topics and is ideal for:

• Managers, supervisors, employee representatives
• Those looking to start a career in health and safety
The NEBOSH International Certificate is widely respected by employers worldwide and meets the requirements for Technician Membership of IOSH (Tech IOSH) and Associate Membership of IIRSM (AIIRSM).

• Those working with young people in a training environment.

What you will study?
Unit IGC1: Management of International Health & Safety.

  • Foundations in Health and Safety

  • Health and Safety Management Systems 1 – Policy

  • Health and Safety Management Systems 2 – Organizing

  • Health and Safety Management Systems 3 – Planning

  • Health and Safety Management Systems 4 – Measuring, Audit and Review

Unit GC3: International Health & Safety Practical Application

The completion of a health and safety hazard identification assessment of a workplace and report to management. Recommended hours of study: 130 hours

Unit GC2: Control of International Workplace Hazards

  • Movement of People and Vehicles – Hazards and Control

  • Manual and Mechanical Handling – Hazards and Control

  • Work Equipment Hazards and Control

  • Fire Hazards and Control

  • Electrical Hazards and Control

  • Construction Activities Hazards and Control

  • Chemical and Biological Health Hazards and Control

  • Physical and Psychological Health Hazards and Control

Assessment:

The assessment consists of 2-hr examinations for Units IGC1/GC2 and a practical health and safety assessment of a workplace for GC3.

This course has been designed to provide those making day-to-day decisions in construction work with the knowledge they need to ensure that the health and safety implications of their decisions are properly taken into account. It is suitable for:

• Managers and supervisors working in the international construction industry.
• Those who have responsibility for construction workers/contractors outside the UK.
The NEBOSH International Construction Certificate is widely respected by employers worldwide and meets the requirements for Technician Membership of IOSH (Tech IOSH) and Associate Membership of IIRSM (AIIRSM).

What you will study?
Unit ICC1: Managing and Controlling Hazards in International Construction Activities

  • Fire Hazards and Control

  • Work Equipment Hazards and Control

  • Manual and Mechanical Handling – Hazards and Control

  • Movement of People and Vehicles – Hazards and Control

  • Electrical Hazards and Control

  • Construction Activities Hazards and Control

  • Chemical and Biological Health Hazards and Control

  • Physical and Psychological Health Hazards and Control

Unit ICC2: International Construction Practical Application

The completion of a health and safety assessment of a construction workplace and report to management. Recommended hours of study: 160 hours.

Assessment:

The assessment consists of 2-hr examinations for Units IGC1/ICC1 and a practical health and safety assessment of a construction site for ICC2.

International Fire Certificate will teach you how to carry out fire risk assessments and identify the range of protective and preventive measures you need to minimise the risk of fire. This course is designed for anyone with fire safety responsibilities in the workplace and is suitable for:

• Managers, supervisors, employee representatives.
• Those with fire safety responsibilities.
• Those looking to take on fire safety advisory roles.
The NEBOSH International Fire Certificate is widely respected by employers worldwide and meets the requirements for Technician Membership of IOSH (Tech IOSH) and Associate Membership of IIRSM (AIIRSM).

What you will study?
Unit IFC1: International Fire Safety and Risk Management.

  • Managing Fire Safety

  • Principles of Fire and Explosion

  • Causes and Prevention of Fires

  • Fire Protection in Buildings

  • Safety of People in the Event of a Fire

  • Fire Safety Risk Assessment

Unit IFC2: Fire Safety Practical Application

The completion of a fire safety risk assessment of a workplace. Recommended hours of study: 120 hours

Assessment:

The assessment consists of 2-hr examinations for Units IGC1/IFC1 and a practical fire risk assessment of a workplace for IFC2.

The NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety is designed specifically for those with safety responsibilities in the oil and gas industry. It focuses on international standards and management systems, highlighting the importance of process safety management in the oil and gas industry, enabling students to effectively discharge workplace safety responsibilities both onshore and offshore. The NEBOSH Oil and Gas Certificate is suitable for those who have the responsibility for ensuring safety as part of their day-to-day duties, including:

• Managers, supervisors and employee representatives within the oil and gas industry.
• Newly appointed health and safety advisers.
• Health and safety practitioners or consultants who want specialist knowledge in the Oil and Gas industry.

Those undertaking this certificate should have a good understanding of safety issues which can be from experience or having studied one of NEBOSH’s Certificate-level qualifications.

What you will study?
Unit IOG1: Management of International Oil and Gas Operational Safety

1. Health, Safety and Environmental Management in Context.

  • Learning from incidents

  • Hazards inherent in oil and gas

  • An organisation’s documented evidence

  • Risk Management Techniques used in the oil and gas industries

2. Hydrocarbon Process Safety 1

  • Contractor Management

  • Process Safety Management (PSM)

  • Permit-To-Work procedures

  • Key principles to safe shift handover

  • Plant operations and maintenance

  • Start up and shut down

3. Hydrocarbon Process Safety 2

  • Failure Modes

  • Other types of failures

  • Safety critical equipment controls

  • Safe storage of hydrocarbons

  • Fire hazards, risks and controls

  • Furnace and boiler operations

4. Fire Protection and Emergency Response

  • Fire and explosion in the oil and gas industries

  • Emergency response

5. Logistics and Transport Operations

  • Marine transport

  • Land transport

  • Recommended hours of study: 55 hours

Assessment:

The assessment consists of one 2-hour examination.

The NEBOSH Health and Well-being Certificate gives managers, supervisors and HR personnel the skills and knowledge to tackle health and well-being at work. The course will benefit companies in all sectors who are seeking to improve the efficiency and morale of their workforce. It is suitable for:

• General managers, supervisors, health and safety and HR personnel who have responsibility for, or involvement in, the health and well-being of employees as part of their day-to-day duties

What you will study?
Unit IGC1: Management of International Health & Safety

  • Introduction to Workplace Health

  • Effects of Health on Work

  • Effects of Work on Health

  • Management of Attendance

  • Management of Mental Health at Work

  • Workplace Health Promotion

  • Workplace Health Support

  • Management of People with Musculoskeletal Disorders

Unit ICC1: Managing and Controlling Hazards in International Construction Activities
Assessment:

The assessment consists of a 2-hr examination for NHC1 and a practical assessment for NHC2.

This standalone qualification is aimed at managers, supervisors and staff from all types of organisations who need a broad understanding of environmental management issues. It is suitable for:
• Managers, supervisors and employees who have a responsibility for managing environmental issues
• Those looking to start a career in environmental management

The NEBOSH Environmental Certificate is widely respected by employers worldwide; holders are eligible to apply for Technician Membership of CIWEM (TechCIWEM).

What you will study?
Unit NEC1: Management and Control of Environmental Hazards

  • Control of Emissions to Air

  • Environmental Impact Assessments

  • Environmental Management Systems

  • Foundations in Environmental Management

  • Control of Contamination of Water Sources

  • Control of Waste and Land Use.

  • Sources of Use of Energy and Energy Efficiency.

  • Control of Environmental Noise.

  • Planning for and Dealing with Environmental Emergencies.

Unit NEC2: Practical Application

• The completion of an environmental review of a workplace and report to management
Recommended hours of study: 70 hours

Assessment:

The assessment consists of a 2-hr examination for NEC1 and a practical assessment for NEC2.

The NEBOSH National Diploma in Environmental Management has been designed for those with responsibilities for the management of environmental risk or aiming to develop and implement effective environmental management systems within their organisations.
Benefits of holding the NEBOSH Environmental Diploma include:
• Entitlement to Specialist membership (SIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).
• Meeting the academic requirements for non-chartered Membership of the CIWEM (MCIWEM)
• Allows the use of the letters ‘EnvDipNEBOSH’ after your name.

What you will study?
Unit NEC1: Management and Control of Environmental Hazards

What you will study Unit ED1 – Management of Environmental Risk

  • Principles of Environmental Risk Management

  • Environmental Risk Evaluation

  • Water Resources Management

  • Monitoring, Review and Audit

  • Developments in Environmental Legislation

  • Public Access to Environmental Information

  • Environmental Legislative Framework and Methods of Enforcement

  • Solid and Liquid Wastes

  • Energy Use and Efficiency

  • Hazardous Substances

  • Control of Environmental Nuisance

  • Control Strategies for Environmental Risk

  • Gaseous and Particulate Releases to Atmosphere

  • Civil Liability in Relation to Environmental Pollution

  • Environmental Implications of Development and Land Use

Unit ED2 – Workplace-Based Practical Application

The completion of a work-based project. Recommended hours of study: 190 hours

Unit ICC2: International Construction Practical Application

The completion of a health and safety assessment of a construction workplace and report to management. Recommended hours of study: 160 hours

Assessment:

Unit ED1 is assessed by a 3-hour examination and Unit ED2 a project consisting of an environmental audit.

IOSH Courses

Managing Safely (MS)

This course aims to introduce managers at all levels to the different aspects of managing safety and health in the workplace.

What you will study?

  • Identifying Hazards

  • Safety Management Principles

  • Assessing and Controlling Risks

  • Understanding Management Responsibility for Health and Safety

  • Investigating Accidents and Incidents

  • Measuring Performance

  • Protecting our Environment

Recommended hours of study: 40 hours

Assessment:

The assessment consists of multiple choice and short answer questions as well as a short project

This course is aimed at all employees and is designed to improve the safety culture within an organisation. It focuses on how individual actions contribute to health and safety in the workplace.

What you will study?

  • Introducing Working Safely

  • Defining Hazards, Risk and Control

  • Identifying Common Hazards

  • Improving Safety Performance

  • Environmental Awareness

Recommended hours of study: 10 hours

Assessment:

IOSH Working Safely is assessed by a multiple choice exam and a series of short hazard spotting exercises.

IEMA Courses

This course is designed to raise the professional competence of environmental practitioners by assessing their knowledge and understanding of environmental management and its application. It is aimed at those people who have a basic understanding of environmental issues and want to expand their knowledge and understanding to Associate Membership. All delegates who have successfully completed this IEMA approved course will gain Associate Membership of the Institute of Environmental Assessment (AIEMA).

What you will study?

  • Introduction to Environmental Issues

  • Background to Environmental Law

  • Controls on Emissions to Atmosphere

  • Waste Management

  • The Water Environment

  • Environmental Communications

  • Land Use and Contamination

  • Environmental Nuisance

  • Hazardous Materials Management

  • Framework for Managing Environmental Impacts

  • Producer Responsibility

  • Producer Responsibility

Recommended hours of study: 40 hours

Assessment:

The IEMA Associate Certificate in Environmental Management is assessed by a two-and-a-half hour examination which can be completed on-line (via the IEMA Portal) or at UNIPRO’s exam center in Nairobi, Kenya.

This qualification is aimed at those who have only recently become involved in environmental management or for whom environmental management is an integral part of a wide range of responsibilities. All delegates who have successfully completed this IEMA approved course will be entitled to one year’s Affiliate Membership of the IEMA.

What you will study?

  • Sustainable Business Thinking

  • Environmental Legislation

  • Environmental Management Systems

  • Tools for Assessment and Interpretation of Environmental Performance

Recommended hours of study: 40 hours

Assessment:

The assessment comprises a multiple-choice exam and a short coursework assignment.