Get a comprehensive description about NEBOSH IGC before you register

  • What is Nebosh?

    The term NEBOSH is an acronym for National Examination Board on Occupational Safety and Health. The 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 International General Certificate stands as the major prerequisite for all career health and safety professionals both young and experienced. With presence in over 40 countries of the world NEBOSH Certification has become the most valuable qualification amongst a wide range of other health and Safety courses in the world. We are a NEBOSH approved training centre with accreditation number 945.

  • What is NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC)?

    NEBOSH IGC certificate 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.

    Furthermore, IGC is globally recognised as a SCQF level 6 certification course well known to given 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 in particular.

  • Why do you need the NEBOSH course?

    Certification and personal upgrade is to a worker what a gold medal is to an athlete.

    Interestingly, for decades, highly successful individuals have understood that the step to significance lies in the continuous upgrading of one’s intellectual capacity. Talk about experience and exposure you talk about qualitative professional training. Nebosh IGC certificate course provides individuals and organisations with knowledge of the best standards and practice in health and safety management.

  • What is covered in the Nebosh training module?

    Unit IGC1: The Management of International Health and Safety

    • Foundations in Health and Safety
    • 1 – Plan
    • 2 – Do
    • 3 – Check
    • 4 – Act

    Unit IGC2: Controlling Workplace Hazards

    • Workplace Hazards and Risk Control
    • Transport Hazards and Risk Control
    • Musculoskeletal Hazards and Risk Control
    • Work Equipment Hazards and Risk Control
    • Electrical and Fire Safety
    • Chemical & Biological Health Hazards and Risk Control
    • Physical and Psychological Health Hazards and Risk Control

    Unit IGC3: Health and Safety Practical Application

    • Health and Safety Practical Application
  • Where do the certificates come from?

    Nebosh IGC Certificates are released directly from the UK and sent directly to accredited centres.

  • How recognised is Nebosh IGC?

    NEBOSH IGC is safety level 6 and currently stands as the highest recognised international certificate level qualification in the field of safety.

  • Who is qualified to take this course?

    Nebosh International certificate course is a level 6 health, safety and environment training that is ideal for workers and management in oil and gas, construction, process safety, accident and incident investigation, environment impact assessment, and everyone who is career driven from young graduates of any profession to field supervisors, top executives, internal auditors, lead auditors and project leaders.

    You do not need a previous experience in health, safety and environment management to take the Nebosh International certificate course. The Nebosh general safety training provides the foundation and practical knowledge in health and safety.


  • How can I register for this course?

    To register for this Nebosh Certificate course, simply fill the registration form by Clicking Here and follow the instructions.

    You will receive an acknowledgement email or sms. The message contains details of training course fee, course start date, details of payment, training address and registration closing date. To view the 2019 training calendar for this course, simply Clicking Here

  • Cost of this course?

    The total fee is N240,000 (500 pounds). This cost covers the Nebosh training course fee, exam registration, Nebosh study materials, British Council candidate registration, certificate training kits, GC3 assessment fee, Breakfast and lunch and other materials related to HSE safety training courses.

      • Instalment payment plan: payment in this order pay N140,000 at least 3 weeks to the training commencement date, and then another N100,000 by two weeks after end of training.
      • Full payment plan: Candidates who wish to pay in full will automatically receive N10,000 discount. This implies that the candidate will pay N230,000 only.
  • What is the duration of this course?

    Nebosh International general course module consists of a minimum of 80 contact hours and approximately 53 private study hours to complete the training. Hence, Classes run for 10days from Mondays to Fridays (no weekends) for two weeks by 9am to 4pm daily.

    • The IGC1 is covered within the first 4days
    • While the GC2 runs from the 5th day to the 10th
    • Lastly, the GC3 runs from for 3hours on the 10th day
  • After training is there an examination to write?

    Candidates seat for exams after training. 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 to be submitted in 10 days after exam. Exams are held at the British Council.

  • After Exams?

    The British Council returns all scripts to NEBOSH. To pass IGC1 & GC2 you need to score at least 45% in each of the units. To pass the GC3 you must make a minimum of 60%.

    Candidates who pass all 3 units are issued 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 failed unit.

  • Is Novelle Center accredited?

    Yes, Novelle Center is one of the largest and leading Nebosh Accredited course providers with well over 8 years of experience in delivery top quality training and exam preparations for candidates through our rigorous Nebosh classroom and online learning styles. Accreditation number is 945. Click here to verify

  • What is the difference between NEBOSH and HSE level 1,2,3?

    Particularly, Safety certification as a skill consists of 6 levels namely: level 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 and 8. Specifically, HSE safety training starts at level 1 to level 3, while Nebosh certificate course starts at level 6.

    Nebosh course for process safety is safety level 5, Nebosh general certificate currently a safety level 6 course. After completing IGC you become eligible to seat for safety level 8 which is Nebosh International diploma.

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