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Simply Safety- NEBOSH IGC South Korea

First a little about NEBOSH

NEBOSH (National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health) was formed in 1979 as an independent examining board and awarding body with charitable status. Offering a comprehensive range of globally-recognised, vocationally related qualifications designed to meet the health, safety, environmental and risk management needs of all places of work in both the private and public sectors.

The qualifications are recognised by the relevant professional membership bodies including the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM) and the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM).

NEBOSH technical standards are overseen by a Qualification and Technical Council with representatives drawn from national institutions. NEBOSH is an awarding body approved by Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) Accreditation, which has a UK-wide regulatory remit. NEBOSH maintains Investors in People (IIP) status and is also an ISO 9001:2015 registered organisation.


There are three categories of NEBOSH qualification -

- NEBOSH Award,

- NEBOSH Certificate and

- NEBOSH Diploma.

The NEBOSH Award demonstrates an understanding of the subject covered and may be used as an introduction to other higher level NEBOSH qualifications.

The NEBOSH Certificate level qualifications demonstrate broad knowledge

The NEBOSH Diploma level qualifications demonstrate professional knowledge of the subject covered.

The NEBOSH Courses

Choose your own career path in safety that suits you. For NEBOSH IG1 is the core element and on completion candidates can progress and obtain either the NEBOSH International General, or other NEBOSH certificate courses. Choose what you want to learn and then choose how you want to with our full time or part-time taught, distance, e-learning or blended options.

Simply Safety NEBOSH IGC International General Certificate New Syllabus Overview of the NEBOSH IGC (NEW syllabus - 2019) Do check out the special limited time offer for Elearning Access INEBOSH IG Overall Learning Outcomes Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Justify health and safety improvements using moral, financial and legal arguments

  • Advise on the main duties for health and safety in the workplace and help their organisation manage contractors

  • Work within a health and safety management system, recognising what effective policy, organisational responsibilities and arrangements should look like

  • Positively influence health and safety culture and behaviour to improve performance in their organisation

  • Do a general risk assessment in their own workplace – profiling and prioritising risks, inspecting the workplace, recognising a range of common hazards, evaluating risks (taking account of current controls), recommending further control measures, planning actions

  • Recognise workplace changes that have significant health and safety impacts and effective ways to minimise those impacts

  • Develop basic safe systems of work (including taking account of typical emergencies) and knowing when to use permit-to-work systems for special risks

  • Take part in incident investigations

  • Help their employer to check their management system effectiveness – through monitoring, audits and reviews

​ ​ Entry requirements There are no entry requirements for this qualification, however it is important that learners have a suitable standard of English language in order to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus. NEBOSH recommends that learners undertaking this qualification should 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. A chart mapping IELTS scores to the Common European Framework for Languages (CEFR) can be found on the British Council and IELTS websites:

Learners wishing to assess their own language expertise may consult the FAQs on the IELTS website for information on taking the test. Important note: the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (October 2018 specifications) is a standalone qualification. This means that you will not be able to use units from other NEBOSH qualifications against any part of this qualification. ​ Course syllabus Unit IG1: Management of Health & Safety Element 1: Why we should manage workplace health and safety

  • 1.1 Discuss the moral, financial and legal reasons for managing health and safety in the workplace

  • 1.2 Explain how health and safety is regulated and the consequences of non-compliance

  • 1.3 Summarise the main health and safety duties of different groups of people at work and explain how contractors should be selected, monitored and managed

Element 2: How health and safety management systems work and what they look like

  • 2.1 Give an overview of the elements of a health and safety management system and the benefits of having a formal/certified system

  • 2.2 Discuss the main ingredients of health and safety management systems that make it effective – policy, responsibilities, arrangements

Element 3: Managing risk – understanding people and processes

  • 3.1 Describe the concept of health and safety culture and how it influences performance

  • 3.2 Summarise how health and safety culture at work can be improved

  • 3.3 Summarise the human factors which positively or negatively influence behaviour at work in a way that can affect health and safety

  • 3.4 Explain the principles of the risk assessment process

  • 3.5 Discuss typical workplace changes that have significant health and safety impacts and ways to minimise those impacts

  • 3.6 Describe what to consider when developing and implementing a safe system of work for general activities

  • 3.7 Explain the role, function and operation of a permitto-work system

  • 3.8 Discuss typical emergency procedures (including training and testing) and how to decide what level of first aid is needed in the workplace

Element 4: Health and safety monitoring and measuring

  • 4.1 Discuss common methods and indicators used to monitor the effectiveness of management systems

  • 4.2 Explain why and how incidents should be investigated, recorded and reported

  • 4.3 Explain what an audit is and why and how it is used to evaluate a management system

  • 4.4 Explain why and how regular reviews of health and safety performance are needed

Unit IG2: Risk Assessment For this unit learners must produce a risk assessment of a workplace which considers a wide range of identified hazards (drawn from elements 5-11) and meets best practice standards ('suitable and sufficient') Element 5: Physical and psychological health Element 6: Musculoskeletal health Element 7: Chemical and biological agents Element 8: General workplace issues Element 9: Work equipment Element 10: Fire Element 11: Electricity ​ Unit Assessments All units are mandatory and there are no optional units. Unit IG1 is assessed by one two-hour written question paper consisting of ten ‘short-answer’ questions and one ‘long-answer’ question. All questions are compulsory and are marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH. Unit IG2 is assessed by a three-hour practical risk assessment carried out in the candidate's workplace. ​ Certification NEBOSH will issue a certificate of successful course completion to candidates who have successfully completed the course. This course is accredited by the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH). ​ Simply Safety is "BRONZE" on the Learning Partner Program. We also commit to you and to improving your experience. Before you enrol- we want to meet up with you to understand if this would be the right course and if the Mode of Study would be right for you.

  • Mode of Study – Face to face (Full time, Part Time, Evening), Distance learning, Open Learning and eLearning.

  • On-going support – We will the support you need- you can email our tutors, have access to our elearning portal, schedule a call, and we will follow up with your progress.

  • We will require you to submit assignments or mock papers

  • We will require you to fill up a Learner Contract and read the Terms & Conditions

Examinations You can study or attend training first and then decide to enrol in the Examinations. The examinations are held 4 times a year (Standard Dates- first Wednesday of March, June, September and December- always mornings) but you have to confirm with us if we will be conducting those examinations then. We will need 2 months prior notice to enrol you in the examinations. You can also choose to take the examinations at a British Council - but there will be additional time lines to confirm with British Council as well as additional costs (payable to British Council) ​ Refunds We will offer refunds for the examination fees as per NEBOSH requirements but for the training attended or the textbooks, there are no refunds. You can read more about the NEBOSH Refund policy on the NEBOSH website or ask from us. ​ Results You will received either a Refer (0-44 Marks), Pass (45-64 Marks), Credit (65-74), Distinction (75 above) ​ Resit You can choose to resit the qualification that you failed (received a REFER). No limits on the number of attempts- but must be done within 5 years. Registration: We will need to discuss with you if this is the right course for you- so schedule an appointment with us. ​ Course Fees (includes Exam Fees) Full Time (Face to Face) - 10 Days - SGD$4200 Distance Learning - SGD$1000 E-Learning - SGD$1500 ​ All prices include Textbooks, Administrative Fees and NEBOSH Exam fees There are no refunds for classroom attendance, textbooks or using the E-Learning access/portal ​ ​ Examination dates Standard examination sittings are held four times a year in March, June, September and December


Simply Safety in South Korea

Simply Safety has been in South Korea since 2012. We understand the learning needs of Koreans and the requirements for Korean students.

Our Korean students come from Seoul, Busan, Ulsan, Geoje and many other parts of South Korea.

We have trained people working in




DSTECH CO.,LTD. South Korea





To date Simply Safety has trained more than 1000 Korean students in various qualifications and certifications as well as inductions.

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