This certificate is recognized all over the world as a badge of professionalism and commitment to health and safety. The qualification is accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and meets the academic requirement for technician membership of the institution (Tech IOSH). Holders of the international certificate may also apply for associate membership of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).
Managers, supervisors and employees throughout the world take the British Safety Council Level ICert-OSH because it gives them the skills and know-how to fulfill their health and safety responsibilities in any country and in any kind of organization.
The BSC Level 3 Icert-osh is also suitable for those embarking on a career in health and safety, providing a sound basis for progression on to the IDIPOSH. No previous health and safety knowledge is required.
Unit 1 Principles of Health and Safety Management
• Organizing for health and safety
• Developing a positive health and safety culture
• Preventing accidents
• Occupational health provision
• International occupational health and safety framework
• Health and safety management
• Risk assessment
• Persons at particular risk
• Safe systems of work
• Safe workplace
• Personal protective equipment-
Unit 2 Controlling Hazards in the Workplace.
• Emergency planning
• Electrical safety
• Work equipment
• Occupational transport and driving
• Construction and demolition
• Working at height
• Manual handling
• Mechanical handling and lifting operations
• Display screen equipment and workstations
• Chemical and biological hazards
• Reporting and investigating incidents
• Protecting the environment
The course is assessed by two 90-minute written examinations comprising of a selection of short-answer questions. Assessments will be presented in English and candidates must respond in English
The two-week course raises professional competence and confidence, and helps participants develop their knowledge of occupational safety and health and apply it in an international context.
The international certificate is accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) as meeting the academic requirement for technician membership of the institution (Tech IOSH). Holders of the International Certificate may also apply for associate membership of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).
Learning with the British Safety Council enables students to benefit from our wealth of experience acquired over 60 years. During this time, we’ve educated people all over the world and have developed expert teaching methods to ensure a first-class learning experience