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International Certificate in Occupational Safety

Get your ICertOSH British Safety Council Level 3 Certificate, which is an internationally recognised qualification for people with responsibility for aspects of health and safety in the workplace, or those wanting to explore a career in the health and safety industry.

Equivalent of a SA SAQA Unit Standard NQF level 5, this 10 day in classroom training qualifies for IOSH Tech Status in the UK and SA. The course includes training manuals and exam fee, and covers two main focus areas:


Unit A – Principles of Health and Safety Management
1. Organising for Health & Safety
2. Developing a Positive H & S Culture
3. Preventing Accidents
4. Occupational Health provision
5. International OHS Framework
6. Health & Safety Management
7. Risk Assessment
8. Persons at Particular risk
9. Safe Systems of Work
10. Safe Workplace
11. Personal Protective Equipment


Unit B – Controlling Hazards in the Workplace
1. Fire
2. Emergency Planning
3. Electrical Safety
4. Work Equipment
5. Occupational Transport & Driving
6. Construction & Demolition
7. Working at Heights
8. Manual Handling
9. Mechanical Handling & Lifting Ops
10. Display Screen Equip & Workstations
11. Chemical & Biological Hazards
12. Reporting & Investigating Incidents
13. Protecting the Environment

View the MT1345 International certificate factsheet here. Or visit the British Safety Council website for more information.

Hesscon is an accredited British Safety Council Training Centre in South Africa.


Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for the ICertOSH Level 3 Certificate, but candidates should have a level of literacy adequate to cope with the examination. This recommendation is intended to ensure that all candidates who enter for the Level 3 Certificate can undertake the examination with a reasonable expectation of success.


Employment opportunities

Successful trainees will be qualified to take up employment as:

  • Health & Safety Practitioner
  • Health & Safety Officer
  • Health & Safety Manager

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ICERTOSH (International Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health):

10 day in classroom course (minimum 5 learners) available in Durban and Johannesburg
Includes manuals

1-3 months learning course (exam is written in Durban only)

For more information or to book your place, please email sam@hesscon.co.za