NATIONS SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY

THE INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY(IGC)

The certificate program is an ideal introductory course for those interested in a career in health and safety as well as for managers and supervisors with health and safety responsibilities. The IGC course is of 68 hours duration with 53 hours of private study in three units.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

  • The basis of occupational health and safety and the barriers to good standards.

  • Ensuring health and safety in the workplace.

  • The role of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and International Labour Standards.

  • Safety management systems: Plan-Do-Check-Act, ILO-OSH and OHSAS18001.

  • Effective Health and safety policies.

  • The principles of internal and external audits.

  • Performing a health and safety review.

  • Setting a Safe System of Work in a range of working environments. Permit-To-Work system.

  • The organizational, individual and job factors that influence health and safety behavior.

  • Influencing a positive change in behavior at work.

  • Work-related upper lim disorders (WRULD's) and many other areas.

NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management

NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational  and

NEBOSH Environmental Management coming soon!

AWARD IN HEALTH & SAFETY AT WORK 

The award level course is an introductory program focusing on the basic principles of health & safety including hazard prevention and risk assessment.It is ideally suited for managers, team leaders and supervisors as well as workers and operators. The course is of 18 hours duration.

What will I learn?

Unit HSW1: Workplace safety foundations

  • 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 and the working environments.

There are no requirements for this course!!!

For more information contact: 

Program Manager:

Shauna Jupiter

Email: shauna.jupiter@nations.gy

Contact: 227-4623 or 225-4211 ext 120

ISO 45001 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

Why should you attend?

ISO 45001 is the first global Occupational Health and Safety Management System standard that replaces OHSAS 18001. The ISO 45001 Foundation training enables you to learn the basic elements to implement and manage an Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OH&S MS) as specified in ISO 45001. During this training course, you will be able to understand the different modules of an OH&S MS, including the OH&S MS policy, procedures, performance measurements, management commitment, internal audit, management review, and continual improvement.

Who should attend?

  • Individuals involved in and concerned with Occupational Health and Safety Management

  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge about the main processes of Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OH&S MS)

  • Individuals interested to pursue a career in Occupational Health and Safety Management

 

Learning objectives

  • Understand the elements and operations of an Occupational Health and Safety Management System and its principal processes

  • Acknowledge the correlation between ISO 45001 and other standards and regulatory frameworks

  • Understand the approaches, methods, and techniques used for the implementation and management of an OH&S MS

 

Educational approach

  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with practical questions and examples

  • Practical exercises include examples and discussions

  • Practice tests are similar to the Certification Exam

 

Assessment

After completing this course, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “Certified ISO 45001 Foundation” credential. A Foundation Certificate shows that you have understood the fundamental methodologies, requirements, framework and management approach.

Course fees cover examination and one resit if needed.

 

Results and Certification​

The exam results will be received 6-8 weeks after the exam. After receiving the results, the candidate applies for the certificate which will be reviewed and then sent to the candidate. Certification would be from ISO registrar company PECB USA (www.pecb.com).

Prerequisites

None

FPSO & OIL RIG SAFETY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessels, or FPSOs, are offshore production facilities that house both processing equipment and storage for produced hydrocarbons. The basic design of most FPSOs encompasses a ship-shaped vessel, with processing equipment. After processing, an FPSO stores oil or gas before offloading periodically to shuttle tankers The Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel Liza Destiny presently operates in the Exxon Mobil-operated Stabroek block off Guyana. It is therefore imperative that any suppliers, contracted service providers, government ministry regulators, emergency response personnel, HSE Professionals and even members of the public looking to gain employment in the energy sector must have a vast understanding of technical, safety and operational aspects of this vessel.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Become Certified in FPSO Operations! This in-depth UK certified course equips personnel with the technical capacities and theoretical knowledge to make them competent and certified when working on board FPSO vessels. Some of the areas of study covered in modules:

Tanker Maneuvering Areas, Mooring/Station Keeping, Logistical Considerations Mooring Hazards, Emergency Response Arrangements, Guidelines on Emergency Response plans, FPSO Offshore Installation Manager (OIM), FPSO Standards & Codes, Regulatory regimes for FPSO Operations, Current DNV Offshore Standards, Regulations and Classing Issues, HSE Audits, Scope and Purpose of HSE Audits, Performance Standards, Pre Audit Preparations ,Auditing Process, Systems Checklist and many other areas of study.

 

 

TARGET AUDIENCE

Suppliers, Contracted Service Providers, Government Ministry Regulators, Emergency Response Personnel, HSE Professionals and even members of the public seeking employment in the oil and gas sector.

 

CLASS ACTIVITIES

Conduct mock auditing exercises of FPSO’s. Developing Risk Assessments for FPSO’s and exercises that aid in understanding the Safety Processing Operations on board the FPSO according to international standards and guidelines.

 

DURATION

4 Days (Two Weekend Sessions each of Sat. & Sun - 8 contact hours per day)

 

 

DELIVERY METHOD

Live Online Instructor-led Training

 

 

ASSESSMENT

The assessment entails both a report and a multiple-choice paper.

 

 

CERTIFICATION

Successful students would receive an FPSO & Oil Rig Safety Manager certificate.

CompTIA

WHY CompTIA?


The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is the leading provider of vendor-neutral IT certifications in the world. With more than 2,000,000 IT certifications issued worldwide, CompTIA is dedicated to helping IT professionals lead the charge in our digitally connected world.

CompTIA certification is the launchpad for your career in IT. Despite their differences on the surface virtually every industry today depends on IT. From small, family-run businesses to big corporations, there are IT careers for students in almost every organization around the globe. CompTIA certifications can launch your career and keep you on a growing path.

 

For more information, visit: https://certification.comptia.org/home

NATIONS SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY (NaSTech)


For over 15 years Nations Incorporated has offered courses in several disciplines to thousands of students as a first class provider of education. NaSTech continues this legacy by offering two world- renown IT certifications, namely, CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ and CompTIA A+. NaSTech is the ONLY Authorized CompTIA Delivery Partner in Guyana! NaSTech is also an approved Pearson VUE Testing Centre.


A CompTIA certification gets you ahead of the crowd immediately: Not only can you count on the skills you earned, you also validate your knowledge. Having a certification in your hand boosts your resume and is an increasingly compelling credential when you’re applying for a job. ​Certified IT respondents are more likely to hold CompTIA certifications than any other.

CompTIA IT FUNDAMENTALS+ (ITF+) CERTIFICATION


CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+) is an introduction to basic IT knowledge and skills. CompTIA ITF+ helps professionals to decide if a career in IT is right for them or to develop a broader understanding of IT.

  • ITF+ is the only pre-career certification that helps students or career changers determine if they have a competency for information technology and if it is the right career path for them.

  • ITF+ is the only single certification that covers all areas of IT foundations, creating a broader understanding of IT making it ideal for non-technical professionals.

  • ITF+ establishes an IT education framework for students in middle school and high school.

WHO WOULD BENEFIT FROM ITF+?

  • Students considering a career in IT.

  • Professionals working in fields that require a broad understanding of IT.

  • Marketing, sales and operations staff in IT-based organizations.

ABOUT THE CompTIA ITF+ EXAM

The CompTIA IT Fundamentals exam focuses on the essential IT skills and knowledge needed to perform tasks commonly performed by advanced end-users and entry-level IT professionals alike, including:

  • Using features and functions of common operating systems and establishing network connectivity

  • Identifying common software applications and their purpose

  • Using security and web browsing best practices


This exam is intended for candidates who are advanced end users and/or are considering a career in IT. The exam is also a good fit for individuals interested in pursuing professional-level certifications, such as A+.

For more information, visit: https://certification.comptia.org/certifications/it-fundamentals

CompTIA A+ CERTIFICATION


CompTIA A+ certified professionals are proven problem solvers. They support today’s core technologies from security to cloud to data management and more. CompTIA A+ is the industrystandard for launching IT careers into today’s digital world.​

  • The only credential with performance-based items to prove pros can think on their feet to perform critical IT support tasks in the moment

  • Trusted by employers around the world to identify the go-to person in end point management & technical support roles

  • Regularly re-invented by IT experts to ensure that it validates core skills and abilities demanded in the workplace

ABOUT THE CompTIA A+ EXAM


The new CompTIA A+ Core Series requires candidates to pass two exams: Core 1 (220-1001) and
Core 2 (220-1002) covering the following new content:

 

  • Demonstrate baseline security skills for IT support professionals

  • Configure device operating systems, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Chrome OS, Android and iOS and administer client-based as well as cloud-based (SaaS) software

  • Troubleshoot and problem solve core service and support challenges while applying best practices for documentation, change management, and scripting

  • Support basic IT infrastructure and networking

  • Configure and support PC, mobile and IoT device hardware

  • Implement basic data backup and recovery methods and apply data storage and management best practices


For more information, visit: https://certification.comptia.org/the-new-comptia-aplus-core-series

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Additional Resources:

ITF+ Infographic

ITF+ Certification Guide

A+ Core Series Certification Guide

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