The NEBOSH International General Certificate provides an excellent foundation in occupational safety and health, helping those who want to study and manage the risk more effectively. The NEBOSH International Certificate is based on international standards and is suitable for people in any industry sector, anywhere in the world. It is ideal for:
- New Learners - Supervisors - ManagersManagers, supervisors and employees throughout the world take the NEBOSH International General Certificate because it gives them the skills and know-how to fulfil their health and safety responsibilities in any country and in any kind of organisation.
The NEBOSH International General Certificate is also suitable for those embarking on a career in health and safety, providing a sound basis for progression on to the NEBOSH International Diploma. No previous health and safety knowledge is required.
The NEBOSH International General Certificate comprises of three units of study, each of which is assessed separately:
Unit IGC1: Management of International Health and Safety
Foundations in Health and Safety
Health and Safety Management Systems 1 - Plan
Health and Safety Management Systems 2 - Do
Health and Safety Management Systems 3 - Check
Health and Safety Management Systems 4 - Act
Unit GC2: Control of International Workplace Hazards
Workplace Hazards and Risk Control
Transport Hazards and Risk Control
Musculoskeletal Hazards and Risk Control
Work Equipment Hazards and Risk Control
Electrical Hazards and Control
Fire Hazards and Control
Chemical and Biological Health Hazards and Risk Control
Physical and Psychological Health Hazards and Risk Control
Unit GC3: Workplace-Based Practical Assessment
You must complete all units within 5 years to achieve the full NEBOSH International General Certificate qualification. Course Assessment and Certification
Candidates are assessed by an examination for each unit IGC1; GC2 and a practical health & safety assessment of a work place situation GC 3. Each exam is 2 hours in duration. Candidates must achieve a minimum pass standard in all the examinations and assessment to be awarded the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health.
Certification is issued by NEBOSH UK.
Professional Body Memberships : Holders of the NEBOSH International General Certificate are eligible for membership of the following professional bodies, subject to meeting the necessary post-qualification experience requirements: Institution of Occupational Safety and Health. – Tech IOSH , International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM). – Associate Member