The NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (IGC) is one of the leading health and safety qualifications around the world. It helps develop your understanding of general workplace issues and how they can be applied in different sectors around the world.
|NEBOSH International General Certificate Course Key Facts|
|Learning Methods||Online, In-company|
|Units||2 units: IG1; IG2|
|Assessments||1 written exam for IG1 and a practical assignment for IG2|
|Duration||Dependent on learning method|
The new NEBOSH International Certificate focuses on the role of a real-life health and safety professional. It looks at the real, everyday risks that people encounter and how to manage them to help protect people and profits.
You'll develop the essential risk management skills to create a safe and healthy workplace. And, you’ll have the foundation knowledge to make recommendations to your employer to help them improve health and safety management.
You don't need any previous health and safety knowledge or experience to take the course. But you will need to have a good level of english to be able to understand complex concepts and discuss them in your exam.
The course takes a risk management approach based on best practice and international standards, such as the International Labour Organisation (ILO) codes of practice.
It's divided into 2 units:
Click here for the full NEBOSH International Certificate syllabus.
Elements 1-4 of IG1 is assessed through a 2 hour question paper to test what you know. They're held in approved exam centres around the world.
IG2 is a practical assessment to test what you can do. It's carried out in a workplace and submitted via post or email.
By taking the NEBOSH International Certificate you'll be able to:
The NEBOSH International Certificate is for people working or living outside of the UK. If you work in the UK then take a look at the NEBOSH National General Certificate.
It's aimed at people new to health and safety, including new Health and Safety Officers, Managers, Operational Managers and Directors.
The NEBOSH International Certificate meets the academic requirements for:
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