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.
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.
How is the new NEBOSH International Certificate assessed?
IG1 - The invigilated paper-based exam is being permanently replaced by a new open-book examination (OBE) ,for English language assessments only
IG2 - The practical unit IG2 will continue to be assessed as usual, please speak to your Learning Partner for further information.
Why take the NEBOSH International Certificate?
Is the NEBOSH International Certificate course for me?
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.
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How to start your NEBOSH International Certificate
Get in touch with us to find out all you need to know about starting your course
Course entry requirements
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.
What's covered in the new NEBOSH International Certificate?
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:
IG1 - Management of health and safety
IG2 - Risk assessment