The NEBOSH IGC covers the principles relating to health and safety, identification and control of workplace hazards and the practical application of this knowledge. The IGC syllabus takes a risk management approach based on best practice and international standards, such as the International Labor Organization (ILO) codes of practice. Local laws and cultural factors may form part of the study program where relevant and appropriate.

The IGC is also suitable for those embarking on a career in health and safety, providing a valuable foundation for further professional study.

Who takes the NEBOSH International General Certificate?

People throughout the world take the NEBOSH IGC to know how to fulfill their health and safety responsibilities in any county and in any kind of organization.

Benefits of the course

  • Knowledge – vital knowledge to help professionals to perform better at work.
  • Achievement – it’s a qualification that people are proud to have achieved.
  • Recognition – Requirements for Tech IOSH, and ALLRSM membership.
  • Career development – NEBOSH IGC brings candidates success and advancement in their field.
  • A safer workplace – reducing costs and improving the reputation to employers.
  • Return on investment – NEBOSH IGC skills brings real value to the modern global workplace.

Structure of the course

Candidates are assessed with written examinations for each of the two taught units and a practical assessment. A unique certificate issued denoting successful achievement of each unit. A certificate parchment is issued on completion of the two units and the practical assessment. The examination can be taken in some languages other than English.