NEBOSH National / International General Certificate - Online
The NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) in Occupational Health & Safety is an internationally recognized health and safety qualification from an established independent examination board with over 25 years of experience in providing up-to-date and relevant examinations. The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) is registered in the United Kingdom.
This course has been developed for multinational organizations in all sectors, mindful of international standards or directives and at the same time adaptive to local needs. It seeks to provide an excellent underpinning knowledge of health and safety, as well as a sound basis for evaluating (and managing) potential hazards and risks. The syllabus incorporates international, technical, and other standards where they exist. In other cases, requirements and practices that represent 'good practice' are followed.
Suitability - Who should attend?
The NEBOSH National / International General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health is designed for personnel with health and safety responsibilities, e.g. managers, supervisors, safety officers, non-safety specialists, etc and who need a grounding and recognized qualification in occupational safety and health. It is also beneficial for those wanting to further their career in the HSE field or those who wish to enhance their HSE knowledge.
Training Course Content
The contents of the NEBOSH National / International General Certificate training course are covered in two units (New Syllabus)
UNIT IG 1: Management of Health & Safety
- Why we should manage workplace health and safety
- How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
- Managing risk - understanding people and processes
- Health and safety monitoring and measuring
Note: The IG1 unit is the core unit for other qualifications offered such as ICC and IFC.
UNIT IG 2: Risk Assessment (Practical assessment)
- Physical and psychological health
- Musculoskeletal health
- Chemical and biological agents
- General workplace issues
- Work Equipment
The NEBOSH International General Certificate (IG) follows the same principles as the National General Certificate (UK) - achieving high standards of health and safety - regardless of any local legal requirements.
Examinations on NEBOSH standard dates are available four times per year at any British Council or participating university/Centre each year.
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