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Benefits of the NEBOSH IGC

Occupational safety and health is now a primary focus of leading global organisations gearing for competitiveness, high performance, enhanced business credibility and increased profitability.

Employees Benefits

Knowledge – Whether health and safety is your main responsibility, or just a part of what you do, the NEBOSH International General Certificate will give you vital understanding to help you perform better in your role.

Enjoyment – You’ll discover techniques that are useful and practical in your industry, not just theoretical.

Recognition – The NEBOSH name is a mark of excellence in the field of health and safety throughout the world. It’s what employers ask for.

Career prospectsThe NEBOSH International General Certificate can be a first step towards a life-long career in health and safety, but also ca be part of an important set of qualifications that brings them success and advancement in whatever field they choose.

Company Benefits

A safer workplace – The NEBOSH International General Certificate is all about keeping people safe from injury and loss of life. For employers in any industry this also means protecting valuable assets and avoiding prosecution, litigation and loss of reputation.

Assurance – An employer whose workers are NEBOSH qualified is an employer committed to health and safety. The NEBOSH International General Certificate can help employers achieve international standards and can even help win new business.

Return on investment – An employee with a NEBOSH International General Certificate has practical knowledge that brings real value, wherever they operate.


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Course Overview

This qualification is specifically designed for people with safety responsibility in any country and in any kind of organisation. The Certificate covers the primary legal requirements as laid out in International Labour Organization (ILO) conventions and recommendations and documented best international practices for managing health and safety in the workplace.

On completion of the qualification, candidates will be able to:

  • Deal with the main legal requirements of health and safety, including reference to international standards relating to the management of health and safety at work. They will know how to identify a range of hazards at the workplace and method of control in any company and any industry.
  • At the same time, they will know how to make a risk assessment and an efficient report to the management in order to get approval for the recommendations made in the report.

Registration with 6 weeks before course starts

Duration of the course: 10 days block release + 1 day examination

Syllabus Summary

Unit IGC1: Management of international health and safety

Element 1 – Foundations in health and safety
Element 2 – Health and safety management systems – Plan
Element 3- Health and safety management systems – Do
Element 4- Health and safety management systems – Check
Element 5 – Health and safety management systems 4 – Act

Unit GC2: Controlling workplace hazards

Element 1 –  Workplace hazards and risk control
Element 2- Transport hazards and risk control
Element 3 – Musculoskeletal hazards and risk control
Element 4 -Work equipment hazards and risk control
Element 5 – Electrical safety
Element 6 – Fire safety
Element 7 – Chemical and biological health hazards and risk control
Element 8: Physical and psychological health hazards and risk control

Unit GC3: Health and safety practical application

This unit contains no additional syllabus content. However, completion of study for unit IGC1 and GC2 is recommended in order to undertake the practical application unit GC3.

Please find complete details on Syllabus Guide and NEBOSH Learners Terms and Conditions here

Method of Study & Examination

The NEBOSH International General Certificate Study Guidance is studied in classroom. Approximately 50 hours private study is required. 

The Course will be provided by our accredited lead tutor/tutors, with study/revision/exam advice/ past papers, links to relevant material, support details.You will also be provided with an authorized textbook that contains all relevant material for the course.

There are three major course Units (IGC1, GC2 & GC3) to successfully complete before you become fully certified with the NEBOSH International General Certificate qualification Units IGC1 and IGC2 are each assessed by a two-hour written exam. Each paper comprises 10 short-answer questions and one long-answer question. All questions are compulsory. In addition, students must complete a practical inspection report assessment for Unit GC3. The practical paper GC3 consists of carrying out a risk assessment of a workplace and preparing a short report.

You need to gain a minimum passing grade of 45 marks out of 100 for each of the core Unit exam papers and  for practical paper a minimum passing grade of 60 out of 100 marks is required to successfully pass

Recognition of IOSH and IIRSM

NEBOSH qualifications are also recognized and accepted by IOSH (the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) in meeting the academic requirements for Technical Membership of IOSH (Tech IOSH). At the same time successful candidates meet the academic requirements for Associate Membership of IIRSM (International Institute of Risk and Safety Management).

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Occupational safety and health is now a primary focus of leading global organisations gearing for competitiveness, high performance, enhanced business credibility and increased profitability

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