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NEBOSH International General Certificate

NEBOSH International General Certificate
The NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health is an
excellent foundation in occupational safety and health for all types of organisations. It helps holders manage risk more effectively by covering a broad range of topics and is ideal for:
• Managers, supervisors, employee representatives
• Those looking to start a career in health and safety
The NEBOSH International Certificate is widely respected by employers worldwide and meets the requirements for Technician Membership of IOSH (Tech IOSH) and Associate Membership of IIRSM (AIIRSM).

Course Content
The NEBOSH International General Certificate is made up of three units:
Unit IGC1: Management of International Health and Safety
• Foundations in Health and Safety
• Health and Safety Management Systems – Plan
• Health and Safety Management Systems – Do
• Health and Safety Management Systems – Check
• Health and Safety Management Systems – Act
Unit GC2: Control of International Workplace Hazards
• Workplace Hazards and Risk Control
• Transport Hazards and Risk Control
• Musculoskeletal Hazards and Risk Control
• Work Equipment Hazards and Risk Control
• Electrical Safety
• Fire Safety
• Chemical and Biological Health Hazards and Risk Control
• Physical and Psychological Health Hazards and Risk Control
Unit GC3: Health and Safety Practical Application
• Work based practical assessment

Assessment
Units IGC1 and GC2 of the NEBOSH International Certificate are each assessed by a two-hour written examination. Unit GC3 is assessed by a practical assessment carried out in your workplace.

Exemptions
If you have been awarded the NEBOSH International Construction or Fire Certificate in the last 5 years you will be exempt from Unit IGC1 and can simply ‘top up’ by completing Unit GC2 and the practical assessment (Unit GC3).

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