The NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is a globally recognised qualification offered by an established independent UK examination board with over 25 years experience in providing health and safety awards in the UK and across the world including the Middle East, the West Indies and Southeast Asia.
What kind of people takes the NEBOSH International General Certificate?
Managers, supervisors and employees based outside the UK who require a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety principles and practices. The qualification focuses on international standards and management systems, enabling candidates to effectively discharge workplace health and safety responsibilities in any employment sector, in all parts of the world. The NEBOSH International General Certificate is also suitable for those embarking on a career in health and safety, providing a sound basis for progression on to the NEBOSH International Diploma.
Is this qualification recognized?
The International General Certificate qualification meets the academic requirements for Technician Membership (Tech IOSH) of Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and Associate membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).
IGC 1: Management of International Health & Safety
Foundation in Health & Safety
Organizing for Health & Safety
Promoting a positive health and safety culture
Principles of Control
Monitoring, Review and Audit
Occupational Incident and Accident Investigation, Recording and Reporting.
IGC 2: Control of International workplace hazards
Movement of people and vehicles – Hazards & control
Manual & Mechanical Handling – Hazards & control
Working Equipment Hazards and control
Understanding your responsibilities
Electrical Hazards and control
Fire Hazards & control
Chemical and biological health hazards and control
Physical and psychological hazards and control
Construction activities – hazards and control
IGC 3: International Health and Safety – Practical Assessment