The NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is a globally recognized qualification. Aimed at Managers, supervisors and employees and those 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.
The syllabus is divided in to 3 units
IGC 1: Management of International Health and Safety
GC 2: Control of International Workplace Risks
GC3: International Health and Safety Practical Application
IGC 1 and GC 2 are taught units each assessed by one two-hour written examination
GC 3 is assessed by one two-hour practical examination
Holders of the International General Certificate are entitled to Associate Membership (AIOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). The qualification also meets the academic requirements for Technician Membership (Tech IOSH) of IOSH and Associate Membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).