The NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is one of the most trusted health and safety qualifications around the world. It was updated in 2019 with the help of 3000 leading organisations and industry experts to focus on the key skills that are essential in today's workplace.
The NEBOSH International General Certificate is a foundation level qualification. It teaches you everything you need to know and do to manage general workplace health and safety issues in any type of organisation.
The course represents the role of a real-life health and safety professional. It focuses on the real, everyday risks that people encounter and the practical skills needed to manage them to help protect people and profits.
It's guided by international best practice and standards, like the International Labour Organisation (ILO) codes of practice and is split into two units:
There are two assessments:
The course is for anyone who needs a broad understanding of health and safety issues to be able to manage day-to-day risks effectively, including:
It's also the perfect starting point for anyone looking to start a career in health and safety. Because of the valuable introduction to health and safety, it offers a solid foundation for further study.
You don't need any preview knowledge or experience to take the course. However, you will need to havd a good level of English to be able to understand and discuss complex topics.
The NEBOSH International Certificate is accepted by leading professional membership organisations:
If you have health and safety responsibilities at work or work for an international organisation based in Canada, get in touch to see how this globally recognised qualification could help you on your way to a career in the health and safety profession.
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If you want to achieve recognised CRSP (Canadian Registered Safety Professional) designation, applicants can use the certificate towards the Factor 2: Professional Development section on the application.
The NEBOSH International General Certificate is eligible for 13 points under Factor 2; Professional Development.