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NEBOSH International General Certificate Distance Learning

Develop your risk management skills with traditional self-study

NEBOSH-Black-LogoAre you looking for a flexible, traditional way to study without having to attend classes? Develop your risk management skills from the safety and comfort of your own home with our NEBOSH International General Certificate distance learning course. 

Learn the fundamentals of health and safety as you work through our extensive offline course materials. Support is available throughout with our highly skilled CMIOSH tutors.

Join over 30,000 learners who have passed their course with Astutis. 

NEBOSH Certificate Distance Learning - Course Facts
Duration NEBOSH recommend a minimum of 113 hours

IG1: Management of Health and Safety

IG2: Practical Risk Assessment 


Online open-book exam
Workplace-based risk assessment
*with distance learning, exam fees are payable upon booking your exams

What is included? Full-colour downloadable PDF course materials
Full tutor support
4 webinars
1 mini mock exam

Who is the NEBOSH International General Certificate distance learning course for?

Our NEBOSH International General Certificate distance learning course is designed for self-motivated, independent learners who prefer a traditional learning method using written course materials.

We know that not everyone likes videos, games and technology. Our distance learning courses are perfect if you like to learn in a quiet environment where you can read, write, and analyse information in your own time.

Our NEBOSH International General Certificate distance learning course is fully accredited and provides the same qualification as a classroom, virtual or online course.

See below for the main differences between our distance learning and online learning version of the NEBOSH International General Certificate:


NEBOSH General Certificate Distance Learning Course Benefits

Our NEBOSH General Certificate distance learning course has everything you need to learn the key fundamentals of health and safety and get NEBOSH qualified:


Master key topics with Astutis ExamSmart™.  Our unique 3-pillar framework helps you learn, communicate and apply health and safety concepts. 

When you’re at work after you qualify, you’ll know what to do thanks to our course bringing concepts to life and applying theory to real world scenarios.


Stay on track with our exclusive Astutis TrackSmart™ - this is ideal for shaping your learning plan, and can be personalised to aim towards your chosen exam date or help you flexibly work around your study availability.


You’re not on your own with Astutis. Get ongoing support from your CMIOSH tutor and connect with other learners in our exclusive LinkedIn group.

Take part in discussions and get support from NEBOSH alumni. Revision webinars and technical support are also included.

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Will I get books with the NEBOSH Certificate distance course?

All of your study materials are provided in full colour PDF format, which you can download and access offline at any time.  Physical text books are not required.  You will have:
  • Downloadable reading materials written and created by our own Technical Director and adult learning designers, presented in an easy to use format
  • Practice activities that bring concepts to life and apply theories to real life scenarios, so you'll know just what to do in your own workplace
  • Exam preparation and revision webinars to increase your chance of passing and take the stress out of your exam day

Can I sit my NEBOSH Certificate exams online?

NEBOSH has introduced open book exams for both the NEBOSH National and International General Certificates – units NG1, IG1, NGC1 and IGC1. This replaces in-person closed book exams and enables learners to sit their NEBOSH assessment in their own home or another safe and suitable location.

Are my exam fees included in the cost of the distance learning course?

No, the exam fees are not included in the price of the distance learning course.  Your exam fees will be payable when you are ready to book your exams.
This is priced at £170 GBP (+VAT) covering both the IG1 and IG2 exams.
You can book your exams in our Exam Hub here, just complete the online booking form.

What support will I get with the NEBOSH Certificate distance course?

With Astutis, you'll be supported from the day you register until you recieve your certificate, including:
  • Ongoing support from our online NEBOSH tutor who will answer any of your course and exam questions
  • Revision aids and mini-mock exams to prepare you for your exams
  • Discussion boards to get help from other learners and your online tutor
  • Technical support from our online team if you have any IT questions
  • Help with exam registration - our team can help with the arrangements for you, so you can focus on your revising