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The NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (IGC) is one of the most trusted health and safety qualifications around the world.
It teaches you everything you need to know and do to protect people from injuries and boost your company's performance.
|NEBOSH Certificate Course Facts|
|Learning Methods||Online or Virtual|
|Units||IG1: Management of Health and Safety
IG2: Practical Risk Assessment
|Exams||Online open book exam
Workplace-based risk assessment
|Entry Requirements||Literate in the English Language|
By passing the NEBOSH Certificate, you'll be able to:
The 2018 syllabus update 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 divided into 2 units:
Read the full NEBOSH Certificate syllabus here.
The NEBOSH General Certificate is assessed in a two-step process:
You need to pass both assessments to achieve your qualification.
The open book exam replaces the 2-hour written exam for Unit IG1 of the NEBOSH General Certificate. You can now sit both of your NEBOSH exams in your own home or another safe and suitable location.
You can find further details on the OBE exams in our Exam Hub here:
The NEBOSH Certificate is for anyone who needs a broad understanding of health and safety to be able to manage day-to-day risks as part of their role, such as Health and Safety Officers/Advisors, general Managers, HR Managers, Directors, Security workers and Public Service workers.
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 previous health and safety experience or knowledge to take the course.
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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.
Assessment is a two-step process.
You need to pass both assessments to achieve your NEBOSH International General Certificate.
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