NEBOSH international general certificate (IGC)

Course description

The NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) in Occupational Health and Safety is a recognised health and safety qualification worldwide, which focuses on international health and safety standards and priorities, and best-practice controlling hazards. It offers an excellent fundamental grounding in the essentials of health and safety.

Summative Assessment

  • Written assessment to be done at the end of the course

Course outline

The IGC consists of three components:

  • IGC 1: Management of international health and safety
    • Element 1: Foundations
    • Element 2: Health and safety management systems – Plan
    • Element 3: Health and safety management systems – Do
    • Element 4: Health and safety management systems – Check
    • Element 5: Health and safety management systems – Act
  • IGC 2: Controlling workplace hazards
    • Element 1: Workplace hazards and risk control
    • Element 2: Transport hazards and risk control
    • Element 3: Musculoskeletal hazards and risk control
    • Element 4: Work equipment hazards and risk control
    • Element 5: Electrical safety
    • Element 6: Fire safety
    • Element 7: Chemical and biological health hazards and risk control
    • Element 8: Physical and psychological health hazards and risk control
  • IGC 3: Health and safety practical application