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NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (IGC)

    Benefits for you

    The IGC looks at everyday solutions for general workplace health and safety issues. When you have completed the qualification, you will be able to:
    justify the need for health and safety improvements;
    advise on duties for health and safety in the workplace;
    help your organisation to manage contractors;
    work within a health and safety management system;
    positively influence health and safety culture and behaviour;
    carry out a general risk assessment (using a 5-step approach) of your workplace;
    recognise workplace changes and their impacts and understand how to minimise these impacts;
    develop basic safe systems of work that include emergency arrangements and know when to use a permit-to-work system;
    • take part in incident investigations; and
    • help your employer check the effectiveness of their health and safety management system througv h monitoring, auditing and review.

    COURSE Content

    The NEBOSH International General Certificate is based on international standards and best practice. It is made up of two units, in 60 hours training, that must be successfully completed within five years to achieve the NEBOSH International General Certificate qualification:

    • Unit IG1: Management of Health and Safety
      Why we should manage workplace health and safety.
      How health and safety management systems work and what they look like.
      Managing risk – understanding people and processes.
      Health and safety monitoring and measuring.
      Unit IG2: Risk Assessment
      Physical and psychological health.
      Musculoskeletal health.
      Chemical and biological agents.
      General workplace issues.
      Work equipment.


    Unit IG1 is assessed by Open Book Exam (OBE) which consist of a scenario-based assessment completed at home. You have 24 hours to complete this.
    Unit IG2 is assessed by a three-hour practical assessment carried out in your workplace (or another suitable workplace).
    For more information about OBE visit here:

    OUR Trainer

    Shwan Kamal Mohammed.
    Over 20 years experience in HSE field ( Construction,Electricity and Oil and Gas) with UN organization, Washington group international, Siemens, Danagas, ExxonMobil and PetOil .
    BSC in Mechanical Engineering.
    ( IGC, IOG,PSM, Fire and International Nebosh Diploma, GradIosh.
    OHSAS 18001 lead Auditor.