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The NEBOSH International General Certificate in Health and Safety (IGC) is one of the most trusted health and safety qualifications in the world. It will give learners the skills and knowledge they need to make their workplace  safer. 

This globally respected qualification is:

  • Relevant to every workplace

  • Ideal for managers, supervisors, or anybody with health and safety management responsibilities

  • Perfect for those embarking on a health and safety career 

The newly updated NEBOSH International General Certificate ensures that health and safety core skills are considered in greater depth. It covers how to manage health and safety, how to identify, reduce and control workplace risks and hazards. 

Risk assessment is an important element of the IGC qualification. Learners will complete risk assessments and develop action plans based on their workplace. The course provides an excellent platform for individuals who are looking to build upon their knowledge and skills and take their career forward. 



The NEBOSH International General Certificate is held by people in over 167 countries and is the most widely recognised and requested qualification in health and safety by employers. 

Taking the NEBOSH IGC will provide you with the key knowledge to ensure a safe working environment for you and your colleagues, which in turn promotes efficiency and productivity within the workplace. 

With in-depth focus on the things that matter, the IGC covers:

  • How to effectively manage health and safety

  • The UK’s key legal requirements

  • How to identify and control common workplace hazards

  • How to measure success

Risk assessment is central to the IGC qualification. Through study and workplace application, successful learners will be able to:

  • Confidently carry out risk assessments

  • Develop and implement a detailed action plan

  • Manage and minimise workplace risks

  • Support and develop your company’s health and safety culture

  • Ensure their teams undertake their day to day activities more safely thanks to the awareness and knowledge gained

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According to the ILO work related injury and illness results in a loss of 4% of the annual global GDP and costs 680 billion Euro's. To go home safely at the end of the working day is a right, not a privilege.  

The IGC can help to:

  • Boost employee wellbeing

  • Minimise workplace injuries and illness 

  • Demonstrate your commitment to health and safety, which can help win business

  • Strengthen your health and safety culture

  • Ensure your organisation has valuable in-house health and safety expertise

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Assessment is a two-step process:

  • One question paper that assesses what you know in the form of a 2 hour written exam

  • A 3 hour practical risk assessment that assesses what you can do. 

Both assessments are marked by external examiners approved by NEBOSH. These examiners are chosen for their experience and expertise to ensure that learners are assessed by the very best from our industry.

Learners will need to pass both assessments to in order to achieve the NEBOSH certificate

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Once this course has been successfully completed learners can go on to study the NEBOSH level 6 diploma in safety and health.

The NEBOSH Diploma is ideal for people who are seeking a successful long-term career and who wish to be recognised as a professional in their field. This qualification is designed for aspiring health and safety professionals and builds directly upon the knowledge provided by the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.  It provides a sound basis for progression to postgraduate study.

Thousands of health and safety professionals throughout the world have worked to achieve NEBOSH’s National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.

Talk to us at Mobius Training and Consultancy Limited to discuss the study options available.


Available as face to face, virtual training and e-learning.

Courses are delivered in conjunction with Wise Global Training

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