NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) – New Syllabus

The NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (IGC) provides a broad understanding of health & safety issues and is an essential qualification for anyone working in or wanting to work in safety & health anywhere in the world.

The NEBOSH Certificate is highly respected by employers worldwide and is an essential first step for those wanting a long and successful career in HSE. The NEBOSH IGC enables you to apply for many different health and safety jobs, such as Health & Safety Officer, Advisor, Superintendent, etc in almost any industry.

Benefits of achieving the NEBOSH International General Certificate:

  • Boost your career prospects; NEBOSH Certificates are highly valued by employers globally
  • Meets the academic requirements for Technical Membership of IOSH (TechIOSH)
  • Entitled to Associate Membership of the IIRSM (AIIRSM)

RRC offer you more than any other NEBOSH General Certificate provider:

  • RRC is a NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner – Guaranteeing you the best NEBOSH learning experience
  • NEBOSH IGC courses available in 5 languages – English, ArabicFrenchSpanish & Turkish
  • Over 90% of RRC students have successfully completed their NEBOSH International General Certificate
  • 90 years experience in training & education
  • 45 years experience in delivering health & safety training
  • Choice of learning methods
  • Teaching and support from a team of 40 expert tutors

The NEBOSH International General Certificate is based on international standards and best practice. It is made up of two units 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

  • Fire

  • Electricity

NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) – New Syllabus
NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) – New Syllabus


  • Unit IG1 is assessed by a two-hour assessment completed at home
  • Unit IG2 is assessed by a three hour practical assessment carried out in your workplace (or another suitable workplace)

Exams are held in March, June, September and December each year.