NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Course Overview

This course has been developed for multinational organizations in all sectors working in accordance with international standards or directives but adapting to local needs. It provides organisations with a global presence seeking to adopt an internationally recognised health and safety training programme for its staff. The Certificate is an internationally recognised qualification and provides an excellent basic grounding in the essentials of health & safety for personnel accountable for these responsibilities in their organisation.

Who the Course is For

The International General Certificate is available to non UK nationals, employees of large organisations operating outside the UK, or multinational companies already working to international standards but needing to adapt these to accord with local needs and practice. It is for personnel e.g. managers, supervisors, non-safety specialists etc with health & safety responsibilities & who need a grounding & recognised qualification in occupational safety & health.

Learning Outcomes

After successfully completing the course you will be better able to: 

  • Understand best practice standards through HSG65, 18001, moral & economic requirements & implications for good standards in health & safety within an organisation.
  • Develop, promote & communicate an effective health & safety culture in an organisation.
  • Identify the key features of a health & safety policy, the preparations & performance review of a health & safety audit.
  • Understand the importance of proactive & reactive health & safety monitoring measures.
  • Identify hazards in the workplace & carry out risk assessments, record findings & review procedures.
  • Advise on strategies for controlling hazards, reducing risks & applying safe systems of work.
  • Identify fire hazards & consequential risks, advise on measures to minimise fire risks & develop fire procedures. Identify ill health effects of physical processes of work & the environment & recommend suitable measures to combat risks.
  • Explain the processes & procedures for investigating & reporting accidents at work.

Benefits of NEBOSH Qualifications

NEBOSH have unitised the National General Certificate, Fire Certificate and Certificate in Construction Safety & Health. This offers you the opportunity to build on your existing qualifications and develop your breadth of skills.


Management of International Health & Safety

Duration – 5 days




Registration & coffee


Welcome & introductions


Objectives of NEBOSH


Explanation of syllabus


Foundations in Health and Safety


Health and safety management systems -Plan


Health and safety management systems - Do


Health and safety management systems – Check


Health and safety management systems - Act




Controlling Workplace Hazards

Duration – 5 days




Welcome Back


Workplace hazards and risk control


Transport hazards and risk control


Musculoskeletal hazards and risk control


Work equipment hazards and risk control


Electrical safety


Fire safety


Chemical and biological health hazards and risk control


Physical and psychological health hazards and risk control


Briefing on Practical Assessment




Delegates are awarded the Certificate on successful completion of two 2-hour written papers: Management of Safety & Health, Controlling Hazards and a practical assessment

Follow on Training

NEBOSH International Diploma


Management of Safety & Health – 2 hour written exam 
Controlling Workplace Hazards – 2 hour written exam 
Practical Assignment

Course Key Facts

Duration: 10 days  
Cost: Includes comprehensive course materials, NEBOSH exam fees & Certificate 
Certification: NEBOSH Int’l General Certificate

Price- To be provided by request