Full Safety Compliance runs the International General Certificate in two ways.

  1. Block week
  2. Part Time

International General Certificate

What is the NEBOSH International General Certificate?



This course is an internationally recognized qualification in the management of Health and Safety at work. This course is a ‘General’ course and is not specific to any p


articular industrial sector. What you learn on this course can


be applied to any sector that you work in, or wish to work in. This qualification is widely recognized by global corporations operating in high risk environments such as Oil & Gas, Mining and Construction sectors among others.


Course Structure

Unit/Modules Hours of Study/Tuition
IGC1 – Management of Health & Safety

IGC2 – Controlling Workplace Hazards

80 Hrs taught

+ 49 Hrs private study

IGC3 – H&S Practical Application Workplace Hazard project

Units IGC1 and IGC2 are each assessed by means of a 2 hr written exam which are sat at the end of the 2 week course.

Course Syllabus

IGC1: Management of International Health & Safety

Foundations in health and safety


  • Health & Safety Management Systems – Plan
  • Health & Safety Management Systems – Do
  • Health & Safety Management Systems – Check
  • Health & Safety Management Systems – Act

GC2: Controlling Workplace Hazards

  • 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

Unit GC3: Health and Safety Practical Application

Unit 3 is assessed by a two hour work based practical assessment; the tutor will provide you with the IGC 3 submission information and deadlines according to our practice.

People throughout the world take the NEBOSH International General Certificate because it gives them the skills and know-how to fulfill their health and safety responsibilities in any country and in any kind of organisation.

Course Package

Course Duration Description
NEBOSH IGC 10 days Tuition

(exams will be sat on the 6th of December at the British Council)

Tuition by NEBOSH approved senior tutor.

Administration costs (NEBOSH registration/examination fees).

Course books/literature.



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What will you gain from this qualification?

Knowledge – Whether health and safety is your main responsibility, or just a part of what you do, the NEBOSH International General Certificate will give you vital knowledge to help you perform better in your role at work.

Enjoyment – You’ll enjoy taking the NEBOSH International General Certificate. You’ll discover skills and techniques that are useful and practical, not just theoretical.

Recognition – Holders of the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational
Health and Safety are entitled to Associate Membership (AIOSH) of the Institution of
Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

The qualification also meets the academic requirements for Technical Membership (Tech IOSH) of IOSH. Career development – For some, the NEBOSH International General Certificate is a first step towards a life-long career in health and safety. For others, it forms part of an important set of qualifications that brings them success and  advancement in whatever field they choose.

What will my employer gain from this qualification?

A safer workplace – Health and safety is important. It protects people from injury
and loss of life. People with the NEBOSH International General Certificate know how
to help their employer avoid prosecution, litigation, absence costs and loss of
reputation, wherever they operate.

Assurance – An employer whose staff are NEBOSH qualified is an employer committed
to health and safety. The NEBOSH International General Certificate provides an assurance of safety – something that can help employers achieve recognized standards and can even win new business.

Return on investment – An employee with a NEBOSH International General Certificate has a practical set of skills that brings real value to the modern global workplace.
What does the course cover?
As well as covering a range of workplace hazards and methods of control, it includes
international standards for safety and health management including International Labour Organisation codes of practice. Further details, including a syllabus summary
can be found on our website.

How is the course assessed?
Candidates are assessed with written examinations for each of the two taught
units. The qualification also features a practical workplace assessment to help you
apply your learning at work and add value for your employer.