The NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health is an examined core qualification for those who want to work internationally.
Managers, supervisors and employees throughout the world take the NEBOSH International General Certificate because it gives them the skills and know-how to fulfil their health and safety responsibilities in any country and in any kind of organisation.
Holders of the International General Certificate 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.
The NEBOSH National General Certificate Conversion Course covers the International Standards and Conventions for health and safety, to enable delegates who have attended the NEBOSH National General Certificate course to complete the NEBOSH International General Certificate course.
This course is designed for those delegates who want to gain the NEBOSH International
General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health as a bolt on to their NEBOSH National General Certificate studies to maximise their career opportunities.
Completion of the NEBOSH National General Certificate within the last 5 years is a prerequisite for attending this International Conversion Course.
Please be aware that this course only covers the required content to convert from Unit NGC1 to Unit IGC1: Management of Health and Safety.
The course is presented as 1 x 3 day block, with the examination on the final day. Unit
IGC1 is the only taught unit which is assessed by a two-hour written examination. The written examination consists of ten ‘short-answer’ questions and one ‘long-answer’ question.