NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

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City Country Course Type Course Dates Exam Date Standard Fee Early Fee
Dubai U.A.E. Block IGC1 - Aug 04, 2019 To Aug 08, 2019 Aug 23, 2019 (AED) 3500 (AED) 3300
Dubai U.A.E. Block GC2/GC3 - Aug 18, 2019 To Aug 22, 2019 Aug 23, 2019 INCL. IN ABOVE
NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Suitable for

Managers, supervisors and staff based outside the UK from all types of organisations making day-to-day decisions at work that need a broad understanding of health and safety issues and be able to manage risks effectively.

The NEBOSH International General Certificate is also suitable for those embarking on a career in health and safety, providing a valuable foundation for further professional study.


Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course, though a standard of English required by students must be such that they can both understand and express the concepts contained in the syllabus.


Course Content

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.

 The qualification is divided into three units:

  • Unit IGC1: Management of international health and safety
  • Unit GC2: Controlling workplace hazards
  • Unit GC3:  Health and safety practical application


Additional information

The course duration is for 10 days and candidates are assessed with written examinations for each of the two taught units and a practical workplace assessment.

Holders of 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 the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH – and Associate membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management


Qualification progression

  • NEBOSH International Certificate in Construction Health and Safety
  • NEBOSH International Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management
  • NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety
  • NEBOSH International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety


Ref: NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Version: 3 Specification date: November 2014 Guide publication date: November 2016


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