IGC1 - Taster



Achieve recognition for your health and safety skills and knowledge anywhere in the world with the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.

Over 20,000 people have achieved the qualifications since its introduction in 2004.

What kind of people take the NEBOSH International General Certificate?

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.

The NEBOSH International General Certificate is also suitable for those embarking on a career in health and safety, providing a sound basis for progression on to the NEBOSH International Diploma. No previous health and safety knowledge is required.

Is this qualification recognised?

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 Technician Membership (Tech IOSH) of IOSH and Associate Membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).


The examination is available in English, comprises two 2-hour written papers and a practical assessment. Each written paper consists of one ?long-answer? question and ten ?short-answer? questions. All questions are compulsory. The practical assessment consists of carrying out a risk assessment of a workplace and preparing a short report.


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Course Elements

IGC1 Taster Element 1 1 assessment(s)

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