NEBOSH International General Certificate Online Course

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NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Online Course

NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety (IGC) is one of the most popular and recognised health and safety qualifications in the world. It is the first step in building your international health and safety career! Take the NEBOSH International General Certificate Online.

Designed for managers, supervisors and employees, the IGC is an essential qualification for anyone working in or wanting to work in safety & health anywhere in the world. It gives you invaluable knowledge and skills AND a globally respected qualification that supports your current role and your long-term career.

Why take the NEBOSH International General Certificate Course?

The NEBOSH International General Certificate Course will help you to develop your career. Additionally, NEBOSH certificate courses are the most widely needed qualifications in health and safety. Along with this, it is highly respected by employers and businesses in all sectors. Therefore, this course will help you to gain constant advancement in your health and safety career. 

This course will also help to maintain compliance and improve health and safety performances within your company. The NEBOSH International General Certificate is recognised by many professional bodies. 

Why Study NEBOSH IGC with Horizon Risk Consultancy Ltd?

As we are a NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner, we make sure our learners receive the best experience. Also, our NEBOSH approved, expert tutors have extensive training and industry experience. Secondly, all of our tutors are NEBOSH examiners who hold an education degree as well as a NEBOSH Diploma Certificate. 

As a result, you can be sure that our excellent learner materials match our tutors experience. When you are one of our learners, you will receive the best interactive learning experience and learner support available.

For further details of the qualification, download the NEBOSH qualification guide for learners.

Take a look at this helpful article Studying for the NEBOSH General Certificate for tips on how to get the most out of your General Certificate course.

NEBOSH General Certificate Syllabus Summary


IG1 – Four elements made up of:

  • 1: Why we should manage workplace health and safety
  • 2: How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
  • 3: Managing risk – understanding people and processes
  • 4: Health and safety monitoring and measuring

IG2 – Risk Assessment:

  • 5: Physical and psychological health
  • 6: Musculoskeletal health
  • 7: Chemical and biological agents
  • 8: General workplace issues
  • 9: Work equipment
  • 10: Fire
  • 11: Electricity

How is the NEBOSH General Certificate Assessed?

There are two assessments for the NEBOSH General Certificate that take place on a monthly basis:

  • IG1: An online open-book assessment on the knowledge gained in elements 1 – 4
  • IG2: A practical assignment to demonstrate the skills learned in elements 5 – 11

You need to pass both assessments to achieve your NEBOSH International General Certificate. 

How long does it take to complete the NEBOSH International General Certificate?

NEBOSH recommends 110 hours to complete the course. The length of time it takes depending on your learning method.

Online Course: This usually takes around 80 – 120 hours to complete but is flexible and can be worked around you and your commitments.  You will have access to the e-learning resources and online tutor support for 12 months from the start of the course date.

Upcoming Course Dates

Our E-learning courses are available now.

Course Costs

The course cost for our online course is £450 + VAT plus £178 NEBOSH exam registration fee.

For more information on how studying a NEBOSH training course can benefit you and your workplace please contact us.

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NEBOSH General Certificates, both National and International are equivalent to a Level 3 qualification or an A level.

The NEBOSH General Certificate has a recommended study time of between 80 - 120 hours. There is no required amount of time to take the course, it can take as much or as little time as you want.

The NEBOSH General Certificate is an important qualification to have if you are serious about a career in Health and Safety. Therefore it is definitely worth it as it can help kick-start your career.

NEBOSH has a limit of 5 years from the completion of the first unit that you need to have completed the remaining unit. 

Our e-learning course is valid for 12 months from the date of purchase, this is usually more than enough time to complete the course and sit the exams. If you will not complete the course within 12 months, you will have to purchase a course extension fee and re-purchase the exam fee as these also expire within 12 months.  

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