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NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety

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!

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.

We are a NEBOSH accredited Gold Learning Partner and you can read more about our accreditation here.

Why Take the NEBOSH International General Certificate course?

  • Relevant to every workplace it is the most widely respected health and safety qualification of its kind in the world, boosting your career prospects
  • It is trusted by many global organizations such as Shell, BP, Nestle and the Dubai World Trade Centre
  • Increase your health and safety knowledge and gain practical skills to use in your job
  • Maintain compliance and improve H&S performance in your company
  • NEBOSH’s qualifications are recognised by relevant professional membership bodies
  • It entitles you to Associate Membership of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management IIRSM (AIIRSM)
  • If you have two years full time or five years of part-time work experience working in health and safety, you’ll also be able to apply for Technical Membership  of IOSH (TechIOSH)


NEBOSH Certificate Course Key Facts
Learning Methods Classroom, In-company, Online and Distance Learning
  • IG1: Recommended tuition hours: 26, Recommended self-study hours: 20
  • IG2: Recommended tuition hours: 39, Recommended self-study hours: 20
  • a 2-hour question paper for IG1, and:
  • a 3-hour practical assessment for IG2

(Both assessments are marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH)

Entry Requirements You don’t need any previous health and safety knowledge or experience to take the course. But you will need to have a good level of English to be able to understand complex concepts and discuss them in your exam.

Course Dates

Please contact us to register your interest.

  • March: Week One: 15 – 19 March 2021, Week Two: 22 – 26 March  2021
  • April: Week One: 19 – 23 April 2021, Week Two: 26 – 30 April  2021
  • May: Week One: 3 – 7 May 2021, Week Two: 10 – 14 May 2021

Upcoming Exam Dates:

  • Wednesday 3 February 2021
  • Wednesday 7 April 2021
  • Wednesday 9 June 2021

Course Cost

If you are based in the UK. The course fee is £1,495 inclusive of VAT plus NEBOSH exam registration fee £150. The course fee includes refreshments and course materials, the NEBOSH fee covers NEBOSH exam fees.

For international learners, please contact us for a quote.

Referral scheme:

If you choose to take part with a colleague we offer a 10% discount on the course fee for bookings of 2 or more. Please note that the NEBOSH exam fees are not eligible for this discount.

Book the course with us today. For more information on how studying a NEBOSH training course at Horizon Risk Consultancy can benefit you and your workplace, please call 01484 937128 or email