NEBOSH International General Certificate

NEBOSH International General Certificate


Recognised and valued by employers – both in the UK and Internationally

  • Improves career prospects – Most requested qualification by employers
  • Entitled to Technician Membership  of IOSH (TechIOSH)
  • Entitled to Associate Membership of the IIRSM (AIIRSM)

Entry and Admissions


LEVEL:Short Course / CPD

STUDY MODE: Part time


COURSE LENGTH: 10 days plus 1 day for exam

SCHOOL: School of Engineering

PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College

CAMPUS: Preston


Entry Requirements:


Course Content

NEBOSH International General Certificate  is based on international standards and best practice.  It is made up of three units which must be successfully completed within five years to achieve the NEB0SH International General Certificate Qualification:

  • Unit IGC1: Management of International Health and Safety
  • Foundations in health and safety
  • Health and safety management systems - Plan
  • Health and safety management systems - Do
  • Health and safety management systems - Check
  • Health and safety management systems – Act

Assessed by a two hour written exam

  • Unit GC2: Control of International Workplace Hazards
  • Workplace Hazards and Risk Control
  • Transport Hazards and Risk Control
  • Musculoskeletal Hazards and Risk Control
  • Work Equipment Hazards and Risk Control
  • Electrical Safety
  • Fire Safety
  • Chemical and Biological Health Hazards and Risk Control
  • Physical and Psychological Health Hazards and Risk Control

Assessed by a two hour written exam

  • Unit GC3: Health and Safety Practical Application

Assessed by a two hour work based practical assessment

Industry links & professional accreditation


Fees & Funding

You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE

For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.

How to Apply

For further information about how to apply telephone  +44 (0)1772 895680 or email:

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About UCLan

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University of Central Lancashire,
United Kingdom

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