NEBOSH – International General Certificate (IG) in Occupational Health and Safety – New syllabus 2019

Acceptance of NEBOSH – International General Certificate

National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) is one most widely recognized awarding body for health safety, environment and fire related qualifications of United Kingdom (UK). NEBOSH –IGC is one among these qualification in occupational safety and health, its level -3, most highly demanded entry professional qualification in UK & Europe and Middle-East and other countries.

This is right course for those who are seeking a new career in health and safety and those in the profession who wants to enhance their career.

NEBOSH certificates are increasing in the domestic by MNCs, in addition to requirement of local diploma for employment.

Over 35,000 people have achieved the qualification worldwide since its introduction in 2004 by NEBOSH. They are employed as HSE Officer, advisor, Engineers, Manager and Consultants in government and private sectors.

Where they get employed?

What kinds 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 fulfill their health and safety responsibilities in any country and in any kind of organization.

The NEBOSH International General Certificate is also suitable for those embarking on a career in health and safety.

Graduates from any branch with some working some working experience is desirable. From our records candidates from the following braches took this certification and working in various organizations in India and abroad.

  • B.Sc/M.Sc
  • B A
  • B.Com
  • Diploma/Degree in Engineering/Other Technologies
  • GNM/B.Sc Nursing

Good skill of written and spoken English is important for this course.

International General Certificate Course – Syllabus 2019
IG 1: Management of International Health and Safety

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

IG 2: Practical Assessment – Risk Assessment

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

Duration of NEBOSH – IGC Training Courses

11 days full time /equivalent hours in weekend or evening part–time

Training Venue

Full time classes will be conducted at main campus at Handewadi whereas; weekend and evening classes will be conducted at Deccan Gymkhana, Shivajinagar.

Examination for NEBOSH – International General Certificate

The examination consists of one theory paper IG1 and IG2 a practical assessment which is required to be submitted by the candidate within 10 working days after the date of the examination.

Passing marks are 45% for IG1 and Pass or referred for IG2.

Each written paper consists of one ‘long-answer’ question and ten ‘short-answer’ questions. All questions are compulsory.

NEBOSH Examination will be supervised by the British Council Examination Services under the guidance of NEBOSH, UK.

Examination will be conducted at Pune or other locations arranged by British Council.


NEBOSH Certification

On successful completion of theory and practical assessment candidate will receive international general certificate in occupational health and safety from NEBOSH (National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health, UK).


Professional Membership

The International General Certificate (IGC) qualification meets the academic requirements for Associate Member which can progress towards Technician Membership (Tech IOSH) of Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). Also, Associate Membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).


NEBOSH Terms and Conditions
NEBOSH IG2 Guidance
dGTC Terms and Conditions
Policy and procedures for access arrangements, reasonable adjustments and
special consideration (Version 12 May, 2018)
Policy and procedures for suspected malpractice in examinations and assessments (Version 12 May, 2018)
Enquiries About Results (EARs) policy and procedures (Version 12 May, 2018)