NEBOSH International General Certificate

TTE Technical (UK)
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  • Approved Certification
  • County Durham

This course has been designed to provide an appropriate breadth of knowledge for non-specialists in occupational health and safety to enable them to discharge more effectively their organisational duties or functions with respect to workplace health and safety.


To provide candidates with an understanding of occupational health, safety and welfare within the workplace.


On completion of the NEBOSH International General Certificate, the delegate will have an understanding of a wide range of workplace hazards and methods of control.

The course will also cover international standards for safety and health management including International Labour Organisation Codes of Practice.

Local laws and cultural factors may also form part of the study programme where relevant and appropriate.

Course Content

Learning outcomes are grouped into three units – two classroom modules IGC1 and IGC2, and a practical health and safety assessment of a workplace (Unit IGC3). The certificate is awarded after the successful completion of both exams and assessment.

Unit IGC1: The Management of International Health and Safety:

Foundations in health and safety
Health and safety management systems 1 – Plan
Health and safety management systems 2 – Do
Health and safety management systems 3 – Check
Health and safety management systems 4 – Act
Unit IGC2: Control of International Workplace Risks

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
Unit IGC3: Health and Safety Practical Application

Assessment Method

Classroom based delivery with the examination comprising two, 2 hour written papers and a practical assessment. Each written paper consists of one ‘long-answer’ question and ten ‘short-answer’ questions and the practical assessment consists of carrying out a hazard observation of a workplace and preparing a short report. All questions are compulsory.

TTE Technical (UK)

Unit 13,

Pease Road,

North West Industrial Estate,


County Durham,

SR8 2RD,

Tel: 01642 462 266