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NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) in Occupational Health and Safety

About This Course

NEBOSH has updated the NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) in Occupational Health & Safety - the most trusted health and safety qualification of its kind in the world. It's designed to reflect the needs of today's employer giving learners everything they need to know and do to make their workplace safer.

The new syllabus has been streamlined to allow core skills to be considered in greater depth. It covers methods to effectively manage health and safety, and how to identify, reduce and control the key hazards in every kind of workplace. Risk assessment is central to the IGC qualification, making sure it reflects the real-life roles people perform.

Moreover, the certificate will give learners invaluable knowledge and skills and a globally respected qualification that supports their current role and long-term career advancement.

Note: Tuition is in English.


The contents of the course are covered in two units (NEW Syllabus):

UNIT IG 1: Management of Health & Safety

  • Why we should manage workplace health and safety
  • How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
  • Managing risk - understanding people and processes
  • Health and safety monitoring and measuring

Note: The IG1 unit is the core unit for other qualifications offered such as ICC and IFC.

UNIT IG 2: Risk Assessment (Practical assessment)

  • Physical and psychological health
  • Musculoskeletal health
  • Chemical and biological agents
  • General workplace issues
  • Work Equipment
  • Fire
  • Electrical

The NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) follows the same principles as the National General Certificate (UK) - achieving high standards of health and safety - regardless of any local legal requirements.


With in-depth focus, this qualification covers the core skills that one will need. Delegates will learn:

  • How to effectively manage health and safety
  • How to identify and control common workplace hazards
  • How to measure success
  • Relevant key international standards

Risk assessment is extremely critical, through study and workplace application, delegates will be able to:

  • Confidently carry out risk assessments
  • Develop and implement a detailed action plan
  • Manage and minimise workplace risks
  • Support and develop the company's health and safety culture
  • Ensure their teams undertake their daily activities safely


According to ILO and EU-OSHA research, work-related injury and illness result in the loss of 3.9% of GDP worldwide, at an annual cost of roughly €2,680 billion. To go home safely at the end of the working day is a right, not a privilege.

This certificate is trusted by many prestigious organisations such as Maersk, Shell, BP, Skanska, Nestle, the Dubai World Trade Centre, etc. It can help to:

  • Boost employee well-being
  • Minimise workplace injuries and illness
  • Demonstrate your commitment to health and safety, which can help win business
  • Strengthen your health and safety culture
  • Ensure your organisation has valuable in-house health and safety expertise


This qualification is relevant to every workplace and is ideal for managers, supervisors and anyone with health and safety management responsibilities. It is also beneficial for those who want to further their career in the HSE field or those who wish to enhance their hse knowledge and provides a stepping stone to success.


Candidates are assessed by one Open Book Examination (OBE) that will test the learners' ability to analyse, evaluate & apply learning, and a practical risk assessment (three-hour) that will evaluate what learners can do. Upon successful completion and passing, learners will be awarded the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health. Certification is issued by NEBOSH UK.

How will the candidate be assessed?

  • Unit IG1 - Management of health and safey - via Open Book Examination (OBE) on available NEBOSH global dates.
  • Unit IG2 - Risk assessment - practical assignment to be submitted in 12 days from OBE exam date.

What is an open book examination?

Open book examinations enable learners to sit for NEBOSH assessment on his own at a safe and suitable location. Learners would simply need to let us know the country of their location at the time of exams. Learners will be given 24 hours window to complete the paper. This will be followed up with a virtual closing interview in 1 week from exam date.

Completion deadline for this qualification is up to 5 years from the date one passed his/her first successful unit.


  • Holders of the International General Certificate are entitled to Associate Membership (AIOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). The qualification also meets the academic requirements for Technical Membership (Tech IOSH) of IOSH and Associate Membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).
  • The NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety has been accredited and credit rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). It sits in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) at SCQF Level 6 with 11 SCQF credit points.

    SCQF Level 6 is comparable to RQF Level 3 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. See the “Qualifications Can Cross Boundaries” chart issued by the UK regulators, available here.


To attend the NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC), download the application form, fill it up and fax / e-mail it to us with a copy of your ID/passport reference. There are limited places on each course, so take that step toward improving your knowledge and competence in safety awareness - by booking your place in the next course NOW.


  • Course attendance is limited to 20 people only. Book early to secure your seat.
  • Payment must be received 7 days prior to course commencement. Otherwise, bookings will not be confirmed.


    Full Time training will be delivered over 10 days of classroom based learning over a period of two weeks with examinations on the nearest NEBOSH standard global date.
  • E-Learning
    E-Learning is delivered via our interactive portal over a 6 month period per unit (options to extend). Register here.

Available worldwide. You can join the e-learning course any time, anywhere. For more details, please contact us.


 Mode of Study  Full-time or Virtual Learning
 Duration  10 Days
 Course Fees  SGD$ 1957.00 (includes printed course book; relevant courier fee may apply)
 Exam Fees  SGD$ 396.88
 Total  SGD$ 2353.88 (exclusive of GST)
 Mode of Study  E-Learning
 Duration  105 hours
 Course Fees  SGD$ 532.00 (NEBOSH IGC course book is an additional)
 Exam Fees  SGD$ 396.88
 Total  SGD$ 928.88 (exclusive of GST)


This course can be tailored to reflect your organisation's system of work. It can also be run in-house at your company's facility and/or preferred location. For further details such as corporate rates and schedules, please contact us.

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Please note all courses are provisional until formal confirmation and course joining details are sent.

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