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NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety - E-Learning Extra

The NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is a globally respected qualification. The qualification represents the role of a real-life health and safety professional, giving learners everything they need to know and do to make their workplace safer. The qualification is relevant to every workplace and is ideal for managers, supervisors, as well as anyone with health and safety responsibilities or in a health and safety role.

By studying this course via eLearning Extra you get all the flexibility of eLearning, but with the structured support that a tutor provides via a series of scheduled webinars (usually eight 2-hour live webinars for this course). The webinars take place virtually and are designed so that you can ask questions, share ideas and best practice, and participate in live discussions. 

Webinar attendance significantly supports learners in preparing for open book examinations. Students who study via eLearning Extra typically complete courses quicker and with better results.

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Why choose Make UK to study the NEBOSH International Certificate?

As a NEBOSH gold learning partner 001, Make UK will provide excellent teaching and support to students undertaking this qualification.

For your convenience, costs quoted are inclusive of tuition, course materials, examination fees, and certificates, which are awarded for successful completion of the NEBOSH qualification.

Benefits of NEBOSH International Certificate

Business benefits

  • Ensure your organisation has valuable in-house health and safety expertise
  • Demonstrate commitment to health and safety, which can win business
  • Minimise workplace injuries and illness

Delegate benefits

  • Invaluable knowledge and skills - helps you ‘know and do’ effective health and safety
  • Supports you in your current role and your long-term career prospects
  • Demonstrates continuing professional development

NEBOSH International Certificate Course Overview

The course includes 65 taught hours and approximately 40 hours of private study and background reading. Equivalent to an A-Level on the National Qualification Framework, the course consists of two units. 

IG1 – Management of health and 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

IG2 – Risk assessment

  • Physical and psychological health
  • Musculoskeletal health
  • Chemical and biological agents
  • General workplace issues
  • Work equipment
  • Fire
  • Electricity

How the course is assessed

IG1 is assessed via an open book exam, which is administered on-line & must be completed during a set 24-hour window. IG2 is a risk assessment carried out in the learner’s workplace. Learners receive an overall refer, pass, credit or distinction grade following their open book examination and a pass grade for the practical assessment.


There are no mandatory qualification entry requirements for this qualification; however, learners should consider that this is a professional-level qualification. NEBOSH strongly recommends that learners have a suitable standard of English to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus.

What next?

For learners interested in career progression, Make UK tutors can support with professional development. Those seeking health and safety qualifications at a higher level may be interested in the NEBOSH Level 6 International Diploma. See more details here. 


Relevance - We tailor this course to reflect your current health and safety culture

Quality - All our tutors are CMIOSH or CFIOSH and have extensive experience delivering to executive boards

Flexibility - This course is available via Classroom, Virtual Classroom, or In Company

Why Choose Make UK to Study?

Make UK Environmental, Health & Safety team are dedicated to improving EHS knowledge and performance in individuals and companies across the UK. Our trainers are professional consultants with industry recognized qualifications and practical experience.

For your convenience, costs quoted are inclusive of tuition, course materials, assessment, and certificate, which is awarded for successful completion of the qualification.


Member pricing breakdown

*Member price = £1112 + VAT - Member discount applies to Make UK Members, and subscribers to our EHS or HR & Legal support packages (discount applied upon booking)