NEBOSH International General Certificate - IGC


Dubai & London Classes - Expert teaching from World Class Tutors

  • English & Arabic Language - See Below for course dates
  • NEBOSH Approved Expert Tutors
  • Hotel Venues with refreshments & lunch included

Online Course - A flexible, cost effective way to achieve your NEBOSH Certificate 

  • Easy to use online platform
  • Everything you need to Pass Your Exam
  • Fully tutor supported from the UK
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NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health (IGC)

is recognised worldwide as an essential qualification for anybody working in or wanting to work in health and safety. It is an excellent introduction to occupational safety and health and is suitable for working in all types of organisations and industries. It is ideal for:

  • Everybody working in a safety role
  • Those starting a career in health and safety
  • Managers and supervisors with safety responsibilities as part of their job

The NEBOSH IGC is respected by employers globally and provides the academic requirement for Technician Membership of IOSH (Tech IOSH) and Associate Membership of IIRSM (AIIRSM).

  • Classroom Courses

    Delivered by RRC's expert NEBOSH approved trainers in Dubai Hotel Venues

    • Courses - 10 Days + exam in English & Arabic
    • Refreshments & Lunch Provided
    • RRC Textbook provided to each delegate
  • Online

    Flexible interactive online course available 24/7 worldwide. Around 130 hours of study (3-9 months):

    • Fully tutor supported by RRC's UK based Tutor Team
    • Structured Online Course + RRC textbook to download
    • Exams available throughout the Gulf & Worldwide
  • In-Company

    Classroom, Blended or online courses delivered at your company offices worldwide

    • Available in English, Arabic, French, Spanish, Turkish
    • Delivered anywhere in the world
    • Led by fully approved, qualified expert tutors
  • RRC Publications

    IGC Textbook & Revision Guide - Essential guide to prepare for your NEBOSH exam

    • Textbook - Printed in full colour in English & Arabic
    • Revision Guide - concise reference combined with exam style questions & answers


  • Start anytime

Classes Dubai - English

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  • 8-12 Mar, 15-19 Mar, Exam 22 Mar 20
  • 15-19 Nov, 22-26 Nov, Exam 29 Nov 20

Classes London - English

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NEBOSH International General Certificate

is made up of three units each with their own assessment:
  • 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 2 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 2 hour written exam

  • Unit GC3: Health and Safety Practical Application

Assessed by a work based practical assessment

Units IGC1 and GC2 of the NEBOSH International Certificate are each assessed by two-hour written examinations. Unit GC3 is assessed by a practical assessment carried out in your workplace (or another suitable workplace).

Exams held March, June, September and December each year and can be sat at:

  • RRC Middle East Managed Exam Venues;
    • Bahrain: Manama
    • Kuwait: Safat
    • Oman: Muscat
    • Qatar: Doha
    • Saudi Arabia: Al Khobar, Jeddah, Riyadh
    • UAE: Dubai: Abu Dhabi
  • RRC UK Managed Exam Venues;
    • RRC’s London Office can arrange exams in most countries in the world see here for information

To gain the NEBOSH International General Certificate you must complete all 3 units (IGC1, GC2 & GC3) within 5 years.

If you have already passed the NEBOSH International Construction Certificate or NEBOSH International Fire Certificate in the last 5 years you will be exempt from Unit IGC1 and can simply 'top up' by completing Unit GC2 and the practical assessment (Unit GC3).

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The team is a highly effective mix of academics, practitioners, and consultants with a wide range of experience across all sectors. It is led by a team of experienced HSE practitioners:

  • Hasan Alaradi MSc, RMST, DipSM, CMIOSH, MIIRSM - RRC Director
  • Dr Jim Phelpstead BSc, PhD, CMIOSH – RRC Lead Tutor – Health & Safety
  • John Binns BSc (Hons), MSc, MIEMA – RRC Lead Tutor – Environmental Management

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