Distance Learning Course Introduction

The NEBOSH International General Certificate provides international health and safety standard training to organisations and individuals in the UK. It concentrates on the ILO/18001, the health and safety standards and practices as well as teaching how to control hazards.

After the course has been completed successful candidates will be able to:

  • Communicate and promote health and safety cultures within organisations
  • Proactive and reactive monitoring
  • Risk assessments, controlling hazards and reviewing procedures
  • How to control hazards and reduce risks
  • Fire hazards
  • Developing fire procedures in the workplace
  • Investigating and reporting incidents and accidents
  • The effects work and the environment can have on physical health and combatting the risks
  • Identifying the key points in the health and safety policies

Who is the Distance Learning Course Aimed Towards?

The distance learning course is ideal for any multinational companies, Non UK national and employees of companies who work outside of the UK. The course materials are aimed at managers, supervisors and employees who have a role in health and safety. The distance learning course means the course can be completed at a location to suit you and the candidate, and in their own time so normal work can continue alongside the training.

Gain a Useful and Recognised Qualification

The International General Certificate is awarded by NEBOSH, the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health. Their exams are recognised on a global scale as well as being recognised by the IOSH, IIRSM and the IEMA. You can use the qualification to prove compliance with the health and safety laws, and put this course towards further learning in health and safety.

Course Duration

As this is a distance learning course it is possible to determine your own schedule and time table. Access to the learning materials is 24 hours a day, 7 days a week so it can be studied in the mornings, during working hours or in the evenings. Full tutor support is provided and candidates are able to speak to their tutors over the phone or via email. There is also an opportunity to communicate with other students partaking in the course for further support. This qualification is also available in a classroom setting.

Assessment and Success

Throughout the course candidates will be asked to complete small assessments to show that they are on the correct path. The assessments are then marked and returned by the tutors and the feedback can be used to help with the rest of the course. There are exams which will need to be completed at the end of the course which can be taken at a local training centre. Once the assessments and exams have been completed candidates are awarded with the NEBOSH International General Certificate Distance Learning.

Additional Examination Fees

  • One written exam: £80.00
  • Two written exams (sat on the same day): £120.00
  • Practical exam (carried out in your own workplace) £40.00
  • Two written exams (sat on the same day) and a practical exam £145.00

Benefits for Employers

Organisations that operate outside the UK will need to be aware of the international health and safety standards, and work within them. This course will provide all employees with health and safety responsibilities with the knowledge required to create a safe working environment and strong health and safety culture.