Wondering where to go next in your H+S professional development journey?

28 August, 2023  |  Blueprint

The NEBOSH International General Certificate and the NEBOSH Diploma are both globally recognised Health + Safety qualifications, but they cater to different levels of expertise and career aspirations. Read on to find out the benefits of each course and which is the best fit for you.

NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) in Occupational Health & Safety:

If you need to deliver specialist H+S advice to your organisation, the NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) course provides you with an excellent grounding in the principles and practice of health and safety management. It’s relevant to practitioners from all sectors and combines international standards with an understanding of the New Zealand business environment.Copy of Li post client feedback 4

Ideally suited to... individuals with foundation knowledge in health + safety who are looking to grow their knowledge, understanding and gain an internationally accredited qualification, recent graduates, or professionals transitioning into health + safety roles.

What to expect: To succeed you’ll need to be prepared to commit significant time towards your study. The course runs over 10 days (2 x 5 day blocks) and has an open book and online exam, and off-course practical workplace assessment. In addition to about 80 hours of direct learning, you’ll need to allow for about 30 hours self-directed revision between courses and in preparation for the exam.

Learn more or secure your place on one of our next NEBOSH IGC courses HERE:

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NEBOSH International Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals

The NEBOSH Diploma is an advanced-level qualification, providing an in-depth exploration of health and safety management, including policy development, risk control, and strategic implementation. Graduates demonstrate a high level of competence in health and safety leadership and are well equipped to effectively manage complex health and safety challenges and drive organisational improvements.

Ideally suited to...experienced health and safety practitioners with a significant background in the field. Professionals seeking to advance their career prospects, take on leadership roles, or enhance their contribution to health and safety management at a strategic level within their organizations.

What to expect: IMPAC offers the NEBOSH Level 6 International Diploma as a unique blended learning package combining online learning and distance learning. Our students have access to online content created by +IMPAC including pre-recorded videos and activities, live online three-hour webinars with a IMPAC tutors as well as telephone and web support.

We are the only New Zealand based Gold Status NEBOSH Learning Partner