The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health is an examined core qualification for people who have health and safety as part of their role at work: managers, supervisors and staff from all types of organisations who need a broad understanding of health and safety issues. The certificate helps them manage health and safety risks effectively. Many people take the NEBOSH National General Certificate as a first step in a career in health and safety. It provides a valuable overview and is a sound basis for further professional study.
Holders of the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety are entitled to Associate Membership (AIOSH) of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). The qualification also meets the academic requirements for Technician membership (TechIOSH) of IOSH and Associate membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).