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NEBOSH recognises that some holders of the NEBOSH International General Certificate may wish to progress to a professional qualification route, such as the NEBOSH National Diploma or the proposed NEBOSH International DiplomaWhile undertaking the NEBOSH International General Certificate  is not mandatory in order to enrol on the National or proposed International Diploma, it is strongly recommended given the Diploma syllabus assumes knowledge equivalent to having undertaken such a programme of study. 

Professional membership


Holders of the International General Certificate who can demonstrate at least 5 years in a health and safety role are eligible to apply for entry to the grade of Technician (TECH IOSH) with the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).  It also satisfies the eligibility requirements for Associate membership of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (AIIRSM).