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5 certifications that can take you to EHS profession:

  • IOSH
  • OSHA affiliated certificate programs
  • IRCA (OHS, Lead Auditor training)
  • EMS


NEBOSH offers health and safety courses in Occupational Health and Safety, around 50000 + candidates from 120+ countries take up this course annually.    

Along with international standards and regulatory recognition esteemed from professional bodies, the International General Certificate in occupational health and safety covers the syllabus by a principal methodology as  “Plan-Do-Check-Act” and related to chemical, fire, electrical transport, musculoskeletal, work equipment risk and hazard control.


The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) offers courses in managing safely for the candidates and this course are undertaken by more than 179,000 people across the world. The certificate program is open to safety managers safety professionals, and supervisors who has the passion to gain the knowledge of understanding and gathering g useful insights of occupational health and safety which are been applied in modern day industries and organizations.

After an assessment and project work report, the delegates are assessed and awarded with IOSH managing safely certificate.

OSHA affiliated certificate programs:

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), a  federal body in the U.S, governs the occupational safety and health. The OSHA certificate programs are strictly compliant to the standards within U.S, however, due to the overarching application of OHS principles and the spread of multinationals across the world now; IOSH S certificates are grown in the importance through an application.

As this diverse certificate program cover the topics by means of basic to advanced level in aspects of  OHS and EHS, which are based on different sectors.

IRCA (Lead Auditor training):

International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA), the original body was established on 1919, in a course of time, it has come to known as Chartered Quality Institute, because of the granting of the royal charter.

This course is meant for personnel who go for audit organization in OH&S management system under OHSAS 18001 certification. It is quite recommended to have basic knowledge of OHS, which helps to grasp the subject matter quickly.

The course helps the candidates to effectively audit OHS system by developing and understanding the best and effective practices of auditing skills.


International Environment Management and Assessment is one of the largest bodies of environmental practitioners in UK. The main aspect of this course is to provide the organization, the best way to manage their system in accordance with the environment and sustainability practices.   

In order to become an environment management auditor, a written exam followed by with continuous assessment should be taken up. This course also needs a basic knowledge in OHS before taking up this course. This certificate enables the delegates to audit for environmental management systems.

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