RISK First for NEBOSH Open Book Exam
10 July 2020
RISK & Safety Management Services Ltd are the first company in the World to book delegates on to the NEBOSH General Certificate Open Book Exam, which is scheduled for 6th August 2020.
NEBOSH General Certificate courses taught remotely online due to COVID-19
NEBOSH is the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health, UK-based in Leicester, they are a globally recognised independent examination board. Over 200000 people hold a NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety across the World. Why? Because it's the gold standard in vocational qualifications in health, safety and environmental practice and management. Like any other organisation is has had to adapt to the pandemic, and on the 9th July it announce huge changes to the way it's flagship qualification was to be examined. The NEBOSH General Certificate could now be taught remotely, online via video conferencing. With the examination in an all new open book format, open to the delegate for a 24 hour window. This is important as the exams run the same 24 hours for all delegates sitting it across the World.
RISK, first in the World to book delegates onto New NEBOSH General Certificate Open Book Exam
The award winning Shirebrook based Health and Safety training company have been first off the line with CITB conversion to remote online video delivery for site manager training. Plus first to deliver IOSH Safety for Executives & Directors Remote Online Courses. So when NEBOSH initially announced the idea, RISK were very supporting and shared with NEBOSH learnings from their experiences gained working through the pandemic.
The COVID pandemic has changed face to face training and we had two adapt or die. As a small Nottinghamshire based training company we've been regarded as a trailblazer for CITB, IOSH and NEBOSH during the 23 years plus we've trading. To have three firsts in less than 6 week delivering training in a new way for what is the new norm is testimony to the people in the business. The NEBOSH General Certificate is the foundation qualification for any Health and Safety professional. This new format open book exam is a great step forward for the industry, it makes the flagship qualification relevant to how people learn and work in todays World.
Mike Adams, Managing Director, RISK & Safety Management Services Ltd
Two cohorts of students on the first NEBOSH General Certificate 'open book exam'
The first 'World open book exam' for the new format NEBOSH General Certificate is 09:00am – 6th August 2020, window for submission will close at 0900 on the 7th August 2020. RISK have two cohorts of learners already booked on the exam, and are delivering a revised NG1 courses, 5 day tutor led training remotely online using zoom video conferencing. RISK who scooped two prestigious awards in 2019, the East Midlands Chamber ecommerce award for Nottinghamshire businesses, and the Nachural Entrepreneurship Awards 2019 Small Business of the Year at their East Midlands final at the Maher Centre, Leicester.
Download the NEBOSH General Certificate Learner Guide for remote and online assessments
Produced by NEBOSH, this NEBOSH General Certificate Learner Guide provides further information about how the open book exams will work, as well as frequently asked questions.
NEBOSH Open book examination learner guide
Guidance document for preparing for the new open book examination for NG1, IG1, NGC1 and IGC1 units.