NEBOSH NG1 Open Book Exam Dates 2021

NEBOSH NG1 Open Book Exam Dates 2021

NEBOSH NG1 module 2021 open book exam dates have been released by NEBOSH.

First NG1 open book exam was August 2020

In adapting to the challenges and opportunities presented by the COVID-19 pandemic NEBOSH bought forward and expanded plans to offer remote and online assessments for NEBOSH Courses. The range of qualifications and courses include the NEBOSH General Certificate; the NEBOSH Construction Certificate and the NEBOSH Fire Certificate all of which have the NG1 module as their foundation.

NEBOSH are committed to developing safer, alternative assessment routes for all of their learners. The first phase of this transformation project was 6 August 2020, when the first open book examination took place.

NEBOSH Open Book Exam Dates 2021

  • Wednesday 3 February 2021
  • Wednesday 7 April 2021
  • Wednesday 9 June 2021

Why NEBOSH NG1 open book exams are extending

Unlike invigilated paper-based examinations, NEBOSHs’ open book examinations will present learners with a real-life scenario followed by a related series of questions that require learners to demonstrate the application of their skills.

An open book examination is a method widely used by other awarding bodies and universities – it enables learners to take the examination in a safe location of their choosing. The new approach also has the added benefit of enabling people in even more countries around the world to study towards and gain a NEBOSH qualification.

NEBOSH are making lots of changes at the moment and all NEBOSH qualifications remain in their transformation plans and the running of paper-based exams should now be seen as an interim measure.


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