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Jason Mordecai

Jason is Exams Co-ordinator at Astutis.

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NEBOSH Diploma Study Guide

Written by Jason Mordecai on 06 October 2019 09:26:00 BST

You're standing at the start line of your NEBOSH Diploma journey. You're armed with your study materials, computer and notebook. You've got 4 units and 500 hours of study ahead of you. Then someone yells - GO!

The problem is, you haven't studied in a long time. It suddenly dawns on you how much work you've got and you start to feel a little bit anxious. 

Don't worry - we've all been there.

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Tags: NEBOSH courses, NEBOSH Diploma

NEBOSH Exams

Written by Jason Mordecai on 05 September 2019 15:25:00 BST

If you’re embarking on a NEBOSH course, naturally you want to know what is involved in the assessments. What are the exams like? Are there practical assignments or multiple-choice tests? This post will outline what you can typically expect from a NEBOSH exam, how and where you take them and the process for getting the results and a certificate.

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Tags: NEBOSH courses, Advice for learners

What are the NEBOSH Certificate exams?

Written by Jason Mordecai on 04 September 2019 17:32:37 BST

NEBOSH updated its most popular health and safety qualification the NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety on 4 September 2019. One big change is the assessment framework. It is a positive change because the number of assessments/exams has been reduced and it is a bigger practical element using management models.

The first thing to note is not to worry about the exam and assessment. You will have plenty of help and guidance throughout your course. A good course provider will also offer plenty of practice of exam and assignment questions with feedback so you know what to expect.

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Tags: NEBOSH courses, NEBOSH General Certificate

What to expect from your NEBOSH Diploma exams

Written by Jason Mordecai on 20 June 2019 14:00:00 BST

To achieve your full NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety qualification, you'll need to pass 4 assessments. 3 x written examinations and 1 x 8000 word project. Don't worry - you'll get lots of exam preparation and support throughout your course, and here we've gone through everything you need to know about the NEBOSH Diploma exams so you know just what to expect. 

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What to expect from the IEMA Foundation Certificate Exam

Written by Jason Mordecai on 26 April 2019 15:08:04 BST

If you're considering taking the IEMA Foundation Certificate, you'll probably be wondering what the exams are like. What do I have to do? How hard are they? What are my chances of passing? These are all valid questions that our learners ask before they book onto their course.

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Tags: Environment

What if I Fail my NEBOSH Certificate Exam(s)?

Written by Jason Mordecai on 23 April 2019 10:57:38 BST

Don't panic if you have failed one or more of your NEBOSH Certificate exams.  There are a couple of options available on what next to do. This post will offer the practical steps to take which will help you get fully qualified and on the road to advancing your career as smoothly and stress-free as possible.

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Tags: NEBOSH General Certificate

What to Expect from the NEBOSH General Certificate Exams - Syllabus 2014 Spec.

Written by Jason Mordecai on 28 June 2018 11:01:13 BST

 

This post is for people studying the NEBOSH General Certificate 2014 spec and not the new 2018 spec.  If you are a studying the new 2018 NEBOSH General Certificate, find out more about the new NEBOSH Certificate 2018 spec. Assessments. 

To achieve your NEBOSH General Certificate qualification, you need to pass 3 assessments - 2 x written exams and 1 workplace assignment. If you are studying the NEBOSH General Certificate 2014 spec, you must register for at least 1 of the 3 N/IGC exams by 31 March 2020.

Don't worry - you'll get lots of exam preparation and support throughout your course, and in this post we've gone through everything you need to know about the NEBOSH General Certificate exams so you know just what to expect.  For more in-depth information on the NEBOSH General Certificate take a look here.

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Tags: NEBOSH General Certificate

Guide to Preparing for Your NEBOSH Exams

Written by Jason Mordecai on 17 May 2017 08:42:56 BST

Here is a quick guide targeted at everyone preparing for their NEBOSH Certificate or Diploma exams and provides some useful links for guidance on revision and exam day tips.

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Tags: NEBOSH General Certificate, Advice for learners