Astutis Health, Safety & Environmental Blog

Is Health and Safety a Good Career Choice?

Written by Tom Lea BScHons, GradIOSH, AIEMA on 05 December 2017 12:08:17 GMT

 

When it comes to a new career, it can be a daunting prospect to go into something you’re not entirely familiar with. There are so many new opportunities out there, so it’s important to do your research.

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Tags: Advice for learners, Careers

Planning and Answering NEBOSH Diploma Exam Questions

Written by Lorna Bleyswyck CMIOSH, PGCE on 14 November 2017 10:00:58 GMT

As a NEBOSH examiner, I see a range of different styles and approaches taken to answering national and international exam papers. One thing that I have noticed over the years is that learners that plan their answers generally do better when it comes to the allocation of marks. With exam season just around the corner, I thought it would be a good time to put my experience to good use and give you a few tips regarding planning and answering diploma questions to help you to get the best out of the exams you may be about to sit.

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Tags: NEBOSH Diploma, Advice for learners

NEBOSH Fire Certificate: How to Complete Your Fire Risk Assessment

Written by Adam Pearson on 02 November 2017 09:38:54 GMT

Completing the practical element of the NEBOSH Fire Certificate, FC2, can be quite daunting, especially if you’ve never completed a fire risk assessment before.

You’re probably aware by now that there is no one-way to undertake a fire risk assessment; it can differ quite a lot with regards to format, layout and wording. However, this is a NEBOSH assessment and as such it’s important to do it the NEBOSH way by demonstrating the knowledge you’ve attained through the other parts of your studies and your new abilities.

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Tags: NEBOSH courses, Advice for learners

8 Tips to Reduce Work-Related Stress

Written by Sian Thomas on 10 October 2017 11:00:33 BST

Making Workplace well-being is a priority for companies in the current climate. It's important for all businesses to openly talk about mental health issues and what needs to be done to make mental health care a reality for people worldwide.

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Tags: Advice for businesses & organisations, Advice for learners

Taking the NEBOSH Diploma: Study Tips from a NEBOSH Award Winner

Written by Brenig Moore MCIEH CEnvH CMIOSH on 30 June 2017 15:05:50 BST

Tim Bates is the winner of the NEBOSH Best Student for Unit B Award 2017. He discusses his journey through the NEBOSH Diploma with us and shares his top studying tips. 

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Tags: NEBOSH Diploma, Advice for learners

NEBOSH Examiner’s Reports: the do’s & don’ts of a successful certificate exam

Written by Lorna Bleyswyck CMIOSH, PGCE on 21 June 2017 15:02:17 BST

Examiners' reports on Certificate Level qualifications are published twice a year by NEBOSH following the March and September examinations and are free to download for students. This post presents the examiners' most common pointers to remember when taking the NEBOSH exam. Read our guide on what to do and what not to do.

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Tags: NEBOSH General Certificate, Advice for learners

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

NEBOSH Diploma Exam Techniques Part 2

Written by Andrew Froude B.Eng (Hons), CMIOSH, MIIRSM, OSHCR on 10 May 2017 14:03:39 BST

Hopefully from our Part 1 post you have an understanding of 4 key points to remember before and during your NEBOSH exam. Take a look at Part 1 here for a reminder.

In this Part 2 post we’ll take a look at a range of the typical questions you probably ask when preparing for your NEBOSH Diploma:

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Tags: NEBOSH Diploma, Advice for learners

NEBOSH Diploma Key Exam Techniques Part 1

Written by Andrew Froude B.Eng (Hons), CMIOSH, MIIRSM, OSHCR on 04 May 2017 14:07:43 BST

You’ve now completed your revision and preparation for your Diploma exams and the day has arrived. You’re obviously very nervous and apprehensive about what kind of questions are on the paper, while at the same time you want to ensure that you demonstrate how much you know and to justify all the hard revision work you have put in.

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Tags: NEBOSH Diploma, Advice for learners

Unit NCC2: Construction Health and Safety Practical Application Part 2 – The Management Report

Written by David Bryan BSc, CMIOSH, CMAPS on 06 April 2017 10:33:37 BST

In Part 2 of this guide to the NCC2 practical, I will be looking at the ‘Report to Management’, practical element of the moderation.

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Tags: NEBOSH courses, Advice for learners