Astutis Health, Safety & Environmental Blog

What is NEBOSH?

Written by Rosie Thomas on Feb 01 2018

NEBOSH (The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health) is the leading examining body for the UK health and safety industry. Their globally-recognised qualifications are designed to teach learners the skills and knowledge to manage health, safety and environmental issues in all places of work. Around 50,000 people take a NEBOSH qualification each year, all around the world.

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Tags: NEBOSH courses, NEBOSH National Diploma, NEBOSH General Certificate

Company Benefits of Staff taking the NEBOSH Certificate

Written by Kate James on Dec 15 2017

If you’ve decided to take your NEBOSH Certificate but you need to persuade your employer of its real value and benefits for the company it's worth reading on. Here are 5 tangible benefits for a company to invest time and money in getting a staff member qualified on the NEBOSH Certificate.

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Tags: NEBOSH General Certificate, Training for teams/businesses

NEBOSH Certificate - Most Commonly Asked Questions

Written by Kate James on Nov 09 2017

Are you considering a well-thought-of course and qualification in health and safety management such as the NEBOSH Certificate? This widely recognised and increasingly demanded qualification by employers will enable you to develop new opportunities for your career as a manager, and in health and safety.

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Tags: NEBOSH General Certificate

Choosing a Health & Safety qualification: NEBOSH Certificate vs NVQ vs NCFE IOSH Level 3

Written by Rosie Thomas on Oct 24 2017

Choosing a professional qualification can often be quite daunting. After all, you’re going to be investing both time and money into your course, so it’s important to choose one that’s beneficial to your career, lifestyle and budget.

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Tags: NEBOSH General Certificate

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

Written by Lorna Bleyswyck CMIOSH, PGCE on Jun 21 2017

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.

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Tags: NEBOSH General Certificate, Exams

Guide to Preparing for Your NEBOSH Exams

Written by Jason Mordecai on May 17 2017

As it's 'Learning at Work Week' across the UK, this quick guide is 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: Exams, NEBOSH General Certificate

NEBOSH Certificate Command Words -Why Are They So Important?

Many students studying NEBOSH Certificate qualifications get confused with the NEBOSH
“Command Words” in Certificate exam questions.

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Tags: Exams, NEBOSH General Certificate

NEBOSH Certificate Exam Day Guidance - Part 2

Following on from NGC/IGC exam day guidance part 1 covering the first 2 bullets points below, let us now look at the nitty-gritty of the NEBOSH exam questions and your answers to make sure you are fully prepared for exam day and not overcome by nerves. We will look at points 3 and 4 in this blog.

  1. What are the arrangements on exam day? Covered in Part 1
  2. What will the exam paper look like? Covered in Part 1
  3. The command words – how do I ensure my answer is in line with these?
  4. How do I ensure I answer the questions fully and not go off on a tangent?
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Tags: Exams, NEBOSH General Certificate

NEBOSH Certificate Exam Day Guidance Part 1

Now the hard work of preparing for the exams is over. That day has finally arrived – exam day. It can be a worrying and stressful time and you need to ensure that you do yourself justice after all the hard work you’ve put in to revising.

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Tags: NEBOSH General Certificate, Exams

Preparing for your NEBOSH National/International Certificate Exams

Preparing yourself for the NEBOSH National / International General Certificate exams is an important part of the whole learning experience, and is something you should think about as you go through the course.

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Tags: NEBOSH General Certificate, Exams, nebosh international certificate