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New Syllabus

Nebosh has now published a revamped and new syllabus for Nebosh IGC.

The new syllabus now consists of only 2 units.

  • IG1 – Management of health and safety – Online Open Book Exam Assessment + Closing Interview
  • IG2 – Risk Assessment – Practical Assessment – Online Submission.

Both IG1 and IG2 will be marked by NEBOSH.

NEBOSH has introduced NEBOSH Open Book Examination (OBE), and the Date for OBE Exam has been scheduled on 09th Jun ’21.

NEBOSH International General Certificate Course – Key Facts
Unit prefixes and title/s: Unit IG1: Management of health and safety
Unit IG2: Risk assessment
Unit IG 1:
Unit IG 2:
Assessment Type
Online Open Book Exam Assessment + Closing Interview
Practical assessment – Online Submission
Assessment Time
24 hours
3 hours
Modes of study: A full-time block release course (minimum of two weeks, ten working days including question paper hours) Part-time day release (spread over at least ten weeks) Open or distance learning.
Qualification level and number of credits: National SCQF Level 6 with 11 credits (Equivalent to RQF Level 3)
Entry requirements: None
Qualification grades: The qualification grade is based on the result from Unit IG1

Syllabus Summary

UNIT IG 1 – Management of health and safety

Element Assessment
1 Why we should manage workplace health and safety


Online Open Book Assessment with Closing Interview


Unit IG1

2 How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
3 Managing risk – understanding people and processes
4 Health and safety monitoring and measuring

UNIT IG 2 – Risk assessment

Element Assessment
5 Physical and psychological health





Practical Assessment

Unit IG2

6 Musculoskeletal health
7 Chemical and biological agents
8 General workplace issues
9 Work equipment
10 Fire
11 Electricity

What is NEBOSH OPEN BOOK Examination?

NEBOSH Open Book Examination (OBE)

Green World is delighted to announce NEBOSH Open Book Examination (OBE) – A new format of assessment , which enables the learners to take the examination at the comfort of the home. The OBE Assesses the same objective & learning outcomes as it was earlier in written / paper format.

NEBOSH IG1 / IGC1 Open Book Exam Date:
05th Jul 2023, 09th Aug 2023


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