New Nebosh IGC first called IG1 the as same as IGC1 in the past syllabus so this is a management oriented theoretical paper and the second unit is IG2. IG2 is a practical assessment.
Now IG2 is no change same thing practical assessment you have to prepare a risk assessment and you have to submit it.
For IG1 there is an examination pattern that means you have to go to any British council approved center, and you have to appear two house examination.
so the new examination pattern they remove this examination center. you dont want to go any center you can sit in your home and you can complete the examination.
This is what the change made by the Nebosh so the syllabus is same. There is no change in the syllabus IG1.
nebosh a well recognised exam conducting board from u.k in response to the current pandemic situation have taken swift action by announcing new format International General Certificate open book exam The open book exam means learners can sit and write the exam from home or any comfortable location and they can refer any sources of information but should not copy and paste. The learners should apply their sense of understanding and application to associate the answers with the given scenario. The nebosh has provided a time duration of twenty four hours for the students to complete the task which carries 100 marks. This 24 hours time is give in taking consideration of learners health, sleep and other associated issues like power failure and internet connectivity issues. This new format has the same syllabus. The new format exam conducting method is in contrast to the previous method. In previous method the students have to write an invigilated paper based exam under the supervision of the invigilators appointed by nebosh, The exam duration was 2hours and 30 minutes and students should not refer to any information sources during the exam.
During exam students must make sure not to involve in any type of malpractices including but not limited to plagiarism, collusion and impersonation. Many students may feel that the open book exam is easy and can pass without any efforts. But this is not true. The nebosh as it is always known for its strict standards ensures to maintain the same standard in the open book exam. NEBOSH expects students to give a detailed answer and they are interested to check your understanding of the scenario and application of knowledge to give a reasonable answer.
After the exam there will be a closing interview which will be conducted by the course provider. This interview will go on through video application. The purpose of the interview is to establish the learner identity by checking their id proof and to get some justification and clarification with regards to their answers given in the exam. The students have to show their id proof and should prove that they are not assisted in this process by their family members or friends.
This closing interview is not an assessment and it does not carry any additional marks. But attending the closing interview is mandatory and the students result may not be declared if the student refuses to attend the interview , purposefully.