NEBOSH Environmental Management Certificate Exams
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The NEBOSH Environmental Management Certificate is assessed in a two-step process:
EMC1: An online open book exam (OBE) and supporting closing interview
EMC2: A workplace-based practical risk assessment
You need to pass both assessments to achieve your qualification.
EMC1: Open Book Exam
Unit EMC1 is assessed with an open book exam which is submitted online. The exam should take around 3 hours, but you'll have 24 hours to download your exam paper, complete your answers, and submit them to the NEBOSH portal for marking.
The exam paper will include a case study and set of task-based questions which relate to the content covered in elements 1-9 of the course.
The aim of the exam is to test your ability to apply your learning to a real workplace scenario. Your answers should be relevant to the given situation and, when appropriate, reference evidence from it directly.
EMC2: Practical Risk Assessment
Unit EMC2 is a marked risk assessment. You need to apply your understanding of elements 3-9 by reviewing the environmental aspects and impact of your own workplace.
The risk assessment is split into 4 stages, based on the requirements of ISO 14001:2015:
- Introduction to the organisation and methodology used
- Identification of environmental aspects, associated impacts, an existing controls
- Significant aspects, key issues, and recommended additional measures
- Communication and review
You can find further details on the OBE exams in the NEBOSH Guide here:
Remember, you need to register for your NEBOSH Environmental Management Certificate exam at least 5 weeks before your chosen exam date.
EMC1 Open Book Exam Dates
|Exam Date||Registration Deadline|
|04 May 2022||29 March 2022|
|03 August 2022||29 June 2022|
|02 November 2022||28 September 2022|
EMC2 Practical Assessment Submission Dates
|Submission Date||Registration Deadline|
|18 May 2022||08 April 2022|
|17 August 2022||13 July 2022|
|16 November 2022||12 October 2022|
NEBOSH Environmental Management Certificate Open Book Exam Process
You will be sent login details for the NEBOSH online exam portal 3 days before your exam date. These will arrive by email directly from NEBOSH. You should take this time to get to know the platform and address any challenges before your exam day.
Your open book exam paper will be available from 11:00 UK time. You will have 24 hours to complete and submit your exam, although it is expected to take you around 3 hours to complete.
Closing interviews are held within the weeks following your open book exam, and you will be able to arrange a suitable date and timeslot for this. The interview should last around 10 minutes and will completed online through Microsoft Teams.
Don't worry, the interview doesn't impact your marks for your paper. It's simply there to confirm your identity and make sure it was you who completed the exam.
Your NEBOSH Environmental Management Certificate Exam Results
Results for your exam paper should be emailed to you within 50 working days of your exam date. Your full qualification will not be complete until you pass your EMC2 practical assessment.
Upon successful completion a certificate is issued and sent in the post directly from NEBOSH. This can take up to 6-10 weeks after receiving your results.
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