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Your NEBOSH Certificate Exams With Astutis

The practical facts about taking & passing your examsNEBOSH Certificate exams

After studying hard for your NEBOSH Certificate qualification,  or if you're retaking an exam, you'll want to know the practical facts: where and when you can take the exam.

Are you retaking any of your NEBOSH  Certificate exams?

If you've failed a NEBOSH Certificate exam and you need to retake it, our exam advisor can provide you all the information you need to help you book your exam and offer useful articles on preparing for it. Learn more about retaking NEBOSH Certificate exams.

Important NEBOSH Certificate exam facts:

For students sitting the 2014 NGC syllabus:

  • Your 2 x NEBOSH exams NGC1 & GC2 and your GC3 Practical Assessment must be registered by completing the booking form 4 weeks before the exam date (certain dates require registration 7 weeks before the exam).
  • If you have not already registered for a NGC exam based on the 2014 syllabus, you must register by 29 January 2020 at the very latest otherwise you will not be able to continue with the 2014 NEBOSH General Certificate.
  • On the Astutis exams booking form for the question  - "Exams you wish to register for", you must choose the option "All exams: NGC1, GC2 & GC3 Practical Assessment"
  • Units NGC1 and GC2 are each assessed by a two-hour written exam that can both be taken on the same day, published in the exam table below
  • Unit GC3 is assessed by a two-hour practical assessment in your workplace which must be returned to Astutis within 14 days of the exam date
  • Once your booking has been registered you are unable to alter the date.
  • Results are sent to you 10 weeks after the exam date(s)
  • You will receive a certificate for each unit passed and the overall qualification certificate will be issued on successful completion of all three units 10 weeks after the results

For students sitting the 2018 NGC syllabus:

  • Your NEBOSH exam for NG1 and practical assessment for NG2 must be registered by completing the booking form 4 weeks before the exam date (certain dates require registration 7 weeks before the exam).
  • On the Astutis exams booking form for the question  - "Exams you wish to register for", you must choose the option "All exams: NG1 & NG2 Practical Assessment"
  • Unit NG1 is assessed by a two-hour written exam, the dates for which are published in the table below
  • Unit NG2 is assessed by a three-hour practical assessment in your workplace, completed following your exam. 
  • Once your booking has been registered you are unable to alter the date.
  • Results are sent to you 10 weeks after the exam date(s)
  • You will receive a certificate for each unit passed and the overall qualification certificate will be issued on successful completion of both units 10 weeks after the results

Where & when can I sit my NEBOSH Certificate exams?

Astutis runs NEBOSH Certificate exams throughout the year in various locations around the country. 

You must register and pay for your exam place(s) prior to the registration deadline listed and you can take your exams on the dates below:

NEBOSH Certificate exam dates

(If you are taking the 2014 NEBOSH Certificate exam, not all the exam dates listed below are available. Exam dates that are available for both the 2014 syllabus and the 2018 syllabus are highlighted in red below: 

Venue Exam Date
Aberdeen

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Basildon

27 Feb 2020 (register by: 30 Jan 2020)
28 May 2020 (register by: 30 Apr 2020)
2 Sep 2020 (register by: 5 Aug 2020)
2 Dec 2020 (register by: 4 Nov 2020)
3 Mar 2021 (register by: 3 Feb 2021)

Birmingham*

31 Jan 2020 (register by: 3 Jan 2020)
28 Feb 2020 (register by: 31 Jan 2020)

Brighton

20 Jan 2020 (register by: 23 Dec 2019)
2 Apr 2020 (register by: 5 Mar 2020)
13 Jul 2020 (register by: 15 Jun 2020)
15 Oct 20 (register by: 17 Sep 2020)
23 Dec 20 (register by: 25 Nov 2020)
25 Feb 21 (register by: 28 Jan 2021)

Bristol

12 Dec 2019 (register by: 14 Nov 2019)
13 Feb 2020 (register by: 16 Jan 2020)
8 Apr 2020 (register by: 11 Mar 2020)
12 Jun 2020 (register by: 15 May 2020)

Cambridge

12 Dec 2019 (register by: 14 Nov 2019)
9 Apr 2020 (register by: 12 Mar 2020)
20 Aug 2020 (register by: 23 Jul 2020)
21 Dec 2020 (register by: 23 Nov 2020)

Cardiff

17 Jan 2020 (register by: 20 Dec 2019)
4 Mar 2020 (register by: 15 Jan 2020)
9 Apr 2020 (register by: 12 Mar 2020)
3 Jun 2020 (register by: 6 May 2020)
10 Jul 2020 (register by: 13 May 2020)
9 Sep 2020 (register by: 22 Jul 2020)

Central London

20 Feb 2020 (register by: 23 Jan 2020)
4 Mar 2020 (register by 15 Jan 2020)
30 Apr 2020 (register by: 2 Apr 2020)
3 Jun 2020 (register by: 15 Apr 2020)
18 Jun 2020 (register by: 21 May 2020)
9 Sep 2020 (register by: 22 Jul 2020)

Darlington

11 Mar 2020 (register by: 12 Feb 2020)
17 Jun 2020 (register by: 20 May 2020)

Derby

4 Mar 2020 (register by: 15 Jan 2020)
20 Mar 2020 (register by: 21 Feb 2020)
17 Jul 2020 (register by: 19 Jun 2020)
9 Sep 2020 (register by: 22 Jul 2020)

Edinburgh* 4 Mar 2020 (register by: 15 Jan 2020)
Glasgow

24 Jan 2020 (register by: 27 Dec 2019)
4 Mar 2020 (register by: 15 Jan 2020)
29 Apr 2020 (register by: 1 Apr 2020)
3 Jun 2020 (register by: 15 Apr 2020)
30 Jul 2020 (register by: 2 Jul 2020)
9 Sep 2020 (register by: 22 Jul 2020)

Heathrow

4 Mar 2020 (register by: 15 Jan 2020)
7 May 2020 (register by: 9 Apr 2020)
3 Jun 2020 (register by: 15 Apr 2020)
20 Jul 2020 (register by: 22 Jun 2020)
9 Sep 2020 (register by: 22 Jul 2020)

Northampton

20 Feb 2020 (register by: 23 Jan 2020)
4 Mar 2020 (regsiter by: 15 Jan 2020)
29 May 2020 (register by: 1 May 2020)
30 Jul 2020 (register by: 2 Jul 2020)
9 Sep 2020 (register by: 22 Jul 2020)

Southampton

4 Mar 2020 (register by: 15 Jan 2020)
24 Jul 2020 (register by: 26 Jun 2020)

Wakefield

12 Dec 2019 (register by: 14 Nov 2019)
23 Jan 2020 (register by: 26 Dec 2019)
28 Feb 2020 (register by: 31 Jan 2020)
4 Mar 2020 (register by: 15 Jan 2020)
30 Apr 2020 (register by: 2 Apr 2020)
3 Jun 2020 (register by: 15 Apr 2020)
26 Jun 2020 (register by: 29 May 2020)

Warrington

12 Dec 2019** (register by: 14 Nov 2019)
24 Jan 2020 (register by: 27 Dec 2019)
4 Mar 2020 (register by: 15 Jan 2020)
12 Mar 2020 (register by: 13 Feb 2020)
8 Apr 2020 (register by: 11 Mar 2020)
3 Jun 2020 (register by: 6 May 2020)
9 Sep 2020 (register by: 22 Jul 2020)

*Exam centres in Birmingham and Edinburgh are run by our partners RoSPA and will incur an additional cost.

**NGC 2014 Syllabus exam date only.

How do I book my NEBOSH Certificate exam?

  1. To register your exam with Astutis complete the exam booking form
  2. Once you have sent the online exam booking form, our exam advisor will confirm receipt of your booking and contact you to process payment
  3. A final confirmation will be made of your exam booking on your preferred date and location by our exam advisor

Access arrangements or reasonable adjustment

If you require us to make special arrangements for your exams, we need to apply to NEBOSH beforehand, so please let us know on the booking form and we will be in touch. Information about NEBOSH exam access arrangements and reasonable adjustments can be found on their website.



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