Most of new learners who don’t have previous experience of occupational safety and health, are hesitant to appear in NEBOSH exams. To them, its difficult to qualify in one attempt.
So, here we are going to tell you 5 easy tips to clear NEBOSH IGC in one attempt:
- Check your English comprehension level
Most of the learners fail not just because of lack of knowledge but due to poor English writing skills and grammatical errors. For NEBOSH IGC exam, you must be min. IELTS 6.0 or higher. NEBOSH recommends that learners undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests.
Therefore, Its very important for learners to first check their standard of English language. Learners wishing to assess their own language expertise may consult the IELTS website for information on taking the test: http://www.ielts.org/faqs.aspx
- Choose your learning partner
This is very important choose the correct learning partner or course provider. There may be many factors to be considered for selection of learning partner but the most important is quality of training delivered by learning partner. Other factors you should consider are:
Mode of study: You should choose the most effective method for yourself e.g. Face to Face, E-learning, Part time/Evening classes etc.
Quality of study materials: The study materials provided by learning partner shall be updated and covering all assessment criteria. The learners must enquire about course materials quality.
Knowledge, competence of Tutor: You should make sure that only NEBOSH approved trainers teach you during your study. Tutors need to create an innovative learning experience using a range of methods and technology. They must engage with learners to make the learning process effective and enjoyable.
Cost – Each Learning Partner sets their own fees to reflect the service offered. To get best price that suits your budget, you should contact a number of Learning Partners to establish what their fees are and what is included in the fee.
- Thorough practice of sample/similar question papers
Its not just sufficient to complete the syllabus but to practice the similar questions asked by NEBOSH in exam. After covering the formal syllabus, you should go through the sample or mock tests diligently to improve and cross check your subject knowledge and writing skills.
If you face difficulty in this phase, consult with your assigned tutor.
“Studying the full syllabus is utmost important to build concept. Practicing sample question might help you to improve the knowledge but don’t just rely on common questions”
- Choose your exam centre carefully for NEBOSH IGC
Make sure you choose the right exam centre. The course provider may allocate you the exam centre as their own convenience, therefore, you must ask and enquire about exam centre before taking admission. The nearest exam centre may be more helpful and easy to appear in exam instead of travelling long distance and feeling exhausted during the exam.
- Take sufficient study time before appearing in exam
Choose to appear in exam when you are finally prepared and confident. NEBOSH conduct standard sitting exams four times a year in March, June, September and December.
Written by: Shah Alam Grad IOSH