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About exemptions

NEBOSH Health and Safety at work (HSW) consists of two units; HSW1 and HSW2.

Exemptions available for Unit HSW1 from:

  • Award in Health, Safety and Environment in the Process Industries - mark achieved for Unit HSEP1

Important information regarding exemptions:

  • Exemption for Unit HSEP1 is normally valid for 2 years from the declaration date.
  • The declaration date is the date printed on the unit certificate.
  • Exemption qualifying period - the examination date for the last unit of the new qualification must be within 2 years of the declaration date of the unit being used as an exemption.