Thank you for your interest in becoming a NEBOSH examiner. We are currently closed for applications. This webpage will be updated when we are accepting applications again, please check back in the coming months.


Who can be a NEBOSH Examiner or Moderator?

Applications will be assessed based on the following criteria:

Mandatory criteria

  • Qualification in occupational health and safety (or other appropriate)
  • Relevant health and safety experience (or other appropriate)

Desired criteria

  • Chartered member of IOSH or Certified member of IOSH working on CPD scheme (or other relevant)
  • Experience in assessment
  • Experience in marking

Moderator applicants

Although full training will be provided, it is highly desirable that applicants have previous experience in assessment and marking.

Foreign language applicants

To mark foreign language examinations, applicants must be fluent in the chosen language and have a good standard of English; if your application is approved, we will need evidence of your verbal and written proficiency in any non-native language(s).

Benefits of being a NEBOSH Examiner or Moderator

  • It gives you the opportunity to give something back and support the development of the next generation of health and safety or environmental professionals.
  • Marking exams or moderating papers can help keep your health, safety and environmental knowledge up-to-date and can be part of your continuing professional development.
  • It’s a way of supporting NEBOSH in achieving its vision to preserve and improve health and safety in workplaces worldwide.
  • You will get to work with and learn from other experienced safety and health practitioners.
  • Exam marking can fit around other commitments – a deadline is given for the return of papers then it is up to the examiner to decide when to do the marking.
  • Being able to say “I am a NEBOSH examiner/moderator" is a useful addition to a CV.
  • Examiners and Moderators receive payment for their time and effort.


Resources for Examiners

Our NG2/IG2 examiner guidance is available to help make sure examiners are prepared to mark the practical assessment. Learning Partners and Learners preparing to take the assessment may also find the information useful. 

NG2/IG2 Examiner Guidance