New dates announced for NEBOSH open book examinations

Monday, 21 September 2020

Following the first examination in August, we have now confirmed two additional OBE dates for 2020 and three dates for 2021:


  • Wednesday 28 October 2020
    NG1, NGC1, IG1 and IGC1, available in English language only

From December onwards, IG1 and IGC1 are available in English, Arabic, French, Portuguese (European), Russian, Spanish (European) and Turkish. NG1 and NGC1 will be available in English language only.

  • Wednesday 2 December 2020
  • Wednesday 3 February 2021
  • Wednesday 7 April 2021
  • Wednesday 9 June 2021

These OBEs are available for any learner planning to sit an NG1, NGC1, IG1 or IGC1 unit examination. To sit one of these examinations please register via your NEBOSH accredited Learning Partner. Further information about open book examinations, including a selection of resources is available here:

Please note: these resources will be updated shortly so please continue to check our website for updated and additional information.

Information about assessments for all other units/qualifications can be found here in the recent news release: Interim Arrangements for NEBOSH assessments.

The first OBE was held in August, see our news release for more information: NEBOSH announces first open book examinations.