Achieving the qualification
The qualification has one unit assessment: a multiple choice assessment. It is an open-book assessment, so
you will be able to refer to your course book and notes. You will be presented with a realistic workplace scenario,
and asked 20 multiple-choice questions based on the course learning outcomes .
The aim of this assessment is for you to practically apply your knowledge and understanding gained from your studies of the MSW
You must achieve a ‘pass’ (60% or higher) to be awarded the qualification.
Date of assessment
Your assessment will normally take place at the end of the day’s training (if taught in one day). If you are
studying by distance or eLearning, you should have access to the assessment once you have completed all course content. You will have one hour to complete the
Submission of the assessment
If taught face-to-face, you should leave your completed assessment with your course tutor for marking at the end of the day’s training. If you have studied
via eLearning, course tutors will provide you with information on how to submit your assessment.
To avoid any malpractice issues the course tutor must confirm each learner’s identification before they undertake their course of study. Your assessment
must be entirely their own work. By submitting your assessment for marking, you are declaring that it is your own work. Falsely claiming that an assessment is
your own work is malpractice and NEBOSH may impose severe penalties, as set out in the NEBOSH Malpractice Policy.
Youwill receive a ‘Pass’ (60% or higher) or ‘Refer’ (59% or lower) for your assessment.
NEBOSH aims to issue results within 24 working days of The date of the assessment. However, results may be
issued after the deadline dependent on any moderation undertaken.
You may re-sit your unit assessment if you were referred. There is no limit to the number of times you can resit a