NEBOSH Construction Certificate

  • Who Attends

    This NEBOSH Construction Certificate is designed for managers and supervisors with responsibility for health and safety management and associated legislation.

  • The Aim

    The aim of the NEBOSH Construction course is to ensure that safety requirements are appreciated by people employed as line managers; to enable them to review their own departmental systems for safety, introducing new controls or implementing changes as appropriate to make their workplace safer. Many people take NEBOSH Construction Certificate courses as a first step on a career in health and safety.

  • Course Content

    Week 1 – Unit 1 NGC1 – Management of Health & Safety

    Element 1 – Foundation in Health & Safety
    Element 2 – Health & Safety Management
    Systems 1 – Policy
    Element 3 – Health & Safety Management
    Systems 2 – Organising
    Element 4 – Health & Safety Management
    Systems 3 – Planning
    Element 5 – Health & Safety Management
    Systems 4 – Measuring, Audit & Review

    Week 2 – Unit 1 NGC2 – Managing and Controlling Hazards in Construction Activities

    Element 1 – Construction Law And Management
    Element 2 – Construction Site – Hazards & Risk Control
    Element 3 – Vehicle & Plant Movement – Hazards & Risk Control
    Element 4 – Musculoskeletal - Hazards & Risk Control
    Element 5 – Work Equipment – Hazards & Risk Control
    Element 6 – Electrical Safety
    Element 7 – Fire Hazard Safety
    Element 8 – Chemical & Biological Health - Hazards And Risk Control
    Element 9 – Physical & Psychological Health – Hazards & Risk Control
    Element 10 – Working at Height Safety – Hazards And Risk Control
    Element 11 – Excavation Work & Confined Spaces – Hazards & Risk Control
    Element 12 – Demolition & Deconstruction – Hazards & Risk Control

    Week 3 - Revision days and Examination

    Revision / Practical Exam

  • Knowledge

    By the end of the training course delegates will be able to:

    • Work more safely to minimise risks to themselves and others.
    • Review safety management arrangements in place and their effectiveness.
    • Understand and appreciate the safety and legal implications of management actions relating to construction health and safety.
    • Play a key role in the development of safety management systems and a safer working culture for their organisation.

  • Methods

    A high proportion of case studies, recognisable scenarios and discussion will be supplemented with practical work and classroom based tutorials. Candidates are assessed by two written examinations of each unit and a practical assessment. The practical assessment is carried out in the delegate's own workplace.

  • Additional Info

    To be awarded the NEBOSH Construction Certificate, delegates must attend every module and successfully complete both elements of the NEBOSH examination.

    The NEBOSH National Construction Certificate is recognised by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), as it meets all requirements for Technician Membership of IOSH (Tech IOSH) and also has associate membership with the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).
    The NEBOSH National Construction Certificate has been accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) at a Level 3, in accordance with the National Qualification Framework (NQF); this is comparable to the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland and the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales. This is also the equivalent to Level 6 in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF), accredited by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA).

    Delegates should inform their trainer if they have any serious health issues, physical problems, special considerations or are taking any medication, which may create difficulties in undertaking elements of this training course.

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