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
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.
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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