Holders of the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Safety and Health are entitled to Associate Membership (AIOSH) of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). The qualification also meets the academic requirements for Technician membership (TechIOSH) of IOSH and Associate membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM). This qualification also meets the headline entrance criteria requirements for Construction Safety Associate membership (AaPS) of the Association for Project Safety (APS).
Those who hold the NEBOSH Construction Certificate are eligible to apply for the CSCS
Academically Qualified Person (AQP) yellow/white card whilst they gain vocational qualifications or membership of a recognised professional body. This card is valid for five years and is currently non-renewable. All applicants must still pass the CITB Managers and Professionals Health, Safety and Environment Test.
The NEBOSH Construction Certificate covers the main legal requirements relating to health and safety in UK construction work, identification and control of construction workplace hazards and the practical application of this knowledge. No previous health and safety knowledge is required although it is advisable that candidates do have an understanding of the basic practical aspects of the construction industry. It should also be noted that the examination includes a requirement to write a short report.
Unit NGC1: Management of Health and Safety
Element 1: Foundations in Health & Safety
Element 2: Policy
Element 3: Organising
Element 4: Planning
Element 5: Measuring, Audit and Review
Unit NCC1: Managing and Controlling Hazards in Construction Activities
Element 1: Construction Law
Element 2: Construction Site Hazards
Element 3: Vehicle and Plant Movements
Element 4: Musculoskeletal Hazards
Element 5: Work Equipment Hazards
Element 6: Electrical Safety
Element 7: Fire safety
Element 8: Chemical & Biological Health
Element 9: Physical & Psychological Health
Element 10: Working at Height
Element 11: Excavation & Confined Spaces
Element 12: Demolition and Deconstruction
Unit NCC2: Construction Health and Safety Practical Application
The course is presented as 2 x 1 week blocks. Candidates will be entered for papers
NCC1 and NCC2 in the NEBOSH unitised structures. The NEBOSH Construction 10 day course is ideal for those candidates who are current NEBOSH NGC1 unit holders (passed within the last 5 years). Those who do not hold the NGC1 can instead study the 15 day construction course model and take papers NGC1, NCC1 and NCC2.
Block Release [15 day] course - 3 x 1 week blocks [not including weekends].