NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety
The NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety is a globally recognised health and safety qualification specifically for the construction industry from an established independent examination board What kind of people take the NEBOSH National Construction Certificate?
The National Construction Certificate is aimed at Supervisors, Managers, and CDM co-ordinators within the construction industry who are required to ensure that activities under their control are undertaken safely. It is likely to prove useful for those concerned within the management of buildings who may need to ensure that contractors are working safely.
The qualification is also appropriate for supervisors and managers working in other industries such as utilities, and even broadcasting where temporary workplaces are a feature of their activities
Is the NEBOSH National Construction Certificate a recognised qualification?
This qualification is accepted by IOSH – the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health – in meeting academic requirements for Technical Membership of IOSH (Tech IOSH). It is also accepted by The International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (llRSM) for associate membership (AllRSM).
What does the course cover?
It covers a broad range of construction hazards and the means by which they can be controlled. It includes the many legal requirements relating to construction work and enables students to undertake effective safety inspections on a construction site.
The NEBOSH National Construction Certificate consists of three units; each separately assessed.
How is the course assessed?
Students are assessed with written examinations for NGC1 and NCC1. NCC2 is assessed by a practical examination testing the ability to identify health and safety issues in a construction workplace. NCC2 needs to be taken within 14 days of a written examination. A unit of credit is issued denoting successful completion of all three units. Unit 1 - Management of Health & Safety
- Foundations in Health & Safety
- Health & Safety Policy
- Organising for Health & Safety
- Promoting a Positive Health & Safety Culture
- Risk Assessment
- Principles of Control
- Monitoring, Review and Audit
- Incident and Accident Investigation , Recording and Reporting.
Unit 2 – Managing and Controlling Hazards in Construction Activities
- Construction Law and Management
- Construction Activities
- Movement of People and Vehicles
- Manual and Mechanical Handling
- Work Equipment
- Electrical Hazards and Control
- Fire Hazards and Control
- Chemical and Biological Health Hazards
- Physical and Psychological Health Hazards
- Working at Heights Hazards and Control
- Excavation Work and Confined Spaces Hazards and Control
- Demolition Hazards and Control
Unit 3 – Construction Health and Safety Practical Application
The delegate must carry out a safety inspection of a construction site and write a report
Maximum number of delegates per course:
As little as one on our open scheduled course dates, up to a maximum of twenty.