Please Note: As this is a distance learning course, the course will commence the day you receive the course materials. However, there are scheduled exams on this course so any “course start dates” associated with this course are used to display the date of the exams and exam location.
Unfortunately, refunds cannot be made once the course materials have been sent to candidates.
Who Should Attend?
This course is suitable for managers, supervisors, designers and CDM Co-ordinators from the Construction Industry. The NEBOSH Construction Certificate helps them manage risks effectively. It may also prove effective for those who have to manage the activities of contractors. The qualification is specifically referred to as a key competence in the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007. 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.
Many people take NEBOSH Certificate courses as a first step on a career in health and safety. It provides a valuable overview, and is a sound basis for further professional study.
This high quality course includes:
- - Full support for the duration of your course. You will have access to a fully qualified expert tutor – 12 hours a day, 7 days a week. There is absolutely no limit to how many times you can use this support. Support is by telephone, email or instant messaging (Skype).
- - Access to a Facebook group designed for distance learning students, where regular exam questions are posted and students get the chance to interact with each other, as well as tutors.
- - Web access to a range of videos that support the course materials.
- There is no time limit associated with the course. This means that you will be entitled to continue with your studies indefinitely until you have passed the course. The pass rate for this course is above 90%, but if you do not pass in the first instance, support will continue to be offered, although you will have to pay for any resit exams.
Comprehensive yet concise course materials have been developed that are streets ahead of other courses. As well as the vital information required to pass the exams, the materials are filled with pictures, examples and activities to bring the course to life. At the end of each element are revision quizzes and past exam questions to test your progress. A printed version of the course materials will be provided in a folder, as well as PDF version on a CD.
Once you have booked and paid for this course, the materials will be sent out to you so you can start studying.
The NEBOSH Construction Certificate Distance Learning course comprises 2 study based units and one practical unit. The study based units are:
Unit 1 (NGC1) – Management of Health & Safety
Element 1 – Foundations in Health & Safety
Element 2 – Health & Safety Policy
Element 3 – Organising for Health & Safety
Element 4 – Promoting a Positive Health & Safety Culture
Element 5 – Risk Assessment
Element 6 – Principles of Control
Element 7 – Monitoring, Review and Audit
Element 8 – Incident and Accident Investigation, Recording and Reporting
N.B. NGC1 is a unit that is common to the syllabus of the National General Certificate, National Construction Certificate and National Fire Certificates.
Unit 2 (NCC1) – Managing and Controlling Hazards in Construction Activities
Element 1 – Construction Law and Management
Element 2 – Construction Activities
Element 3 – Movement of People and Vehicles
Element 4 – Manual and Mechanical Handling
Element 5 – Work Equipment
Element 6 – Electricity
Element 7 – Fire
Element 8 – Chemical and Biological Health Hazards
Element 9 – Physical and Psychological Health Hazards
Element 10 – Working at Height
Element 11 – Excavation Work and Confined Spaces
Element 12 – Demolition
Your tutor will work with you to develop a personalised timetable for you to work to. There will be revision questions and activities for you to test your progress as you make your way through the course, and you will be able to discuss these with your tutor at any point. At regular intervals, you will be required to complete an assessment that is submitted for marking and feedback by your tutor.
As this a distance learning course, the number of course days required is not fixed, but NEBOSH suggest a minimum of 80 hours study time for the 2 modules that make up this course. This is only a guide and will be influenced/affected by any previous experience you may have in Health & Safety and how quickly you learn new information.
Exams are included in the course fee and can be sat in a number of major cities within the UK. As this is a distance learning course the published course date is in effect the exam date for the course. This course includes two exams, which will usually be sat on the same day. (If you need to sit the Unit 1 and Unit 2 exams on different dates– please contact us for further information).
N.B. Exams can also be arranged in major cities all over the world, at British Council offices, but this is subject to extra charges. Please contact us for further information on this service.
Candidates are assessed with written examinations for each of the two taught units. A unit certificate is issued denoting successful achievement of each unit. A Certificate award parchment is issued on completion of the two units and the practical assessment.
The NCC2 practical assessment is arranged by you in your own workplace or a workplace you can gain access to. Students will be required to complete and submit the NCC2 practical assessment within 14 days (before or after) of sitting the examination units.
The NEBOSH National Construction Certificate is accepted by IOSH – the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health – in meeting the academic requirements for Technician Membership of IOSH (Tech IOSH). It is also accepted by The International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM) for associate membership.
The NEBOSH National Construction Certificate is accredited at Level 3 within the National Qualification Framework (NQF) by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland. The logos of these organisations will appear on the certificates awarded for the qualification.