NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety (Conversion course for holders of NGC1 and NGC2)

The NEBOSH Construction Certificate is aimed at managers and supervisors who are required to ensure that construction activities under their control are undertaken safely and without risk to health. This conversion course is for students who have completed units NGC1 and GC2 of the NEBOSH National General Certificate. It allows them to obtain the Construction Certificate with one week’s study, one examination and a workplace-based assignment.

Why choose the British Safety Council

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    We are one of the world’s leading health and safety organisations

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    Our tutors are experts in health and safety and are excellent teachers

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    No 'death by PowerPoint' – learning is student-centred and interactive

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    Study skills and examination technique are embedded throughout

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    Pass rates are consistently above the national average

What's in it for me?

The NEBOSH Construction Certificate is sought-after by employers. Gaining this qualification will boost your career prospects. Holders of the Construction Certificate can apply for technical membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (Tech IOSH). Many students then progress to the NEBOSH National Diploma (Grad IOSH) and from there to chartered status (CMIOSH).

Learning through virtual reality

Test your risk assessment skills with our new virtual reality (VR) exercise. Learn through discovery by assessing the risk of harm from a number of work activities in a virtual workplace. 

VR is available online and at select venues nationwide, including our London Hammersmith training centre. 

Qualification overview

The qualification is divided into two units:


  • Construction law and management
  • Construction site
  • Vehicle and plant movement
  • Work equipment
  • Electrical safety
  • Fire safety
  • Working at height
  • Excavation work and confined spaces
  • Demolition and deconstruction
  • Physical and psychological hazards and risk control
  • Musculoskeletal hazards and risk control
  • Chemical and biological hazards and risk control.


  • Workplace-based assignment


Two-hour written examination and a short workplace-based assignment

NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £125 + VAT

How can I study?

We recognise that everyone is different, which is why we offer a choice of study routes.

You can attend a course at our London training centre, study for the qualification online or we can deliver the course in your workplace.

Online - instant access

If you can’t find time in your busy schedule to attend a classroom course, then online training is the answer.

The structured online programme includes interactive e-Learning sessions, a downloadable study text, revision exercises and practice questions.

You have 12 months to complete the course and assessments.

Why online?

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    Structured and easy to follow programme

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    Study wherever and whenever suits you

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    Perfect for people with busy lives

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    Most cost-effective way to study for this qualification

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    Course includes comprehensive range of materials

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£395.00(exc. VAT)


In your workplace

We can visit your workplace and deliver the course on dates of your choice. This is an effective way of training a group of people as it saves on travel costs and allows students to keep in touch with work.

The five-day course can either be delivered in a single week or, if you prefer, on separate days over a longer period.

The written examination is taken two weeks after the course and the workplace-based assignment is submitted one week after the examination.

Why in your workplace?

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    Cost-effective option for a group of learners

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    Face-to-face courses have the highest pass rates

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    Expert teaching by an experienced tutor

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    Class discussions can be company-specific

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    Allows students to keep in touch with work

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At a training centre

Our well-equipped London training centre allows you to get away from the distractions of the workplace and focus on your qualification.

The five-day course is delivered by a highly qualified and experienced tutor in an interactive and engaging manner which makes learning easier.

The written examination is taken two weeks after the course and the workplace-based assignment is submitted one week after the examination.

Why our London training centre?

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    Face-to-face courses have the highest pass rates

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    Focused study away from workplace distractions

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    Expert teaching by an experienced tutor

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    Tutor support for individual learners

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    An opportunity to interact with and learn from other students

London - Hammersmith