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NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK)

The Health and Safety Management for Construction qualification (NC) is aimed at managers, supervisors and anybody who manages construction health and safety as part of their duties within their organisation.

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NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK)

The Health and Safety Management for Construction qualification (NC) is aimed at managers, supervisors and anybody who manages construction health and safety as part of their duties within their organisation.

The NC qualifications makes an excellent continued professional development (CPD) for health and safety professionals working in other industries or looking to move into construction.

The NC looks at construction workplace health and safety issues and can be applied in many sectors. On completion of the qualification, you will be able to:

  • Advice on duties and manage construction risks under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015
  • Justify the need for health and safety improvements
  • Produce or contribute to a construction phase plan
  • Help their organisation to manage contractors
  • Positively influence health and safety culture and behaviour
  • Carry out a risk assessment of a construction site and manage a range of construction hazards
  • Recognise workplace changes and their impacts and understand how to minimise these impacts
  • Develop basic safe systems of work that include emergency arrangements and know when to use a permit-to-work system
  • Take part in incident investigations.

Why choose the British Safety Council?

  • We create a positive learning environment for all our students.
  • We are a NEBOSH Gold partner which means we exceed the NEBOSH standards, offering high quality tutorial support, excellent materials and a supportive learning journey.
  • Our expert trainers create interactive sessions that are informative and engaging and help support learning by applying knowledge using real world scenarios.
  • Unlimited dedicated study support with additional resources, tutor guidance and forums to talk with tutors and other students
  • Choice of learning methods
  • Our pass rate is well above the national average, which means you have a greater chance of passing the first time around.
  • For over 60 years, the British Safety Council has been educating millions of workers and making hundreds of thousands of workplaces safer around the world.
  • We are a not-for-profit membership organisation, a trusted brand and a leader in driving health, safety and wellbeing innovation and engagement across our global community.
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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 techniques are embedded throughout

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    Pass rates are consistently above the national average

How can I study?

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

  • Live Online: Get all the benefits of structured classroom learning with an expert tutor, but with the convenience of studying remotely, accessing our virtual, interactive classrooms via PC, laptop or tablet.  9 days + OBE online assessment – worldwide.
  • Classroom: Enjoy our comfortable and well-equipped training centres with an expert tutor and an opportunity to interact and learn from other students. 9 days + OBE online assessment.
  • In-Company Training: We can visit your workplace or a third party venue 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. 9 days + OBE online assessment - worldwide.

NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction has one assessment. An Open Book Exam (OBE) which can be taken at a location of your choice remotely, such as at home or a workplace. 

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 also 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).

Information for students

Qualification Structure

The qualification comprises one unit:

Element

Content

Suggested Teaching Hours

1

The foundations of construction health and safety management

10

2

Improving health and safety culture and assessing risk

7

3

Managing change and procedures

5

4

Excavation

3

5

Demolition

3

6

Mobile plant and vehicles

4

7

Working at height

6

8

Musculoskeletal health and load handling

6

9

Work equipment

5

10

Electricity

3

11

Fire

3

12

Chemical and biological agents

6

13

Physical and psychological health

7

 

Total hours

68

 

Assessment

The NC has one unit assessment (OBE) which a ‘Pass’ (45%) must be achieved in this unit in order to be awarded the qualification.

Open Book Examination (OBE) based on a fictional construction site, which includes theoretical and practical application questions and a scenario-based risk assessment exercise. (approximately 4 hours within a 48 hour window).

Qualification Level

The NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety is accredited by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) at Level 6 in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF).  For users in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, this is comparable to a vocationally-related qualification (VRQ) at Level 3 in the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).  A Level 3 VRQ is comparable (in academic terms) to an A-Level.

Professional Recognition

The NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety meets the academic requirements for:

  • Technical membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (Tech IOSH).
  • Associate membership of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (AIIRSM).

NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK) Certificate is an accepted qualification for the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Academically Qualified Person Card.

Language Requirements

Assessments are available in English only.

The standard of English required by candidates must be such that they can both understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus. 

NEBOSH recommends that non-native speakers undertaking this qualification should have a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests in order to be accepted on to the NEBOSH Diploma programme. For further information please consult the IELTS website: http://www.ielts.org/

Enrolment Period

When you start the course, we enrol you as a student with NEBOSH. Your initial enrolment period lasts for 5 years. This means that you must pass your unit within 5 years. If you fail to pass your unit within 5 years, you will need to re-enrol and pay another registration fee.

Learning Agreement

You are about to embark on a challenging programme of study, but one which should enhance your knowledge and understanding of health and safety management as well as your professional status.

The British Safety Council will:

  • Use suitably qualified and experienced tutors to deliver the tuition
  • Cover all the specification learning outcomes
  • Provide or direct you to all the information you need to pass the qualification
  • Provide you with expert advice on revision and examination technique
  • Respond in a timely manner to any queries
  • Be diligent and courteous at all times.

You must:

  • Attend all scheduled sessions. (If you cannot attend a session, you can watch the recording)
  • Contribute to group discussions in a positive manner
  • Endeavour to be active, rather than passive in terms of learning
  • Complete the required number of revision hours
  • Pay particular attention to advice regarding revision and examination technique
  • Bring any learning difficulties to our attention at the earliest opportunity

NEBOSH Learner Terms and Conditions

Prior to starting your course please familiarise yourself with the NEBOSH General Student Terms and Conditions which can be found here.

Qualification Specification

The qualification specification (syllabus) can be found here.

Learning Resources

British Safety Council resources:

  • Study book
  • Learning aid and resources
  • Unit activities
  • Open book examination guidance
  • Mock exam questions.

Tutor Support

Your tutor will provide support in relation to subject content and assessment preparation.  They can be contacted by telephone, video call or email.

Results and Certificates

Results are issued 10 weeks after the assessment date. 

The NC has one unit assessment (OBE) which a ‘Pass’ (45%) must be achieved in this unit in order to be awarded the qualification.

The qualification certificate is despatched by NEBOSH within 20 working days of the result notification date.

Queries and Complaints

Should you have any queries, please contact our Education Team ([email protected])

If you are not satisfied with the service provided by your tutor or our Education Team, please contact our Customer Service Team ([email protected]).

You can also refer the matter to NEBOSH ([email protected]).

If you are not satisfied with the service provided by NEBOSH, please contact the Scottish Qualifications Authority ([email protected]).

Frequently asked questions

What level is the NEBOSH General Certificate in Construction?

NEBOSH General Certificate in Construction is a Level 3 qualification, equivalent in academic terms to an A Level.

What is the cost of the NEBOSH General Certificate in Construction?

The cost of the NEBOSH General Certificate in Construction varies depending on what method of delivery you choose and the location. Please see the ‘How can I study’ section below for further information.

Resit

2014 syllabus only

You may choose to resit your examinations within five years of completing the learning modules with us.

Book a resit (unit 1 exam) >

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Please note that the online training course is the 2014 syllabus.

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.

Written examinations are taken at a British Saftey Council office in your region after the course. The workplace-based assignment is submitted one week after the examinations. 

2014 course syllabus student guide


NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £190

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

1+ candidates

£470.25(exc. VAT)

5% off(Normally £495.00)

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Live Online

Online

2022

January

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Price

Monday 24 January 2022

£1,395.00 (exc. VAT)

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Week 1: 24/1/2022 (5 day(s))

Week 2: 31/1/2022 (4 day(s))

NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £190 +VAT

March

Quantity
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Monday 21 March 2022

£1,395.00 (exc. VAT)

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Week 1: 21/3/2022 (5 day(s))

Week 2: 28/3/2022 (4 day(s))

NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £190 +VAT

July

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Monday 18 July 2022

£1,395.00 (exc. VAT)

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Week 1: 18/7/2022 (5 day(s))

Week 2: 25/7/2022 (4 day(s))

NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £190 +VAT

September

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Monday 19 September 2022

£1,395.00 (exc. VAT)

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Week 1: 19/9/2022 (5 day(s))

Week 2: 26/9/2022 (4 day(s))

NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £190 +VAT

Study remotely and learn ‘live’ with a tutor just as you would in a classroom. 

Students join via the web using a PC, laptop or tablet.  The course is run using Zoom, but students don’t need to download any software.  Throughout the course, students can see and interact with the tutor and with each other.

Why study Live Online?

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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

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 9-day course can either be delivered as two blocks or, if you prefer, on separate days over a longer period.

The Open Book Examination (OBE) is based on a fictional construction site, which includes theoretical and practical application questions, and a scenario-based risk assessment exercise which can be conducted remotely.

 

Live Online training is now available remotely for your workplace. Request a call back to find out more. 

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

Request a call back

At a training centre

Birmingham

Birmingham (TBC Education)

London United Kingdom View in google maps

2022

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Monday 24 January 2022

£1,595.00 (exc. VAT)

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Week 2: 31/1/2022 (4 day(s))

NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £190 +VAT

March

Quantity
Price

Monday 21 March 2022

£1,595.00 (exc. VAT)

Quantity

Week 1: 21/3/2022 (5 day(s))

Week 2: 28/3/2022 (4 day(s))

NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £190 +VAT

July

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Monday 18 July 2022

£1,595.00 (exc. VAT)

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Week 1: 18/7/2022 (5 day(s))

Week 2: 25/7/2022 (4 day(s))

NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £190 +VAT

September

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£1,595.00 (exc. VAT)

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Week 1: 19/9/2022 (5 day(s))

Week 2: 26/9/2022 (4 day(s))

NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £190 +VAT

Bristol

Bristol (TBC Education)

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£1,595.00 (exc. VAT)

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NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £190 +VAT

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£1,595.00 (exc. VAT)

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Week 2: 25/7/2022 (4 day(s))

NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £190 +VAT

Leeds

Leeds (TBC Education)

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NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £190 +VAT

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£1,595.00 (exc. VAT)

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Week 2: 26/9/2022 (4 day(s))

NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £190 +VAT

London

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£1,595.00 (exc. VAT)

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NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £190 +VAT

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£1,595.00 (exc. VAT)

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NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £190 +VAT

July

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£1,595.00 (exc. VAT)

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NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £190 +VAT

September

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£1,595.00 (exc. VAT)

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Week 2: 26/9/2022 (4 day(s))

NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £190 +VAT

Manchester

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£1,595.00 (exc. VAT)

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NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £190 +VAT

September

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£1,595.00 (exc. VAT)

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Week 1: 19/9/2022 (5 day(s))

Week 2: 26/9/2022 (4 day(s))

NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £190 +VAT

Nottingham

Nottingham (TBC Education)

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£1,595.00 (exc. VAT)

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NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £190 +VAT

July

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Monday 18 July 2022

£1,595.00 (exc. VAT)

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Week 1: 18/7/2022 (5 day(s))

Week 2: 25/7/2022 (4 day(s))

NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £190 +VAT

Reading

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£1,595.00 (exc. VAT)

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NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £190 +VAT

September

Quantity
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Monday 19 September 2022

£1,595.00 (exc. VAT)

Quantity

Week 1: 19/9/2022 (5 day(s))

Week 2: 26/9/2022 (4 day(s))

NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £190 +VAT

Warrington

Warrington(TBC Education)

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2022

January

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Price

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£1,595.00 (exc. VAT)

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Week 1: 24/1/2022 (5 day(s))

Week 2: 31/1/2022 (4 day(s))

NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £190 +VAT

July

Quantity
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Monday 18 July 2022

£1,595.00 (exc. VAT)

Quantity

Week 1: 18/7/2022 (5 day(s))

Week 2: 25/7/2022 (4 day(s))

NEBOSH Examination and Assessment Fees: £190 +VAT

Training centre course dates are subject to change due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation. Live Online courses may be added to replace training centre courses if the face to face versions are not able to run.

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

 The 9-day course (two blocks) is delivered by a highly qualified and experienced tutor in an interactive and engaging manner which makes learning easier.

The Open Book Examination (OBE) is based on a fictional construction site, which includes theoretical and practical application questions and a scenario-based risk assessment exercise which can be conducted remotely.

Why at 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

  • Membership-white-359x202.png

    Tutor support for individual learners

  • Policy-and-opinion-white-359x202.png

    An opportunity to interact with and learn from other students