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NEBOSH - International Certificate in Construction Health and Safety course description.

Course Description

Is the International Certificate in Construction Health and Safety course accredited by an official body?

This course is Accredited and certified by : The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH). Visit NEBOSH web site

What is the NEBOSH - International Certificate in Construction Health and Safety course?

Category: Health-and-Safety

Level: Intermediate

The NEBOSH International Certificate in Construction Health and Safety is a qualification for those in the construction industry outside of the UK.

How much does it cost and how long does it take?

Course fees are determined by your training provider and vary depending on the format of the course. Please contact providers for details. You should plan your study around a minimum of 106 taught hours and approximately 58 hours of private study and background reading.

Benefits for Employers

The NEBOSH International Construction Certificate will benefit construction organisations operating outside the UK, and multinational construction companies working to international standards who are seeking to implement good health and safety management across all areas of their operation.

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Who is the NEBOSH - International Certificate in Construction Health and Safety course designed for?

The NEBOSH International Construction Certificate is designed for supervisors and managers within the international construction industry and is designed to provide a sound breadth of underpinning knowledge that enables them to discharge more effectively their duties with respect to health and safety in construction activities.

What subjects does the NEBOSH - International Certificate in Construction Health and Safety course cover?

The NEBOSH International Construction Certificate is modelled on the NEBOSH National Construction Certificate (NCC).

The key difference between the two qualifications is in the applicability of legal requirements. Specific reference to UK law is replaced with reference to International Labour Organisation Standards

The syllabus includes:

  • Foundations in health and safety
  • Identifying hazards and principle and practice of risk assessments
  • Principles of control and reducing risk
  • Investigating and recording incidents
  • Management of construction activities
  • Hazards and controls on a construction site
  • Movement of people and vehicles
  • Manual and mechanical handling
  • The control of fire and electrical hazards
  • Working at height
  • Control measures for evacuation at work
  • Confined spaces hazards and risks

How is the NEBOSH - International Certificate in Construction Health and Safety course assessed?

The syllabus is divided into 3 units:

Unit 1: Management of international health and safety via written examination

Unit 2: Managing and controlling hazards in international construction activities via written examination

Unit 3: Practical application based on observations in students own workplace

A unit certificate is issued denoting successful achievement of each unit. A qualification parchment is issued on successful completion of all three units.

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