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Course Dates for the NEBOSH - National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety qualification.

NEBOSH - National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety Training Course Dates

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

Yes, this course is Accredited and Certified by

"The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH)".

This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (NEBOSH) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching.

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

Category: Health-and-Safety

Level: Intermediate

The NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety is established as a leading health and safety award for the construction industry, with over 12,000 successful candidates since 1989.

How long does it take?

You should plan your study around a minimum of 105 taught hours and approximately 52 hours of private study and background reading.

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

The NEBOSH National Construction Certificate is aimed at Supervisors, Managers and those with a role under the Construction Design and Management regulations 2015 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 with 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.

No previous health and safety knowledge is required although it is advisable that candidates do have an understanding of the basic practical aspects of the construction industry.

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

The NEBOSH National Construction Certificate covers the main legal requirements relating to health and safety in UK construction work, identification and control of construction workplace hazards, and the practical application of this knowledge.

The syllabus is mapped to the National Occupational Standards for Health and Safety owned by Proskills and is supported by Construction Skills.

It should also be noted that the practical assessment requires students to undertake an inspection of a construction workplace and to prepare an appropriate report.

The qualification is divided into three units, each of which is assessed separately:

  • Management of health and safety (NGC1)
  • Managing and controlling hazards in construction activities (NCC1)
  • Construction health and safety practical application (NCC2)

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

Units NGC1 and NCC1 are taught units each assessed by a two-hour written examination.

Each written examination consists of ten short-answer questions and one long-answer question.

All questions are compulsory.

Candidate scripts are marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH.

Unit NCC2 is assessed by a two-hour practical examination carried out in the candidate's own workplace to test the application of taught health and safety principles in a construction workplace.

The assessment must normally be taken within 14 days of a written examination.

The practical examination is internally assessed by the course provider and must be marked by an experienced and qualified safety professional.

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