NEBOSH National Construction Certificate
The NEBOSH Construction Certificate is held by more than 20,000 people, making it one of the leading construction courses in the UK. This course provides learners with the knowledge they require in order to identify, evaluate and control a wide range of workplace hazards that are relevant to the construction industry.
The course covers the main legal requirements for health and safety in the UK, such as an understanding of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015.
Our course includes 10 days of tutor led classroom teaching, along with the direction and supporting materials that you will need in order to complete your exams and risk assessment.
ACT also offer additional support before exam dates by the way of optional Tutorial Days.
This course comprises of 3 Units, all of which must be successfully completed to obtain the full certificate:
- NG1 – Management of Health and Safety
- NCC1 – Managing and controlling hazards in construction activities
- NCC2 – Construction Health and Safety practical application
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This qualification is designed for those who are currently working, or have previously worked, in construction, utilities, property management, civil engineering and many other employment fields, and are looking to upgrade their knowledge and skills regarding health and safety within the construction industry.
Regardless of your position, this NEBOSH National Construction Certificate course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to identify hazards within the construction industry. This will enable you to implement actions to prevent a hazard becoming an injury and to promote good practise across your organisation.
The NEBOSH National Construction Certificate is an occupational health and safety qualification that covers the main legal requirements for health and safety practice on construction sites across the UK. It includes identification and control of construction workplace hazards, and practical health and safety knowledge. This is reflected in the three units that comprise the qualification.
Unit NG1 Management of Health & Safety
- Element 1: Why we should manage workplace health and safety
- Element 2: How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
- Element 3: Managing risk – understanding people and processes
- Element 4: Health and safety monitoring and measuring
Unit NCC1 Managing and controlling hazards in construction activities
- Element 1: Construction law and management
- Element 2: Construction site – hazards and risk control
- Element 3: Vehicle and plant movement – hazards and risk control
- Element 4: Musculoskeletal hazards and risk control
- Element 5: Work equipment – hazards and risk control
- Element 6: Electrical safety
- Element 7: Fire safety
- Element 8: Chemical and biological health – hazards and risk control
- Element 9: Physical and psychological health – hazards and risk control
- Element 10: Working at height – hazards and risk control
- Element 11: Excavation work and confined spaces – hazards and risk control
- Element 12: Demolition and deconstruction – hazards and risk control
Unit NCC2 Construction health & safety practical application
Assessment Unit – Apply your knowledge of NG1 and NCC1 by successfully completing a health and safety inspection of a construction workplace.
This is done by completing a report to management regarding the inspection with recommendations.
This construction course requires further study outside of the classroom hours. NEBOSH suggest that this is typically around 58 hours of private study and background reading, though this figure will differ between individuals.
The qualification is divided into three separately assessed units. Assessment for the units is comprised of one open book/online exam (OBE – NG1), one written examination (NCC1) and a work-based practical examination (NCC2).
All units must be successfully completed within 5 years to achieve the full NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety.
For more information on the assessments please contact one of our NEBOSH course advisors: