NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction Certificate (UK)


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Course Outline

The NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction certificate (UK) is ideal for Site managers, contracts managers, health and safety advisors and any site worker with health and safety responsibilities in the construction industry, there are no entry requirements for the course, and is assessed by practical assessment through open book examination.

Learners will be better able to influence their on-site colleagues to work more safely; because they will gain the confidence and technical know-how to challenge unsafe behaviours and offer practical solutions.

Aligned to CDM regulations, NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK) is guided by legislation but focussed on best practice.

CSCS accept the NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK)’ for the Academically Qualified Person card, all applicants must pass the CITB Managers and Professionals Health, Safety and Environment Test in addition to the NEBOSH qualification.

Upon completion of this course learners should be able to:

  • Advise 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 your 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

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Designed For

This qualification is ideal for workers, supervisors and managers that are in the construction sector and need to develop their understanding of health and safety.

NEBOSH qualifications are widely recognised within the construction and health and safety sectors, and a NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction Certificate can be an ideal first step to take in a career in construction health and safety, or provide valuable skills to improve safety within a construction setting.

The course covers moral, financial and legal arguments for the justification of improving health and safety, and successfully completing the course will enable you to advise on duties held by an organisation to manage construction risks.

There are no prior qualification requirements for this course.
An English Language standard of ILETS 6.0 is required for this course.


The NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction course is an occupational health and safety qualification that covers the main legal requirements for health and safety practice on construction sites across the UK, including a focus on Construction (Design Management) Regulations 2015. It includes information on health and safety management and the identification and control of construction risks. This is reflected in the 13 elements that comprise the qualification.

Unit CN1:

  • Element 1 – The foundations of construction health and safety management
  • Element 2 – Improving health and safety culture and assessing risk
  • Element 3 – Managing change and procedures
  • Element 4 – Excavation
  • Element 5 – Demolition
  • Element 6 – Mobile plant and vehicles
  • Element 7 – Working at height
  • Element 8 – Musculoskeletal health and load handling
  • Element 9 – Work equipment
  • Element 10 – Electricity
  • Element 11 – Fire
  • Element 12 – Chemical and biological agents
  • Element 13 – Physical and psychological health

NEBOSH recommend that learners undertake 40 hours of self-study in addition to the taught hours of this course.


This qualification is assessed with an Open Book Exam (OBE) Unit CN1. This OBE covers content based on all 13 elements and provides a workplace-based scenario to refer to as you work through your exam questions.

During the OBE, learners are able to use their own materials such as course notes, study books, the HSE website, and other research to help them in answering the questions.

The OBE is conducted over a period of 48 hours. It is intended that you will use your time during this period to research, plan and fully answer your questions, whilst also providing the flexibility to take breaks.

Further information about the Open Book Exam can be found in this PDF.


Classroom course costs and dates

Total Cost: £1576 + VAT (where applicable)
£1399 course fees + VAT + £177 NEBOSH fees (VAT exempt)

Midlands Course 3 - 2024 (classroom)

ACT Head Office, Victoria House, 32 Lower High St, Stourbridge DY8 1TA, UK - View venue information
Online exam date
CN1 Study Period 1
02-06 September 2024
CN1 Study Period 2
23-26 September 2024
01 October 2024
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E-learning course costs

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