NEBOSH Construction

The NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety is designed for managers, supervisors and coordinators who work in the construction industry, including those who manage contractor activities or work in an environment that requires temporary workplaces. The qualification covers the core health and safety issues involved in construction and aims to provide candidates with a comprehensive understanding of how to identify and manage workplace hazards. Many candidates undertake this course as a platform to build upon their skills and knowledge and advance in a career in construction health and safety.

This qualification takes place over a 12 day period, plus exams.

Unit 1: NGC1-Management of Health & Safety

  • Element 1- Foundations in Health & Safety
  • Element 2- Health & Safety Management Systems 1 – Plan
  • Element 3- Health & Safety Management Systems 2 – Do
  • Element 4- Health & Safety Management Systems 3 – Check
  • Element 5- Health & Safety Management Systems 4 – Act

Unit 2: NCC1- Managing and Controlling Hazards in Construction Activities

  • Element 1- Construction Law and Management
  • Element 2- Construction Site – Hazards & Risk Control
  • Element 3- Vehicle & Plant Movement – Hazards & Risk Control
  • Element 4- Musculoskeletal Hazards & Risk Control
  • Element 5- Work Equipment – Hazards & Risk Control
  • Element 6 Electrical Safety
  • Element 7 Fire Safety
  • Element 8 Chemical & Biological Health Hazards and Risk Control
  • Element 9 Physical & Psychological Health – Hazards & Risk Control
  • Element 10 Working At Height – Hazards And Risk Control
  • Element 11 Excavation Work & Confined Spaces – Hazards & Risk Control
  • Element 12 Demolition & Deconstruction – Hazards & Risk Control

Students who have already passed NGC1 as part of a previous NEBOSH qualification do not need to re- take NGC1, provided it was achieved within the last 5 years. If you achieved NGC1 more than 5 years ago, you may re-sit the examination without needing to attend a taught course.