NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety
13 Day Certificate Course plus Exam £1,495 +VAT
MOD Enhanced Learning Credits can be used on this course
31st of August (Bank Holiday) to the 4th of September (NG1)
14th to the 23rd of September (NCC1)
The NG1 exam date will be confirmed by NEBOSH but this will be in the new open book format that can be taken at home or other suitable location, this replaces the previous invigilated paper-based examination.
The date of the classroom invigilated NCC1 exam will be on the 9th of December.
The NCC2 practical risk assessment application is also conducted in the workplace/home and is to be submitted within 10 days of the NCC1 exam, so the 19th of December.
Timings will be from 09:00 to @ 17:00 daily; a lunch break and a number of short refreshment breaks will be included throughout the day.
Have I Chosen the Right Course for Me?
This qualification is designed for people working in construction, civil engineering, utilities, facilities, broadcasting, property management and more. It is particularly suitable for managers, supervisors, principal designers and principal contractors who require the right level of skills and know-how to fulfil their health and safety responsibilities.
For some, the National Construction Certificate can be a crucial first step towards establishing a lifelong professional career in the field of occupational health and safety within their chosen industry. Many who take the National Construction Certificate progress on to one of our Diploma level qualifications. Many health and safety diploma holders also want to take this qualification to broaden their knowledge of construction health and safety risks and controls.
What Does the Qualification Cover?
The qualification is divided into three units, each of which is assessed separately:
Managing and controlling hazards in construction activities (NCC1)
Construction Health and Safety practical application (NCC2)
Management of health and safety (NG1)
The NEBOSH Construction Certificate course syllabus is made up of the following units:
Unit NG1 (theory): Management of Health and Safety
· Why we should manage workplace health and safety
· How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
· Managing risk – understanding people and processes
· Health and safety monitoring and measuring
Unit NCC1 (theory): 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 and Safety Practical Application
The syllabus guide and many other useful documents, including previous examiners reports, can be accessed at this link: https://www.nebosh.org.uk/qualifications/#Certificates
This course is assessed by an open book theory exam (NG1), the exam will be conducted at home.
The NCC1 theory exam will be a classroom-based and invigilated closed book exam.
An NCC2 practical risk assessment assignment is to be produced based on findings in your own workplace, the practical must be submitted within 10 days of the last day of the NCC1 element.
NEBOSH Certificate courses are Level 3 qualifications which are equivalent to an A-Level. As such you will experience an intensive learning experience, so to assist, you should make sure that your diary is as clear as possible. You are advised to negotiate some ‘breathing space’ with your employer and family etc. in which to undertake your revision and to complete the assessments.
The syllabus guide and many other useful documents, including previous examiners reports can be accessed at this link: https://www.nebosh.org.uk/qualifications/#Certificates
Those who successfully complete the course and pass the assessments are awarded the official NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety. Certificates are forwarded to the candidate by us approximately 16 weeks after completion of the course although results are usually issued within 12 weeks.
At the point of enquiry, it is our policy to offer sufficient pre-course guidance with accurate and up to date literature and to have a short meeting/phone/online call with you to help ensure that you’re choosing the most appropriate qualification for your needs. If you have received this booklet but not yet had a chance to chat about your qualification, please call the Learning Advisor on the number below.
Prior to the start of the course, the Learning Advisor will provide as much information and support as is required, during the course you should speak with the trainer in the first instance, who will seek further advice and clarification from the Learning Advisor if required. Contact can be made with the Learning Advisor at any time. All queries will be answered in a transparent and efficient manner, the contact details for your Learning Advisor are as follows:
Mr Stuart Gilkinson
Tel: 07841 023522
In addition, advice can also be sought directly from the NEBOSH website which contains access to a number of support materials: https://www.nebosh.org.uk/home/
You can expect the highest standards of quality training from suitably qualified trainers, regardless of which training venue or course you have chosen.
You will be treated with respect, courtesy and dignity and due consideration given to your sex/sexual orientation, religious, cultural and philosophical beliefs.
Due consideration will be considered for persons with physical or learning impairments and reasonable adjustments made wherever possible. Please inform us if you have any such impairment at least 6 weeks prior to the start of the course and please note that this must be backed up with written evidence from a recognised body/professional and be no older than 5-years prior to the exam.
Unfortunately, as the classroom is located on the first floor and with no lift facility, delegates with certain physical impairments may find it access challenging.
We reserve the right to not enter any candidate for a NEBOSH exam due to poor attendance
If you are unable to attend a session, it is your responsibility to read the relevant chapters in the textbook.
We reserve the right to not enter any candidate for a NEBOSH exam due to poor mock exam results, this may be open for discussion with individual candidates depending on their abilities and commitment and a new proposed date for sitting the exam can be agreed upon.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification, however, it is important that learners have a suitable standard of English language in order to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus.
NEBOSH recommends that learners undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests.
For further information please see the latest version of the IELTS Handbook or consult the IELTS website: http://www.ielts.org/institutions/test_format_and_results.aspx
A chart mapping IELTS scores to the Common European Framework for Languages (CEFR) can be found on the British Council and IELTS websites at:
Learners wishing to assess their own language expertise may consult the IELTS website for information on taking the test: http://www.ielts.org/faqs.aspx
Lunch and Refreshments
Delegates can bring their own food and drinks with them should they choose to do so, there is also a shared kitchen on the premises with a microwave oven and refrigerator. A ‘snack van’ visits the centre each morning and a co-operative store is also sited within walking distance. Refreshments (tea, coffee and biscuits etc. will be provided throughout the course.
The course is being held in Suite 8 at The Portway Centre, Old Sarum Park, Old Sarum, Salisbury, SP4 6EB