NEBOSH Construction Certificate
The NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety course is designed for managers, supervisors and site workers with health and safety responsibilities, working in the construction industry.
The NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction Certificate (Launched 2021) is one of the UK’s most widely respected and in-demand health and safety qualifications for the construction industry.
This NEBOSH Construction Certificate qualification covers the core health and safety issues involved in construction and aims to provide candidates with the practical skills and technical knowledge to manage construction workplace hazards.
In construction, utilities and other related industries, employers find that the NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction Certificate gives staff a sound understanding of managing workplace risks.
Enrolling staff on this course enables industry employers to improve the safety culture within their organisation, helping them to minimise workplace risks and injuries, as well as complying with the Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations.
Study Phoenix’s NEBOSH Construction Certificate online, in the classroom or even via in-house learning.
This NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK) course replaces the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction.
Classroom Courses & Covid
We continue to operate classroom courses safely throughout the UK, working with our venues to ensure they adhere to strict Covid-secure measures. We use larger training rooms to enable social distancing, follow government guidelines on hand sanitising, facemask wearing and no longer allow a buffet style food service. A copy of our Covid Classroom Risk Assessment is available on request.
Who is this NEBOSH Construction Certificate suitable for?
The NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction course is ideal for those working in the construction industry, including:
- Construction Site Managers/Supervisors
- Contractor Managers
- Construction Health & Safety Advisors
If you wish to build a career in construction health and safety, this course offers the foundation you need to improve your skills and knowledge.
NEBOSH Health & Safety Managesment Construction Certificate programme:
Health and safety culture
CDM (Construction Design and Management) roles and responsibilities
Assessing construction site risk
Mobile plant and vehicles
Chemical & Biological Health Hazards and Risk Control
Physical & Psychological Health
Working at Height
Excavation and Demolition
Demolition & Deconstruction – Hazards & Risk Control
Learning outcomes of the NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction Certificate:
- Effectively manage health and safety on a construction site
- Identify and control common workplace hazards on a construction site
- Understand the UK’s legal requirements for managing health and safety in construction
- Understand the importance and critical elements of health and safety management systems
- Be aware of the duties of clients, designers, principal designers, principal contractors and contractors under the Construction Regulations 2015
- Conduct and participate in incident investigations
- Apply the principles and practice of risk assessment
- Identify and assess construction workplace hazards, such as those associated with excavation, working at height, demolition and workplace transport safety
- Use methods for controlling identified workplace hazards within the construction industry
- Advise on duties under constructions legislation
- Manage contractors safely
How long does the NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction Certificate take?
NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK) will involve a minimum of 68 taught hours, and approximately 40 hours of private study and background reading to prepare for the 48 hours open book examination.
Many students also progress to the NEBOSH National Diploma (Grad IOSH) and, from there, to chartered status (CMIOSH).
The NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction Certificate course consists of one assessment:
- An open book examination - Candidates will have 48 hours to complete this written examination from home. Candidates are required to answer a set of questions relating to a real-life scenario.
NEBOSH external examiners will evaluate the open-book assessment.
If you are booking the classroom course, your exam cost will be included within the price. If you are booking on to the e-learning course your exams will be an extra fee and will need to be booked separately.
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Payment Plans are offered to self-funding UK students only. We require 30% of the total course fee upfront. Payments will be made monthly from the day your deposit was made and must be received within 7 days of this date. The balance of your account must be cleared in full, prior to you registering for examinations. Payment plans can be paid by: Credit/debit card or bank transfer. If you would like to organise a payment plan please get in touch.
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When and how will I receive my NEBOSH results?
Results are notified by NEBOSH after completing the course. NEBOSH send out the results 10-12 weeks after the exams. Your certificates will arrive after the results have been announced.
What happens if I fail the NEBOSH assessment?The Phoenix Pass Pledge will cover your additional studies, but you retake the exams at your own cost.
What level are NEBOSH qualifications?NEBOSH Certificates are level 3, which is equivalent to an A level qualification. NEBOSH Diplomas are level 6, which is equivalent to an Honours Degree.
Are there any entry requirements for NEBOSH Certificates?There are no entry requirements, which makes the NEBOSH Certificate an ideal starting point for your health and safety training. Learners must have a suitable standard of English language to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus.
When and how will I receive my results and NEBOSH certificate?
NEBOSH send out the results 10-12 weeks after the exams. Your certificates will arrive from Phoenix 10-12 weeks after the results have been announced.
Why choose a NEBOSH course with Phoenix?
Phoenix Health and Safety is a NEBOSH Gold Partner. This accreditation means our NEBOSH course materials, tutors, and learning environments are all stamped with excellence.
The Phoenix Pass Pledge
Every Phoenix NEBOSH course entitles you to continue studying free of charge if you fail to meet the required standard in examinations. However, this is rarely necessary. Our pass rate for NEBOSH General Certificate training courses is above industry average, with a high number of credits and distinctions.
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