NEBOSH International Construction Certificate

The NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction Certificate is designed for managers, supervisors and site workers in the construction industry who have health and safety responsibilities, providing them with the necessary knowledge and skills to safeguard themselves and others in the workplace.

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What is the NEBOSH International Construction Certificate?

The NEBOSH International Health and Safety Management for Construction Certificate is a globally respected and in-demand health and safety qualifications for the construction industry, teaching in line with the legislation and guidance set out by WHO (the World Health Organization). Based on the SCQF Framework, the NEBOSH International Construction Certificate is a level 7 qualification.

Covering the core health and safety issues involved in construction, the Certificate provides candidates with the practical skills and technical knowledge to manage hazards, identify, and assess risks in a construction workplace. 

Enrolling staff on this course enables industry employers to improve the safety culture within their organisation, aiding them in minimising the risk of workplace accident and injury.

Learning options

1 learning type available

Benefits for Employers: 

  • Improve productivity due to less time taken off as a result of workplace illness and injury 

  • Demonstrate your commitment to health and safety to both your employees and fellow businesses 

  • Strengthen your business’ health and safety culture 

Benefits for Learners: 

  • Develop your career prospects with an accredited NEBOSH qualification 

  • Further your confidence as a worker responsible for health and safety with industry leading knowledge and skills 

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Phoenix is rated 4.9/5 on Trustpilot, a result of our unwavering commitment to enjoyable learning experiences, delivered by our team of expert tutors and mentors. 

Student support 

On hand via telephone and email, our Phoenix tutors pride themselves on their unbeatable student support. This, along with student groups like our Facebook student community, will enrich your learning when you study a NEBOSH course with Phoenix. 

Accredited Partner 

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 training courses is above industry average, with a high number of credits and distinctions. 

The NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction Certificate is ideal for those working in the construction industry, including: 

  • Construction Site Managers/Supervisors 

  • Contractor Managers 

  • Construction Health & Safety Advisors 

If you wish to pursue a career in construction health and safety, this course offers the foundation needed to begin building an extensive knowledge base and reputation. 

The NEBOSH International Health and Safety Management for Construction Certificate will involve a minimum of 68 taught hours and approximately 40 hours of private study, as well as background reading to prepare for the 48-hour open book examination.  

When studied through E-learning, Phoenix recommends spending 105- 110 hours on the course. 

The NEBOSH Health & Safety Management Construction Certificate programme consists of thirteen elements: 

  • 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 

Upon completing the NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction Certificate, delegates will have the knowledge and skills to:

  • Justify health and safety improvements using moral and financial arguments

  • Advise on the main roles, competencies and duties under construction legislation and on a range of general construction site issues

  • Positively influence health and safety culture and behaviour to improve performance in their organisation

  • Recognise workplace changes that have significant health and safety impacts and effective ways to minimise those impacts

  • Develop basic safe systems of work (including taking account of typical emergencies) and knowing when to use permit-to-work systems for special risks

  • Take part in incident investigations

  • Assessing risks, recognising a range of common hazards, evaluating risks (taking account of current controls), recommending further control measures, and planning actions

The NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction Certificate course consists of one assessment: 

  • IC1- An open book written exam, which candidates will have 48 hours to complete. It requires them to answer a set of questions relating to a real-life scenario. 

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. 

Exam dates are set by NEBOSH and can be found on our 'book a NEBOSH exam' page. 

Many people who pass the NEBOSH International Construction Certificate progress to studying the NEBOSH International Diploma, which is a degree-level qualification that advances your career prospects as a health and safety professionals. From there, candidates with an IOSH Membership can progress to IOSH chartered status, advancing their career and repute as a health and safety professional. 

  • When and how will I receive my NEBOSH results?

Results are provided 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 a 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.

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