NEBOSH Construction Certificate
The NEBOSH Construction Certificate, or NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety to give it its full title, is one of the most recognised health and safety qualificatons in the construction industry. It is aimed primarily at managers, supervisers, CDM co-ordinators and anyone else who is responsible for making sure that construction activities under their control are undertaken safely.
The scope of the NEBOSH Construction Certificate also makes it suitable for managers and supervisors who are not specifically in the construction industry, but have a need to oversee the safe construction of temporary workplaces and structures. An example includes outside broadcasting of sporting events such as golf tournaments where temporary stands, television camera stands etc. need to be erected.
Benefits of the NEBOSH Construction Certificate
The qualification meets the academic requirements to apply for Technician membership (Tech IOSH) of IOSH (the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health), and Associate membership (AIIRSM) of IIRSM (the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management).
Obtaining the NEBOSH Construction Certificate will allow you to:
- Assess construction site workplace hazards and develop appropriate control measures
- Develop an underpinning knowledge of health and safety legislation with regards to construction, and its impact on your site / project
- Assist your company's safety management programme
- Understand the main requirements and application of the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2007
- Understand the factors to consider when carrying out a construction site assessment; identify construction activity hazards, assess the risks and recommend control measures
- Successfully carry out a safety inspection of a construction site/workplace identifying hazards, recommending control measures and preparing a management report
- Develop a basis for a future career in occupational health and safety
- Identify the hazards and outline appropriate control measures in the following areas:
- 1) Movement of people and vehicles
- 2) Mechanical and manual handling
- 3) Work equipment
- 4) Electrical
- 5) Chemical and biological
- 6) Physical and psychological
- 7) Working at height
- 8) Excavation work
- 9) Confined spaces
- 10) Demolition
Exams and Assessment
NEBOSH provide standard exam sittings which are conducted every three months. Some providers enrol their candidates in these exam dates in order to keep costs to a minimum and offer low prices. Unfortunately though this can mean a wait of up to three months between the conclusion of the course and taking your exams, which is a lot of time to forgot most of what you learnt at the beginning of the course. So many lost marks will normally result in a failing of one of more unit, no qualification, and the need for a further re-sit (possibly in another three months time!), and of course even more information may have been forgotten by then. So trying to save time and money has actually ended up costing you a lot more of both!
At the BCF Group, we pay NEBOSH for the privilege of calling our own exams at our venues whenever we choose. This means that we are able to schedule the exams straight after the conclusion of the training. Rather than forgetting what was taught because of a long wait, our candidates go into the exams with the knowledge fresh in their minds, which is vital for examination success.
This accredited NEBOSH qualification is assessed by one exam which lasts 2 hours, and a workplace-based practical assessment project. The exam is conducted in our training centres at the end of your course, and the project is completed in your own workplace. The project should take no longer than 3 hours to complete and you will have 7 days from the end of the course to return it to us by post.
If you are taking the full NEBOSH Construction Certificate course, you will also have an exam at the end of the NGC1 unit.
How are Courses Run?
All of our NEBOSH Construction Certificate courses are run as full-time block weeks, Monday to Friday 9am until approximately 5pm. Whilst other health and safety training providers may attempt to offer the NEBOSH Construction Certificate in other formats such as e-learning courses, distance learning, one day a week/month etc, in our many years of experience we have consistently found that full-time block courses with exams scheduled straight after equates to a significantly improved likelihood of delegates passing all of the assessments required for actually achieving the qualification.
Whilst some providers will be more than happy to take your money, sign you up for an online/distance learning course or one which is strung out for months and let you try and struggle your way though it, at the BCF Group we care more about providing delegates with the best possible chance of learning the information, passing the exams and acquiring the NEBOSH Construction Certificate without the need for costly and time-consuming exam re-sits.
Enhanced Learning Credits
Service personnel who qualify for Enhanced Learning Credits can use them towards enrolling on a NEBOSH Construction Certificate qualification.
If you have ELCAS credits to use and are interested in enrolling on a NEBOSH Construction Certificate course, please call us on 0844 800 3295 or contact us online by clicking on the button below.
Scheduled Open Courses
At the BCF Group, we offer the NEBOSH Construction Certificate in two ways: the full course and a conversion course. The full NEBOSH Construction Certificate course contains the mandatory NGC1 unit, which is the same unit that is taught in the NEBOSH General Certificate syllabus. This means that if you have already taken and passed the NEBOSH General Certificate in the last five years, you don't need to repeat this NGC1 unit. Candidates in this position can take the NEBOSH Construction Certificate conversion course which does not repeat this unit and so is both shorter in duration and less expensive than the full course.
The certificate achieved at the end of both courses is the same, i.e. the official NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety Certificate; it just means that thanks to the modular make-up of the qualifications those who have already achieved the NGC1 unit do not have to do it all again!
There are no hidden extras to pay on top of our health and safety training course prices, unlike other providers who charge extra for things like study books and exam fees. Our NEBOSH Construction Certificate courses have the following included in the course cost:
- 624-page NEBOSH Construction Certificate Study Book
- NEBOSH Exam Fees
- NEBOSH Certificate Fees
- Lunchtime Buffet
- Refreshments Throughout The Day
- Free All-Day Car Parking
Full Course Dates
The full course includes the mandatory NGC1 unit and exam. Those who have already achieved the NGC1 unit within the last five years are eligible to do the Conversion Course (see further down).
London (Heathrow)Thistle Heathrow, Bath Rd, Longford, London, UB7 0EQ (Sat Nav UB7 0ET)
Price: £1,495.00 + vatAll online payments are securely encrypted and processed through PayPal™ meaning we never see your card details. You do not need a PayPal account to make payment by card.
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Conversion Course Dates
Those who have successfully achieved the NGC1 unit within the last 5 years are exempt from having to do this mandatory unit again, and so can do the two week conversion course which does not include the NGC1 unit.
Nottingham5 Wheatcroft Business Park, Landmere Lane, Edwalton, Nottingham, NG12 4DG
All of our Nottingham health and safety courses are held at the same location as our head office. The comfortable training suites (which are situated on ground level, as well as the toilet facilities, making them wheelchair-friendly) are fully air conditioned with natural daylight. Plentiful all-day free car parking is also available.
Price: £895.00 + vatAll online payments are securely encrypted and processed through PayPal™ meaning we never see your card details. You do not need a PayPal account to make payment by card.
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Other NEBOSH Courses
Please see below for some other NEBOSH courses and qualifications which you may be interested in:
The NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety is the flagship NEBOSH qualification, and is the first UK vocational qualification to be developed specifically for health and safety professionals.
The NEBOSH National Diploma provides the core health and safety knowledge (transferable across industry, commerce and the public sector) which, combined with understanding and appropriate application, underpins the competent performance of an occupational health and safety practitioner.
The NEBOSH Environmental Diploma is intended for safety professionals and managers who are taking on environmental responsibilities. It is designed for individuals with responsibilities for the management of environmental risk in relation to the damage caused by work activities.
Holders of the NEBOSH Environmental Diploma will be able to advise their organisation on the environmental impacts of their activities, on their legal obligations and the means of continuously improving their environmental performance as part of an integrated management approach.
The NEBOSH General Certificate is one of the most popular and widely-held health and safety qualifications in the UK. It is intended to be taken by managers, supervisors and any other employees who require an understanding of general health and safety issues.
The NEBOSH General Certificate covers the main legal requirements for health and safety in the UK, along with the identification and control of workplace hazards, and the practical application of this knowledge. The general content of the NEBOSH General Certificate syllabus means it is suitable and relevant for those working in virtually any industry, and is often used as a solid foundation for those going on to further study and specialising in a particular area such as construction site health and safety or fire safety.
The NEBOSH Fire Certificate is aimed primarily at managers and supervisors who are responsible for fire safety within their organisation and compliance with applicable fire safety legislation.
The course aims to give delegates the knowledge to conduct and review fire risk assessments, along with fire prevention and protective measures within most workplaces.
The NEBOSH Environmental Certificate, or NEBOSH National Certificate in Environmental Management to give it its full title, is an environmental health and safety course which is intended to be taken by managers, supervisors and any other employees who are responsible for managing environmental issues at their workplace.
The NEBOSH Environmental Certificate qualification focuses on UK law, so is really only suitable for those who are based and operate within the UK.
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Further to my phone call this morning re the NEBOSH course which I took with you in June. My results arrived over the weekend and I was surprised to find I had passed with a distinction. Much credit is due to Matthew for his excellent teaching, he was ably assisted by Chris and they delivered a well planned and interesting course over the two weeks. I found all the staff friendly and welcoming and really enjoyed the course.