The NEBOSH National Construction Certificate is aimed at Supervisors, Managers and CDM co-ordinators within the construction industry who are required to ensure that activities under their control are undertaken safely.
It is likely to prove useful for those concerned with the management of buildings who may need to ensure that contractors are working safely. The qualification is also appropriate for supervisors and managers working in other industries such as utilities, and even broadcasting, where temporary workplaces are a feature of their activities
Holders of the National Construction Certificate are entitled to Associate Membership (AIOSH) of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). The qualification also meets the academic requirements for Technical Membership (Tech IOSH) of IOSH and Associate Membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).
NEBOSH (NCC) Course Overview
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The NEBOSH National Construction Certificate covers the main legal requirements relating to health and safety in UK construction work, identification and control of construction workplace hazards, and the practical application of this knowledge. The syllabus is mapped to the National Occupational Standards for Health and Safety owned by Proskills and is supported by Construction Skills.
No previous health and safety knowledge is required although it is advisable that candidates do have an understanding of the basic practical aspects of the construction industry. It should also be noted that the practical assessment requires students to undertake an inspection of a construction workplace and to prepare an appropriate.
Why the NEBOSH National Certificate in Health and Safety in Construction?
- 83% of Health and Safety job advertisements demanded candidates hold a NEBOSH qualification
- 45% of vacancies called for NEBOSH Certificate level qualifications, up by 7% in 2015
- 93% of positions asked for either some form of NEBOSH qualification and/or Membership of IOSH.
- A Globally recognised Health and Safety Qualification
- NEBOSH’s Certificate-level qualifications give a good foundation in health and safety for managers, supervisors and staff
The course is made up of theoretical sessions delivered by your Instructor who will provide a detailed course programme. The NEBOSH NGC course specification can be found here or download the course PDF.