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NEBOSH Construction Certificate Syllabus

NEBOSH accredited centre 807 logoThe NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety qualification is recognised throughout the construction industry. It is also a first step in forging a career in health and safety.

The course is split into 3 units which are assessed individually. These consist of 2 taught units and a work-based assignment to complete - designed to demonstrate  application of the knowledge learners have gained over the course of the previous units.

Overall learning outcomes

On completion of each unit, learners should be able to demonstrate their understanding of the domain knowledge covered by:

  • The application of knowledge to familiar and unfamiliar situations.
  • The critical analysis and evaluation of information presented in both quantitative and qualitative forms.

N.B. Each element will have additional specific learning outcomes.

Full course syllabus

Unit NG1: Management of health & safety

  • Element 1: Why we should manage workplace health and safety
  • Element 2: How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
  • Element 3: Managing risk - understanding people and processes
  • Element 4: Health and safety monitoring and measuring

Unit NCC1: 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

  • 2.1: Purpose and aim
  • 2.3: Assessment location
  • 2.4: Assessment requirements
  • 2.5: Submission of completed work
  • 2.6: Further information

NEBOSH Construction Certificate study methods

Choosing to study for your qualification with Astutis means you can undertake the NEBOSH National Construction Certificate course in either of the following ways:

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