NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety

British Safety Council
Course summary
Professional Training
2 weeks
470 - 1,914 GBP excl. VAT
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Professional Training
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1,595 GBP

1,595 GBP

1,595 GBP

Course description

NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety *NEW syllabus

Essential for anyone wanting a successful career in health and safety. Gain a NEBOSH General Certificate today with our Digital Learning, Classroom, or Virtual Classroom

The NC looks at construction workplace health and safety issues and can be applied in many sectors. 

Why choose the British Safety Council?

  • We create a positive learning environment for all our students.
  • We are a NEBOSH Gold partner which means we exceed the NEBOSH standards, offering high quality tutorial support, excellent materials and a supportive learning journey.
  • Our expert trainers create interactive sessions that are informative and engaging and help support learning by applying knowledge using real world scenarios.
  • Unlimited dedicated study support with additional resources, tutor guidance and forums to talk with tutors and other students
  • Our pass rate is well above the national average, which means you have a greater chance of passing the first time around.
  • We are a not-for-profit membership organisation, a trusted brand and a leader in driving health, safety and wellbeing innovation and engagement across our global community.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The Health and Safety Management for Construction qualification is suitable for supervisors, managers, CDM co-ordinators and other construction professionals looking to develop skills in identifying and controlling construction workplace hazards.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

The NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction is accredited by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) at Level 6 in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF).  For users in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, this is comparable to a vocationally-related qualification (VRQ) at Level 3 in the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).  A Level 3 VRQ is comparable (in academic terms) to an A-Level.

Training Course Content

The qualification comprises one unit with the following elements:

1. The foundations of construction health and safety management
2. Improving health and safety culture and assessing risk
3. Managing change and procedures
4. Excavation
5. Demolition
6. Mobile plant and vehicles
7. Working at height
8. Musculoskeletal health and load handling
9. Work equipment
10. Electricity
11. Fire
12. Chemical and biological agents
13. Physical and psychological health


The NC has one unit assessment (OBE) which a ‘Pass’ (45%) must be achieved in this unit in order to be awarded the qualification.

Open Book Examination (OBE) based on a fictional construction site, which includes theoretical and practical application questions and a scenario-based risk assessment exercise. (approximately 4 hours within a 48 hour window).

Course delivery details


The structured online programme includes interactive e-learning sessions, a downloadable study text, revision exercises and practice questions.


Students join remotely using a PC, laptop or tablet and download the relevant software in advance to enable access to the tutor run class. Throughout the course, students can see and interact with the tutor and with each other.


Course fee:

  • Live Online: £1,395 excl. VAT
  • Online: £495 excl. VAT
  • Classroom: £1,595 excl. VAT

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Continuing Studies

Holders of the Construction Certificate can also apply for technical membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (Tech IOSH). Many students then progress to the NEBOSH National Diploma (Grad IOSH) and from there to chartered status (CMIOSH).

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British Safety Council

The British Safety Council has been working for over 60 years in the pursuit of one fundamental goal: to make sure no one is injured or made ill through their work.  As a charitable organisation that operates exclusively for the...

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