NEBOSH National Construction Certificate in Health & Safety

Overview

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.
 

Objectives

At the end of this NEBOSH Construction course successful candidates will be able to:

  • Understand the main requirements and application of the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2007.
  • Understand the factors to consider when carrying out a site assessment; identify construction activity hazards, assess the risks and recommend control measures.
  • Identify the hazards & and outline appropriate control measures in the following areas: movement of people & vehicles, manual & mechanical handling, work equipment, electrical, chemical & biological, physical & psychological, working at height, excavation work & confined spaces & demolition.
  • Successfully carry out a safety inspection of a construction workplace identifying hazards, recommending control measures and preparing a management report

Agenda

The training course will cover the following topics: -

Unit NGC1 – Management of Health & Safety
Element 1 – Foundations in Health & Safety
Element 2 – Health & safety management systems - Plan
Element 3 – Health & safety management systems - Do
Element 4 – Health & safety management systems - Check
Element 5 – Health & safety management systems - Act

Unit 2: 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 3: NCC2 - Construction Health and Safety Practical Application
The course attendee must carry out a safety inspection of a construction site and write a report.

Duration

10 Days Classroom + Revision + Exam

Assessment

There are Three assessments to complete at the end of this course.

  • Two 2 hour written papers
  • A practical risk assessment (health & safety inspection of a construction site and preparation of a management report)

NEBOSH’s external examiners will mark the assessments.  Students are notified of their results 11 weeks after the exams. Certification is issued by NEBOSH approximately 16 weeks after the exams.

You are responsible for submitting your assessments within agreed timescales. If you don’t meet these deadlines, you risk failing the course.

If successful, you’ll be awarded the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.

Who Should Attend?

Managers, supervisors, designers and CDM Co-ordinators from the Construction Industry. 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.

Accreditation

NEBOSH - National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health

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