NEBOSH Construction Certificate

The NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction qualification (NC) is aimed at managers, supervisors and anybody who manages construction health and safety as part of their duties within their organisation. The NC looks at construction workplace health and safety issues and can be applied in many sectors.

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Duration: 9-10 days plus one 48hr exam

Prices for this course will include all course materials, study days, revision and exam fees.

This NEBOSH accredited qualification is divided into three units, each of which is assessed separately:

Managing Construction Safety (NC1) - Open book exam

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The NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety has been designed to cover the key legal requirements for Health and Safety within the UK. This training course looks at the identification and control of construction workplace hazards and addresses the practical application of this knowledge on site.

Certification: On successful completion delegates receive a unit certificate, if both units are passed delegates will receive the full NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction certificate. 



National Construction Certificate 1 (NCC1) 

Element 1: The foundations of construction health and safety management

Morals and money

Scope and application of the CDM regulations 2015

Scope, definition and particular issues relating to construction activities

Site assessment and control measures

Site order and security 

Management of temporary works 

Other construction issues including welfare arrangements

Element 2: Improving health and safety culture and assessing risk

Health and safety culture 

How human factors influence behaviour positively or negatively 

Improving health and safety culture 

Assessing risk 

Element 3: Managing change and procedures

Managing change 

Safe systems of work for general work activities 

Permit-to-work systems 

Emergency procedures

Learning from incidents 

Element 4: Excavation

Excavation work hazards and assessment

Control measures for excavation work

Safe working in confined spaces 

Element 5: Demolition 

Demolition and deconstruction hazards and risk

Purpose and scope of pre-demolition, deconstruction or refurbishment survey

Element 6: Mobile plant and vehicles

Safe movement of people

Safe use of vehicles and plant

Work-related driving

Element 7: Working at height 

Working at height hazards and control

Safe working practices for access equipment and roof work

Protection of others

Element 8: Musculoskeletal health and load handling

Musculoskeletal disorders and work – related upper limb disorders

Load-handling equipment

Element 9: Work equipment

General requirements for work equipment

Hand-held tools

Machinery hazards and control measures

Working near water

Element 10: Electricity

Hazards and risks

Control measures 

Control measures for working underneath or near overhead power lines

Control measures for working near underground power cables 

Element 11: Fire

Principles of fire initiation, classification and spread and fire risks caused by construction activities

Fire prevention and prevention of fire spread

Fire detection, fire alarm and firefighting equipment

Element 12: Chemical and biological agents

Forms and classification of, and the health risks from exposure to hazardous substances

Assessment of health risks

Control measures

Specific agents

Safe handling and storage of waste

Element 13: Physical and psychological health




Mental ill-health

Violence at work

Substance abuse at work 


Delegates need to have a good understanding of spoken and written English.

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