This course is designed for Supervisors and Managers or others within the construction industry who have successfully completed the NGC1 portion of either the NEBOSH General Certificate or the Fire Safety Certificate and wish to top-up to achieve the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety. It is ideal for those within the construction industry and designed to provide underpinning knowledge of health and safety in construction. It is also suitable for other industries such as utilities and broadcasting, where temporary workplaces are a feature of activities.
The course covers the main legal requirements relating to health and safety in UK construction work, identification, control of construction workplace hazards, and the application of this knowledge. Key topics include: NCC1: Managing & Controlling Hazards in Construction Activities and NCC2: Construction Health & Safety Practical Application.
This course is divided into 2 separately assessed units:
Unit NCC1 is a taught unit. Assessed by a 2 hour written exam.
Unit NCC2 is assessed by a practical inspection and report carried out in your workplace to test the application of taught construction health and safety principles. This must be a construction based activity.
You can progress to higher level studies and/or work within the health and safety industry with special expertise in construction hazards/controls.
Holders of NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety are entitled to Associate Membership (AIOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). The qualification also meets the academic requirements for Technical membership (TechIOSH) of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health and Associate membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM). It also meets the entry requirements for Construction Safety Associate membership (AsPS) of the Association for Project Safety (APS).
For users in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, this is comparable to a Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ) at Level 3 within the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) and Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF), or A-Level standard.
This is a CONVERSION TOP UP course and is designed for those who have already achieved, WITHIN THE LAST 5 YEARS, the NGC1 (National General Certificate 1) portion of either a NEBOSH National General Certificate or a NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate. GCSE English at Grade C or above or equivalent.