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The NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety is designed to deliver the knowledge and confidence that learners need to meet their health and safety responsibilities in the construction workplace, as well as enabling them to undertake safety inspections.
The 11-day course covers a range of hazards and systems for managing them, as well as offering an insight into construction law.
Aims and Objectives
The NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety aims to provide current and aspiring managers with the knowledge they need to ensure proper health and safety practice in the construction workplace.
This is an 11-day course, including a exam.
Learners are expected to have completed some health and safety training at supervisory/management level within the last five years. They are also expected to have a good understanding of spoken and written English.
Who Should Attend
This course is ideal for those either currently in or aspiring to management and supervisory positions related to health and safety on construction sites. It is also recommended for supervisors and managers working in other industries where temporary workplaces are a feature of their activities.
The course is divided into two parts, and covers a broad range of construction hazards and control systems for them, as well as highlighting current legal requirements and how to manage health and safety responsibilities.
The first part of the course (NCC1) covers management and control of hazards in construction activities and details the following:
- Construction law and management
- Construction site hazards and controls
- Vehicle and Plant Movement
- Manual and Mechanical Handling
- Work Equipment
- Electrical Safety
- Fire Safety
- Chemical and Biological Health Hazards
- Physical and Psychological Health Hazards
- Working at Height
- Excavation Work and Confined Spaces
The second part of the course (NCC2) focuses on the practical application of skills and knowledge related to the first and second parts of the course, as well as a module on Workplace Inspection and Report Writing.
The course is assessed with a written examination for the first part NCC1, along with a practical assessment for the second part NCC2.
The NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety is widely respected nationally and offers a wide range of benefits for both learners and their employees.
Learners gain a solid understanding of the key issues regarding health and safety legislation and best practice on construction sites, as well as an opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge regarding potential hazards and how to manage them. In addition, awardees meet the requirements for Technician Membership of the Institute of Health and Safety (IOSH) and Associate Membership of the International Institute of Risk and Safety (IIRSM).
Organisations whose employees gain the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety will gain a safer site, with skilled employees who are able to reduce injury and manage potential litigation, as well as demonstrating higher levels of competence.
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