Health, Safety & First Aid

NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction - Unit NC1 - S087

Hamilton Campus Part Time Level 3

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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. On completion of the qualification, you will be able to:

  • advise on duties and manage construction risks under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015
  • justify the need for health and safety improvements
  • produce or contribute to a construction phase plan
  • help manage contractors
  • positively influence health and safety culture and behaviour
  • carry out a risk assessment of a construction site and manage a range of construction hazards
  • recognise workplace changes and their impacts and understand how to minimise these impacts
  • develop basic safe systems of work that include emergency arrangements and know when to use a permit-to-work system
  • take part in incident investigations
Course Details

The course covers the following construction workplace health and safety issues:

  • The foundations of construction health and safety management
  • Improving health and safety culture and assessing risk
  • Managing change and procedures
  • Excavation
  • Demolition
  • Mobile plant and vehicles
  • Working at height
  • Musculoskeletal health and load handling
  • Work equipment
  • Electricity
  • Fire
  • Chemical and biological agents
  • Physical and psychological health
Entry Guidelines

No formal qualifications required.

Ideally you should have at least two years experience in any area of work and have a level 2 English qualification or equivalent.

The standard of English required by the candidates studying for this award must be such that they can both understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus. If English is not your first language you should be qualified to IELTS 6.0 or higher. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Assessment Method

NC is assessed by an on-line Open Book Examination (OBE) based on a fictional construction site, which includes theoretical and practical application questions and a scenario-based risk assessment exercise. You will have 48 hours to complete and submit your answers.

Additional Information

These two units must be combined with NEBOSH unit NGC1 to gain the full NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety. See separate leaflets for details. A unit certificate is issued denoting successful achievement of each unit. A Certificate award parchment is issued on completion of all three units.

Where can I progress to?
Candidates wishing to further develop their health and safety expertise may consider studying other NEBOSH courses in General Health & Safety, Fire Safety or the NEBOSH National Diploma for Occupational Health and Safety Management Professionals.

Book a Place

Starting 12th January 2023 - Ending - 20th July 2023

REF S087O001

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Fee : £350.00

The fee quoted is for the academic year 22/23.

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