New career in Health and Safety in Construction
This NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction course aims to give you an understanding of your health and safety responsibilities. It also provides the skills you need to identify, evaluate and control a wide range of construction workplace health and safety issues.
With the knowledge you gain from the NEBOSH Construction course, you will protect yourself and others in the workplace by effectively managing day-to-day risks. The NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction Certificate is one of the UK’s most widely respected and in-demand health and safety qualifications for the construction industry, teaching in line with the UK HSE’s (Health and Safety Executive) guidance. Covering the core health and safety issues involved in construction, the Certificate provides candidates with the practical skills and technical knowledge to manage hazards, identify, and assess risks in a construction workplace. Enrolling staff on this course enables industry employers to improve the safety culture within their organisation, aiding them in minimising workplace risks and injuries. This also allows your business to comply with the Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations.
The NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK) is now a Level 7 qualification according to the SCQF Framework. This means the CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) will continue to recognise this qualification in future for CSCS card applicants.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
The NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction qualification is aimed at managers, supervisors and anybody who manages construction health and safety as part of their duties within their organisation. The course can help to minimise workplace injuries and illnesses whilst also strengthening your company’s health and safety culture.
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN
The NEBOSH Health & Safety Management Construction Certificate programme consists of 13 elements:
- Element 1 – The foundations of construction health and safety management
- Element 2 – Improving health and safety culture and assessing risk
- Element 3 – Managing change and procedures
- Element 4 – Excavation
- Element 5 – Demolition
- Element 6 – Mobile plant and vehicles
- Element 7 – Working at height
- Element 8 – Musculoskeletal health and load handling
- Element 9 – Work equipment
- Element 10 – Electricity
- Element 11 – Fire
- Element 12 – Chemical and biological agents
- Element 13 – Physical and psychological health
DURATION: The NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK) durations (See TQT section for additional info):
- When studied via Classroom or Virtual Classroom, the duration of the course is 9 days, in addition to online revision and an online exam.
- When studied through E-learning, approx 100 and 120 hours on the course, or at your pace.
DELIVERY METHODS: Open Course | On Site.
- For us to deliver a NEBOSH course in-house, there must be no more than 12 delegates attending. Delegates must also sit the designated exams provided by NEBOSH.
ASSESSMENT: The assessment is an open book examination (OBE), which will be based on a realistic scenario, that will test both what you know and what you can do. You will be asked to carry out a series of tasks using evidence from the scenario and the knowledge gained through your studies and revision. You will have 48 hours to download, complete and submit your assessment which you will have remote access to.
Your assessment will be marked by an external examiner appointed by NEBOSH. These examiners are chosen for their experience and expertise to ensure that learners are assessed by the very best in our industry.
TQT: The NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK) will involve a minimum of 68 taught hours, and approximately 40 hours of private study and background reading to prepare for the 48 hours open book examination.
CERTIFICATION: NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction. Holders of the NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK and International) are entitled to Associate Membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).
Good understanding of spoken and written English.