NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK)
Lay the foundations for healthier and safer construction.
Gain invaluable knowledge, practical skills AND a globally respected qualification that supports your role: You’ll gain:
- Technical know-how to comply with legislation and implement best practice
- Practical skills to apply back in the workplace
- Confidence to influence your colleagues to work more safely
- Ability to adapt to changing workplaces and sites
Everything you need to make your construction site healthier and safer!
This is a replacement qualification for the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety. If you are studying the previous syllabus further information can be found here.
Who is it for?
NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK) is ideal for:
- Construction site managers
- Contracts managers
- Site workers with health and safety responsibilities
- Construction health and safety advisors
It also makes excellent continued professional development (CPD) for health and safety professionals working in other industries or looking to move into construction.
According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the construction industry loses around 2 million working days each year due to workplace injury and work-related illness.
NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK) can help to:
- Minimise workplace injuries and illness
- Ensure you comply with Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM)
- Understand the responsibilities of the six roles in the CDM regulations
- Boost employee wellbeing
- Demonstrate your commitment to health and safety, which can help win business
- Strengthen your health and safety culture.
Learners will be better able to influence their on-site colleagues to work more safely; because they will gain the confidence and technical know-how to challenge unsafe behaviours and offer practical solutions.
Aligned to CDM regulations, NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK) is guided by legislation but focussed on best practice. The broad syllabus includes:
- CDM roles and responsibilities
- Health and safety culture
- Assessing risk
- Managing change
- Mobile plant and vehicles
- Working at height
- Musculoskeletal health
- Work equipment
- Chemical and biological agents
- Physical and psychological health.
With an emphasis on practical application, successful learners will be able to:
- Recognise, assess and control a range of common construction hazards
- Develop safe systems of work
- Take part in incident investigations
- Advise on the roles, competencies and duties under construction legislation
- Positively influence health and safety culture
- Confidently challenge unsafe behaviours
- Help manage contractors.
Length of course
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.
We've developed a practical assessment for this practical role.
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 underpinning knowledge gained through your studies and revision. You will have 48 hours to download, complete and submit your assessment.
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 from our industry.