NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK)

Course Length 10 days, 1 Monday a week
Course Cost
Course Code 89200-01
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Course overview

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.

*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).

*Holders of the NEBOSH Health & Safety Management for Construction (UK) qualification are eligible to apply for the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Academically Qualified Person (AQP) card. Holders of the Level 6 version (assessment completed on or before 17 January 2023) are eligible to apply until 31 December 2024.

  • Entry Requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

    It is important that learners have a suitable standard of English language in order to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus. NEBOSH recommends that learners undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests. Read more about language requirements for NEBOSH qualifications by visiting NEBOSH Language Requirements

    Important note:

    NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK) is a standalone qualification. This means that you will not be able to use units from other NEBOSH qualifications against any part of this qualification.

  • Benefits/Skills
    • 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.
    • 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!

  • Who is this course 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.

  • Units/Modules

    The CN1 syllabus includes:

    • CDM roles and responsibilities
    • Health and safety culture
    • Assessing risk
    • Managing change
    • Excavation
    • Demolition
    • Mobile plant and vehicles
    • Working at height
    • Musculoskeletal health
    • Work equipment
    • Electricity
    • Fire
    • Chemical and biological agents
    • Physical and psychological health
  • Careers/Progression

    For learners wishing to continue their professional development NEBOSH offers a wide range of internationally recognised qualifications.

    Our range of Diploma and Certificate level qualifications offer the opportunity to learn specific industry applications – such as fire safety, process safety, environmental management and leadership – hone specific skills such as incident investigation or take a more general approach via the NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.

  • Assessment Types

    CN1- digital assessment that learners will have 48 hours t complete and submit their paper starting at 11 a.m (UK time) on the exam date.

    This is a digital assessment 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.

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