NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK)

Course Length 12 days, 1 Monday per week
Course Code 77559-01
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Course overview

NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK) is ideal for: Construction site managers, Contracts managers, Site workers with health and safety responsibilities and 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

  • 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.

    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.

  • Units/Modules

    The broad 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

    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
  • Careers/Progression
    For those wishing to study at a higher level, the NEBOSH Diplomas or Masters qualification offer the opportunity to gain one of the sector’s most prestigious qualifications.
  • Assessment Types

    Prior to your official exam, we will set mock exams to give you an idea of what an exam would look like as well as to build your confidence.

    Officially, 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.

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