COURSE INFORMATION

This course provides the underpinning knowledge to enable health and safety duties in the workplace to be undertaken more effectively. It is relevant for managers, supervisors, and employee representatives with health and safety responsibilities related to the construction industry.

This comprehensive course, gives an excellent grounding in the fundamentals of occupational safety and health management.

  • The course is currently offered on a day-release basis
  • The day release mode of study is one day a week over a period of 15 weeks
  • The exams are held on a day out with these classroom days
  • Examinations are held at the course providers premises, the practical element is carried out by the student at their own work premises
  • The examinations are held four times per year in March, June, September, and December
  • Exams comprise of two two-hour written papers and a practical assessment that involves carrying out an inspection of a construction site and the preparation of a management report
  • Support is provided throughout the course in assessment, study, and examination techniques

Venue

  • This course is delivered at Carnegie Conference Centre, Halbeath Road, Dunfermline KY11 8DY

This course provides the underpinning knowledge to enable health and safety duties in the workplace to be undertaken more effectively. It is relevant for managers, supervisors, and employee representatives with health and safety responsibilities related to the construction industry. This comprehensive course, gives an excellent grounding in the fundamentals of occupational safety and health management.

The qualification comprises of three separately assessed units:

  • Management of health and safety (NGC1)

The following elements are covered:

  • Foundation in health and safety
  • Plan
  • Do
  • Check
  • Act
  • Controlling workplace hazards in construction (NCC1)

The following elements are covered:

  • Construction law and management
  • Construction site hazards
  • Movement of people and vehicles
  • Manual and mechanical handling
  • Work equipment hazards
  • Electrical hazards
  • Fire hazards
  • Chemical and biological hazards
  • Physical and psychological hazards
  • Working at height
  • Excavation and confined spaces
  • Demolition hazards
  • Health and safety practical application (NCC2)
  • Construction health and safety practical application

Included in the price of the course are:

  • Registration and exam fees
  • Refreshments and lunch
  • There are no entry requirements although you are required to write a short report, requiring a degree of written communication skills
  • The NEBOSH Construction Certificate is relevant to managers, supervisors, and employee representatives with health and safety responsibilities
  • For those seeking a promoted post or a career in health and safety, this qualification is widely regarded as the starting point