NEBOSH National Construction Certificates are specially designed to meet the requirements of those who are related with the construction management responsibilities and also for those who are engaged in providing day-to-day guidance on health, safety, and welfare in construction work. In fact, these construction certificates are designed to cover all the major health and safety concerns with the construction context. They also stress the specific construction concern that may lead the industry to become dangerous.NEBOSH National Certificate is recognized as the certificate of excellence in promoting Health and Safety within the construction industry. The main aim of the Construction certificate is to target the needs of; those with the construction management responsibility, and of those who have to guide on day-to-day health, safety, and welfare in construction work.
These are designed keeping in mind the requirements of Site Managers, Supervisors, and CDM coordinators whose work is to ensure that all activities are conducted in a safe manner. Facility Managers also get benefitted from the construction certificates as they are required to ensure that the work should be accomplished in a way compliant with the effective Health and Safety. Candidates working in utility area such as gas, water, and electric providers, also get benefitted by these national certificate courses.NEBOSH construction courses also cover all those obstacles which are found on the construction site, and that it provides effective measures to control them. These courses enhance the knowledge of the students regarding the legal requirements that are related to the Construction industries as well as General Health and Safety legislation. This qualification also works as an effective tool in enhancing the student’s ability to conduct risk assessments and construction projects.About the Course:The National Construction Certificate generally includes two academic units: NGC1 and NCC1. NGC1 includes Foundation in health and Safety management system its policy, organizing, planning, measuring, audit, and review. NCC1 includes Construction law management i.e. the hazards related with the construction site and risk control. Movement of people and vehicle, work equipment, Electrical safety, Fire safety, Chemical and biological health, Physical and psychological health, working at height, Excavation work and confined spaces, and Demolition and deconstruction concepts are covered along with their hazards and risk control.
The examination comprises of: two x 2 hour written papers and a practical assessment, both of two 2-hour written exams includes “one long question” and “ten short questions” covering both the NGC1 and NCC1. All questions are compulsory to attempt. The practical assessment comprises of carrying out a risk assessment of a workplace and compiling short report to management.