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The NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety is based on UK law and is essential for anyone working in or wanting to work in health and safety within the construction industry. The course covers a broad range of hazards specific to the construction industry, and how to control them, allowing you to complete your day-to-day work more effectively and with confidence.

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Studying Your NEBOSH Construction Certificate with RRC

RRC offer you more than any other NEBOSH provider:

  • 85 years experience in training, 35 years in delivering NEBOSH courses
  • Choice of learning methods, so you can choose the method that best suits your individual learning style, work commitments, lifestyle and budget
  • Above average exam pass rates
  • Teaching and Support from a team of 40 expert tutors

Benefits of Achieving the NEBOSH Construction Certificate

  • Valued by employers – both in the UK and Internationally
  • Boost Your Career Prospects – essential qualification for those working in this high risk sector
  • Entitled to Technician Membership  of IOSH (TechIOSH)
  • Entitled to Associate Membership of the IIRSM (AIIRSM)

NEBOSH National Construction Certificate

is made up of three units:
  • Unit NGC1: Management of National Health and Safety

    • Foundations in Health and Safety
    • Plan
    • Do
    • Check
    • Act

    Assessed by a two hour written exam

  • Unit NCC1: Managing and Controlling Hazards in Construction Activities

    • Construction Law and Management
    • Construction Site - Hazards and Risk Control
    • Vehicle and Plant Movement - Hazards and Risk Control
    • Musculoskeletal Hazards and Risk Control
    • Work Equipment - Hazards and Risk Control
    • Electrical Safety
    • Fire Safety
    • Chemical and Biological Health - Hazards and Risk Control
    • Physical and Psychological Health - Hazards and Risk Control
    • Working at Height - Hazards and Risk Control
    • Excavation Work and Confined Spaces - Hazards and Risk Control
    • Demolition and Deconstruction - Hazards and Risk Control

    Assessed by a two hour written exam

  • Unit NCC2: Construction Health and Safety Practical Application

    Assessed by a two hour work based practical assessment.

To achieve the NEBOSH National Construction Certificate you must complete all 3 units (NGC1, NCC1 & NCC2) within 5 years.

If you have been awarded the NEBOSH National General Certificate or NEBOSH National Fire Certificate in the last 5 years you will be exempt from Unit NGC1 and can simply 'top up' by completing Unit NCC1 and the practical assessment (Unit NCC2).


Units NGC1 and NCC1 of the NEBOSH National Construction Certificate are each assessed by two-hour written examinations. Unit NCC2 is assessed by a two-hour practical assessment carried out at a Construction Site.

Exams are held in March, June, September and December each year.

Exams can be sat at one of RRC’s UK Exam centres or in one of our network of 200+ exam centres throughout the world.

  • UK Exam Centres London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester, Newcastle
  • RRC International Centres - Bahrain, Dubai, Georgia, Sudan, Tunisia
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RRC are experts in the design and delivery of health and safety training throughout the world. Over our 85 year history, a million students and thousands of businesses have chosen RRC as their preferred training provider. Our expert trainers and friendly support teams inspire total confidence in the individuals and companies we train and advise.

Quality Training from the Experts

Training is all about quality and this starts with our trainers. It has taken many years to build RRC’s team of expert trainers and we are proud to have the best international team of HSE trainers there is. This team is at the heart of everything we do; developing and updating our course content, delivering and assessing our courses, supporting our students, consulting and always making sure we are firmly focused on our customers’ needs.

The team is a highly effective mix of academics, practitioners and consultants with a wide range of experience across all sectors. It is led by two RRC Directors, both HSE practitioners in their own right:

  • Dr David Towlson PhD, BSc (Hons), Cert Ed (PCET), CMIOSH, AIEMA, MIfL - RRC Director of Training and Quality
  • Hasan Alaradi MSc, RMST, DipSM, CMIOSH, MIIRSM - Managing Director RRC Middle East Operations

Excellence in Customer Service

Providing a good service is really important to RRC,as there is no point in having great trainers without excellent customer service. Whether you are enquiring about a course, registering for your exam or visiting any one of our training centres, you can be sure you will receive the very best customer service.

Commitment to Quality

RRC’s reputation has been built on quality and over our 85 year history, many hundreds of thousands of happy customers have enjoyed success in their qualifications and careers through studying with RRC. We work closely with the awarding and industry bodies to ensure our courses are fully up-to-date and aligned with the latest syllabus revisions, legislation changes and exam procedures. Our ISO 9001 accreditation demonstrates our commitment to continual improvement.

Great Results

RRC have an exceptional track record. The clear, engaging and interactive courses we deliver guarantee our students receive the best possible training and ensure they get a full understanding of both the subject matter and how the assessment works. This not only leads to exam success, but also develops the understanding and competency they will need to apply their knowledge in the workplace.

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