NEBOSH National Construction Certificate

The NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety (NCC) provides a broad understanding of construction related health & safety issues and is an essential qualification for anyone with health and safety responsibilities in the construction industry.

The NEBOSH Construction Certificate, essential for all with safety responsiblities in the construction industry
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NEBOSH National Construction Certificate courses are based on UK law and are essential qualifications 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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Benefits of achieving the NEBOSH National Construction Certificate

  • Boost your career prospects; NEBOSH National Construction Certificate is valued by employers globally.
  • Entitled to Associate Membership of IOSH (AIOSH).
  • Meets the academic requirements for Technical Membership of IOSH (TechIOSH)
  • Entitled to Associate Membership of the IIRSM (AIIRSM).

RRC is an Accredited NEBOSH Learning Partner offering the NEBOSH National Construction Certificate throughout the world:

  • Classroom: 13 day course + Exams in London
  • Online: Around 165 hours + exams – available worldwide
  • In-Company Training: available worldwide

RRC offer you more than any other NEBOSH provider:

  • 90 years experience in training & education
  • 45 years experience in delivering health & safety training
  • Choice of learning methods
  • Above NEBOSH average exam pass rates
  • Teaching and support from a team of 40 expert tutors

NEBOSH National Construction Certificate Content

The NEBOSH National Construction Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health is based on UK law.  It is made up of three units which must be successfully completed within five years to achieve the NEBOSH National Construction Certificate qualification:

Unit NGC1: Management of Health and Safety

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

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

Unit NCC2: Construction Health and Safety Practical Application

Assessment:

Units NGC1 and NCC! of the NEBOSH National Construction Certificate are each assessed by a two-hour written examination. 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.

NEBOSH Construction Certificate ONLINE

  • Available 24/7 Worldwide
  • Around 165 hours of study + exams (can be completed in 6-12 months)
  • Top Up (for NGC or FC holders): Around 100 hours of study (can be completed in 3-6 months)
  • Ideal for those whose lifestyle needs a really flexible high quality learning method

Online Learning with RRC

  • RRC Guaranteed Support & Money Back Guarantee
  • Mobile-friendly, innovative, interactive online study including videos, animations, quizzes, tests and reviews of your progress
  • Unlimited tutor support by a team of expert tutors
  • Full PDF copy of the study text to download for offline study
  • Over 190 exam centres available throughout the world
  • Interest Free Payment Plans
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Overview of the NEBOSH Construction Certificate Online Course

NEBOSH Construction Certificate Classroom

  • Available in London
  • 3 week course (13 days) + exams
  • Top Up (for NGC or FC holders): 8 Days + exams
  • Ideal for those who like a traditional, structured learning environment away from their workplace
  • London
    NCC1/2 Week 1: 11-15 Nov 2019
    NCC1/2 Week 2: 18-20 Nov 2019

Classroom Learning with RRC

  • RRC is a NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner - guaranteeing you the best NEBOSH learning experience. 
  • Expert teaching from highly experienced NEBOSH approved trainers.
  • Professional training environment - providing the perfect environment to learn with refreshments throughout the day including lunch. 
  • World class learning resources - access to RRC’s online resources from the moment you register, and full colour printed RRC study texts supplied on the first day of your course.
  • Advice and support from the RRC Trainer & Customer Service Teams.
  • RRC Guaranteed Support & Interest Free Instalment Plans.

NEBOSH Construction Certificate Revision

  • Revision Guides - Concise notes and exam practice, available as printed books or PDF downloads
  • Ideal for those who would like additional support with their exam preparation
NEBOSH Construction Certificate Revision Books

Revision Guides

RRC’s NEBOSH Construction Certificate Revision Guides combine concise revision notes with exam-style questions and model answers - for a fully effective revision tool to help you achieve NEBOSH Exam Success. Key features are:

  • Concise overview of all the key NEBOSH syllabus topics
  • NEBOSH exam-style questions with sample answer plans and model answers so you can effectively prepare for the exam
  • Guidance on how to successfully complete the practical assessment (NCC2)
  • Available as either printed A5 booklets or electronic PDF files

NEBOSH Construction Certificate Textbooks

  • Designed to fully support students throughout their studies.
  • Full colour, illustrated textbooks covering the complete NEBOSH National Construction Certificate syllabus.
  • Developed by a team of expert NEBOSH tutors working closely with educational experts and feedback from our customers.
NEBOSH Construction Certificate Textbooks

RRC Textbooks

All our materials are designed to be easy to use and understand. They include:
  • Complete Coverage of the NEBOSH Construction Certificate syllabus
  • Key Information summarised at the start of each section.
  • Explanations of words or phrases that may be unfamiliar.
  • References to sources of further information.
  • Revision Questions to test your knowledge as you progress.
  • Practice Exam-Style Questions with step by step guidance on how to answer them.

Essential Reference

The RRC Guide to Health & Safety Law – is an essential reference covering all the UK legislation you will need to reference to effectively study the NEBOSH National Construction Certificate.

NEBOSH Construction Certificate In-Company

RRC is a fully approved NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner and can help you cost-effectively train your staff.

  • In-Company Classroom: effective and cost & time efficient. Available Worldwide.
  • Training Contracts: send your staff to our open classroom courses in LondonBirminghamGlasgow, LeedsManchesterNewcastle or Dubai at discounted rates
  • Online: ideal for training teams across multiple sites, with discounts on standard fees for bulk licences
  • Bespoke: courses can be tailored to meet your specific sector and/or translated into any language

Why Businesses Choose the NEBOSH National Construction Certificate:

  • Course approved and examined by NEBOSH, an internationally recognised health & safety body
  • Certificate issued by NEBOSH, guaranteeing quality of training and delegates achievement
  • High quality training guaranteed through RRC’s Gold status in the NEBOSH Learning Partner Scheme
  • Improved productivity & profitability through:
    • Reduction in accidents and safety incidents
    • Improved workforce satisfaction through increased safety awareness throughout the organisation
    • Enhanced reputation with customers and suppliers
    • Reduction in costs arising from avoidable insurance claims and legal fees

NEBOSH Construction Certificate FAQs

Where can I sit my exam?

Exams can be sat at one of RRC's UK exam centres or in one of our network of 190+ exam centres throughout the world.

  • UK Exam Centres - London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester, Newcastle
  • RRC International Centres - Dubai, Georgia, Tunisia
  • RRC International Exam Centre Network - See here

How can I Top Up My NEBOSH General Certificate?

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).

Topping-up

Can I try the e-learning course before I enrol?

Yes, you can sign up for a free e-learning trial here.

What does Gold Learning Partner mean?

RRC are delighted to have been evaluated as a NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner, the highest level in the NEBOSH Learning Partner programme.

NEBOSH introduced a Learning Partner Programme in September 2019 which recognises those Learning Partners that provide learners with the best possible learning experience.  

All NEBOSH Learning Partners have been classified based on their performance against the programme’s principles which represent global best practice in the provision of course tuition and support. The key principles are:

  • Ensure all learners understand what is expected of them and what they can expect from their Learning Provider.
  • Create a learning environment that is engaging and encourages interaction that is appropriate for the course and type of delivery. 
  • Provide accurate course materials and continually update and improve them. 
  • Ensure tutors are qualified, knowledgeable, competent and engaging. 
  • Give learners feedback on their progress and provide appropriate support. 
  • Review course delivery and learner feedback and action as necessary. 

Learner Partner Status

Learning Partners can be identified as follows:

  • Gold - greatly exceeds the principles
  • Silver - exceeds the principles
  • Bronze - meets the principles

Can I pay the course fees in instalments?

Course fees can be paid in up to a maximum of four monthly instalments. For UK customers instalments can be paid over 12 months. Click here for more information.

How long does the Certificate take to complete?

This will depend on how you choose to study. The Classroom course is 3 weeks (13 days) plus exam. For Online study on average, learners complete this course in around 6-9 months.

How long are the exams?

Units NGC1 and NCC1 are each assessed by a two hour exam.  NCC1 is assessed by a 2 hour work based practical assessment. 

What is the difference between online, elearning and distance learning?

Online & elearning are just different words for the same thing. Distance Learning, means learning at a distance but is commonly used to describe the more traditional paper based study, RRC do provide the complete study text which you can download and study off line thus giving you the option of how you study the course

What is the difference between the National and International Construction Certificate?

The National Certificate is based on UK legislation and is recognised worldwide. The International Certificate is based on International Standards of Best Practice and is recognised by employers outside of the UK.

What educational level is the NEBOSH Construction Certificate?

The Construction Certificate is a level 3 qualification (EQF) which is the equivalent to A-levels in the UK.

Is the Certificate I receive the same if I study Online as when I study in the classroom?

Yes, the Certificate is the exact same. You cannot tell the method of study from the Certificate.

What happens if I fail the exams?

If you do not pass your exams, you can book a re-sit with our exams team. 

Do you offer evening/weekend courses?

We do not offer evening or weekend classroom courses, however this course can be studied Online at any time.

Can the exams be completed online?

No exams cannot be completed Online. Exams need to be completed at one of our assessment centres which will be arranged by our exams team.

Can I buy past exam papers?

Pass papers are not available for any NEBOSH courses; however you can access an example question paper with examiners feedback on expected answers on the Nebosh website.

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