Level Three NEBOSH Construction Certificate Health and Safety

 

The National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety is designed for supervisors and managers within the construction industry and is designed to provide a sound breadth of underpinning knowledge that enables them to discharge more effectively their duties with respect to health and safety in construction activities.

Once tuition has finished, candidates are allowed a week before they complete the exams. There are two exams on consecutive days and candidates have a fortnight to complete the practical element.

On successful completion of each of the units, a unit certificate will be issued. In order to achieve the NEBOSH General Certificate in Construction Health and Safety, qualification in each of the three units must be achieved within a five year period.

 

All costs include exam fees and course material. Exam date is 5 December 2018.

 

What will I study?

The National Construction Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is divided into three units. All units are mandatory unless an exemption can be applied. Candidates may choose to take one, two or all three units at the same time or at different times.

NB: For candidates planning to do two or all three units, Unit NCC2 (Construction health and safety practical application) is not normally offered independently of the taught units(NGC1/NCC1). Candidates will be required to complete the NCC2 assessment within 10 working days of sitting the examination for unit NGC1 and/or NCC1, on a date to be agreed with their accredited course provider.

 

Unit NGC1: Management of health and safety

 

  • Unit NGC1 is a taught unit, assessed by one two-hour written examination

 

  • Each written examination consists of ten ‘short-answer’ questions (8 marks each) and one ‘long-answer’ question (20 marks)

 

  • Each examination paper covers the whole unit syllabus with at least one question per unit element and all questions are compulsory

 

  • Candidate scripts are marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH

 

Unit NCC1: Managing and controlling hazards in construction activities

 

  • Unit NCC1 is a taught unit, assessed by one two-hour written examination

 

  • Each written examination consists of ten ‘short-answer’ questions (8 marks each) and one ‘long-answer’ question (20 marks)

 

  • Each examination paper covers the whole unit syllabus with at least one question per unit element. All questions are compulsory

 

  • Candidate scripts are marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH

 

Unit NCC2: Construction health and safety practical application

 

  • Unit NCC2 is assessed by a practical assessment carried out in the candidate’s own workplace

 

  • This is held on a date set by the accredited course provider and must be taken within 10 working days of a written examination

 

  • The practical application is internally assessed by the accredited course provider and externally moderated by NEBOSH

 

 

 

 

How will I be assessed?

The practical assessment is carried out at the student’s place of work.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements although it is advisable that candidates have an understanding of the basic practical aspects of the construction industry. The examination also includes a requirement to write a short report.

Additional information

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For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Full Time 2018 Higher Education 2018 Autumn Part-time course guide Apprenticeship Guide