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. The qualification is referenced within the Approved Code of Practice (ACoP) for Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 as a key knowledge indicator when assessing Stage 1 competence for CDM co-ordinators.

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 syllabus consists of:-

Three units as follows:


Unit NGC1: Management of Health and Safety

Element 1: Foundations in Health and Safety

Element 2: Health and Safety Management Systems – Plan

Element 3: Health and Safety Management Systems – Do

Element 4: Health and Safety Management Systems – Check

Element 5: Health and Safety Management Systems – Act


Unit NCC1 Managing and Controlling Hazards in Construction Activities

Element 1: Construction Law and Management

Element 2: Construction Site – Hazards & Risk Control

Element 3: Vehicle & Plant Movement – Hazards & Risk Control

Element 4: Musculoskeletal Hazards & Risk Control

Element 5: Work Equipment – Hazards & Risk Control

Element 6: Electrical Safety

Element 7: Fire Safety

Element 8: Chemical & Biological Health Hazards and Risk Control

Element 9: Physical & Psychological Health – Hazards & Risk Control

Element 10: Working at Height – Hazards and Risk Control

Element 11: Excavation Work & Confined Spaces – Hazards & Risk Control

Element 12: Demolition & Deconstruction – Hazards & Risk Control


NCC2 Health and safety practical application 


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

NEBOSH Accredited Centre 287

Validated by NEBOSH

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