NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK)

Designed for those in the construction industry with health and safety responsibilities, giving the knowledge and skills to make workplaces safer and further careers.

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Course Facts

Duration: 10 Day/s
Assessment: An Open Book Exam (NC1)
Entry Requirements: No entry requirements except English language
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Course Overview

The Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) latest Construction statistics in Great Britain tell us that workplace injury and ill health in construction account for north of 2.2 million lost working days at an estimated total cost to the industry of over £1.4 billion.

That’s where the NEBOSH Construction comes in.

Course Overview

The NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction is the UK’s most respected health and safety qualification for people working in the construction industry.

By completing the course will have the knowledge and skills you need to implement and monitor a health and safety management system that adheres to the Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations. At the same time, you’ll learn how to identify, assess, and control construction-related risks.

What you’ll get by taking the NEBOSH Construction Certificate

By taking this qualification you’ll gain:

  • Knowledge of how to comply with legislation and implement best practices
  • A practical set of construction-specific skills that you can apply at work
  • Confidence in your ability to influence your organisation and colleagues to work in a safer manner
  • The ability to use your knowledge skills and understanding in any workplace or site.

With this course, you’ll find everything you need to keep your construction site healthy and safe!

Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS Scheme) Eligibility

The NEBOSH construction sits in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) at SCQF Level 7, which is the equivalent of  RQF/CQFW Level 4 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

This means that by gaining this qualification you will be eligible for a CSCS Academically Qualified Person Card.

Who is the NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction For?

NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK) is designed for those with health and safety responsibilities in the construction sector. Therefore, it’s ideal for:

  • Construction Site Managers
  • Construction Safety Officers
  • Contracts managers
  • Site workers with health and safety responsibilities
  • Construction health and safety advisors
  • Principal contractors and principal designers

NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction Course Content

Aligned with the CDM best practices and legislative requirements, the in-depth course content will give you everything you need to manage construction health and safety.

The syllabus includes the following:

  • CDM roles and responsibilities
  • Health and safety culture
  • Assessing risk
  • Managing change
  • Excavation
  • Demolition
  • Mobile plant and vehicles
  • Working at height
  • Musculoskeletal health
  • Work equipment
  • Electricity
  • Fire
  • Chemical and biological agents
  • Physical and psychological health.

To download NEBOSH’s syllabus guide from their website, click here.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the NEBOSH Construction Certificate, you will be able to:

  • Recognise, assess and control a range of common construction hazards
  • Develop safe systems of work
  • Take part in incident investigations
  • Advise on the roles, competencies and duties under construction legislation
  • Positively influence health and safety culture
  • Confidently challenge unsafe behaviours
  • Help manage contractors.

How is this NEBOSH Construction Course Assessed?

The assessment for this qualification consists of an Open Book Examination (OBE). It’s a practical assessment based on a realistic construction-based scenario.

You will have 48 hours to download, complete and submit your answers.

Qualification Pass Mark

The provisional pass mark for Unit NC1 is 45%. 

You will need to receive a passing grade in order to achieve the NEBOSH Health and Safety Management
for Construction certification.

You will be assessed by an external examiner appointed by NEBOSH. These examiners are selected based on their experience and expertise in the industry.

Professional Membership Eligibility

As a holder of this qualification, you will be able to apply for Associate membership (AIIRSM) with the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).

You will also become eligible for the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Academically Qualified Person (AQP) card scheme.

What are the Next Steps After This Course?

If you wish to continue your professional development there are a wide range of internationally recognised qualifications to consider.

Our range of  NEBOSH Certificate level qualifications and non-accredited courses offer you the chance to explore general practice and specific industry applications.

General Health and Safety

Specialist Health and Safety

There are also our Environmental Management qualifications, providing you with in-demand skills to further your career. 

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Why Choose TSW Training for your Courses?

  • TSW Training is a leading Health and Safety, Environmental, Leadership and Management training provider working with PLCs and SME clients across the UK.
  • Rated 4.8/5 in over 3000 reviews by learners on independent training course evaluator, Coursecheck, TSW Training has been a trusted and established training provider of choice for 56 years.
  • Work with TSW Training and you have access to our closely curated team of quality-assured experts, consultants, and trainers.

Read our latest course reviews

Exciting classes, never a dull moment. Real life scenarios everyone can relate to with great interactive sessions.
Monalisa I March 25, 2024
Very well delivered course, enjoyed engaging with trainer and sharing examples of on site references.
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Luke made the experience light hearted yet interesting.
Kez E March 25, 2024
The course contents was good, interesting and in-depth. The theory and knowledge gained from this course and the teachers input and working life experience will help in my progression. I would highly recommend TSW and this teacher Luke. His enthusiasm, knowledge and ability to interact with students was spot-on and the banter was great fun. Well done.
Martin B November 7, 2023
i felt at ease with lukes teaching methods it helps information to sink in when its engaging and amusing i would be very happy to attend another course taught by luke
dean R November 6, 2023

Any further questions?

If you’d like to know more about NEBOSH, the courses they offer and whether they’re the right course for you and your organisation, take a look at our FAQ page, or get in touch with our team of NEBOSH experts. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Benefits for Learners

By taking a NEBOSH qualification you are investing in a trusted health and safety brand that is recognised in the construction industry.

The Nebosh Construction guides you through everyday solutions to construction workplace health and safety issues. Complete this qualification and you will:

  • Have a globally respected qualification that will support you in your construction role and help further your career
  • Understand how to comply with key health and safety legislation and implement best practice
  • Practical skills to apply at work and throughout your career
  • Be confident in influencing your co-workers to work more safely and to develop their own understanding of health and safety in construction
  • Increase your adaptability, which will enable you to apply your skills in any workplace or construction site
  • Meet the academic requirements for a black ‘Academically Qualified Person’ CSCS Card.

Benefits for Employers

By investing in your employees to take the Nebosh Construction you will:

  • Ensure you have valuable in-house health and safety expertise
  • Demonstrate your commitment to health and safety, which will help you to win valuable business through tender
  • Strengthen your health and safety culture
  • Build a workforce that understands the responsibilities outlined in the CDM Regulations.
  • Reduce accidents and ill-health

The NEBOSH Construction is The assessment for this qualification consists of an Open Book Examination (OBE).

You will have 48 hours to complete and submit your answers. You do not have to complete the examination all in one go.

The provisional pass mark for Unit NC1 is 45%.  You will need to receive a passing grade in order to achieve the NEBOSH Health and Safety Management
for Construction certification.

The NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK) is delivered over a minimum of 70 taught hours.

In addition, to this taught time, it is estimated that you will need to do 40 hours of private study and background reading; this will prepare you for the 48-hour open-book examination.

  • When studying in the Classroom or Virtual Classroom, the course duration is 10 days with a trainer. This is in addition to the time you need for self-study, revision and taking the open-book exam.
  • Whether the course is delivered on our public programme or in-house, the duration is 1o days of face-to-face (in the class or virtual) delivery
  • Our standard course timings are 09:00-16:30 Monday – Friday but there is flexibility to deliver in the evenings or on weekends as required.

You should receive your results around 50 working days from the date of the examination you sit.

Before that, when we put you forward for an exam date with NEBOSH you will receive your examination entry confirmation which will include the specific date.


When you successfully pass the NEBOSH Construction exam we will send you your certificate.

Your certificate will arrive with you, sent from TSW, about 10 weeks following the date on which the results are announced by NEBOSH.

As a holder of the NEBOSH Construction Certificate, you can apply for Associate membership (AIIRSM) with the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).

You will also be eligible for the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) black Black Academically Qualified Person (AQP) card.

Public Course Booking Options

This course is available on our open programme, with a calendar of virtual and classroom events. You can book a place for yourself, for an employee or for a group of staff.

Virtual Classroom
£1295 +VAT
£1295 +VAT

In-House Delivery Exclusively For Your Organisation

This course can be delivered exclusively for your organisation, in any location or virtually through Microsoft Teams or Zoom. Read more on our in-house training services.

Virtual Classroom
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Course Schedule
Day 1:
12th Jul 2024
09:00 am
16:30 pm
Day 2:
19th Jul 2024
09:00 am
16:30 pm
Day 3:
26th Jul 2024
09:00 am
16:30 pm
Day 4:
2nd Aug 2024
09:00 am
16:30 pm
Day 5:
9th Aug 2024
09:00 am
16:30 pm
Day 6:
16th Aug 2024
09:00 am
16:30 pm
Day 7:
23rd Aug 2024
09:00 am
16:30 pm
Day 8:
30th Aug 2024
09:00 am
16:30 pm
Day 9:
5th Sep 2024
09:00 am
16:30 pm
Day 10:
20th Sep 2024
09:00 am
16:30 pm

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