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NEBOSH Construction Certificate

NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction UK

NEBOSH Construction Certificate (NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction UK) is probably the UK’s most widely respected and in-demand health and safety qualification for the construction industry. In construction, utilities and other related industries, employers find that the NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction gives those with responsibilities for health and safety, a sound understanding of managing workplace risks. The National Construction Certificate can improve the safety culture of their organisation because it provides a sound understanding of the principles of risk management.

Why choose RISK for a NEBOSH Construction Certificate course?

RISK are a multi-award winning training business with higher than the national average pass rates
Personal Learning Zone portal with learning framework unique to RISK and expert NEBOSH tutors
Personal support prior, 1-2-1 tutor out of hours support during, plus telephone support after your course

NEBOSH Construction Certificate questions answered

What's involved in the NEBOSH Construction Certificate 9 day course?
What is RISKs unique technology support with pre-course checks?
How does the NEBOSH Construction Certificate open book exam work?
Why are there closing interviews and how does this happen?
What if I book with RISK and find the course cheaper somewhere else?

NEBOSH has relaunched its flagship NEBOSH Construction Certificate qualification and it's now only available as a remote online Open Book Exam. To find out more about how RISK deliver the NEBOSH Construction Certificate courses remotely online, with tutor led video conference creating a virtual classroom experience - click here!

NEBOSH Construction Certificate

NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK) is probably the UK’s most widely respected and in-demand health and safety qualification for the construction industry. Many employers in construction and other related industries, such as utilities, find that the National Construction Certificate can improve the safety culture of their organisation. It provides a sound understanding of the principles of risk management.

 

NEBOSH Construction Certificate is a single module qualification NC1 covered over a 9 day course with an open book exam

The NC1 is a 9 day course with an open book exam at a predefined date. Once you've booked your NEBOSH Construction Certificate NC1 course you will be registered to take the exam by RISK. This means it's important we have the correct details on your registration form, including direct delegate contact details if being booked by a third party. This also helps us to minimise any technology issues prior to the course start date.

The NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction UK course covers the core health and safety issues involved in construction and aims to provide learners with a comprehensive understanding of how to identify and manage workplace hazards. Learners will be better able to influence their on-site colleagues to work more safely; because they will gain the confidence and technical know-how to challenge unsafe behaviours and offer practical solutions - including:

Technical know-how to comply with legislation and implement best practice
Practical skills to apply back in the workplace
Confidence to influence your colleagues to work more safely
Ability to adapt to changing workplaces and sites

In construction, utilities and other related industries, employers find that the NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction gives those with responsibilities for health and safety, a sound understanding of managing workplace risks.

Only by passing the NC1 module and successfully completing the closing interview will you have the NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction UK qualification

 

Who is the NEBOSH Construction Certificate course for?

Construction site managers
Contracts managers
Site workers with health and safety responsibilities
Construction health and safety advisors

The NEBOSH Construction Certificate course helps develop skills:

Minimise workplace injuries and illness
Ensure you comply with Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM)
Understand the responsibilities of the six roles in the CDM regulations
Boost employee wellbeing
Demonstrate your commitment to health and safety, which can help win business
Strengthen your health and safety culture

There are no entry requirements for this qualification, however it is important that learners have a suitable standard of English language in order to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus.

 

NEBOSH Construction Certificate course agenda - NC1 module

The NC1 module of the NEBOSH Construction Certificate is a 9 day remote online course with tutor led training which is assessed by an Open Book Exam and closing interview. Your Open Book Exam (OBE) is for a predefined date in conjunction with your NC1 course booking. The OBE relevant to the courses published above is accessed by selecting 'more information' - make sure you check your availability for the exam date before booking your course.

 

How the new NEBOSH Construction Certificate NC1 remote/online course works

Upon booking you will be automatically sent course joining instructions which outline the specific course details, but below is an overview of how the course is delivered. Once your booking with RISK is confirmed, we register you to the open book examination (OBE) specified with the course. NEBOSH send you a Confirmation of Registration email that includes your learner number, and important information relating to your OBE. You must ensure that you check your name is spelt correctly, and if any changes are required report this to us and we'll coordinate the changes with NEBOSH.

 

RISK unique technology support and checks pre-course start date

Before your NC1 course RISK provide a comprehensive technology check to make sure you've been able to access the RISK NEBOSH Personal Learning Zone, test your broadband download and upload speeds for both video conferencing and in preparation for the exam.

Helping you prepare for NEBOSH Construction Certificate remote online NC1 course means understanding what equipment you'll need to actively engage in the virtual classroom. So here we check you have everything in place, provide some tips on how to prepare for taking a course remotely online via video conferencing. These tips will help especially help you with the open book exam.

Hardware: This is your computer and its functional features, like does it have a web cam and microphone? Do you have multiple screens or just one small laptop display? Is it capable of running the video conferencing software? Does it have the latest updates? It may be time to upgrade as home working and flexibility are probably going to be the watch words of the next few years.

Connectivity to the Internet: If you haven’t got good internet connectivity, you may need to upgrade your package. However, if you have a smart TV, Netflix or similar, then you most likely have what’s needed. One thing you do need to be careful about is other people using the internet and streaming or downloading when you’re on your course. Or even worse, taking your exam!

 

NC1 module - NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK)

9 Day Block NEBOSH Construction Certificate NC1 - The course is delivered online via zoom video conferencing, there is a maximum of 10 delegates per course. The learning materials are structured and delivered in a format to get you familiar to the 'new open book exam questions' style. These are shared digitally during the tutor led learning via zoom screen share and also made available via the RISK NEBOSH Personal Learning Zone at the end of each day.

Aligned to CDM regulations, NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK) is guided by legislation but focussed on best practice. The broad syllabus includes:

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.

With an emphasis on practical application, successful learners 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.

 

3 days before your exam NEBOSH send a NEBOSH Construction Certificate NC1 delegate login

This is sent directly to the learner from NEBOSH, which is why it's so important that we have the correct details on your registration form, including direct delegate contact details. RISK (nor any other training provider) has any influence over the accessibility or technical connectivity between the delegate and their NEBOSH login.  Which is why it is critical learners log on at the earliest opportunity and to familiarise themselves with the NEBOSH open book exam platform. We strongly recommend learners log in, change their password and familiarise themselves with the platform well before the day of the examination.

 

Your NEBOSH Construction Certificate NC1 open book exam

This exam is the same for everyone in this cohort of delegates, the start time of the exam in the UK is 9.00am, for non UK delegates it's the comparable time in their country (i.e. the same 48 hours for all exam takers). All delegates have a 48 hour window to complete and submit their examination paper. Having a 48 hour window, gives you plenty of flexibility in fitting it in around other commitments i.e. work etc.

The open book examination (OBE) will be based on a realistic scenario, that will test both what you know and what you can do. You will be asked to carry out a series of tasks using evidence from the scenario and the underpinning knowledge gained through your studies and revision. You will have 48 hours to download, complete and submit your assessment.

Your assessment will be marked by an external examiner appointed by NEBOSH. These examiners are chosen for their experience and expertise to ensure that learners are assessed by the very best from our industry.

 

RISK get access to your submitted exam papers 3 days later

RISK access and download delegate exam submissions in preparation for closing interviews. All other delegates will have interviews scheduled over the next 10 days.

At this point the exam hasn't been marked by NEBOSH, the purpose of this interview is to assess the work has been completed by the delegate. The aim of this interview is to ensure that the work was completed by the delegate themselves and exam scripts have not been plagiarised.
A copy of the Closing Interview Guide will be provided to each of the delegates at the end of the NC1 taught course.

 

RISK conduct closing interviews

NEBOSH has a strict and rigorous approach to malpractice, plagiarism and collusion. This ensures fairness for all our learners and provides reassurance for the organisations who employ our qualification holders. You must not collude or share answers with other learners and all the work you submit must be solely your own.

Although the closing interviews are not assessed NEBOSH will not publish your results if you do not attend. The closing interview is a key part of their malpractice approach and includes multiple steps:

RISK are provided with a list of interview questions which are bespoke to the examination paper and designed to check you have the underpinning knowledge and understanding behind your answers. Learning Partners ask the questions in a random sequence so not every learner will be asked the same combination of questions; this prevents learners from predicting the interview questions or coaching others. RISK then complete a Closing Interview Record Sheet for every learner.

NEBOSH specifies that the interviewer must have a NEBOSH General Certificate (or equivalent) or at least three years’ experience in the health and safety industry. Before the interview they will read your examination paper so they can ask more detailed questions if required.

During the interview you will be required to: 

Show your identification to check you are who you say you are. This is the same as an invigilated examination.

Show the room you are in to make sure you are alone.

Answer questions about your examination. If you have not written the answers yourself it will be difficult to answer the questions.

To make sure the closing interviews are carried out correctly NEBOSH silently observes a targeted selection of interviews AND scrutinises Closing Interview Record Sheets. If your RISK interviewer or NEBOSH suspects malpractice at any time we will investigate further.

 

 

What if I book with RISK and find the course cheaper somewhere else?

We have a money back guarantee, so if you find a more convenient location, timescale or better value provider after booking, then we'll give you a full refund before the course starts. (Must be 28 days before the course start date).

Let our Customer Support Team take away the hassle and do all the work for you - they will find you the most convenient course in the timescale you need to act.

Call 01623 749 718 now to book your course

 

Why Choose RISK for your NEBOSH Certificate Course

There are lots of organisations offering training courses, surprisingly not all are training providers. Some are simply marketing companies who make a percentage on selling you a course - known in the training industry as brokers. You may think what does this matter if I get my course a few quid cheaper - but if you've ever flown on a budget airline you will understand the price you pay directly correlates with the delivery you receive.

RISK are an award winning training business and not a broker, so what does this mean?

#1 - RISK an accredited training provider for NEBOSH courses - Accredited Centre 402. Which means we can't make false claims and adhere to the strictest codes of practice. We have a long track record of delivering higher than national average pass rates because we provide innovative, engaging and well resourced training courses.

#2 - RISK offer the highest levels of personal learner support for the courses delivered. Our helpline can answer your questions first time, we guarantee the quality of the trainer, materials and venue. Including:

#3 - RISK provide the best value for money NEBOSH certificate courses. Depending on the course you're thinking of taking, there are numerous ways to reduce or hide the costs to make a sale. Often, you only find out what the true price is when you attend the first day. Only then you discover what isn't included that's extra, or realise the quality of the training provided and supporting resources are not as you'd imagined. RISK have no hidden costs, but call us and we'll tell you what questions to ask to make sure you don't get caught out if you're thinking of booking elsewhere.

 

Pictured: Mike Adams, Managing Director of RISK and lead NEBOSH trainer

 

NEBOSH tutor led remote online courses

RISK was established in 1997 and has since been delivering NEBOSH Certificate training courses with a focus on expert knowledge and high-quality training materials, so all delegates gain the best outcome possible.

RISK were the first company in the World to deliver and book delegates on the new NEBOSH General Certificate Open Book Exam Courses.

RISK is an award winning organisation with highly experienced NEBOSH training providers.

Their support team are on hand to guide you through the process of remote tutor led learning.

NEBOSH Certificate courses are delivered by an experienced team of trainers who can also provide ‘in-company’ training courses if required. Course attendees are provided with online learning resources, books and study materials at no extra cost, via the NEBOSH Personal Learning Zone.

Successful - Our pass rates are, and have been over many years, higher than the national average pass rate.

Practical - We always provide up-to-date teaching, with applicable and useful case studies.

Relevant - We ensure that course materials are immediately usable with workplace specific subject matters.

 

NEBOSH Personal Learning Zone is unique to RISK

RISK has a unique approach to teaching the new NEBOSH Certificate Open Book Exam Courses – one reason for this is their NEBOSH Portal Learning Zone. The NEBOSH Personal Learning Zone is unique to RISK and has received tremendous feedback. It’s designed to set out the ‘learning journey’ in a quick and easy format to understand. It provides a unique combination of highly effective support tools, structured learning frameworks and practical revision exercises.

NEBOSH Certificate pre-course preparation information pack – your course warm up!

NEBOSH Certificate Open Book Exam course framework - makes learning easy!

NEBOSH Certificate course revision tools – 24/7 support up to your exam!

 

RISK learner support prior, during and after your NEBOSH certificate course

The RISK team are there for you, whether it's out of hours support or simply a chat before committing to book on a course. If you find the NEBOSH Certificate courses a little confusing, or simply want to discuss the implications or remote online tutor led learning for a greater understanding -  please call us on 01623 749718 or out of office hours call Val on 07967 826094.

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