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NEBOSH Construction Certificate | Online

NEBOSH Construction Certificate |Online

The NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety has long been established as the leading health and safety qualification for the construction industry. This course is s uitable for supervisors and managers within the construction industry and is designed to provide a sound breadth of underpinning knowledge that enables them to carry out their health and safety duties more effectively.

Many people take the Construction Certificate as the first step in a career in health and safety. It provides a valuable overview and is a sound basis for further professional development.

The NEBOSH Construction Certificate is divided into 2 units:

  • Unit NCC1 – Managing and controlling hazards in construction activities
  • Unit NCC2 – Health and safety practical application

Our course cost now includes the Open Book Examination as standard.

Examination dates

The following dates have been confirmed for the 48-hour construction assessment:

 Assessment Release Date  Assessment Submission Deadline
 22 July 2021  24 July 2021
 19 October 2021  21 October 2021
 18 January 2022  20 January 2022
 01 March 2022  3 March 2022
 3 May 2022  5 May 2022
 5 July 2022  7 July 2022
 6 September 2022  8 September 2022
 1 November 2022  3 November 2022

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Why choose the NEBOSH Construction Certificate Online course?

Our E-learning is designed with you in mind:

  • Flexible – One of the best things about learning online is the ability to pick up and drop your learning to suit your needs, with our easy to use online platform you can simply click resume and you’re right where you left off. Our E-learning can be accessed 24/7 from anywhere in the world with an internet connection.
  • Informative – Our E-Learning is split into 11 separate modules, created by tutors who have been delivering NEBOSH classroom courses for over 28 years.
  • Cost-effective – All of the NEBOSH Construction Certificate course content without the added cost of a classroom.

What’s included with our NEBOSH Construction Certificate Online course

  • 12 Elements of content providing up-to-date coverage of the NEBOSH syllabus.
  • 12 months access to the course materials.
  • Email-based tutor support to answer your questions.
  • Mock assessments when you’re ready to take your exam(s).

Who is the NEBOSH Construction Certificate Online course for?

The NEBOSH Construction Certificate is aimed at those who are working in construction, civil engineering, utilities, property management, broadcasting, and other sectors. It is suitable for managers, supervisors, and CDM Coordinators and anyone who is looking to gain a career in the construction industry.


What will delegates get from the NEBOSH Construction Certificate Online course?

  • The key legal requirements for managing health and safety at work including Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015.
  • The importance of and key elements of health and safety management systems.
  • The particular duties under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 of clients, designers, principal designer, principal contractors and contractors.
  • Methods for controlling identified workplace hazards within the construction industry

What benefits will employers get from the NEBOSH Construction Certificate Online course?

When your employees achieve the NEBOSH Construction Certificate, they will be a huge asset to you. They will make a real difference in the workplace with the knowledge gained from the course.

  • A safer workplace – The NEBOSH Construction Certificate is about keeping people safe from injury and loss of life for those in the construction industry. For employers, this also means protecting valuable assets and avoiding prosecution, litigation and loss of reputation.
  • Assurance – An employer whose workers are NEBOSH qualified is an employer committed to protecting their workforce.
  • NEBOSH is highly regarded in the construction industry. NEBOSH qualifications are what employers seek when it comes to health and safety.
  • The NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety is supported by the construction industry Sector Skills Council (SSC) Construction Skills.
  • The NEBOSH Construction Certificate can help employers achieve international standards and can even help win new business.

Why choose Southwest Health and Safety?

  • High quality training
  • We have above national average pass rates on all our courses including NEBOSH and IOSH.
  • We are competitively priced.
  • We offer interest free payment plans of 3, 6 and 9 months on all courses. Call us to enquire on +44 (0)1264 874 466.
  • We are an ELCAS approved training provider and members of the Armed Forces are eligible to use their Enhanced Learning Credits (ELC) on our NEBOSH courses.

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NEBOSH Construction Certificate Online course content

The NEBOSH Construction Certificate is divided into two units, each of which is assessed separately:

Unit NCC1 – Managing and Controlling Hazards in Construction Activities
  • Element 1: Construction law and management
  • Element 2: Construction Site hazards and controls
  • Element 3: Movement of People and Vehicles
  • Element 4: Manual and Mechanical Handling
  • Element 5: Work Equipment – Hazards and Controls
  • Element 6: Electrical Hazards and Controls
  • Element 7: Fire Hazards and Controls
  • Element 8: Chemical and Biological Health Hazards
  • Element 9: Physical and Psychological – Health Hazards
  • Element 10: Working at Heights – Hazards and Control
  • Element 11: Excavation Work and Confined Spaces – Hazards and Control
  • Element 12: Demolition Work – Hazards and Control
Unit NCC2 – Construction Health and Safety Practical Application

For this unit candidates are required to:

  • Carry out an unaided inspection of a construction site, identifying the more common hazards, and then deciding whether they are adequately controlled.
  • Prepare a report to persuade management on remedial measures that need to be taken.

Download the NEBOSH Construction Certificate syllabus.


How is the NEBOSH Construction Certificate Online course assessed?

  • Unit NCC1 is a taught unit assessed by a two-hour written examination on the last day of the course. The examination consists of ten ‘short-answer’ questions which are 8 marks each and one ‘long-answer’ question which offers 20 marks. All questions are compulsory. Candidate scripts are marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH.
  • Unit NCC2 is assessed by a Practical Risk Assessment carried out in the delegate’s workplace.

The written practical has to be submitted to Southwest Health and Safety Training within 10 working days after of the NCC1 exam. The assignment is then internally assessed and externally moderated by NEBOSH.

It is the delegate’s responsibility to submit their written assessment within the timescale. Any assessments not returned by the deadline will result in the delegate failing this section of the course.

Candidates need to have completed both parts of the qualification within five years of registration to gain the full qualification.


How long does it take to complete the NEBOSH Construction Certificate Online course?

We give you 12 Months Access and full tutor support.

It normally takes on average of between 4 to 6 months to complete the course.


What learning methods are available other than Online for the NEBOSH Construction course?

Other than Online, the course is available in the following learning methods:

Please call us on 01264 874466 to discuss this course option further.


How much does the NEBOSH Construction Certificate Online course cost?

£650 + vat 

  • This cost includes the Open Book Examination (OBE).

Why not save some money and bundle courses together – please check out our bundle deals here.

Payment plans are available on request. Please contact us to discuss your options.


What funding is available for the NEBOSH Construction Certificate Online course?

ELCAS Course Funding

Members of the Armed Forces are able to use their Enhanced Learning Credits (ELC) to fund up to 80% of the course cost up to £2000.

To find out more about elcas funded courses – go to our Armed Forces Section of the website.


What are the entry requirements for the NEBOSH Construction Certificate Online course?

There are no entry requirements for this NEBOSH 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 recommends that learners undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests.


How to start your NEBOSH Construction Certificate Online course 

Please click on the button below to enroll on the NEBOSH Construction Certificate Online course or contact the office either by calling 01264 874466 or email info@southwesthealthandsafety.com.

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NEBOSH Fire Certificate | Online

NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety | Online

The NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online course is a popular qualification enabling you to broaden your knowledge and skills of fire safety. It will assist you in carrying out fire risk assessments and being able to identify the range of measures to minimise the risk of fire in the workplace; this will help to raise the standards of fire risk management in your workplace. It provides you with the foundation to carry out fire risk assessments and embed good practice within the workplace.

The NEBOSH Fire Certificate is divided into 2 units:

  • FSC1 Fire Safety
  • FSC2 – Fire Risk Assessment

Our course cost now includes the Open Book Examination as standard.

Examination Dates;

The examination for this qualification will take place once a quarter and the following dates are confirmed:

  • Wednesday 22 September 2021
  • Wednesday 15 December 2021
  • Wednesday 02 February 2022
  • Wednesday 06 April 2022
  • Wednesday 08 June 2022
  • Wednesday 03 August 2022
  • Wednesday 05 October 2022
  • Wednesday 07 December 2022

Here are some useful resources to prepare you for your examination.

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Why choose the NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online course?

Our e-learning is designed with the user in mind:

  • Flexible – One of the best things about learning online is the ability to pick up and drop your learning to suit your needs, with our easy to use online platform you can simply click resume and you’re right where you left off. Our E-learning can be accessed 24/7 from anywhere in the world with an internet connection.
  • Informative – Our E-Learning is split into 11 separate modules, created by tutors who have been delivering NEBOSH classroom courses for over 28 years.
  • Cost-effective – All of the NEBOSH Fire Certificate course content without the added cost of a classroom.

What’s included with our NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online Course

  • Course materials created by a Bronze Standard NEBOSH course provider.
  • 6 Elements of content providing up-to-date coverage of the NEBOSH Fire syllabus.
  • 12 months access to the course materials.
  • Email-based tutor support to answer your questions.
  • Mock assessments when you’re ready to take your exam(s).

Who is the NEBOSH Fire Safety Certificate Online course for?

This qualification is for managers and supervisory staff who are responsible for their organisation meeting its responsibilities under fire safety legislation and also if you are keen to develop your knowledge and skillset to include fire risk management. Holders of this accredited qualification help their organisation to ensure it meets its fire safety responsibilities. It leads to a safer environment for employees and visitors to premises and an improved fire safety culture for employers and building managers.


What will delegates get from the NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online course?

  • You will have an understanding of the legal framework relating to fire and health and safety
  • Understand the purpose and procedures of how to investigate fires in the workplace
  • Outline the principles behind ignition and spread of fire and explosion in work premises
  • Identify the causes of fire and explosion and outline appropriate control measures to minimise fire risks
  • Advise on the means of fire protection and prevention of fire spread within buildings
  • Advise on the development and maintenance of a fire evacuation procedures in the workplace
  • How to complete a fire risk assessment technique to determine risk levels and assess the adequacy of controls
Benefits of holding the NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online course include:
  • Knowledge to do/act as a fire risk assessor
  • Recognition from the HSE and NEBOSH to make the workplace fire safe
  • Career development – Holding the NEBOSH fire qualification designed and assessed by NEBOSH can help you stand out

What benefits will employers get from the NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online course?

When your employees achieve the NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety, they will be a huge asset to you. They will make a real difference in the workplace with the knowledge gained from the NEBOSH Fire Certificate.

  • A safer workplace – The NEBOSH Fire Certificate is all about keeping people safe from injury and loss of life from fire. For employers this also means protecting valuable assets and avoiding prosecution, litigation and loss of reputation.
  • Assurance – An employer whose workers are NEBOSH qualified is an employer committed to protecting their workforce.

The NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate can help employers achieve international standards and can even help win new business.


Why choose Southwest Health and Safety?

  • High quality training
  • We have above national average pass rates on all our courses including NEBOSH and IOSH.
  • We are competitively priced.
  • We offer interest free payment plans of 3, 6 and 9 months on all courses. Call us to enquire on +44 (0)1264 874 466.
  • We are an ELCAS approved training provider and members of the Armed Forces are eligible to use their Enhanced Learning Credits (ELC) on our NEBOSH courses.

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NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online course content

The qualification is a two unit qualification and is broken down into six elements:

Unit FSC1 – Fire Safety 

  • Element 1: Managing fire safety
  • Element 2: Principles of fire and explosion
  • Element 3: Fuel, Oxygen, and Ignition Sources and Control Measures
  • Element 4: Fire protection in buildings
  • Element 5: Safety of people in the event of a fire
  • Element 6: Fire safety Risk Assessment

Unit FC2- Fire Risk Assessment 

Download the NEBOSH Fire Certificate syllabus.


How is the NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online course assessed?

  • Unit FSC1 is a taught unit assessed by a two-hour written examination on the last day of the course. The examination consists of ten ‘short-answer’ questions which are 8 marks each and one ‘long-answer’ question which offers 20 marks. All questions are compulsory. Candidate scripts are marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH.
  • Unit FSC2 is assessed by a Fire Risk Assessment carried out in the delegate’s workplace.

The written practical has to be submitted to Southwest Health and Safety Training within 10 working days after of the FSC Open Book Examination (OBE).

The assignment is then externally assessed and moderated by NEBOSH.

It is the delegate’s responsibility to submit their written assessment within the timescale. Any assessments not returned by the deadline will result in the delegate failing this section of the course.

Candidates need to have completed both parts of the qualification within five years of registration to gain the full qualification.


How long does it take to complete the NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online course?

Delegates will be given 12 Months access to our online portal and 12 months tutor support.


What learning methods are available other than Online for the NEBOSH Fire Certificate?

Other than online, the National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management course is available in:

Please call us on 01264 874466 to discuss these options further.


How much does the NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online course cost?

£550 + vat.

  • This cost includes the Open Book Examination (OBE).

Why not save some money and bundle courses together – please check out our bundle deals here.

Payment plans are available on request. Please contact us to discuss your options.


What funding is available for the NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online course?

ELCAS Course Funding

Members of the Armed Forces are able to use their Enhanced Learning Credits (ELC) to fund up to 80% of the course cost up to £2000.

To find out more about elcas funded courses – go to our Armed Forces Section of the website.


What are the entry requirements for the NEBOSH Fire Certificate?

There are no entry requirements for this NEBOSH 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 recommends that learners undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests.


How to start your NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online course

Please click on the button below to enroll on the NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online course or contact the office either by calling 01264 874466 or email info@southwesthealthandsafety.com.

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NEBOSH General Certificate | Online

NEBOSH General Certificate | Online 

The NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety provides delegates with an excellent grounding in health and safety legislation, hazard recognition, practical risk control, and good risk management practices. A high number of people take the NEBOSH National General Certificate each year whether it’s as the first step for a career in health and safety or just looking to build knowledge in health and safety for their workplace or business.

It is the most recognised and trusted health and safety qualification within the United Kingdom and further afield.

The qualification is divided into two units:

  • Unit NG 1 Management of Health and Safety
  • Unit NG 2 Risk Assessment

Our course cost now includes the Open Book Examination as standard.

When are the NEBOSH OBE Examination Dates;

We have confirmed the following dates for NG1 assessments:

  • Wednesday 04 August 2021
  • Wednesday 06 October 2021
  • Wednesday 01 December 2021
  • Wednesday 02 February 2022
  • Wednesday 02 March 2022
  • Wednesday 06 April 2022
  • Wednesday 04 May 2022
  • Wednesday 08 June 2022
  • Wednesday 06 July 2022
  • Wednesday 03 August 2022
  • Wednesday 07 September 2022
  • Wednesday 05 October 2022
  • Wednesday 02 November 2022
  • Wednesday 07 December 2022

Find out more about OBEs.

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Why choose the NEBOSH General Certificate Online course?

Our e-learning is designed with the user in mind:

  • Flexible – One of the best things about learning online is the ability to pick up and drop your learning to suit your needs, with our easy to use online platform you can simply click resume and you’re right where you left off. Our E-learning can be accessed 24/7 from anywhere in the world with an internet connection.
  • Informative – Our E-Learning is split into 11 separate modules, created by tutors who have been delivering NEBOSH classroom courses for over 28 years.
  • Cost-effective – All of the NEBOSH General Certificate course content without the added cost of a classroom.

What’s included with our NEBOSH General Certificate Online course 

  • Course materials created by a Bronze Standard NEBOSH course provider.
  • 11 Elements of content providing up-to-date coverage of the NEBOSH syllabus.
  • 12 months access to the course materials.
  • Email-based tutor support to answer your questions.
  • Mock assessments when you’re ready to take your exam(s).

Who is the NEBOSH General Certificate Online course for?

This qualification offers a good foundation in health and safety for managers, supervisors, and staff where health and safety are part of their day to day responsibilities.

No previous health and safety knowledge or experience is required to register for this course.


What will delegates get from the NEBOSH General Certificate Online course?

The NEBOSH General Certificate Online Course will look at everyday solutions for general workplace health and safety issues. When you pass this qualification, you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to be able to conduct the following:

  • Advise on duties under main pieces of UK health and safety legislation
  • Support and develop your organisation’s health and safety culture
  • Justify the need for health and safety improvements
  • Work within a health and safety management system
  • Identify common hazards
  • Spot the key risks in your organisation
  • Professionally carry out risk assessments
  • Develop a detailed action plan and know how to action it
  • Manage workplace risks

Benefits of holding the NEBOSH General Certificate Online course include:


What benefits will employers get from the NEBOSH General Certificate Online course?

When your employees achieve the NEBOSH General Certificate, they will be a huge asset to you. They will make a real difference in the workplace with the knowledge gained from the NEBOSH course.

  • They will have the knowledge, understanding, and skills to help implement the health and safety policy and procedures to help protect the workforce.
  • They will also be able to help make sure your business complies with the law and maintain good health and safety practices and preventing huge costs from incidents and ill-health.

To see the full list of benefits of health and safety training to businesses, see our blog post What are the benefits of health and safety training to businesses?


Why choose Southwest Health and Safety?

  • High quality training
  • We have above national average pass rates on all our courses including NEBOSH and IOSH.
  • We are competitively priced.
  • We offer interest free payment plans of 3, 6 and 9 months on all courses. Call us to enquire on +44 (0)1264 874 466.
  • We are an ELCAS approved training provider and members of the Armed Forces are eligible to use thier Enhanced Learning Credits (ELC) on our NEBOSH courses.

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NEBOSH General Certificate Online course content

The NEBOSH General Certificate is divided into two units NG1 and NG2 which are assessed separately:

Unit NG1 – This unit is broken down into four elements made up of the following:
  • Element 1: Why we should manage workplace health and safety
  • Element 2: How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
  • Element 3: Managing risk – understanding people and processes
  • Element 4: Health and safety monitoring and measuring performance
Unit NG2 – This unit is broken down into seven elements made up of the following:
  • Element 5: Physical and psychological health
  • Element 6: Musculoskeletal health
  • Element 7: Chemical and biological agents
  • Element 8: General workplace issues
  • Element 9: Work equipment
  • Element 10: Fire
  • Element 11: Electricity

Download the NEBOSH General Certificate syllabus.


How is the NEBOSH General Certificate Online course assessed?

To achieve the qualification, candidates must pass an Open Book Assessment (NG1) and the practical assessment (NG2) carried out in the candidate’s own workplace.

Unit NG 1 is assessed by way of an Open Book Examination.

Further information about open book exams as well as frequently asked questions, is available in the NEBOSH Learner Guide – OBE.

  • Unit NG 2 is assessed by completing a Risk Assessment at your place of work within a ten-days of the Examination date.

Candidates need to have completed both parts of the qualification within five years of registration to gain the full qualification.


How long does it take to complete the NEBOSH General Certificate Online course?

When studying the NEBOSH General Certificate Online with us, we give you 12 Months Access and full tutor support.

The OBE will take around 4 hours to complete but you will have access to the portal for 24 hours to enable you to complete the NEBOSH Open Book Examination.


What learning methods are available other than online for the NEBOSH General Certificate?

Other than Online, the NEBOSH General course is available in the following learning methods:

Please call us on 01264 874466 to discuss theses course options further.


How much does the NEBOSH General Certificate Online course cost?

£650 + vat.

  • This cost includes the Open Book Examination (OBE).

Why not save some money and bundle courses together – please check out our bundle deals here.

Payment plans are available on request. Please contact us to discuss your options.


What funding is available for the NEBOSH General Certificate Online course?

ELCAS Course Funding

Members of the Armed Forces are able to use their Enhanced Learning Credits (ELC) to fund up to 80% of the course cost up to £2000.

To find out more about elcas funded courses – go to our Armed Forces Section of the website.


What entry requirements are there for the NEBOSH General Certificate Online course?

There are no entry requirements for this NEBOSH 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 recommends that learners undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests.


How to start your NEBOSH General Certificate Online course

Please click on the button below to enroll on the NEBOSH General Certificate Online course or contact the office either by calling 01264 874466 or email info@southwesthealthandsafety.com.

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What is the qualification level of the NEBOSH General Certificate Online course? +

The NEBOSH National General Certificate is a Level 3 qualification.

How long is the NEBOSH General Certificate Online course valid for once complete? +

This qualification has no run-out date, but it is recommended that you complete yearly Professional Development.

Can I get a free trial? +

Yes you can. Please call us on +44 (0)1264 874466 to register for a free trial of this course.

What is the NEBOSH Open Book Exam? +

The Open Book Exam is one of the main changes to how the NEBOSH National General Certificate is assessed. Previously the learner had to attend the NGC1 exam face-to-face at a training centre. Now the exam for NG1 is completed remotely from home or at work NEBOSH have named this the “Open Book Exam”.

The Open Book Exam can be accessed online and can be completed wherever the learner pleases. Exams are hosted on one set day and are open for 24 hours. To attend, the learner simply needs to log in remotely on a device with a screen at any time during that window.

How do I complete the Open Book Exam? +
  • If you have booked the full classroom or online course you will automatically be registered for the Open Book Examination on the dates set by NEBOSH.
  • If you are an external student you will be sent our Delegate Registration Form, in which they will need to fill in and return back to the office.
  • Access to the NEBOSH online examination platform will be sent around eight days before the exam, NEBOSH will send you the log in details to the platform. You will then be able to login and familiarise themselves with the platform.
  • Examinations run from 9 am – 9 am giving you 24 hour access to the platform.
  • On the Examination day you will be able to access the OBE question paper on the platform. You will have 24 hours to complete and submit the completed exam.
  • Following the exam, you will be contacted by a member of the team to arrange a closing interview.
  • NEBOSH will email the results to you up to 50 days after the exam day.

For more information about OBEs, check out NEBOSH’s Open Book Examinations page.

When are the next NEBOSH Open Book Exam dates? +

Upcoming dates for the Open Book Exam are:

  1. 03 February 2021
  2. 07 April 2021
  3. 09 June 2021
Accreditation +

NEBOSH is approved by SQA

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