Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK)

Lay the foundations for healthier and safer construction.

Gain invaluable knowledge, practical skills AND a globally respected qualification that supports your role: You’ll gain:

  • 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

Everything you need to make your construction site healthier and safer!

Who is it for?

NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK) is ideal for:

  • Construction site managers

  • Contracts managers

  • Site workers with health and safety responsibilities

  • Construction health and safety advisors

It also makes excellent continued professional development (CPD) for health and safety professionals working in other industries or looking to move into construction.

What will it help me to do?

According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the construction industry loses around 2 million working days each year due to workplace injury and work-related illness.

NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK) can help to:

  • 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.

What will I learn?

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.

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.

Learning outcomes

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.

How to study

You can choose how to study for this qualification in a number of different ways such as;

  • Classroom based learning

  • Distance learning

  • E-learning

  • In-house training

How long will it take?

NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK) will involve a minimum of 68 taught hours, and approximately 40 hours of private study and background reading to prepare for the 48 hours open book examination.

The duration will depend on the study method that you choose:

  • Classroom based learning = 9 days + online revision and exam

  • Distance learning = 9 days + online revision and exam

  • In-house = 9 days + online revision and exam

Online exams are ran by NEBOSH.

Details can be found using the following link NEBOSH exams

How much will it cost?

To keep it simple, and for added piece of mind, the fee displayed will be the final cost per person and is inclusive of all examination and/or associated enrolment fees.

  • Classroom based learning - £1,000.00 + VAT

  • Distance learning - £800.00 + VAT

  • In-house training - Please contact us for a quotation

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