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NEBOSH 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.

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 know and do?

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.

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 is it assessed?

NC1 - For the NC1 digital assessment learners will have 48 hours to access, complete and submit their paper starting at 11am (UK time) on the examination date.

The assessment is an open book examination (OBE), which 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.


Once we have registered you to a digital assessment, NEBOSH will send you a Confirmation of Registration email that includes your learner number, and important information relating to your assessment. Please ensure that you check your name is spelt correctly and report this to your learning partner and NEBOSH if any changes are required. If you have not received this email please remember to check your spam folders.

Following receipt of your Confirmation of Registration email for your digital assessment, NEBOSH will send you a further email containing your Username and Password for the NEBOSH online examination platform. If you have not received this email please remember to check your spam folders.

All results for assessments taken in English should be received within 50 working days from the date of the examination. The specific date is written on your examination entry confirmation. 

How to study

Modes of study

Classroom based

Our live face to face classroom based sessions are our most popular choice and hold the highest pass rate.

E-learning - our most popular choice

Remote learning

Attend live training sessions from your home or workplace.

Sessions are held via either MS Teams or Zoom.

A laptop or PC with a camera, microphone and strong internet connection are required for this mode of study.


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.

9 Full Days + Revision + Examinations

Full time - block release

  • Week one - Five full days (Mon - Fri)

  • Week two - Four full days (Mon - Thurs)

  • Week three - Examinations

Part time

One day per week over nine weeks + examinations


Classroom based

£1,200 + VAT


£355.00 + VAT

Remote learning

£900.00 + VAT


Please contact us for a quotation

Professional recognition

Holders of the NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK and International) are entitled to associate Membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).


Holders of the NEBOSH Health & Safety Management for Construction (UK) qualification are also eligible to apply for the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Academically Qualified Person (AQP) card.

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