NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK)

Lay the foundations for healthier and safer construction future.

Course Overview

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!

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

This is a replacement qualification for the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety. If you are studying the previous syllabus further information can be found on the NEBOSH website here.

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.

CITB Construction Skills Grant

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has funding available for the achievement of approved short-period qualifications in core construction skills, this includes the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety.

Click here to find out if you are eligible. Find out more about the grant and how to claim on the CITB website.

CSCS AQP card scheme

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


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Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

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.

Unit CN1: Managing Construction Safety

Element 1. The foundations of construction health and safety management
Element 2. Improving health and safety culture and assessing risk
Element 3. Managing change and procedures
Element 4. Excavation
Element 5. Demolition
Element 6. Mobile plant and vehicles
Element 7. Working at height
Element 8. Musculoskeletal health and load handling
Element 9. Work equipment
Element 10. Electricity
Element 11. Fire
Element 12. Chemical and biological agents
Element 13. Physical and psychological health


The course is presented as a 10 day block; this is a stand alone course which delivers the full NC1 syllabus content.

The course is assessed by an “open book” case study assessment, which will be based on a realistic scenario, that will test both what you know and what you can do. You have 48 hours to complete and return the assessment after receiving the case study information from NEBOSH. This is followed by a closing interview to confirm that the submitted assessment is all your own work.


Course Programme

Block Release [10 day] course – 2 x 1 week blocks [not including weekends].

+ NC1 Open Book Assessment (done in learners own home)

Please see our course calendar for dates.

Open Course Locations and Prices


Block Release [10 Day] – £1,750.00 + Vat = £2,100.00 [per delegate]

The price includes the course text books, additional notes, NEBOSH fees, light lunches and refreshments during the course.

Please see our course calendar for dates.

Please be aware that prices vary for delegates on our discounted Resettlement and ELC Funded Training Package Scheme.

“In line with JSP 822, the funding received for ELCAS approved courses shall only include tuition, examination and certification fees, and VAT and that this excludes funding for food, accommodation, travel and subsistence and course study materials; it is also acknowledged, that the Service Personnel/Service Leavers are personally responsible for the funding of such provisions”.

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Course Dates and Venues

Please see our course calendar for all of our current course dates.

E-Learning Course

Not currently available

Learner Training Needs Assessment

Please complete and return this Learner Training Needs Assessment to us when you contact us to help us better understand your individual training needs: Learner Training Needs Assessment

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NEBOSH Resources

The NEBOSH resources for this qualification, including the course syllabus and NEBOSH Learner Terms and Conditions, can all be downloaded from the NEBOSH website here:

NEBOSH Certificate Verification Service

NEBOSH receives regular requests from employers, recruitment agencies, Higher Education institutions, and other similar bodies to verify that an individual actually holds a NEBOSH qualification.

You can now verify NEBOSH certificates using their free self-service verifications platform: NEBOSH Verifications.

If a certificate was issued before 1991, or if the online platform cannot verify the certificate with the information you have provided, you may still need to contact NEBOSH directly in line with their Verifications Policy here: