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NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction UK

SHE010 / SHE017

This NEBOSH Construction Certificate in Health and Safety Management course is ideal for those considering a career in construction management.

Course duration

Up to one year.

Course outcome

On successful completion of this course and your exams, you will receive your Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK) qualification.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.


One online open book exam and one practical assessment.

Study Options

This course is only available to study online.

Study Options

Course Options

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Course code: SHE010
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Course overview

  • Industry recognised NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK) qualification.
  • Specialised NEBOSH qualification for anyone responsible for health and safety on a construction site in the UK.
  • Successful students can apply for professional membership with AIOSH, TechIOSH, APS, and AIRSM.
  • Develop valuable knowledge and practical skills to support your role!
  • Understand the best practice and legislation you need to comply with when it comes to health and safety on a construction site.
  • Study for your course from home in your own time.

This NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK) qualification is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure the well-being of individuals and organisations within the construction sector.

Construction sites can be challenging and high-risk environments, requiring professionals with a comprehensive understanding of health and safety principles. Whether you’re an aspiring construction site manager, a dedicated health and safety practitioner, or an employer committed to maintaining a safe workplace, this course serves as your gateway to mastering construction-specific health and safety practices.

Though this comprehensive course, you will delve into the fundamental principles of health and safety management within the construction context. The NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction UK course offers a detailed exploration of construction hazards, risk assessment methodologies, and effective control measures.

You will gain insight into the legal and regulatory frameworks specific to the construction industry, enabling you to ensure compliance and maintain a safe working environment.

Upon successful completion of the NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction UK course, you will hold a highly respected qualification recognised globally within the construction industry. This certification will open doors to a range of career opportunities, from construction site management roles to health and safety consultancy positions, where you can make a tangible difference in promoting a culture of safety and well-being.

Are you ready to embark on this exciting journey towards becoming a skilled health and safety professional in the construction sector? Enrol in the NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction UK course with Open Study College today and gain the expertise and recognition you need to thrive in the construction industry’s safety landscape.

Course content

Awarding body

The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) are a leading organisation whose qualifications cover the health, safety, and environmental sectors. Their qualifications are recognised internationally, helping professionals to demonstrate their knowledge and capabilities, as well as raising the standards in the health and safety industry.

Extra information

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. However, you will need a good grasp of English to ensure they understand the terminology covered within the course materials.

You will have up to one year to complete your course, which is plenty of time to ensure you are able to study for your course at your own pace. The approximate study time is 116 hours, but you can take as much or as little time as you need.

You will study for your course entirely online and receive full tutor support through email. The online portal makes learning more interactive with presentations, audio recordings and interactive modules.

Once you have successfully completed the assessments involved in this course, you will receive your NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction (UK) qualification.

This NEBOSH qualification is delivered in association with SHEilds, NEBOSH centre 548.

You will need to complete one online open-book exam and one practical assessment. You can find full details of what is included in these assessments below.

Exam - NC1

This exam is open book and based on a realistic scenario that will test you on what you know and what you can do. Within the assessment, you will be asked to carry out a series of tasks using evidence from the scenario and the underpinning knowledge you have gained during your studies. From the time you start your assessment, you will have 48 hours to download, complete, and submit your assessment for marking.

Exam dates for your open book assessment are in January, April, July, and October.

If you choose to add your exams to your enrolment with Open Study College, we will book and pay for your assessments for you. If you do not add the exams option to your enrolment, you will be responsible for booking and paying for your assessments if you wish to achieve the qualification.

Workplace assessment

You will have to complete a workplace assessment. This will be a safety management inspection of a construction workplace. This can be carried out within your place of work.

No external assessor is needed. The course content will give you what is needed for this assessment. Details of this will be released 3 weeks before your submission date.

Please note, if you cannot use your current workplace for your practical assessment for whatever reason, you can choose an alternative place of work such as a family member or friend’s workplace.

Upon completion of this NEBOSH Health and Safety Management for Construction UK course, you could develop your knowledge further by studying another one of our health and safety courses.

Here are some job roles within the health and safety industry:

  • Construction health and safety manager
  • Construction safety officer
  • Construction safety coordinator
  • Construction health and safety advisor
  • Construction site safety manager
  • Construction site safety inspector
  • Construction safety engineer


NEBOSH courses are an alternative to NCRQ courses. NEBOSH diplomas require around 470 hours of study, similar to what NCRQ previously offered. Whilst NCRQ courses used to be more competency-based, a NEBOSH course is more knowledge-based. They do, however, include the same knowledge outcomes and are industry-recognised courses.

If you add your exams to your enrolment, we will book and pay for these for you. If you chose not to add exams to your enrolment, you will need to book and pay for your assessments directly with a NEBOSH-approved exam centre in addition to the cost of your course.

If you want to achieve your NEBOSH qualification, you will need to complete the assessments detailed above.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you're 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our team of education specialists a call on 03300 563 100 and they'll do their best to help.

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