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Thank you for considering Quiz Training to support your career development. Choosing the most appropriate course is an important step, and we want you to make the right decision. This guide will give you a good understanding of the NEBOSH courses that we offer, as well as helping you to
understand the workload and commitment required from yourself.  NEBOSH qualifications are offered in a wide range of general and specific areas which relate to health & safety, valid in both the UK and internationally. It is important that you select the right course for your current and future aspirations. Details of all NEBOSH qualifications can be found at https://www.nebosh.org.uk/qualifications/. It is recommended that you look at this web site before making your choices. Quiz Training want you to get the most out of the training you will undertake, as it takes a lot of time and effort from yourself to achieve these qualifications, so making the correct choice at this stage is important, and we want you to get it right. Quiz Training currently offer the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety If you have any further questions, or need advice and guidance, please contact one of the Quiz Training team, who will be able to help you. I hope that you will choose Quiz Training.

Is the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety the Right Qualification for Me?

The National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety is designed for supervisors and managers within the construction industry and is designed to provide a sound breadth of underpinning knowledge that enables them to discharge more effectively their duties with respect to health and safety
in construction activities.

Achieving this qualification could also be your first step towards a long-term career in the field of occupational health and safety within the construction or other industries. Quite a few people who chose this course of study decide to progress to the NEBOSH Diploma or other advanced qualification in health and safety.

You will not require any previous qualifications in health and safety, but you will need a good understanding of the construction industry and practice before you commence this level of study. During the course you will gain a broad understanding of health and safety developing your knowledge
and skills to manage day to day construction activities in a safe and effective manner.

The course will be challenging and intense and will require you to devote a significant amount of your spare time to studying. Over the period of the course you must be able to dedicate a minimum of 60 hours of self-study. Some people will benefit from more, so please consider the impact this will have on your life, and consider how you will plan this time. You will be allocated specific self-study which must be completed in the agreed timescales.

When you have successfully completed the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety you will have the knowledge and skills to undertake a range of tasks in health and safety management including:

• Understanding the legal requirements for health and safety at work
• Implementing health and safety management systems
• Identifying construction workplace hazards
• Methods of controlling construction hazard
• Practical application of Health & Safety knowledge and understanding within construction.

Delivery of the NEBOSH National Certificate Construction Health & Safety Courses.

Note

Unit NG1 / NCC1 can be studied as a standalone unit, and it is possible upon successful completion of the NG1 / NCC1 unit take additional units within 5 years to achieve the award of either a NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health, NEBOSH Certificate in Construction Health and Safety or the NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety & Risk Management.

What Are My Commitments?

The course will be challenging and intense and will require you to devote a significant amount of your spare time to studying, so please consider the impact this will have on your life, and consider how you will plan this time. You will be allocated specific self-study which must be completed in the agreed timescales.

Here at Quiz Training, we are geared up to help you, but you must be able to commit fully to this period of study. You will need to read and understand a wide range of information, which will be provided for you. We will deliver the course using a range of techniques to re-enforce your understanding. Quiz Training staff are experienced at helping people achieve, as we understand that each delegate will have their own preferred style of learning, and we will provide all the personal guidance and support you should need.

N.B: There will be a substantial amount of homework and focused self-study, and you must plan to find the time to complete this.

English Language

The standard of English required by candidates studying for the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety must be such that they can both understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus.

The onus is on Quiz Training to determine that your standards of proficiency in English are suitable and sufficient to complete the course., Quiz Training may require candidates to undertake an English Language test before they are accepted onto the course.

If you think you may have any difficulties with your level of English Language please speak to us at Quiz Training, we will be able to provide you with guidance if your English language skills do not meet the minimum criteria

Supporting Candidates with Specific Learning Difficulties or Other Disadvantages.

Quiz Training has in place the necessary systems and procedures to allow the provision of training to individual candidates with Specific Learning Difficulties (SLd) , including making the reasonable adjustment, where appropriate. These policies and procedures reflect the needs of individual candidates and ensure that assessment continues to enable a valid, reliable, and consistent judgment to be made about the achievement of all learning outcomes against the stated assessment criteria.

Quiz Training will arrange for special consideration to be given to candidates that experience temporary illness, injury, or indisposition at the time of an assessment. This should allow them to demonstrate the achievement they are capable of for the training and assessments that are subject to special consideration.

Requests for access arrangements/reasonable adjustments

Access arrangements and reasonable adjustments are modifications are approved in advance of the examination to allow attainment to be demonstrated by candidates with either a permanent or long-term disability or learning difficulty, or temporary disability, illness or indisposition. Requests for access arrangements or reasonable adjustments must be made to NEBOSH by Quiz Training at least one month before the examination.

Requests for special consideration

Special consideration is a procedure that may result in an adjustment to the marks of candidates who have not been able to demonstrate attainment because of temporary illness, injury, indisposition or an unforeseen incident at the time of the assessment. Candidates who feel disadvantaged due to illness, distraction or any other reason during the examination must report this to Quiz Training. Requests for special consideration must be made to NEBOSH by the Quiz Training as soon as possible and no more than seven working days after the examination.

Standard of Qualification

The NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety is comparable to a Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ) at Level 3 within the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) and Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF), or A-Level standard.

Exam Dates

NEBOSH have introduced Open Book Examinations for the NGC1 dates are set by NEBOSH. The NCC1 exams remain in the traditional exam format of a 2 hour written examination. Exam dates are set by NEBOSH. Dates can be found on the NEBOSH web site.

Your programme of study will be designed to prepare you for a specific exam date.

Open Book Examinations

With effect from 6th August 2020 NEBOSH have introduced a new method of examination. In future all examinations undertaken for the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety unit NGC1 will be an open book format. Examinations for the NCC1 module remain as existing exams for the foreseeable future.

The open book format has several benefits for candidates sitting the examination, you will have access to all your text books, notes you have made during the course, access to the internet and any other sources of information that you think will help you.

The exam questions will be scenario based, ie you will be given a specific brief, and you will require to explain, in detail how you would implement suitable and sufficient risk mitigation and safe systems of work. This is an opportunity for delegates to demonstrate that they have grasped a full understanding of health and safety management in the Construction Industry.

As you will have full access to books, notes and other information sources, the marking of the exams will be upon you understanding, interpretation and application in a specific scenario. You will really need to understand the topic. There will be no marks allocated for cutting and pasting information.

The examinations will be completed on line, and can be done at home or any other suitable location. There will be no direct invigilation of the exams, however a few days after the exam date, you will be required to attend a short verification interview with Quiz Training.

The examination process will open at 09.00hrs and will remain available for 24 hours. You must complete your examination within this timeframe. It is anticipated that each open book examination will take around 4-5 hours to complete. There is no limit to the amount of time you spend within the 24 hours the examination is live.

You should aim to complete the examination and provide a completed script of not more than 3000 words.

In order for NEBOSH to have confidence that the open book examination reflects your knowledge and ability, a one hour video call will be held, where you will face probing questions around your answers. This will validate your open book examination results.

Workplace Practical Assessment

The final part of your NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety is a workplace practical assessment. Prior to undertaking this practical assessment you will be given information advice and guidance on how to complete the assessment. This should be done in your workplace and will consist of an health and safety inspection undertaken by yourself, followed by a Management Report on your findings and recommendations. You will need to arrange this with your manager.

The Management Report will be submitted to Quiz Training for assessment, and subsequent verification by NEBOSH.

The inspection and report must be completed and submitted within 10 days of the date of your examination for NCC1.

What are the Grades Achievable?

There are four potential outcomes of your examination and practical tests. The grade will depend upon the total amount of marks achieved over both examination papers and the workplace practical assessment.
• Distinction
• Credit
• Pass
• Refer (Fail)

Marking of Examinations / Workplace Practical Assessments

Issue of Certificates

NEBOSH will issue the certificates following successful completion of the course and associated examinations. These will be issued 40 days from the date of the examination.

Re-sitting Unit/s

If a candidate’s performance in a unit is lower than a pass, candidates may re-sit just the unit in which they have been unsuccessful providing that they re-sit within 5-years of the result declaration date for their first successful unit Where a candidate has yet to achieve a successful unit of a qualification, the 5-year rule does not apply until a unit has been successfully achieved.

Candidates who wish to improve the mark from a unit they have successfully passed in order to improve their qualification grading to credit or distinction may do so providing that they re-sit the unit/s within the qualifying period. The candidate must notify NEBOSH in writing if they wish to do this. Any candidate who re-sits a successful unit, and does not surpass their original mark, e.g., is referred in the paper, will keep the original mark awarded. Re-sit marks are not capped. There is no limit to the number of re-sits within this five-year period.

Quiz Training will be happy to assist Candidates with resits if needed. There will be a separate fee for re-sits.

Can I Become a Member of a Professional Body?

On successful completion of the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety you can apply for membership of either of the three professional bodies representing health and safety managers in the UK and internationally:

What is covered in the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety Qualification

What Does it Cost?

The cost of the NEBOSH courses including all handouts, exam fees, practical tests, and certification costs. The full fees for the course are required to be paid 30 days before the course/examination commences.

How do I reserve a place on the course?

Complete the booking form below.
• Please include a purchase order from your employer or
• If you are self-funding a deposit of £200.
• If you are booking less than 30 days from the start of the course/examination the full fees will be required.

Cancellation of booking

If for any reason you decide to cancel your course, once you have previously confirmed attendance, you may lose all or part of the monies you have already paid. Details of potential refunds are shown below.

If you need to postpone your course, until a later programme, Quiz Training will work with you to select a suitable future date, in which case you may hold over the deposit and any fees paid towards the cost of that course. In this case your deposit and other fees paid will not be returned if you decide to cancel your course for the second time.

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NEBOSH Construction Training Dates

NEBOSH Construction Certificate – Group A

Start Date Finish Date Activity
10.11.20 Evening Briefing for Delegates
23.11.20 27.11.20 5 Days Delivery NGC1
30.11.20 Revision Day / Refresher (optional)
02.12.20 Open Book Exam Date
07.12.20 18.12.20 OBE Exit Interview (1 Hours) (TBC)
11.01.21 15.01.21 NCC1 5 Days Delivery
18.01.21 NCC1 Exam Date
19.01.21 31.01.21 NCC2 Practical Exercise

NEBOSH Construction Certificate – Group B

Start Date Finish Date Activity
12.01.20 Evening Briefing for Delegates
25.01.21 29.01.21 5 Days Delivery NGC1
01.02.21 Revision Day / Refresher (optional)
03/02/21 Open Book Exam Date
08.02.21 19.02.21 OBE Exit Interview (1 Hour)
22.02.21 26.02.21 NCC1 5 Day Delivery
01.03.20 NCC1 Exam Date
02.03.20 16.03.20 NCC2 Practical Exercise

NEBOSH Construction Certificate – Group C

Start Date Finish Date Activity
16.03.21 Evening Briefing for Delegates
29.03.21 02.04.21 5 Days Delivery NGC1 (Good Friday)
06.04.20 Revision Day / Refresher (optional) (Tuesday after Easter )
07.04.21 Open Book Exam Date
12.04.21 24.04.21 OBE Exit Interview (1 Hour)
26.04.21 30.04.21 NCC1 5 Day Delivery
04.05.21 NCC1 Exam Date
05.05.20 19.05.21 NCC2 Practical Exercise

NEBOSH Construction Certificate – Group D

Start Date Finish Date Activity
18.05.20 Evening Briefing for Delegates
31.05.21 04.06.20 5 Days Delivery NGC1
07.06.20 Revision Day / Refresher (optional)
09.06.21 Open Book Exam Date
10.06.21 24.06.21 OBE Exit Interview (1 Hour) (TBC)
05.07.21 09.07.20 NCC1 5 Day Delivery
12.07.21 NCC1 Exam Date
13.07.21 27.07.21 NCC2 Practical Exercise