Distance Learning Course Introduction

The NEBOSH Construction Certificate distance learning course is designed for anyone who holds a role of responsibility in the construction industry. The course is now provided in the form of distance learning to ensure everyone is able to gain the skills and qualification without having to take time off work or away from the family. Safety management is a priority in any industry and is essential in such a high risk environment; therefore this certificate will show how health and safety needs to effect decisions.

The course covers a wide number of topics which include:

  • Risk assessment
  • Health and safety culture
  • Policies
  • Control and the principles
  • Reviews and audits
  • Reporting, recording, investigation of incidents and accidents
  • Hazards and Controls
  • Law and management

Who is the Distance Learning Course Aimed Towards?

The certificate is ideal for those who have a say in the day to day activities on site. This could include supervisors, management and even owners of construction firms. Employers who wish to provide this training to their employees have a choice of allowing candidates to take the course in the workplace at a computer, or within their own home.

Gain a Recognised NEBOSH Qualification of the Highest Quality Standard

Being long distance doesn’t affect the quality of the qualification candidates can gain. The construction certificate is awarded by the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health. These are an independent body which were founded in 1979. Their qualifications are highly regarded and recognised throughout the world. The NEBOSH certificates are also formally recognised by the IIRSM, the IEMA and the IOSH.

Course Duration

Unlike the classroom version of this course you can take your time and study at your own speed. Distance learning provides you with all the materials you need in the form of printed materials in a folder along with a USB as well as full support from tutors. Choose to complete the course quickly if you would like to gain the certificate as quickly as possible, or spread out your learning if you don’t require the qualification as quickly.

Assessment and Success

This course is subject to additional exam feesIn order to pass the NEBOSH Construction Certificate course you will be asked to perform an onsite safety inspection. You’ll also need to write up a report on the inspection. This will be assessed and those who pass will then be awarded with the recognised qualification. If you hold five years health and safety experience you can use the certificate towards the Technician Status of IOSH along with CPD.

Additional Examination Fees

  • One written exam: £80.00
  • Two written exams (sat on the same day): £120.00
  • Practical exam (carried out in your own workplace) £40.00
  • Two written exams (sat on the same day) and a practical exam £145.00

Benefits for Employers

Employers have a duty to provide health and safety training to their employees. By offering the affordable NEBOSH Construction Certificate employers are showing compliance with the current legislations and regulations and can help to reduce the risks of incidents and accidents occurring on site. As this is a distance learning course you are able to provide the training without losing your employees for several days on end, making it a more flexible option for both the employee and employer.