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Is the qualification recognised?

Holders of the National Construction Certificate are entitled to Associate Membership (AIOSH) of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). The qualification also meets the academic requirements for Technical Membership (Tech IOSH) of IOSH and Associate Membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).

The NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety meets the headline entrance criteria requirements for Construction Safety Associate membership (AaPS) of the Association for Project Safety (APS).


Holders of both the NEBOSH National or International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety and the NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety meet the headline entrance criteria requirements for Registered Membership (RMaPS) of the Association for Project Safety (APS)

The NEBOSH National Construction Certificate has been accredited and credit rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). It sits in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) at SCQF Level 6 with 17 SCQF credit points.

SCQF Level 6 is comparable to NQF/QCF Level 3 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. See the “Qualifications Can Cross Boundaries” chart issued by the UK regulators, available here:

 http://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/files_ccc/QualificationsCanCrossBoundaries.pdf

Where appropriate, the SQA logo will appear on certificates awarded for this qualification. The SCQF logo and credit information will appear on the unit result notification. For further information on SCQF credit and levels see:

http://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/71374.html

SQA Accreditation