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GC2 and NCC1 how similar?

Post by haji » Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:15 pm

Hi guys i passed my nebosh general certificate and now doing a conversion to the contruction certficate

I wanted to ask how similar is the gc2 and ncc1 i been looking at the book and it looks very similar to the gc2 am i right in thinking thats the case?

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Re: GC2 and NCC1 how similar?

Post by PaulDonaldson » Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:50 pm

Yes it is very similar. They touch on demolition and more on construction transport but other than that they almost identical.
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Re: GC2 and NCC1 how similar?

Post by haji » Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:45 pm

PaulDonaldson wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:50 pm
Yes it is very similar. They touch on demolition and more on construction transport but other than that they almost identical.
yh looks very similar do you think me revising with ed ferrett third edition revision book is good? i still have that from buying it of amazon for the nebosh general certificate would it help still for ncc1?

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Re: GC2 and NCC1 how similar?

Post by WillPool » Tue Sep 18, 2018 3:55 pm

haji wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:45 pm
PaulDonaldson wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:50 pm
Yes it is very similar. They touch on demolition and more on construction transport but other than that they almost identical.
yh looks very similar do you think me revising with ed ferrett third edition revision book is good? i still have that from buying it of amazon for the nebosh general certificate would it help still for ncc1?

It will help a little but it will not cover demolition etc as Paul has outlined above. ED Ferrett also has construction books which are similar to the GC books.

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Re: GC2 and NCC1 how similar?

Post by haji » Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:01 pm

WillPool wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 3:55 pm
haji wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:45 pm
PaulDonaldson wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:50 pm
Yes it is very similar. They touch on demolition and more on construction transport but other than that they almost identical.
yh looks very similar do you think me revising with ed ferrett third edition revision book is good? i still have that from buying it of amazon for the nebosh general certificate would it help still for ncc1?

It will help a little but it will not cover demolition etc as Paul has outlined above. ED Ferrett also has construction books which are similar to the GC books.

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ok got you.

but apart from the demoliton and few other units the rest of the stuff is same in what is found in the 3rd edition of ed book?


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Re: GC2 and NCC1 how similar?

Post by WillPool » Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:29 pm

Some of it will be similar but when I did my conversion course, if I remember rightly, all the big point questions were on the scaffolding, excavations, load lifting etc

For me if I was doing the course again, I wouldnt risk taking the chance of not revising 'construction' aspects' and hope to get a pass on what I already know.

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Re: GC2 and NCC1 how similar?

Post by GavGregson » Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:43 am

morning haji,
I have both Hughes & Ferrett books still sat on my desk,
the construction has a third more content than the general, and given that the exam is based purely on construction, I would hit the book as hard as possible. ( ultimately the H&S construction book was written to gain all the knowledge to assist in completing the exam)
I personally would not use any course material which isn't written for that particular NEBOSH exam .

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Re: GC2 and NCC1 how similar?

Post by haji » Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:25 am

GavGregson wrote:
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:43 am
morning haji,
I have both Hughes & Ferrett books still sat on my desk,
the construction has a third more content than the general, and given that the exam is based purely on construction, I would hit the book as hard as possible. ( ultimately the H&S construction book was written to gain all the knowledge to assist in completing the exam)
I personally would not any course material which isn't written for that particular NEBOSH exam .

kind regards
Gav Gregson
Morning gav thanks for that yea im revising all the units as if i dont know anything but so far from what i seen other then excavation demolitions and cdms the rest is the same stuff

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