Our one day CITB Health and Safety Awareness Course is designed for those who have entered, or are about to enter, the construction and civil engineering industry. The CITB Health and Safety Awareness Course gives delegates an awareness of health and safety in the construction and civil engineering industry and how it affects their daily role. It can be used as preparation training for the CITB Health, Safety and Environment test or as refresher training. This course is also the first step towards a CSCS Labourers Card (Green Card) and to the progressive CITB Site Safety Plus suite of courses that range from training for operatives into the industry up to senior managers and directors.
The certificate has a five year life, and the Green Card can be applied for as long as the certificate is in date at the point of application.Changes to the CSCS Green Card from 1st July 2014
If you work in a labouring occupation you can take the Site Safety Plus route when applying for the new Green Labourer Card. You will need to provide evidence that you have achieved Level 1 Award Site Safety Plus Heath and Safety Awareness Course.Prerequisites
The minimum entry requirement is a good understanding of spoken and written English.
Who Should Attend the CITB Health and Safety Awareness Course
This course is intended for those who have entered, or are about to enter, the construction and civil engineering industry. It can be used as preparation training for the CITB Health, Safety and Environment test or as refresher training.
What will you get from the CITB Health and Safety Awareness Course
Successful candidates will gain knowledge and skills in:
- Their individual responsibilities for their own safety and the safety of others
- Typical construction hazards and how these are controlled
- How everyone can help achieve better practical standards of safety on site
- Legal requirements and liabilities
- Working at height
- Manual Handling
- Fire prevention
- Work equipment
- Occupational Health
- This is a highly interactive course delivered by means of case studies, classroom discussion, group work and individual/group presentations.
Delegates will be continuously assessed and will have to successfully complete a multiple-choice test.
Each successful delegate will receive a CITB Construction Skills Certificate.
Please note that if you are a CITB levy payer and wish to apply for the CITB grant, this training provider requires you to complete a CITB Claim Form before the course start date. Please note that the trainer will be unable to apply for the grant retrospectively and unfortunately, we are not able to accept any responsibility for any claims not submitted. If you require a CITB Claim Form to be sent to you, please contact our office on 01933 233884.
*Course times will be confirmed in the Joining Instructions once the course has been booked.