The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has reacted positively to the current COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic, by changing the scheme rules to allow delivery of CITB Site Safety Plus Courses online in virtual classroom formats.
Remote delivery of Site Safety Plus courses online in virtual classrooms is now possible under CITB’s “Appendix Q – Emergency Training Provision Scheme Rules”, which have been raised in response to the current Coronavirus Pandemic. These are temporary arrangements at this stage and will apply during the pandemic; at this point, the CITB have extended site safety training online classroom formats into 2021 and we will continue to schedule available course dates.
Whilst taking CITB courses online has been (and is) a very attractive option through these uncertain times, there are now more conventional classroom courses dates being programmed and we are taking enquiries and bookings for these courses. The ability to run these courses will be very much dependent on Government advice at the time when courses are scheduled to start. With appropriate social distancing and other control measures it is anticipated that all programmed conventional classroom courses will run, but the alternative of the online classroom option remains a popular option.
Undertaking and passing CITB site safety training online courses remains critical to many who have roles on site and helps to demonstrate competence.
In practice these site safety training online courses are delivered using Zoom or similar software options to achieve virtual classroom environments.
This move to online classroom provision started with the following courses:
Additional courses with online classroom options now include:
In normal circumstances we would ask you to book your place online or call our hotline on 01933 233884 for further information. However, due to the Coronavirus Pandemic we are currently operating with a reduced team working predominantly from home locations. We would therefore request that communications are by email to email@example.com until we can fully re-open our office.
The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is a national accreditation body recognised by the UK Construction Group (UKCG) and Major Housing Building Group (MHBG). The CITB accredits the Site Safety Plus Scheme, which provides construction, civil engineering and allied industries with a variety of CITB course designed to help maintain a safe workforce. The introduction of these CITB Site Safety Plus online courses has been invaluable to keep this area of training moving and available for those who need these qualifications.
The Site Safety Plus Scheme is only offered through accredited training providers, ensuring that the highest quality standards are met. This suite of courses has been designed to ensure that everyone benefits from the best possible training, tailored to their individual role within the construction industry. There are courses for operatives and newcomers to the construction industry as well as courses for site supervisors, site managers and directors. More details on the individual courses can be found on our main CITB Site Safety Page.
On successful completion of these CITB courses, delegates will then be certificated for a five-year period. Certificates may take six to eight weeks to be distributed; a letter confirming qualification can be used as proof whilst awaiting certification.
Those who successfully complete these online courses will receive the same accreditation as those who have completed them in a conventional classroom.
Yes, they are valid for Five years.
Candidates must have a good understanding of spoken and written English in order to attend an Online Classroom course.
In brief, your venue and access arrangements must meet the requirements of the CITB, as listed below:
- A suitably sized, clean and quiet room without interruptions.
- A clock must be visible at all times.
- Access to a computer, laptop or tablet with a reliable high-speed internet connection.
Note:- More detailed requirements may relate to specific delivery models from different providers and more information will be provided on specific course overviews.
Yes, but grants are only available to CITB levy payers.
Or, book your course online through the BookMyCourse website, call us on 01933 233884, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Always reliable with great connections for course dates across the UK and an easy booking system. Polite and efficient customer service. A pleasure booking with Bookmycourse".
Claire Montague – Ground Control Limited.
"Working with Book My Course takes the stress and hassle out of arranging training courses. We have a dedicated account manager to discuss our requirements, who offers us a range of options to suit our needs based on our budget, time commitments and locations. They offer a great range of courses as well as offering us flexibility and value. The staff at BookMyCourse are helpful and knowledgeable, offering a timely and efficient service that is reflective of our requirements". Kate O'Donnell – Kier.
“BMC are always quick and on time, if I need any help I can turn to BMC. Sian, you are always polite, quick and happy to help. Whenever I send you anything, I know it will get sorted efficiently and you will supply me with all information about my request”.
"Book my course is always my first point of call as they offer a great range of training courses. They work with a variety of training providers based in different locations, which is extremely helpful when trying to minimise travelling times and costs. I have received nothing but great feedback from all course attendees, proving that bookmycourse only use high quality training providers. I would not hesitate to recommend bookmycourse to anyone looking for exceptional training, at very reasonable prices"
“My experiences with Book My Course have always been pleasant ones. The staff I have dealt with have always been polite, friendly and helpful. They are an efficient company who focus on their customers giving them the best service they can. I would definitely recommend them to my friends and work colleagues”.
Karen Barlow, Horbury Building Systems.
“We have been using the services Bookmycourse for many years, it’s quick and easy system for me to use, I just send my course with dates and the rest is done by the team at BMC. The team are a great bunch, friendly and easy to deal with, on the rare occasion there is an issue, it is dealt with professionally and swiftly every time. RB Services will continue to use the services of BMC indefinitely and often recommend them to other training providers trying to promote their own courses. Keep up the good work BMC!” - Jacqi Cox - RB Services
“I have used BookMyCourse for many years, they are always my first point of call for any training requirements. The staff are knowledgeable and very helpful, queries and requests are dealt with quickly and professionally”.
“I have always had exceptional service, times, dates, price, etc., and if there is the odd chance you can’t tell me over the phone, I always receive an e-mail straight away after”.