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Health and Safety Awareness

Health and Safety Awareness

What is the Health and Safety Awareness course?

This one day course can be for those who have entered, or are about to enter, the construction and civil engineering industry. The course gives delegates an awareness of health and safety 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 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 manager / director.

Changes to the CSCS Green Card from 1st July.
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 achived Level 1 Award Site Safety Plus Heath and Safety Awareness Course.
  • Details

    Duration of course: One day

    Cost: £150 (includes cost of publication, registration/certification and lunch/refreshments)

    Locations: Various
    Entry requirements
    The minimum entry requirement is a good understanding of spoken and written English. If you have any concerns in this area, please call 01243 539989.

    Course Programme
    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. Candidates will be continuously assessed and will have to successfully complete a multiple-choice test.

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