CITB Health & Safety Awareness Course

£135.00
+ VAT
Per delegate
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  • Duration:
    1 day, usually 08:30 to 16:00
  • Location:
    Kent Training Centre - TN9 1SS
  • Level:
    Operator/User
  • 20 places available
  • 5 Year Certification
  • CITB Certificate
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TN9 1SS
£135.00
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TN9 1SS
£135.00
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Kent Training Centre
TN9 1SS
£135.00

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Course Overview

Our CITB Health & Safety Awareness Course delivers a minimum of 6 hours of instruction and is designed to instruct up to a maximum of 20 delegates, providing training to aid the understanding of potential hazards the construction worker may face on site. It provides a practical summary of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues, identifying the delegate’s responsibility for looking after themselves and others; outlining the employer’s duties; and explaining what should be done if the worker thinks that anyone’s health and safety is being put at risk.

The course is an ideal foundation for those wishing to obtain an industry accreditation card. Upon successful completion of this course each delegate will receive a CITB Construction Skills Certificate of Training. Certification for this course is valid for 5 years. Once completed, delegates are then able to apply for the CITB Health, Safety & Environment touch screen test. This will enable them to then apply for a CSCS Green Labourers Card.

This course consists of a training room lecture, DVD presentation and written assessment.

Please note that the course price includes a same day resit, in the event that delegates do not correctly answer a safety critical question.

This one day course is designed to help those who are about to work, or have just begun to work, in the industry to understand the potential hazards they face on site wishing to obtain an industry accreditation card.

This course is also an alternative route to the QCF Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment for the CSCS Labourer Card. The HSA course provides health and safety awareness and is endorsed by Build UK as standard training for all operatives on site.

Delegates must be competent in English at operative level. The course content is suited to all ability levels.

A natural progression from this course would be to attend the Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS).

Assessment will be by an exam paper which consists of 25 multiple choice questions. There are 3 safety critical questions in each exam paper which delegates must answer correctly in order to pass the exam. The examination lasts for 30 minutes, where the last 10 minutes is open book.

Please note that the course price includes a same day resit should any of the safety critical questions be answered incorrectly.

Upon successful completion of this course each delegate will receive a CITB Construction Skills Certificate of Training. Certification for this course is valid for 5 years. Once completed, delegates are then able to apply for the CITB Health, Safety & Environment touch screen test. This will enable them to then apply for a CSCS Green Labourers Card.

At the end of the course delegates will have an understanding of:

  • Legal and general responsibilities
  • Accident and ill health
  • Prevention and recording
  • Health and Welfare
  • First Aid and Emergency
  • PPE
  • Asbestos
  • Respiratory Hazards
  • Noise and Vibration
  • Fire Prevention and Control
  • Electrical Safety, tools and equipment
  • Site Transport Safety
  • Lifting Operations and Equipment
  • Working at Height
  • Excavations & Confined Space
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Pollution, Waste Materials and Nuisance

This is a highly interactive course delivered by means of case studies, classroom discussion, group work and individual/group presentations.

"Learnt a decent amount of health and safety knowledge and met some decent people"
- Oliver Howse

"Really engaging course, very informative and great encouragement from the instructor!"
- Dan Fisher

"Very pleased with the course as the content was to the point. The instructor kept my engaged throughout with his delivery style"
- Martin Ashford

"Fantastic experience and incredibly informative whilst being able to keep the attention of the class throughout"
- Daryl Howard

"A good training day, the instructor made it an enjoyable learning experience"
- Michael Jameson