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 suitable for those who wish to complete this course in the comfort of their own space, at a pace that suits them. We are able to provide remote support for delegates where required. CITB have released a helpful video guide for the course, watch it here.
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. The assessment will be conducted online.
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. Delegates will receive results immediately after the completion of the assessment,
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
- 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