Health and Safety Awareness

This Site Safety Plus course is for you if you’re considering, or already, working within the construction and civil engineering industry.

This course highlights potential hazards when working on site and provides practical advice on keeping yourself and your colleagues safe. It covers your individual and employer’s responsibilities, including what you can do if you think anyone’s health and safety is being put at risk.

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

  • the need to prevent accidents
  • health and safety law
  • how your role fits into the control and management of the site
  • risk assessments and method statements
  • performing safely and asking for advice
  • how to report unsafe acts to prevent an accident

It 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 course provides health and safety awareness and is endorsed by Build UK as standard training for all operatives on site. 

1 Day.

This is a classroom based course at our Lincoln premises.

Assessment

Assessment will be by an end of course examination. The candidate must pass the exam to achieve certification for this course. The examination paper forms the basis of the assessment as to whether or not a candidate has successfully achieved a satisfactory level of health and safety awareness to allow a certificate of achievement to be issued.

Examination

The question paper consists of 25 multiple-choice questions: 20 questions are worth one mark each and 5 questions are worth two marks each. The candidates must obtain 25 marks out of 30 (83%) or more to pass the examination.

The examination lasts 30 minutes and must be completed within this time. This is a closed book exam. 

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

levels. 

On successful completion of the course, CITB Site Safety Plus will generate e-certificates.

Certification for this course is valid for 5 years. To remain certified in this area, you will need to retake the course before the expiry date.

This course alone will not get you a CSCS Green Labourers card, you also need to complete a CITB Health, Safety & Environment test. It is the responsibility of the candidate to order their own CSCS card. A CSCS card can be ordered online www.cscs.uk.com/applying-for-cards/

Other scheme cards are also available. 

We are a CITB ATO. Companies that are CITB registered can claim for each candidate on this course. If you supply the company CITB levy number, this will be added to the paperwork and submitted following the course. 

Upcoming Course Dates

Health and Safety Awareness – 01/08/2024 08:30 – 01/08/2024 16:30

Date: 01-08-2024

End Date: 01/08/2024 16:30

Health and Safety Awareness – 09/09/2024 08:30 – 09/09/2024 16:30

Date: 09-09-2024

End Date: 09/09/2024 16:30

Health and Safety Awareness – 08/10/2024 08:30 – 08/10/2024 16:30

Date: 08-10-2024

End Date: 08/10/2024 16:30

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