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CITB Health & Safety Awareness – Reminder

Health and Safety Awareness

Something which should be reiterated is that from 1st July this year, the health and safety awareness course accredited by the CITB can be taken as part of the qualification for a CSCS Labourers Card (Green Card) – provided delegates take HS&E test

course_11What is the CITB Health and Safety Awareness course?

As a one day course, the health and safety awareness course is for those who have stated in, or are about to enter, the construction or civil engineering industry. Designed to give candidates an overall awareness of health and safety and how it affects their daily role, It should be a stepping stone or inductive level training for the CITB Health, safety and environment test or simply as refresher training.

The awareness course is the first step towards achieving a CSCS Labourers Card (Green Card) and then onto the progressive CITB Site Safety Plus suite of courses that range from training for operatives into the industry up to senior manager / director. The SSSTS Course for supervisors or the SMSTS Course for site managers

So what are the changes that came into effect this July?

If you are a site labourer, you can take the Site Safety Plus route when applying for the new Green Labourer Card. In order to take the course, delegates will will need to provide evidence that they have achieved Level 1 Award Site Safety Plus Heath and Safety Awareness Course.

Delegates must also pass the CITB operatives Health, Safety and Environment test within two years prior of applying for a new card.

To book a Health & Safety Awareness Course anywhere in the UK at the lowest price, both on an open course or as a private course held on client premises, call XYZ Training Group on 0844 335 8882