May 31, 2020
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
CITB Health and Safety Awareness (HSA)
Course duration: 1 Day
Certificate valid for: 5 Years
This one-day CITB Health and Safety Awareness course is designed 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.
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 CITB Health and Safety Awareness course provides health and safety awareness and is endorsed by Build UK as standard training for all
Who Should attend:
This CITB Health and Safety Awareness course is for those who have entered, or are about to enter, the construction and civil engineering industry as a member of the workforce to help them understand the potential hazards that they face at work on site. It aims to provide a practical summary of health and safety, welfare and environmental health and safety issues.
This is an ideal foundation for those wishing to obtain the green CSCS Labourers Card.
Assessment will be by multiple-choice question paper at the end of the course. Delegates are also expected to actively participate during the CITB Health and Safety Awareness course.
The examination paper consists of 25 multiple-choice questions selected by CITB.
The examination pass mark is 80% (20 out of 25)
There are 3 safety critical questions in each exam paper. The delegate must get all 3 of these questions correct to pass the exam.
The examination lasts 30 minutes and must be completed within this time.
This is a closed book exam.
CITB Health and Safety Awareness Course Aims and Objectives
To ensure the individual responsibilities are understood:
- why they are carrying out their identified roles
- what is expected of them
- how they contribute to the safety of the workplace.
At the end of the day the delegates will be able to:
- understand the need to prevent accidents
- have an understanding of health and safety law
- identify how their role fits into the control and management of the site
- understand the need for risk assessments and method statements
- appreciate the need to perform safely and to stop and ask for advice if not sure
- report unsafe acts to prevent an accident.
Delegates must be competent in English at operative level. The course content is suited to all ability levels.