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Health & Safety Awareness

What is the course?

The one-day SSP: Health & Safety Awareness course is designed for anyone entering the construction and civil engineering industry and looking to gain accreditation with a Green Labourer CSCS Card.

The course offers an introduction to essential health and safety issues when working on site and will provide you with the information you need to identify potential hazards in a construction environment.

Course content

  • Individual responsibilities for personal safety and the safety of others
  • Typical construction hazards and how these are controlled
  • Achieving better practical standards of safety on site
  • Legal Requirements and Liabilities
  • Working at Height
  • Manual Handling
  • Fire Prevention
  • Work Equipment
  • Occupational Health

How is the course taught and assessed?

All course material is delivered in a classroom-based environment by an industry expert. There will be a mix of individual study and group work, and the final assessment will be based on a combination of your participation in group activities, your performance in an individual or group presentation, and your score on a multiple choice exam.

Who should take this course?

This course is designed for anyone entering the construction or civil engineering industry. No prior knowledge or experience is required to take part in the course.

What qualification will I receive?

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded with a CITB Site Safety Plus Certificate. Once you have achieved certification, you will be eligible to take the two-day Site Supervisor's Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS).

What can I do next?

Once you have achieved your CITB Site Safety Plus Certificate, you will be eligible to apply for the Green Labourer CSCS Card. For more information about card requirements, simple click on the link.

Entry requirements

No prior experience or knowledge is required in order to take part in the course. You should have a fluent command of both written and spoken English.

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