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Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme SSSTS – Refresher

24th March 2014

Who Should attend? This course is designed for those who have previously passed the two day Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme SSSTS and can provide proof of successful attendance. Course Content & Aims It aims to bring health and safety knowledge up to date, as well as giving a thorough overview of the legislative changes Book

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Manual Handling

24th March 2014

Who Should attend? Those employees involved in lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling of materials or equipment. Course Content & Aims By the end of the course candidates will: Be familiar with relevant legislation Understand their responsibilities under legislation Carry out checks prior to moving an object Demonstrate correct manual handling techniques Content: Introduction Problem causing factors Book

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Directors’ Role for Health & Safety

24th March 2014

Who Should attend? This course is aimed at Directors or Senior Managers . Content & Aims The course aims to highlight the human, economical and financial implications of non-compliance with health & safety legislation. Content: Moral and human costs/the implications of decisions made in the boardroom The economic implications of an unsafe working environment The Book

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Abrasive Wheels

24th March 2014

Who Should attend? Any employee who is involved in the use of abrasive wheels equipment. Content & Aims To train all delegates in the safe use of abrasive wheels and to: Identify hazards and regulations Test and store equipment Identify components and problems Change abrasive wheels Content: Legislation Hazards Storing/handling/testing/inspecting Practical exercise Assessment and Qualification Book

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Patricia Adams – W H Kirkwood

17th March 2014

W H Kirkwood use Building Contractors Training Group for all training.  We have found them to be a pro-active organisation who have worked with us to ensure all our requirements are met and are ultimately our ‘one-stop-shop’ for training advice and support.

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Walter Ritchie – Allma Construction

17th March 2014

My name is Walter Ritchie and I am the Health and safety Manager for Allma Construction. We as a company have found the BCTG invaluable regarding both assisting with our mandatory training requirements and also our specialist training requirements. We always try and ensure that there is a representative from our company available to attend Book

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Jan Stewart – Morgan Sindall

17th March 2014

Morgan Sindall have been members of the Building Contractors Training Group for over 5 years now. In this time we have found the help and support that we receive has been invaluable. Finding quality training solutions at a good price is great and saves us time and money. We also have the opportunity to talk Book

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A message from the National Training Group Chair

13th March 2014

Over a year has now passed since the formation of the National Training Group Chairs Committee so it is time to ask what have we achieved. Ian Dickerson Head of New Entrants & Funding Learning & Development Kier Group plc Firmer committment Firstly we have removed the uncertainty over the future of training groups that Book

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CSCS Certificates withdrawn

13th March 2014

CSCS is withdrawing its Certificates of Commitment with immediate effect. CSCS Chief Executive Graham Wren says: “Certificates were introduced in the early days of the scheme aimed at those companies who had high numbers of their workforce holding CSCS cards. However, through a number of surveys we know that a high percentage of the workforce Book

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CSCS Raises Standards

13th March 2014

From 1st July 2014 the green Construction Site Operative (CSO) will no longer be issued. If you have a CSCS green CSO card that expires after 1st July 2014 you need to know what to do when it is time to renew your card.  The information below explains which CSCS cards are available depending on the Book

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Health and Safety Law Poster

13th March 2014

Employers have a legal duty under the Health and Safety Information for Employees Regulations (HSIER) to display the approved poster in a prominent position in each workplace or to provide each worker with a copy of the approved leaflet (available as a free download in alternative formats FROM HSE) that outlines British health and safety Book

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Asbestos Awareness – UKATA Approved

13th March 2014

Who Should attend? The course has been developed and designed so as to give instruction on the hazards and dangers involved with asbestos and are intended for all persons working in areas where asbestos materials may be located. Course Content & Aims This course should provide operatives and employers with a general understanding of asbestos Book

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Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)

13th March 2014

Who Should attend? This SSSTS course is aimed at first line managers, foremen,  gangers, team leaders, supervisors and those who have or are about to acquire supervisory responsibilities. Course Content & Aims It provides an introduction to health, safety, welfare and environmental issues and legal responsibilities relevant to their work.  The course content includes the Book

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Site Management Safety Training Scheme Refresher

12th March 2014

Who Should attend? Those who currently hold a 5 day SMSTS certificate which is due for renewal. Course Content & Aims This two-day course aims to refresh your understanding of your key responsibilities and accountability for site safety, health, welfare and the environment, to enable you to provide healthy and safe working conditions for everyone Book

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Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme

12th March 2014

Who Should attend? This 1 day course will provide candidates with an introduction to environmental issues on construction sites.  It is designed to meet the basic environmental knowledge that the sub-contract chain are required to prove to major contractors and covers the environmental aspects of the new HS&E touch screen test. Course Content & Aims Book

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Safety Harness

12th March 2014

Who Should attend? Anyone who requires an understanding in the methods of safe use and inspection of safety harnesses. Course Content & Aims Aims of the course are to enable members of a multi-disciplined team to: Use Inspect Ascertain fit for purpose Be aware of the need to carry out a mandatory record on inspection Book

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PASMA Towers for Users

12th March 2014

Who Should attend? Personnel who will be responsible for the assembly, dismantling, alteration, moving and inspecting of mobile access towers. Course Content & Aims How to safely assemble, dismantle, relocate and alter a mobile access tower without risk of personal injury to the delegate or others. Content: Legislation, regulations and guidance affecting working at height Book

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Handrails & Hop-ups

12th March 2014

Who Should attend? Staff and client supervisors working within a multi-disciplined work team who are required to reposition hop-ups/tie bars and internal handrails in a safe working manner. Course Content & Aims To ensure an understanding in the methods of safe use and repositioning of hop-ups, internal handrails and toe-boards on a specific system scaffold. Book

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First Aid at Work

12th March 2014

Who Should attend? Anyone wishing to become an accredited first aider in the workplace, particularly where it has been identified subsequent to risk assessment that a trained first aider is recommended. Course Content Understand the role and responsibilities of the first aider Recording and reporting of accidents and incidents including RIDDOR Discussion of specific work Book

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Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)

20th February 2014

Who Should attend? This SMSTS course is suitable for anyone considering or who already has responsibility for planning, organising, monitoring, controlling and administering groups of people on site eg Site Manager. Course Content This course will demonstrate how to meet the ever increasing demand for evidence of sound health and safety management on site. Content: Book

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Scaffold Safety Inspection

19th February 2014

Who Should attend? Persons responsible for inspecting and checking scaffolds for safe use and for signing certificates and registers in accordance with statutory regulations.  It would be expected that delegates have some awareness and experience of scaffolding structures which would have come from their time in their individual industry sector. Content & Aims Develop in Book

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Fire Warden

19th February 2014

Who Should attend? The Fire Warden course is for people at any level and in any sector, needing an introduction to fire safety. Content & Aims This course provides participants with a greater awareness and understanding of the threat posed by fire, their personal responsibility in preventing an outbreak and the action to be taken Book

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