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Hand Arm Vibration

21st July 2022

Who Should attend this course To provide training and information for persons who are or may be exposed to vibration during their working day from using Hand held power tools to make them aware of the possible side effects on their circulatory system.

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HSE Construction Health Risk Toolkit Workshop

22nd May 2019

Workshop Outline The aim is to help you assess how you manage the health risks within your company. This will enable you to prioritise any areas where you think improvement is needed. It is anticipated that the workshop will take no longer than two hours. Why? Deaths and cases of ill health from work related Book

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Safety Harness

18th March 2019

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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Asbestos Awareness – UKATA Approved

18th March 2019

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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Abrasive Wheels

18th March 2019

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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Manual Handling

18th March 2019

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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Hop-up and Handrail

18th March 2019

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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Managing Stress in the Workplace

12th October 2017

Background and Workshop Description The purpose of this course is to introduce the nature of stress and its effect on wellbeing in daily life including work, and how to reduce the problems that it can cause. The course will introduce participants to aspects of Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP) Course Content & Aims Content: – Book

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CPD: Payment

13th June 2017

Description Contractor’s Application; Due Date; Payment Certificates; Final Date for Payment; Pay Less Notices; Payer/Payees Notices Course Aims & Objectives Firm grasp of legal principles relative to payment provisions of HGCR Act 1996 and LDEDC Act 2009 Good working knowledge of the requirements of JCT/SBCC 2011 contractual payment requirements Assessment & Qualification Candidates will receive Book

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CPD: Loss and/or Expense

13th June 2017

Description Regular progress; Notices; Architect/Contract Administrator and Quantity Surveyor’s duties; Relevant Matters; Heads of Claim; Non-recoverables. Course Aims & Objectives “Get the time then get the money” is a popular misconception in the construction industry. When is loss and/or expense recoverable and how much? Assessment & Qualification Candidates will receive a certificate of attendance.

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CPD: Extensions of Time

13th June 2017

Description The session will concentrate on the provisions of the JCT/SBCC 2011 Contract relating to Extensions of Time. The requirements for timeous notices and all other contractual requirements will be stressed, including the identification of Relevant Events. Concurrent delays will be examined. Case law will be reviewed, including both Outer and Inner House decisions in Book

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CPD: Contracts

13th June 2017

Description Topics discussed will include: Contracts: agreement; formation; express and implied terms; breach of contract; remedies; extinction of obligations. Delict: duty of care; standard of care; foreseeability; remoteness; loss. Collateral warranties: need; beneficiaries. Design responsibilities: fit for purpose; reasonable skill and care. Standard form contracts. Course Aims & Objectives To educate on the general principles Book

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Dealing with difficult people

07th March 2017

Background and Workshop Description This workshop aims to give participants an understanding of why and how people become difficult and provide tools and triggers to diffuse potentially ‘hot’ situations at both site and board room levels. The workshop is for individuals who are interested in the lifelong challenge of effectively dealing with difficult people and Book

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How to manage asbestos

07th November 2016

Description This course will cover the duty to manage asbestos in accordance with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. Course Content • The Regulations • Types of asbestos and surveys • Condition of asbestos found • Duty holders • Duty to manage • Asbestos registers • Risk assessments • Plans of work • Licensed/ non-licensed Book

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Mentoring for Success

04th November 2016

Background and Workshop Description Traditionally mentoring in the workplace has been described as a relationship in which a more experienced colleague uses his or her greater knowledge and understanding of the work or workplace to support the development of a more junior or inexperienced member of staff. One key feature is that mentoring relationships tend Book

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How to Manage Occupational Health

31st August 2016

Course Overview Aimed primarily at employers but others such as directors, health and safety professionals, safety representatives and occupational health service providers may find it useful, particularly in identifying their roles in the management of occupational health risks in construction. Course Content & Aims • what ‘health risk management’ means • the roles in managing Book

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How to Manage Work at Height

31st August 2016

Course Overview This course is designed to assist managers in finding and applying solutions to ensure compliance with the Work at Height regulations. Falls from height are one of the biggest causes of workplace fatalities and major injuries. Common causes are falls from ladders and through fragile roofs. The purpose of WAHR is to prevent Book

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How to Manage Traffic Management

31st August 2016

Course Overview This course will help people involved in workplace transport reduce the chances of accidents happening. It is mainly aimed at managers and identifies some of the safety problems for common vehicle operations. Course Content & Aims To manage the risks from workplace transport effectively, you need to consider three key areas: • Safe Book

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How to Manage Lifting Operations

30th August 2016

Course Overview Lifting operations can often put people at great risk of injury, as well as incurring great costs when they go wrong. It is therefore important to properly secure, plan and organise lifting operations so they are carried out in as safe manner. Each of these elements requires a person or people with sufficient Book

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Working at Height

10th August 2016

Who Should attend? Any employee who is involved in or affected by working at height Course Content & Aims To provide information for anyone involved in, or affected by working at height. The course aim is to enable an individual to effectively comply with duties under the Work at Height regulations. Content: Competent person Current Book

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Be Fair – An overview workshop

01st April 2016

Workshop Information The built environment sector has long been in need of a best practice fairness, inclusion and respect framework that meets the mis-understood needs of the sector. The Be Fair Framework has been developed by CITB with the full support of the Construction Industry Leadership Forum for Fairness, Inclusion and Respect. Be Fair will Book

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Delegation not Abdication

24th January 2016

Who Should attend? The workshop is for anyone interested in understanding how they can delegate more effectively. They need to be prepared to make some changes in how they operate and communicate with other people. Course Content & Aims The workshop will look at delegation in terms of what works and what does not. The Book

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Exceptional customer service

24th January 2016

Who Should attend? The workshop is for individuals who have responsibility for customer service in the organisation and who are looking for innovative and creative ways of ensuring that it is “exceptional”. Course Content & Aims The workshop will share a series of practical tools and techniques to assist you to understand and then develop Book

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Time Management

24th January 2016

Who Should attend? The workshop is for people who are getting frustrated at not being able to be in control of their days. Delegates will need to be willing to try out some of the tools and techniques within 24hrs of the workshop. Course Content & Aims The workshop will share a series of practical Book

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Communication

18th January 2016

Who Should attend? Individuals who are interested in the lifelong challenge of effective communication and are open to learning more about how it works. Delegates should be willing to try out some of the models and exercises after the session to ensure improvements are achieved. Course Content & Aims The workshop will take the delegates Book

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Quality Awareness

04th December 2015

Who Should attend? Any member of a site-based team who needs to have a better understanding of what quality means and how they can contribute to improving quality. Administrators who are managing quality management systems and data. Course Content & Aims • What is Quality anyway? • Quality Standards and how they came about • Book

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Quality Awareness for Managers

04th December 2015

Who Should attend? Managers who wish to improve their knowledge and understanding of quality management systems and how to use them to best advantage. Managers who are looking for a better understanding of the new updated ISO 9001 : 2015 Standard Course Content & Aims To assist managers to adopt a straightforward, practical approach to Book

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NEC3 for Contractors & Sub-Contractors

09th July 2015

Who Should attend? This seminar is suitable for both operational and commercial staff collectively or individually. It will provide an introduction to the NEC3 form of Contract with a particular concentration on the main 6 options (A -F) that are most commonly used. Course Content & Aims The seminar will also inform delegates on how Book

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Safety Harness

29th May 2015

Who Should attend? Any employee who is involved in the use of a safety harness. Course Content & Aims Content: The course aim is to instruct a user to safely select, inspect and use a harness. Content: • Legislation • Hazards and risk assessment • Harness and lanyard types and uses • Inspection and recording Book

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Successfully setting up and managing the contract

06th March 2015

Who Should attend? This seminar is suitable for both operational and commercial staff collectively or individually. It will provide a step by step guide to issues common to most contracts that require to be carefully considered when reviewing and tendering / agreeing to Contract terms and conditions. It will also consider the issues surrounding the Book

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How to deliver a tool box talk

20th January 2015

Who Should attend? The workshop is designed for site supervisors, site managers, foremen or others who are responsible for delivering tool box talks. Course Content & Aims Objectives At the end of the session delegates will understand how to: Prepare a tool box talk Deliver a tool box talk Avoid mistakes Review the effectiveness of Book

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Planning & Organising Workshop

20th January 2015

Who Should attend? The workshop is designed for site supervisors, site managers, foremen or others who are responsible for or need to understanding planning and organising. Course Content & Aims Objectives At the end of the session delegates will understand how to: Appreciate the importance of good planning Identify sources of information Distinguish between planning Book

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Business Writing

14th January 2015

Who Should attend? The workshop is designed for site supervisors, site managers or anyone who has to write as part of their job including business owners of small companies, construction professionals or quantity surveyors. Course Content & Aims Content: Even with emails it is very important that business communications are well written and effective. A Book

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Ladder Safety

11th November 2014

Who Should attend? Anyone who uses, supervises or manages the use of ladders and step ladders Course Content & Aims Content: Introduction Legislation Standards Types of Ladder Inspection of Ladders Ladder Defects Carrying and Positioning Ladders Securing Ladders Steps and Trestles Maintenance and Storage Accident Awareness Alternatives to Ladders Practical session – pre-use ladder inspection Book

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Safety Harness Appreciation

03rd November 2014

Who Should attend? Any employee who is involved in the use of a safety harness. Course Content & Aims Content: The course aim is to instruct a user to safely select, inspect and use a harness. Content: • Legislation • Hazards and risk assessment • Harness and lanyard types and uses • Inspection and recording Book

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Hop-up and Handrail

14th July 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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Communication and Admin for Supervisors

03rd July 2014

Who Should attend? The course is designed specifically for site supervisors to provide them with relevant skills that will support them in their role.  The communication skills are aimed at improving communication to the wide variety of people that they need to deal with in the course of their duties and in reporting both formally Book

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Completing Prequals that Win

06th June 2014

Who Should attend? The workshop is suitable for: • Business leaders • Directors • Business Development Managers • Marketing Managers and Executives • Estimators • Anyone who is responsible for winning work or completing pre-qualification or tender documentation Course Content & Aims Content: How to analyse prequal questions Techniques for understanding clients’ requirements How to 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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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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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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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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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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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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