Who Should attend?
The CITB Health and Safety Awareness course is aimed at 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.
Course Content & Aims
The CITB Health and Safety Awareness course aims to ensure that individuals understand their responsibilities regarding:
• Why they are carrying out their identified duties
• What is expected of them
• Ensuring that they contribute to the safety of the workplace.
At the end of the CITB Health and Safety Awareness course 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
• Feel obliged to report unsafe acts to prevent an accident.
Assessment & Qualification
The method of assessment will be by multiple-choice questions at the end of the CITB Health and Safety Awareness course, as well as being expected to be interactive during the course. The examination paper is compulsory and consists of 25 multiple-choice questions covering all aspects of the CITB Health and Safety Awareness course, written and selected by CSkills Awards. It forms the basis of assessment as to whether or not a delegate has successfully achieved a satisfactory level of health and safety awareness for a certificate of achievement to be issued.
The examination lasts for 30 minutes and must be completed within this time. Delegates are permitted to use the GE707 Safe Start safety handbook publication for the last ten minutes of the examination period. The examination pass mark is 72%.