CITB Health And Safety Awareness

TypeExperienced & Novice

CITB Health And Safety Awareness Course Aims

The NPORS Construction Safety Awareness Course has been mapped as a full equivalent to the QCF Level 1 Award Health and Safety in a Construction Environment. This means that in addition to plant operators undertaking this course, labourers who have achieved the NPORS Site Safety Awareness Course can apply for the CSCS green Labourers Card, once they have also passed the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Operatives Test.

This course highlights potential hazards when working on site and provides practical advice on keeping yourself and your colleagues safe. It covers your individual and employer’s responsibilities, including what you can do if you think anyone’s health and safety is being put at risk.

This course provides health and safety awareness and is endorsed by Build UK as standard training for all operatives on site

Health And Safety Awareness Content

The content of this Safety Awareness Course has been updated to reflect changes in legislation and current practices. It also meets the requirements of the United Kingdom Contractors Group Health & Safety Training Standard.

At The End Of The Health And Safety Awareness Course You Will Have An Understanding Of:

  • the need to prevent accidents
  • health and safety law
  • how your role fits into the control and management of the site
  • risk assessments and method statements
  • performing safely and asking for advice
  • how to report unsafe acts to prevent an accident

CITB Health And Safety Awareness Course Training Method

This highly interactive classroom-based training course concludes with a NPORS Theory assessment made up of open questions and multiple choice

CITB Health and Safety Awareness Course Duration

Novice Operator: 1 Day, maximum of 12 candidates

Experienced Operator: N/A

Location: Nationwide Delivery on-site

CITB Health And Safety Awareness Certification

For entrants that wish to apply for the NPORS Traditional Card, there is no requirement to do an NVQ qualification.  If the ‘HS&E TESTED Logo’ is required on the card, entrants must ensure they have attended and passed the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment Test within the two years prior to application for the card. – For more information on associated NVQ contact Tel – 01623 287830

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