What is the CITB Health and Safety Awareness Course?
This course covers vital topics related to health and safety in the construction industry to understand the potential hazards you may face on site. By the time you have completed your CITB Health and Safety Awareness course, you will understand what is expected of you, how you can make a positive contribution to health and safety on site and importantly, why you are being asked to do it.
The CITB Health and Safety Awareness course can be delivered face-to-face in a classroom or virtually via Zoom.
What will I learn on the CITB Health and Safety Awareness Course?
You will cover the following content on the CITB HSA course:
- Health and safety law and regulations that apply to the construction industry
- Hazards and risks that are commonly found on construction sites
- Implementing control measures to prevent accidents and injuries
- How to report incidents, near misses and other issues related to health and safety
For a full list of the course objectives, see the Course Content.
Who is the CITB Heath and Safety Awareness Course for?
This course is an ideal starting point for those wishing to gain a construction industry accreditation card such as the CSCS Labourers Card also known as a labourers Green card. This course is an RQF Level 1 Award and is suitable for those who have started a career in the construction industry or are about to. Most construction sites in the UK will not allow you to work without this qualification.
The CITB Heath and Safety Awareness Course is a 1-day course.
Mandatory entry requirements
You will need to be able to read and write English to complete this course, there are no other formal requirements.