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What ID can I use for my CITB course?

When you attend a CITB Site Safety Plus course you need provide a form of photographic ID such as:

  • Passport: A valid passport of any nationality of the delegate – must not be more than 6 months out of date
  • Photo Card Driving Licence: A valid UK only driving licence with a photograph of the delegate – must not be more than 6 months out of date
  • Non UK Driving Licence: Showing a photograph of the delegate – must not be more than 6 months out of date
  • Work ID Card: Showing a photograph of the delegate – must not be more than 6 months out of date (if applicable) and refer to the delegates present employer
  • EU Country ID Card: Showing a photograph of the delegate – must be no more than 6 months out of date
  • CITB Scheme Card: Showing a photograph of the delegate – must be no more than 6 months out of date. Acceptable CITB Scheme cards include CSCS, CPCS, CISRS
  • Student ID Card: Showing a photograph of the delegate, as well as year of study (e.g. 2018/2019 or expiration date and name of the institution of study) – must be no more than 6 months out of date
  • Citizen Card: Showing a photograph of the delegate and be no more than 6 months out of date
  • Proof of Age Card: Cards issued nationally in the UK by VALIDATE UK, bearing the PASS hologram bearing a photograph of the delegate
  • Young Scots Card: Showing a photograph of the delegate – must be no more than 6 months out of date
  • British Armed Forces Card/Veterans Card: Showing a photograph of the delegate and for an employee or former employee of the Armed Forces only (not a dependent or spouse) – must be no more than 6 months out of date

If a delegate does not hold any of the above ID documents they will need to complete a waiver form.

Are there age restrictions to the NRSWA course?

You have to be 16 and over to attend an NRSWA course. If you are 16 or 17 you will need written consent from a parent or guardian to attend the course.

Can I attend the virtual CITB Temporary Works Coordinator course on a smart phone?

As the CITB Temporary Works Coordinator course is a 2-day course, we do not allow delegates to complete the course on a smart phone. The smaller screen size will make following the tutor difficult over 2 days.

Can I attend the virtual CITB SSSTS course on a smart phone?

As the CITB SSSTS course is a 2-day course, we do not allow delegates to complete the course on a smart phone. The smaller screen size will make following the tutor difficult over 2 days.

Can I attend the virtual CITB SMSTS course on a smart phone?

As the CITB SMSTS course is a 5-day course, we do not allow delegates to complete the course on a smart phone. The smaller screen size will make following the tutor difficult over 5 days.

Can I attend the virtual IOSH Managing Safely course on a smart phone?

As the IOSH Managing Safely course is a 3-day course, we do not allow delegates to complete the course on a smart phone. The smaller screen size will make following the tutor difficult over 3 days.

Can I attend the virtual CITB Health and Safety Awareness on a smart phone?

We do not recommend attending any of our virtual courses on a mobile phone, the screen size can make it difficult to follow the course for the entire day. In some circumstances we will allow delegates to use a mobile phone, however, when it comes time to do the assessment the delegate will need a second device to complete the assessment.

The reason delegates will need a second device is because your assessment is in Microsoft Forms, when using a smart phone and navigating to Microsoft Forms your Zoom app will pause your camera so you won’t be visible to your tutor. You must be visible at all times during your assessment to be invigilated.

What happens if I fail the IOSH Manging Safely assessment?

You can retake a different multi-format assessment paper and/or a new risk assessment project, this is usually within 20 working days of the original assessment.

What do you need to do to pass IOSH Managing Safely?

To be eligible for a Managing safely certificate, you must attend all seven modules pass the multi-format assessment paper getting at least 36 out of 60 as well as completing the risk assessment project getting at least 23 out of 38 resulting in a combined score of 60 or more.

How long does the IOSH Managing Safely exam last?

You have 1 hour to complete the multi-format assessment paper, it is a closed book exam.

Is there a mock exam in the IOSH managing safely course?

There are two mock exams, normally the 1st one is carried out at the end of the second day and 2nd one is carried out on the third before undertaking the full assessment.

What interactive activities are there during the Virtual IOSH Managing Safely course?

We use Zoom Polling which is used to provide single choice or multiple choice polling questions, Kahoot! Which is a game-based learning platform used to check understanding of course information, we also use Zoom breakout rooms allowing delegates to solve problems or complete exercises in smaller groups.

How many modules are there?

There are seven modules in the IOSH Managing safely course syllabus.

Who should go on an IOSH Manging Safely course?

The course is for line managers across various industry/sector types and provides an understanding of health and safety culture, risk assessments as well as roles and responsibilities.

What does IOSH stand for?

Institution of Occupational Safety and Health.

What’s is the difference if I take the Virtual course rather than a classroom course ?

The answer is simple no travelling you will have:-

  • Exactly the same Trainers
  • Same Course Content and learning hours
  • Gain the same qualification

You don’t need to be worried about the technology we will support you with guidance and if you have difficulty with joining the course or at any time during the course. Virtual Classroom Support During Your Online Course

What are online virtual courses ?

Online virtual courses give you the same training as you would receive in a classroom course. The difference is that your trainer is on your screen instead of in front of you in a classroom. The training is live and in real-time with the trainer taking you through the course in the same way as a classroom course. The content and qualification awarded are also the same but the presentation is modified to make the online experience interesting and engaging. Virtual online courses more information click here

What happens if I get a lower than 69% score?

If your score is 69% (24 correct answers out of 30) or less in the final examination, you must attend the full SMSTS course again before you can re-sit the examination.

What happens if I fail the SMSTS exam and trainer review.

If you have passed the trainer’s review and gained between 71%–77% (25 to 27 out of 30) in the examination or achieved the 80% pass rate but failed the safety critical questions, you may re-sit a different examination.

What is the pass mark for the Virtual SMSTS course exam ?

It’s the same as the classroom-based course the examination pass mark is 80% (28 out of 35).

How long does the exam last?

30 minutes, the first 20 minutes is a closed book exam and the last 10 minutes you can look in the Construction site safety – The comprehensive guide (GE700) publication and the Construction site management delegate workbook (XA6) (PDF).

What do I have to do to complete the exercise?

You will be given site drawings, multiple scenarios and drawing description/overview that you must complete generally as group exercises. The 4 exercises you must complete consist of:
Exercise 1 – Implementing health and safety legislation.
Exercise 2 – Manager and supervisor responsibilities.
Exercise 3 – Site briefing.
Exercise 4 – Site layout.

What does the trainer review involve ?

The trainer will review your participation using three elements
1. Did you work well as part of the team during the exercise?
2. Have you actively engaged with the course and the group?
3. Have you completed the four exercises?

What happens if I get 67% or Lower score?

If your score is 67% (20 correct answers out of 30) or less in the final examination, you must attend the full SSSTS course again before you can re-sit the examination.

What happens if I fail the SSSTS exam and trainer review.

If you have passed the trainer’s review and gained between 70%–77% (21 to 23 out of 30) in the examination or achieved the 80% pass rate but failed the safety-critical questions, you may re-sit a different examination.

What is the pass mark for SSSTS?

The SSSTS examination pass mark is 80% (24 out of 30).

How long does the exam last?

30 minutes, the first 20 minutes is a closed book exam and the last 10 minutes you are aloud to look in the Construction site supervision (GE706) workbook (PDF).

What do I have to do to complete the toolbox talk?

You must prepare and present a five-minute toolbox talk to the rest of the group.

What do I have to do to complete the exercise?

You must prepare a risk assessment or method statement (or both) and/or provide complete ‘set up’ detail on a relevant drawing for the project.

What does the trainer review involve

The trainer will review your participation using three elements
1. Did you work well as part of the team during the exercise?
2. Have you actively engaged with the course and the group?
3. Have you completed the toolbox talk?
All three elements will be either a pass (yes) or fail (no) and all three elements will need to be given a pass for you to pass this element of the course.

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