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NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management | Distance Learning

CITB Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) Virtual Classroom

CITB Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme | Virtual Classroom

The SSSTS course is a two-day site safety training course.

Designed for those who are about to take on, or already have, supervisory responsibilities, the Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme is an ideal foundation for junior managers wanting to develop a basic understanding of their health and safety duties and responsibilities in construction work.

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Who is the CITB SSSTS Course for?

This course is ideal for:

  • Team leaders
  • Foremen
  • Gangers
  • First line managers

SSSTS course content

The Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme course covers a wide range of key areas, such as:

  • The occupational health problems within the construction industry, and how site supervisors can address them
  • How health and safety law is structured
  • How to properly carry out risk assessments, and understanding the need for method statements
  • How to carry out effective site inductions, toolbox talks and method statement briefings
  • The importance of both proactive and reactive monitoring
  • How to intervene in a timely manner when bad practice is identified

With a CITB SSSTS qualification you’ll also gain a basic understanding of:

  • Fire prevention & control
  • Control of hazardous substances
  • Construction design management regulations (CDM)
  • Working at height
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Manual handling
  • First aid

Why choose Southwest Health and Safety?

  • High quality training
  • We have above national average pass rates on all our courses including NEBOSH and IOSH.
  • We are competitively priced.
  • We offer interest free payment plans of 3, 6 and 9 months on all courses. Call us to enquire on +44 (0)1264 874 466.
  • Members of the Armed Forces can use their Standard Learning Credits (SLC) on all CITB courses.

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How is the SSSTS course assessed?

You will be expected to interact during the course and the final assessment will consist of the CITB SSSTS Examination (25 multiple choice questions).


Accreditation and certification

The accrediting body is the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB). On completing the course you will receive a certificate valid for five years.


How long does it take to complete the SSSTS course?

2 days in the classroom. Some of our Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme run during the week and some at the weekend.


How much does the SSSTS course cost?

£275 plus vat for the classroom course.


What funding is available?

CITB Levy payers can receive a grant for this SSSTS training course.

Members of the Armed Forces are able to use their Standard Learning Credits (SLC) to fund up to 80% of the course cost up to £175.

To find out more about funded courses, go to our Armed Forces Section of the website.


How do I book the SSSTS course?

Please click on the button below to book and enroll on the Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme course, or, contact the office either by calling 01264 874466 or emailing info@southwesthealthandsafety.com.

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CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) | Virtual Classroom

CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) | Virtual Classroom

The SMSTS Course covers all important areas such as health and safety law, your responsibilities and duties as a manager, how to develop safe systems of work, and risk assessment.

The Site Management Safety Training Scheme is a thoroughly interactive course that is taught to participants in the classroom, through group work, case studies, and also via group presentations. There is also the requirement for some self-study to be taken outside of the course.

Those taking the SMSTS course are required to attend all 5 days. Those that do not attend the 37.5 hours of the SMSTS course will have to take it again. At the end of the training, there is a multiple-choice test. The Site Management Safety Training Scheme needs to be taken again with the 5 year period through the SMSTS Refresher course option. If this is not done then the Site Management Safety Training Scheme will need to be taken again in full.

On successful completion of the SMSTS course, you will have developed the skills and knowledge you need to be able to safely manage a construction workforce.

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Who is the CITB SMSTS course for?

This SMSTS course is for anyone who takes responsibility for overseeing construction staff, such as:

  • Construction directors
  • Construction site managers
  • Site agents
  • Project directors
  • Quantity surveyors

What will delegates get from the Site Managers course course?

There are many general health and safety courses that are available, but there aren’t any that are tailored with site managers in mind. This means that in this course you will learn about the common problems and risks that site managers experience specifically. SMSTS course content is designed so that all of the elements you are going to need to address on-site have been covered.

By completing this course you will be able to boost your CV nand improve your job opportunities as many construction companies will ask for this as a standard entry-level requirement.

The course is only 5 days long there is an option to complete the course in the classroom or complete the SMSTS course online.

Benefits of holding the CITB SMSTS course include:

  • you will be able to seek employment as a site manager by being SMSTS certified.
  • It is a highly regard qualification within the construction industry.

What is the SMSTS course content

Our Site Management Safety Training Scheme covers a wide range of key areas, such as:

  • CDM (Construction Design Management Regulations)
  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and specific regulations related to the construction industry
  • RIDDOR (Reporting of injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences)
  • Proactive and reactive monitoring
  • Managing safety in a range of operational environments e.g. scaffolding, working at height and control of hazardous substances
  • Principles of manual handling, PPE and first aid
  • How to develop and maintain a positive health and safety culture within the workplace

What benefits will employers get from the CITB course?

By the end of the SMSTS training course, you will be able to:

  • State their responsibilities and duties when it comes to health, safety,
  • Understand CDM 2015 Regulations
  • Recognise  and understand that their site is safe, economical and efficient.
  • Be accountable for day to day site management and have an understanding of the responsibilities required for health, safety and welfare on site.
  • Be Implement construction industry best practice with regards to site management

Why choose Southwest Health and Safety?

  • High quality training
  • We have above national average pass rates on all our courses including NEBOSH and IOSH.
  • We are competitively priced.
  • We offer interest free payment plans of 3, 6 and 9 months on all courses. Call us to enquire on +44 (0)1264 874 466.
  • Members of the Armed Forces can use their Standard Learning Credits (SLC) on all CITB courses.

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What is the CITB Safety Managers Course Syllabus?

The SMSTS day release training course content includes:

  • Health & Safety at Work Act
  • CDM Regulations 2015
  • Risk Assessments
  • Method Statements
  • Scaffolding
  • Excavations
  • Scaffolding
  • Demolition
  • Confined Spaces
  • Site Set Up

How is the SMSTS course assessed?

Full attendance is mandatory. Assessments will take place throughout the course, and there will be some assignments to complete. You will be expected to actively interact with workshops, colleagues and your tutor throughout.


Accreditation and certification

The accrediting body is the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB). On successfully completing the course, you will be awarded the CITB SMSTS Training certificate – valid for five years.


How long does it take to complete the SMSTS course?

This is a five day Site Management Safety Training course. It can be delivered over a week, on day release or at weekends.


How much does the SMSTS course cost?

The course is £455 plus vat for the classroom course.


What funding is available?

CITB Levy payers can receive a grant for this training course.  Click here to find out more information

Members of the Armed Forces are able to use their Standard Learning Credits (SLC) to fund up to 80% of the course cost up to £175.

To find out more about funded courses, go to our Armed Forces Section of the website.


What are the entry requirements?

Pre-Requisites:  The minimum entry requirement is a good understanding of spoken and written English


How do I book the CITB Site Managers classroom course? 

Please click on the button below to book and enrol on the course, or, contact the office either by calling 01264 874466 or emailing info@southwesthealthandsafety.com.

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NEBOSH HSE Process Safety Course | Distance Learning

NEBOSH and the Health and Safety Executive have developed a specialist qualification for people who need to understand and apply technical principles of process safety management as part of their role. The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management provides delegates with the knowledge and understanding of process safety management to ensure they can contribute to the effective management of process safety risks on site.

The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management will give your staff or individuals looking to work in the process industry an understanding of the principles and recognised industrial practices for the management of process risk and safety. By gaining this important knowledge means that they will be able to recognise a process safety hazard and assist in controlling and also minimising this risk within the workplace.

The qualification is a one unit qualification:

  • Unit PSM1 Process safety management

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Who is the NEBOSH Process Safety Distance Learning course for? 

The course is aimed at delegates who are looking to work or already work in process industries such as oil and gas, chemicals, plastics and pharmaceuticals. Given the hazardous nature of these industries, this qualification has been designed to give process safety knowledge and understanding to managers, supervisors and safety professionals to allow them to manage their process safety responsibilities.


What will delegates get from the Distance Learning Process Safety course?

  • The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management is designed to provide a sound breadth of knowledge that will allow you to contribute to the effective management of process safety risks.
  • This qualification is the result of a unique collaboration which combines the advanced technical ‘high hazard’ expertise of the HSE with NEBOSH’s ability to deliver strong vocational OSH qualifications. HSE has led the way in risk-based regulation, underpinned by the fundamental principle of UK health and safety law – those who create risks are best placed to control them and should do so in a proportionate and practical way.
  • Process Safety Management is of vital importance in hazardous process industries such as oil and gas, chemicals, plastics and pharmaceuticals.

Benefits of holding the NEBOSH Process Safety Certificate course include:

  • Knowledge to do your job safely in the process industry
  • Recognition from the HSE and NEBOSH to make the process industry safe
  • Career development – Holding a qualification designed and assessed by NEBOSH and the HSE can help you stand out

What benefits will employers get from the NEBOSH Process Safety course?

When your employees achieve the Process Safety Qualification, they will be a huge asset to you. They will make a real difference in the workplace with the knowledge gained from the NEBOSH course.

  • A safer workplace – The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management is all about keeping people safe from injury and loss of life. For employers this also means protecting valuable assets and avoiding prosecution, litigation and loss of reputation.
  • Assurance – An employer whose workers are NEBOSH qualified is an employer committed to process safety management.

The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management can help employers achieve international standards and can even help win new business.

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Why choose Southwest Health and Safety?

  • High quality training
  • We have above national average pass rates on all our courses including NEBOSH and IOSH.
  • We are competitively priced.
  • We offer interest free payment plans of 3, 6 and 9 months on all courses. Call us to enquire on +44 (0)1264 874 466.
  • We are an ELCAS approved training provider and members of the Armed Forces are eligible to use their Enhanced Learning Credits (ELC) on our NEBOSH courses.

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NEBOSH Process Safety syllabus 

The qualification is a one unit qualification and is broken down into four elements:

  • Element 1: Process safety leadership
  • Element 2: Management of process risk
  • Element 3: Process safety hazard control
  • Element 4: Fire protection and emergency response

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How is the NEBOSH Process Safety course assessed?

The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management is assessed by a 90 minute exam consisting of 40 multiple-choice questions.

The pass standard for the unit/qualification is 60% (24 correct questions out of 40).

You will receive your results within 15 working days of sitting the examination. Once you have achieved a pass a qualification parchment will be issued. This is normally within 20 working days of the confirmation of the successful unit.

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When will I receive my Certification?

Those who successfully complete the course and pass the assessments are awarded the official NEBOSH Process Safety Management will receive their results within 15 working days of sitting the examination.

Once you have achieved a pass a qualification parchment will be issued.  This is normally within 20 working days of the confirmation of the successful unit.

​Certificates will be posted direct to learners by us upon receipt from NEBOSH.

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How long does it take to complete the NEBOSH Process Safety course? 

We give you a 6 month period to complete the course.


How much does the NEBOSH Process Safety course cost? 

£375 + vat for the distance learning course.

  • This cost includes the tuition, examination and certification of the course.

**Important information for students using ELC funding**

ELC funding received for ELCAS approved courses is inclusive of the following tuition, examination and certification fees, course materials and VAT in the course cost as per ELCAS and MOD regulations.

Why not save some money and bundle courses together – please check out our bundle deals here.

Payment plans are available on request. Please contact us to discuss your options.


What funding is available for the NEBOSH Process Safety course?

ELCAS Course Funding

Members of the Armed Forces are able to use their Enhanced Learning Credits (ELC) to fund up to 80% of the course cost up to £2000.

To find out more about elcas funded courses, go to our Armed Forces Section of the website.


What are the entry requirements for the NEBOSH Process Safety course?

There are no entry requirements for this NEBOSH qualification, however, it is important that learners have a suitable standard of English language in order to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus.

NEBOSH recommends that learners undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests.

Click here to find more about the language requirements for NEBOSH qualifications.


How do I book the course?

Please click on the button below to book and enroll on the NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Process Safety Management course or contact the office either by calling 01264 874466 or emailing info@southwesthealthandsafety.com.

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OHSMS Auditor/Lead Auditor (ISO 45001)

OHSMS Auditor/Lead Auditor (ISO 45001)

About this course

This IRCA registered lead auditor course is for the serious OHS management system auditor. A challenging course that will equip you with the planning skills to lead an audit team, carry out complex supplier audits, external 3rd party audits and deliver accurate, defendable and value adding reports.

This course is also extremely useful for OHS system managers. It describes the key elements and supporting processes of an effective, ISO 45001 based management system that is focussed on continual OHS improvement.

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What you will learn

You will learn how to plan, conduct, report and follow up the results of OHS audits. You will learn how to audit an OHS system for continual improvement, and understand the role that processes such as internal auditing and management review play in the continual improvement cycle.

The course will explain the relationship between critical system processes such as risk assessment and the evaluation of legal compliance in context of ISO 45001 and a “Plan-Do-Check-Act” orientated management system

Content

In context of 1st, 2nd & 3rd party audits, the techniques, and disciplines of:

  • Audit planning and checklist development
  • Performing the audit, including interviewing, following audit trails, process, and procedural auditing
  • Audit report writing and feedback techniques
  • Following up the results of audits with an emphasis on continual OHS system improvement
  • Leading an audit team

The course will introduce you to the following OHS system cornerstones:

  • The importance of robust and effective risk assessment
  • Plan-Do-Check-Act methodology
  • ISO 45001 requirements

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Do you want this course delivered on your site with delivery tailored to your sector and your challenges? Drop us a line and we’ll talk through what we can do for you

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EMS Auditor/Lead Auditor (ISO 14001)

EMS Auditor/Lead Auditor (ISO 14001)

About this course

This IRCA registered lead auditor course is for the serious EMS management system auditor.

A challenging course that will equip you with the planning skills to lead an audit team, carry out complex supplier audits, external 3rd party audits and deliver accurate, defendable and value adding reports.

This course is also extremely useful for environmental system managers. It describes the key elements and supporting processes of an effective, ISO 14001 based management system that is focussed on continual environmental management system improvement.

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What you will learn

You will learn how to plan, conduct, report and follow up the results of environmental management system audits.

You will learn how to audit an environmental management system for continual improvement and understand the role that processes such as internal auditing and management review play in the continual improvement cycle.

The course will explain the relationship between critical system processes such as the identification of aspects and impacts and the evaluation of legal compliance in context of ISO 14001:2015 and a “Plan-Do-Check-Act” orientated management system.

Content

In context of 1st, 2nd & 3rd party audits, the techniques, and disciplines of:

  • Audit planning and checklist development
  • Performing the audit, including interviewing, following audit trails, process, and procedural auditing
  • Audit report writing and feedback techniques
  • Following up the results of audits with an emphasis on continual OHS system improvement
  • Leading an audit team

The course will introduce you to the following environmental management system cornerstones:

  • The importance of robust and effective risk assessment
  • Plan-Do-Check-Act methodology
  • ISO 14001:2015 requirements

In company training

Do you want this course delivered on your site with delivery tailored to your sector and your challenges? Drop us a line and we’ll talk through what we can do for you

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QMS Auditor/Lead Auditor (ISO 9001)

QMS Auditor/Lead Auditor (ISO 9001)

This course satisfies the training requirements for anyone that wishes to register to any grade of the IRCA’s QMS Auditor Scheme. The IRCA is the lead body worldwide for recognising management systems auditing courses.

That means that virtually any employer anywhere in the world will recognise your achievement. In addition, as the IRCA is a sub-division of the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI), successful completion of the course also gives you access to CQI membership at Practitioner (PCQI) Grade

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About this course

This five-day course is for the serious quality management system auditor. A challenging course that will equip you with the planning skills to lead an audit team, carry out complex supplier audits, external 3rd party audits and deliver accurate, defendable and value adding audit reports.

This course has a strong process and continual improvement bias, suitable for those of you who are interested in auditing to establish the overall capability of the management system to sustain and improve its performance. The course has been adapted to take into consideration the release of ISO 9001:2015

What you will learn

You will learn how to plan, conduct, report and follow up the results of audits. You will learn how an auditor would expect to see the internal audit tool used as an integral component in the continual improvement process, and appreciate the important relationships between auditing, operational efficiency, and improvement planning.

The course will introduce you to “Plan – Do – Check – Act” methodology and help you to understand how this fundamental cornerstone of continual improvement should be inextricably linked to operational effectiveness.

The course will also introduce you to a range of different auditing situations and equip you with the ability to apply the right skills to the right context.

This will include audits of internal procedures, audits to establish conformance to external standards and customer requirements, procedural audits, process audits and full systems audits including multi-site situations.

You will also learn what differentiates the “lead auditor” from audit team members and the additional skill set and disciplines required by the audit team leader

 Content

In context of 1st, 2nd and 3rd Party audit, the techniques, and disciplines of:

  • Audit planning, including the construction and use of checklists
  • Performing the audit, including conducting interviews and following document trails, process auditing and procedural auditing
  • Audit report writing and feedback techniques
  • Following up the results of audits and how results should be used to drive continual improvement
  • Leading an audit team

The course will introduce you to the following cornerstones Quality Management:

  • The Principles of Quality Management
  • Plan – Do – Check – Act methodology
  • The ISO 9000 series and ISO 9001 requirements

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Do you want this course delivered on your site with delivery tailored to your sector and your challenges? Drop us a line and we’ll talk through what we can do for you

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