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eLearning Health and Safety Course (Green Card)

CSCS Green Card Course

Health and Safety in a Construction Environment Course| E-Learning

This CSCS course will give you a practical understanding of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues identifying individual responsibilities for looking after you and your fellow work mates. It will teach you what the your employer’s duties are and what should be done if you think anyone’s health and safety is being put at risk.

This course is designed to provide Health & Safety Awareness for those who work in the construction industry, this 1-day course will provide the basic understanding the required knowledge to achieve the safety element of the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) green card.
The course cost includes:
  • Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card)
  • Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment Accredited Exam

Book today and get the following elearning courses free of charge 

  • Banksman Training 
  • CDM Awareness 
  • Mental Health Awareness 
  • Preparation for the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test 

 

eLearning Health and Safety  Course (Green Card) Southwest Health & Safety Training

Who is the Health and Safety Awareness course for?

This course is for people who are, or are considering, working in the construction and civil engineering industry.

What will delegates get from the Health and Safety Awareness course?

Successful candidates will gain knowledge and skills in:

  • Their individual responsibilities for their own safety and the safety of others
  • Typical construction hazards and how these are controlled
  • How everyone can help achieve better practical standards of safety on site
  • Legal requirements and liabilities
  • Working at height
  • Manual Handling
  • Fire prevention
  • Work equipment
  • Occupational Health

Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card) Course Content

  1. Introduction
  2. Hazards, Risks, Assessments and Controls
  3. Slips, Trips, Falls and Working at Height
  4. Manual handling
  5. Plant, Machinery and Noise
  6. Respiratory Risks
  7. Fire, Electricity and Gas Safety
  8. Chemicals and Other Onsite Hazards
  9. Vehicles, PPE and General Safety
  10. Your Pathway to Your CSCS Card

Learning Objectives By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of Health and Safety in a Construction Environment.
  • Define the Health and Safety Legislation and its impact on the work environment.
  • Identify risk assessments and safer working practices in regard to hazards in a construction environment.
  • Explain the consequences of failure of compliance.
  • Prepare for CSCS green card assessment.

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 Health and Safety Awareness course assessed?

Methods of Assessment:
  • Continuous assessment
  • End of course examination (multiple choice)
Your are required to achieve a pass rate of 70% on each module

Accreditation and certification

The certification is issued by ETA Awards


How long does it take to complete the course?

The course is dependent on how much time you can dedicate to completing it – Most people normally take 4 hours to complete the course.


How much does the Health and Safety Awareness course cost?

£99 plus vat for the classroom course.

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What funding is available?

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 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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What else do I need to know?

Completing the course:

  • The interactive online course takes approximately four hours.
  • It can be completed in one go or over a period of days or weeks. You have up to 12 months to complete it.
  • Return to the course as many times as you like, it will remember and track your progress.

Taking the exam:

  • Once you’ve completed the course you need to book an end of course exam
  • It can only be taken on a computer or laptop – mobile phones and tablets are not compatible
  • You will need a reliable internet connection, a webcam, speakers and a microphone, plus photo ID
  • You will have 30 minutes to complete the exam
  • The exam is included in the purchase price

The Process once a Candidate completes the Online Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course:

If a pass is achieved the candidate must then pass the fully accredited exam to obtain the certificate Exam

Exam Rules

  • No TV or radio in the background No Headphones Candidates face must be clearly visible on the screen at all times

(If the candidate has a learning disability then a reader is allowed in the room but we must be advised beforehand Distributor assigns the exam via their administration panel to the candidate.)

  • The candidate logs into the exam page and is presented with instructions and exam rules. Once they have shown their ID, the candidate starts the exam.
  • The exam recording is then sent to VideoTile to be invigilated and marked. If the candidate fails, the distributor will be notified by either email or telephone and a new exam can be issued via the administration panel if necessary.
  • If any cheating is observed the distributor will be informed and the candidate will be banned from sitting the exam. If a pass is achieved the record is uploaded to ETA awards, ETA awards will then automatically email a certificate to the candidate.

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The candidate or distributor can then apply for the Green Card (CSCS Touch screen test is also required) find out more below;

How to book your CSCS Green Card Touch Screen Test

Successful completion of this course along with the Health Safety & Environmental touch screen test will allow you to apply for your Green CSCS Labourers card. Candidates must have passed the CITB Health Safety and Environment touch screen test within the previous two years to be eligible to apply for the Green Labourers CSCS card.

Health, safety & environmental (HS&E) test information can be found here.

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CITB Health and Safety Awareness (HSA) | Classroom

CITB Health and Safety Awareness (HSA) | Classroom

The CITB Health and Safety Awareness course will give you a practical understanding of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues identifying individual responsibilities for looking after yourself and others. It teaches you what the employer’s duties are and what should be done if you think anyone’s health and safety is being put at risk.

Book today and get the following elearning courses free of charge 

  • Banksman Training 
  • CDM Awareness 
  • Mental Health Awareness 
  • Preparation for the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test 

CITB Health and Safety Awareness (HSA) | Classroom Southwest Health & Safety Training

Who is the Health and Safety Awareness course for?

This course is for people who are, or are considering, working in the construction and civil engineering industry.

What will delegates get from the Health and Safety Awareness course?

Successful candidates will gain knowledge and skills in:

  • Their individual responsibilities for their own safety and the safety of others
  • Typical construction hazards and how these are controlled
  • How everyone can help achieve better practical standards of safety on site
  • Legal requirements and liabilities
  • Working at height
  • Manual Handling
  • Fire prevention
  • Work equipment
  • Occupational Health

Health and Safety Awareness course content

Module 1
  • Legal and general responsibilities –
    State the general responsibilities for health and safety at work.
  • Accident reporting and recording –
    State how you and your employer are responsible for maintaining a safe place to work.
Module 2
  • Health and welfare –
    State the common causes of work-related ill-health. Identify the risks and how you can reduce those risks.
  • First aid and emergency procedures –
    State the first aid and emergency procedures and know your role within them.
  • Personal protective equipment –
    Identify the rules for personal protective equipment (PPE), the common forms and their use.
  • Asbestos –
    List the risks of asbestos in the workplace, how to work with it and its management.
  • Respiratory hazards –
    State the risks and how to mitigate workplace respiratory hazards.
  • Noise and vibration –
    State the health risk of excessive noise and vibration and how to mitigate those risks.
  • Hazardous substances –
    Identify the hazardous substances within the workplace and their role to ensure risks are mitigated.
  • Manual handling –
    Identify the risks of manual handling, how to recognise activities that pose a risk and how to manage that risk.
Module 3
  • Safety signs –
    Identify the safety signs and signals on site.
  • Fire prevention and control –
    Identify the importance of providing a safe place to work and individual responsibilities.
  • Electrical safety, work equipment and hand-held tools –
    Identify the common risks associated with electricity and equipment.
    Identify a safe method of working.
  • Mobile plant and site vehicles –
    State how to work safely around the site and the risks from plant and moving machinery.
  • Lifting operations and equipment –
    State the importance of planning lifting operations and the care of equipment.
Module 4
  • Working at height –
    Identify the risks of working at height, how to plan and employ a safe system of work and the use of access equipment.
  • Excavations –
    State the main dangers of excavations, and how to follow a safe system of working near or in excavations.
  • Confined spaces –
    State the definition of a confined space and how to work safely within a safe system of work.
Module 5
  • Environmental awareness

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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.
  • Members of the Armed Forces can use their Standard Learning Credits (SLC) on all CITB courses.

Contact us for dates


How is the CITB Health and Safety Awareness course assessed?

Methods of Assessment:
  • Continuous assessment
  • End of course examination (multiple choice)
  • Individual and group assessed exercises
Multiple choice test of 25 questions. Your are required to achieve a pass rate of 80%.

Accreditation and certification

The certification is issued by CITB – Construction Industry Training Board (Site Safety Plus).


How long does it take to complete the course?

1 day in the classroom.


How much does the Health and Safety Awareness course cost?

£145 plus vat for the classroom course.

Click here to book your course


What funding is available?

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 course?

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

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CITB Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme (SEATS)

CITB Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme (SEATS) | Classroom

The CITB SEATS course (Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme) is a one day training course, which is part of CITB Site Safety Plus range of training courses.

The course will provide delegates with an introduction to environmental issues on construction sites. The course has been designed to provide the basic environmental knowledge that sub-contractors are required to know and demonstrate to major contractors. It will include the environmental aspects of the new Health, Safety and Environment touch screen test.

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What will delegates get from the Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme course?

Candidates who successfully complete the course will be able to:

  • Understand the environmental impacts of construction processes
  • Understand the relevant legislation and how to regulate it
  • Understand how to achieve compliance
  • Understand best practice techniques to use on-site

CITB SEATS course content

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Why is the environment important
  • Environmental Management Systems
  • Ecology
  • Contaminated land
  • Waste Management
  • Pollution and Water Management
  • Being a good neighbour
  • Energy and Resources
  • Being a responsible contractor

The SEATS course is delivered through classroom-based tutorials and case studies. Candidates must attend in full. The final part will include a multiple-choice test.


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 SEATS course assessed?

The course is assessed by 25 Question Multiple-Choice Exam.


Accreditation and certification

The accrediting body is the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB). Once you have passed the course you will receive your industry recognised CITB Construction Skills Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme certificate which is valid for 5 years from the date the course.


How long does it take to complete the course?

1 day in the classroom.


How much does the course cost?

£145 plus vat for the classroom course.


What funding is available?

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 SEATS course?

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

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CITB Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme: Refresher (SSSTS-R)

CITB Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme: Refresher | Classroom

Delegates taking the CITB SSSTS: Refresher (SSSTS-R) course will have an overview of the learning outcomes listed below.

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Module 1
  1. Health and safety law –
    Describe the purpose of health and safety legislation and the different legislative requirements that must be followed to ensure this is achieved.
  2. Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM) –
    Explain how the CDM Regulations are used to support health and safety on site.
  3. Health and safety management systems –
    Describe how to develop, maintain and monitor a health and safety management system.
  4. Risk assessments and method statements –
    Write and use risk assessments and method statements to ensure a safe working environment.
  5. Statutory inspections and checks –
    Outline how to complete statutory inspections and checks for a construction site.
  6. Reporting accidents, injuries and ill health –
    Describe how to report accidents, injuries and ill-health that may occur in the construction industry.
  7. Leadership and worker engagement –
    Explain how good leadership and worker engagement can aid in protecting the workforce.
Module 2
  1. Health and welfare of the workforce –
    Explain how to protect the health and welfare of the workforce in the construction industry.
  2. First aid and emergency procedures –
    Explain how to manage first aid and emergency procedures for a construction site.
  3. Hazardous substances –
    Explain how to identify and handle hazardous substances associated with working on a construction site.
  4. Asbestos –
    Outline the risks to health posed by asbestos, and the basic legal requirements to manage those risks.
  5. Dust and fumes –
    Outline how to control exposure to dust and fumes (respiratory hazards) for workers on a construction site.
  6. Noise and vibration –
    Explain how to control exposure to noise and vibration for construction workers.
  7. Manual handling –
    Outline how to properly undertake manual handling activities when lifting loads.
Module 3
  1. Site set up and security –
    Identify factors to be considered when setting up a construction site.
  2. Fire prevention and control –
    Identify the main fire hazard risks and identify basic requirements for fire safety on site.
  3. Electricity –
    Identify the dangers of electricity and good working practices for working on, or near to, live electrical circuits and with electrical tools and equipment.
  4. Plant and work equipment –
    State the importance of control and the management of plant, transport and work equipment on site.
  5. Lifting operations and lifting equipment –
    Identify the basic requirements for safe lifting operations, equipment and accessories and the steps required to ensure safety.
Module 4
  1. Working at height –
    Describe the key principles for working safely at height.
  2. Excavations –
    Outline the main hazards and control considerations for excavation work.
  3. Underground and overhead services –
    Describe how to locate, identify and plan for work near underground and overhead services.
  4. Confined spaces –
    Describe the main hazards and safety considerations for working in a confined space.
  5. Temporary works –
    Describe the main duties of temporary works supervisors.
Module 5
  1. Environmental awareness –
    State your role in environmental awareness on site.
  2. Pollution –
    State your role in preventing pollution.
  3. Waste materials –
    Explain how environmental damage can occur from improper management of waste materials.
  4. Nuisance –
    Explain your part in reducing nuisance, noise, dust and light.

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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.
  • Members of the Armed Forces can use their Standard Learning Credits (SLC) on all CITB courses.

Contact us for dates


How long does it take to complete the SSSTS: Refresher course?

1 day


How much does the SSSTS: Refresher course cost?

£145 plus vat


What funding is available?

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 course?

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

Contact us for dates

CITB Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) | Classroom

CITB Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme | 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

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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.
  • Members of the Armed Forces can use their Standard Learning Credits (SLC) on all CITB courses.

Click here to book your course


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?

£285 plus vat for the course.

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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 enrol on the Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme course, or, contact the office either by calling 01264 874466 or emailing info@southwesthealthandsafety.com.

Click here to book your course

CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme: Refresher (SMSTS-R)

CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme: Refresher (SMSTS-R) | Classroom

This CITB SMSTS: Refresher (SMSTS-R) course aims to help site managers to:

  • Improve awareness of recent developments in construction, legislation and health, safety, welfare and environmental issues
  • Identify measures that will assist the practical implementation of responsibilities established by new legislation and new working practices.

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CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme: Refresher course content

The SMSTS: Refresher course has four main modules that are broken down as listed below:

Module 1
  • Health and safety law
  • The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act
  • Construction (Design and Management) Regulations
  • Health and safety policies
  • Risk assessments and method statements
  • Induction and training
  • Effective communication
  • Leadership and worker engagement
  • Inspection and audit
  • Statutory forms, notices and registers
Module 2
  • Management of health
  • Welfare facilities
  • Stress and mental health at work
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Control of substances hazardous to health
  • Lead
  • Asbestos
  • Dust and fumes
  • Noise
  • Vibration
  • Manual handling
Module 3
  • Site organisation
  • Fire prevention and control and dangerous substances
  • Electrical safety
  • Temporary works
  • Plant and work equipment
  • Mobile plant and vehicles
  • Lifting operations and equipment
  • Mobile workforce and driver safety
Module 4
  • Work at Height Regulations
  • Safe working at height
  • Common access equipment
  • Scaffolding
  • Fall arrest and suspension equipment
  • Excavations
  • Underground and overhead services
  • Confined spaces

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.

Contact us for dates


How long does it take to complete the SMSTS: Refresher course?

2 days for the classroom course.


How much does the SMSTS: Refresher course cost?

£285 plus vat for the classroom course.


What funding is available?

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 course?

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

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