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Health & Safety Courses

Health & Safety Courses

We run a range of Health & Safety courses from Asbestos Awareness to Working at Height Awareness as listed below.

If you are interested in a specific Health & Safety course not listed below, feel free to contact us.

  • Asbestos Awareness

    • This course has been designed to ensure that you hold an awareness of asbestos and understand how to work around this harmful substance safely.

      The main points covered are:
      – Introduction and definitions
      – Locations that asbestos can be found
      – The asbestos ban in 1999
      – Government regulations
      – Risk assessment
      – Management plans
      – Personal Protective Equipment (PPE and RPE)
      – Safe working practice
      – Asbestos-related emergencies

      Apply for this course
  • Concussion Awareness

    • This course has been designed to ensure that you hold an awareness level of knowledge of concussion and it’s treatment.

      At the end of this course you should be able to:
      – Describe what concussion is
      – Recognise signs and symptoms of concussion
      – Describe how to assess someone with a concussion
      – Understand first aid measures for concussion
      – Understand when a head injury may be a medical emergency
      – Describe what recovery advice might be for concussion
      – Understand concussion in the context of sport

      Apply for this course
  • Coronavirus Awareness and Infection Control

    • By the end of this course you should be able to:
      – Describe what is meant by infection control
      – Identify relevant government legislation
      – Recognise the causes and effects of coronavirus, including symptoms and management
      – Know how to self-isolate
      – Understand the chain of infection and how people are infected
      – Describe the types of germs and infection
      – Understand the need for infection control and HCAI management
      – Understand how to wash your hands to WHO standard
      – Understand how you can help to prevent the spread of coronavirus

      Apply for this course
  • COSHH Awareness

    • – Gain an understanding of COSHH regulations
      – Risk assessment and safety procedures
      – Definition of hazardous substances
      – Compliance with relevant regulations
      – Different types of hazardous substances
      – Health effects
      – European CLP regulations

      Apply for this course
  • CSCS Course Delivery incl H and S Level 1 only

    • Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment

      Course Overview:
      1. Know the principles of risk assessment for maintaining and improving health and safety and work.
      2. Know the importance of safe manual handling in the workplace.
      3. Know the importance of working safely at height in the work- place.
      4. Know the risks to health within a construction environment
      5. Know the importance of working around plant and equipment safely.

      Apply for this course
  • CSCS Test and Card

    • What CSCS card do you need?
      About CSCS card & why do you need one
      The Construction Skills Certification Scheme, CSCS, is the UK construction industry’s number one skills certification scheme. Many principal contractors require individuals to carry a CSCS Card in order for them to access and operate within a building construction site environment. It acts as proof that the CSCS Card holder has been officially trained in the health and safety of their respective trade and that they hold industry recognised qualifications.

      There are many benefits to passing a CSCS Test and obtaining your CSCS Card. These include:
      Open up new opportunities
      Some construction companies will be looking to only use contractors with CSCS cards as it proves they have the right health and safety knowledge and are qualified to do the job.

      Your CSCS Card is an Authentic Proof of Construction Qualification
      Your CSCS card not only shows proof of your identity but it also proves that you are a competent individual in your area of expertise based on your CSCS cards colour.
      Accidents and mishaps on construction sites cost firms billions of pounds every year, so individuals need to be able to prove that they have a solid understanding of health and safety. Although it is currently not mandatory for workers to obtain a CSCS card the message from more and more construction firms is very clear: No CSCS card? No access on-site. So, GET YOUR CSCS CARD TODAY!

      How to apply for a CSCS card?
      Before applying for a CSCS card you will need to decide which colour of card you specifically need for your occupation and level of training. Below is a summary of all the available cards:

      GREEN CSCS Card – Basic Skills for general labourer
      For CSCS card applicants who are not trainees and do not have any specific trade skill but, looking to work in construction industry should apply for Green CSCS Card

      BLUE CSCS Card – Semi Skilled Worker
      In order to gain the CSCS Blue card for Skilled Worker you will need to have achieved an NVQ or SVQ level 2…

      GOLD CSCS Card – Skilled Worker and Supervisors
      Applicants for the CSCS Gold Skilled Worker card must have achieved an NVQ or SVQ level 3, or have completed an approved indentured apprenticeship such as with NJCBI, BATJIC…

      BLACK CSCS Card – Senior Manager
      Previously known as the Platinum Card this is for applicants who are managers on a construction site. You will need to have achieved an NVQ or SVQ level 4 or 5 in a relevant occupation…

      YELLOW/WHITE CSCS Card – Professionally Qualified Person (PQP)
      This route is for those who have completed certain construction related degrees, HND’s, HNC’s, CIOB Certificates and NEBOSH diplomas…

      WHITE – Construction Related Occupation (CRO)
      Applicants who do not fit into any other type of CSCS card would be legible for this card which covers construction related occupations not covered by the other categories of card…

      RED – Provisional CSCS Card
      Applicants who are working through probationary periods whilst employers assess their suitability for employment…

      Green CSCS Card
      Labourer & General Operative
      What test do I need? To apply for the green card, you will need to pass the “operatives” CITB Health, Safety and environment test.
      Valid for: this card is valid for 5 years

      Red CSCS Card
      Apprentice, trainee, experienced worker or experienced supervisor or manager.
      valid for: This card is valid for 3 years only and cannot be renewed.

      Blue CSCS Card
      Skilled worker
      If you have completed an employer sponsored apprenticeship or achieved a construction related NVQ or SVQ level 2, then you can apply for a Blue CSCS card.
      Valid for: This card is valid for 5 years

      Gold CSCS Card
      Advanced Craft or Supervisory
      Have you achieved a construction related NVQ or SVQ level 3 or Construction Related Supervisory NVQ or SVQ level 3 or 4? Then you need a gold card

      Black CSCS Card
      Managers who have an achievement of construction related NVQ/SVQ levels 5, 6 or 7 in the relevant construction management level qualification will require a black card.

      White CSCS Card
      Academically Qualified Person
      Those who have completed certain construction related degrees, HNDs, HNCs, CIOB Certificates and NEBOSH diplomas.
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      Contact us for more info on how to take the test and apply!!

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  • Display Screen Equipment Awareness

    • – What is display screen equipment
      – Legal framework
      – Hazards
      – Potential health effects
      – Common misconception 
      – Users
      – Those at risk
      – Conducting an assessment
      – Follow-up

      Apply for this course
  • Fire Awareness

    • – General fire safety 
      – The science behind fires
      – Risk assessment
      – Emergency protocol
      – Causes of Fire
      – Fire classifications and their properties
      – Fire Extinguishers
      – Fire drill and tests
      – Effects of fires on people and buildings
      – Effects of smoke inhalation 
      – Relevant safety measures
      – The role of the fire marshal
      – Discovering and reporting risks
      – Laws and legislation 

      Apply for this course
  • Food Safety Level 2 Awareness

    • – Understand the basics of food law
      – Hazards to food
      – HACCP from purchase to service
      – Personal hygiene
      – Premises
      – Food pests
      – Cleaning and disinfection 

      Apply for this course
  • Food Safety Level 3

    • This course has been designed to ensure that you hold an advanced level of knowledge of Food Hygiene.

      The main points covered are:
      – Allergies and Intolerances
      – Food Poisoning
      – Legislation
      – Food Safety Enforcement
      – Microbiology
      – Temperature Control and Storage
      – Personal and Workplace Hygiene
      – Pest Control
      – Waste Disposal

      Apply for this course
  • HACCP Awareness

    • This course has been designed to ensure that you possess an understanding of the how and why you are required to implement a food safety management system based on HACCP.

      The main points of this advice are to:
      – Importance of a documented food safety management system
      – Types of Hazards in a food business
      – HACCP History
      – Implementing a HACCP based food safety management system

      Apply for this course
  • H and S Level 1 Award in a Construction Environment Test and Cert

    • 1. Know the principles of risk assessment for maintaining and improving health and safety at work
      – Why we have risk assessments and method statements
      – The legal requirements for method statements and risk assessments
      – Common causes of fatalities and injuries on a construction site
      – The implications of not preventing accidents and ill health at work
      – Common health and safety terms explained
      – Typical hazards and potential risks found on construction sites
      – The importance of reporting accidents
      – Accident reporting procedures
      – Dynamic / visual risk assessments

      2. Know the importance of manual handling in the workplace
      – Why safe manual handling is important in the workplace
      – Potential injuries and ill health caused by incorrect manual handling
      – Employee’s responsibilities relating to manual handling as stated in regulations and guidance notes
      – The procedure for carrying out safe lifting and manual handling
      – The importance of using safety equipment when carrying out manual handling
      – Types of manual handling aids and their uses
      – How to follow safe working practices, follow company procedures and reporting problems relating to manual handling

      3. Know the importance of working safely at height in the workplace
      – Define the term “Working at Height”
      – Hazards and potential risks relating to working at height
      – How to control potential hazards and risks associated to working at height
      – Health and safety regulations relating to Working at Height

      4. Know risks to health and in construction environment
      – COSHH Regulations and related substances
      – Common risks to health in a construction environment
      – Hazards and risks relating to use of drugs and alcohol in a construction environment
      – The correct storage of combustible materials and chemicals on site
      – The importance of maintaining personal hygiene on a construction site
      – Potential health risks to workers exposed to asbestos
      – Asbestos waste and products made from asbestos
      – PPE Required to work with hazardous materials

      5. Know the importance of working around plant and equipment safely
      – Injuries caused by moving plant, equipment and machinery
      – Hazards relating to the use of plant, equipment and machinery
      – The importance of safeguards required near where plant, equipment and machinery is used
      – Why you should stay away from plant, equipment and machinery until you are noticed by the operator
      – How the use of method statements helps to keep workers safe around plant, equipment and machinery
      – How to eliminate or control risks relating to working near plant, equipment or machinery
      – Types of warning signs used near where plant, equipment or machinery is in use

      Apply for this course
  • Lone Working Awareness

    • – What is lone working?
      – What are the legal duties?
      – How to assess, identify and control the risks of lone working
      – Good working practices and strategies to reduce risk
      – Why training is important
      – Why supervision is important

      Apply for this course
  • Manual Handling of Inanimate Objects Awareness

    • – Understand the importance of correct manual handling
      – Understand that manual handling operations can be hazardous to health
      – Understand how manual handling operations can cause injury and harm
      – Understand the scope of legal requirements with regards to manual handling operations in the workplace
      – Risk assessment and how it applies to safe manual handling practice

      Apply for this course
  • Paediatric First Aid (Blended Learning)

    • – Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
      – Be able to assess an emergency safely
      – Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally 
      – Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock
      – Understand how to provide first aid to an infant and a child with anaphylaxis

      Apply for this course
  • RIDDOR Awareness

    • This course has been designed to ensure that you possess an understanding of the RIDDOR regulations and your reporting obligations.

      The main points of this advice are to:
      – Explain what the RIDDOR means.
      – Make clear why we report; what needs reporting; when you need to report and how you report.
      – Provide you with other sources of information.

      Apply for this course
  • Slips Trips and Falls Awareness

    • This course has been designed to ensure that you hold an awareness level of knowledge of slips, trips and falls.

      The main points covered are:
      – Understand the prevalence of slips, trips and falls
      – Name some pieces of legislation relating to slips, trips and falls
      – Describe and be able to carry out a simple risk assessment
      – Describe the reporting requirements for slips, trips and falls

      Apply for this course
  • Working at Height Awareness

    • – Understand what it means to work at height
      – Be aware of and work in line with relevant legislation
      – Cite examples of work equipment and be aware of when use is appropriate
      – Understand how to use ladders safely

      Apply for this course
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