CITB Health and Safety Awareness Courses in Essex
Hands-on and highly interactive, our CITB Health and Safety Awareness Course in Chelmsford, Essex and various other locations throughout the UK is ideal for candidates who are expected to carry out risk assessments as part of their role.
The trained and experienced health and safety instructors at Zero Harm deliver health and safety courses that are practical and engaging. At the start of the programme, all candidates are provided with the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) Publication, ‘5 Steps to Risk Assessment’, along with various other notes, to aid their understanding of the course materials.
Attendees will leave their health and safety training with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully implement effective risk control measures to protect staff and visitors in the workplace.
Who will benefit from this health and safety awareness course?
This CITB Health and Safety Course in Chelmsford is designed for workplace representatives who need to undertake regular risk assessments and produce method statements on behalf of the organisation. The course is suitable for candidates with varying levels of knowledge, from those who are completely new to the world of health and safety to those who just want to brush up on their understanding of the latest health and safety regulations and how they apply within a working environment.
This health and safety course will help candidates prepare for the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test. It’s considered a vital step towards gaining a CSCS Labourer’s Card, otherwise known as a Green Card, and opens the door to more advanced health and safety training for those who wish to progress to Director or Senior Manager roles within their sector.
What we cover
You can expect to cover the following when you enrol on our CITB Health and Safety Awareness course:
- Introduction to risk assessments and a breakdown of the common terms used in health and safety
- The legal aspects that need to be considered when carrying out risk assessments
- Hazard awareness exercises
- The 5 steps to risk assessment
- The different types of risk assessment
- The hierarchy of control in an organisation
- Developing and producing a method statement (aka ‘safe system of work’)
- Arranging permits to work
- Carrying out a practical risk assessment
- A comprehensive course review
How the course is delivered
All courses are delivered from our headquarters in Chelmsford, Essex. The content of the CITB Health and Safety Awareness Course is varied and the emphasis remains on engagement and interaction in order to maximise learning. Information is delivered via traditional classroom discussions, individual or group presentations and through case study scenarios.
Once the candidate has completed the course to a satisfactory level, they will be awarded a Certificate of Competence, which will be valid for 5 years from the issue date.
For more information on our CITB Health and Safety Awareness Course, or to make a booking, please call our team on 0333 990 0128.