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Health and Safety Awareness Course


The CITB Health and Safety Awareness course is aimed at operatives. This safety training course is a foundation course aimed at newcomers to the construction industry.

This one day course is to help operatives working in the construction industry to understand the potential hazards they face on site. It provides a practical summary of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues, identifying the delegate’s responsibility for looking after themselves and others. The course also outlines the employer’s duties and explains what should be done if the worker thinks that anyone’s health and safety is being put at risk. The course is an ideal foundation for those wishing to obtain an industry accreditation card.

Course Details

At the end of the course candidates will:

Know what is expected of site operatives and how they contribute to the safety of the workplace
Understand the need to prevent accidents and the importance of reporting accidents and unsafe acts
Aquire a basic understanding of health and safety law
Understand the need for risk assessments and method statements
Be able to identify how their role fits into the safety management on the site
Have an appreciation of the need to work safely and to stop and ask for advice if unsure
Have an understanding of health & welfare, manual handling, working at height, PPE, fire prevention and control, emergency procedures & first aid, electrical safety on site, hazardous substances, hand-held equipment and tools, noise and vibration, excavations and confined spaces, and site transport safety on site


There are no pre-requisites for you to undertake this course.


Delegates will be assessed using a multiple choice question format at the end of the course.

Please note: this is not the same as the CSCS health, safety and environment test you need to pass in order to be able to apply for your CSCS card.

Delivery Mode

1 day from 8.45am to 5pm


£145 plus VAT per person


£210 plus VAT, if you also book your CSCS test and card with us (Please note that the test will be administered on a different date. For information on how that works please go to CSCS test and card).

Grants for this training course are available to CITB Levy Payers.

What is Included ?

Registration and examination fees
Course materials and tools
PROCAT pad and pen
Certification upon successful completion


This course is available at

TUCA, Lugg Approach, London Ilford E12 5LN


The CITB accredited Health and Safety Awareness course is valid for 5 years, after which candidates are expected to register on a renewal course.


Having successfully completed this course a natural progression would be to the two day Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme Course (SSSTS).


To discuss your requirements, please call the training department on 020-3197 5002 or e-mail

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