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NEBOSH General & NEBOSH Construction Certificate – Course Outlines

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NEBOSH General & NEBOSH Construction Certificate – Course Outlines

As one of the constructions industry’s most accepted health and safety qualifications the NEBOSH Construction Certificate is primarily aimed at a target audience of managers, supervisors and CDM co-ordinators, or anyone who is has a responsibility to safety for construction activities that are undertake under their direction. The course is made up of several individual units, outlined in the syllabus below. This should give any delegate wishing to undertake the training an indication of what is involved.

NEBOSH General Certificate

This is one of the most accepted health and safety qualifications in the UK for managers, supervisors, and any employee requiring a knowledge of general health and safety issues. This certification is appropriate for persons working in almost any industry and can be used as a stepping stone to further study. NEBOSH General Certification covers the main requirements of Health and Safety in the UK, identification and control of hazards in the workplace and the practical application of this knowledge.
The duration of the course is one week (Monday to Friday) with the exam taking place the following Monday.

The course Syllabus comprises the following units:

- Foundations in health and safety

- Health and safety management systems in relation to the following:

  • Policy
  • Organising
  • Assessments and controls
  • Monitoring, investigation and recording
  • Audit and review

- Health and safety management systems in relation to the following:

- Hazards and control in the following areas:

  • Workplace
  • Transport
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Work Equipment
  • Electrical
  • Fire
  • Chemical and biological
  • Physical and psychological health

NEBOSH Construction Certificate

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Health and Safety Awareness Course

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Health and Safety Awareness Course

The H&S Awareness course, also known as ‘Site Safety Plus’ course, is one of the most popular routes for anyone looking to take their first step towards obtaining a CSCS Labourers (Green) Card.

The one day course provides delegates with a basic awareness of health & safety, and how H&S affects their job role. It is most suitable for those who have entered, or are about to enter, the construction and civil engineering industry.

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CSCS - Construction Skills Certification Scheme

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CSCS's primary objective is to provide evidence that individuals working on construction sites have the required training and qualifications for the type of work they carry out.

The CRO card was introduced in 2005 and was intended for those occupations for which there were no nationally recognised qualifications. These CRO cards have covered more than 400 occupations since first introduced.

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How Brexit Could Affect Health and Safety

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How Brexit Could Affect Health and Safety

Ever since the people of the UK voted to leave the European Union on June 23rd the result has sparked all kinds of rumours about how it will affect life in the UK. Brexit has been blamed for everything from the increased price of Marmite to the ruination of the UK’s ability to trade freely with certain countries.

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CSCS Labourers (Green) Card

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CSCS Labourers (Green) Card

Course Terminology

Courses are confusingly called different things by different people. In order to shed some light and avoid confusion please see below for some examples:

CITB Health Safety & Environment Test

45 minute test, 50 multiple choice questions

AKA

  • Touchscreen
  • HS&E

Health and Safety Awareness

1 day course

AKA

  • HSA
  • HSA Course
  • Site Safety Awareness
  • SSA

Do you know them by any other name? Are you still confused? Comment below and we'll see if we can help.

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How to Obtain Your CSCS (Green Labourers) Card

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How to Obtain Your CSCS (Green Labourers) Card

The ‘Construction Ckills Certification Scheme’ card, often known as the 'SMSTS CSCS Card', also the 'Green Card', and sometimes referred to as 'The Labourers Card'. Why so many names? Perhaps because there are so many routes to obtaining one (which we will explain later in this article). It is arguably the most important qualification in construction and is a leading skill certification scheme within the UK construction industry. Individuals working in the field, that is, on construction sites, must have the right type of qualifications and training for whatever work they are doing, and this is the card that shows that they do.
About 80% of the UK construction industries and contractors require their workers to have a valid CSCS card. Every card is specific to the trade of an individual worker and has a computer chip on it, which stores information about the worker and can be checked on the site at any time.

How to obtain a CSCS card?

Either the individuals can apply for their card or their employers can apply for them. The application procedure is a bit different for both.

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The perfect SMSTS training venue in Maidstone, Kent

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We all know that workplace training is vital for the growth of any business, but for many businesses there simply isn’t enough space in their premises to hold a training session.

Here at We Do Training we not only can provide you and your staff with some of the most up to the minute SMSTS courses, but we are also able to offer a dedicated training venue in our Maidstone Kent offices.

One great example of the training that we provide has to be our SMSTS training space in Kent.

But what is SMSTS Training?

It may just sound like a collection of letters; however, for those who work in construction, SMSTS training is a vital part of Health and Safety Training. It is created for project managers, site managers and senior supervisors and is related to construction site work.

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How to choose the right first aid training provider for a First Aid Certificate

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Until October 2013 First aid training organisations could opt to be approved by HSE to deliver training on First Aid at Work. Currently, HSE does not approve any training and qualifications for this purpose and these formerly approved providers can no longer claim that they are HSE approved.

This change brought as a consequence more flexibility and provides employers with a wider variety of choices when it comes to first aid training so the designated employees can get the <strong>first aid certificate</strong> they need for this role.

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First Aid Courses Can Save Lives at the Workplace

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When an emergency arises, having first aid knowledge can make a lot of difference and, in extreme cases, even save lives. Learning how to deal with an emergency is not difficult thanks to the availability of many First Aid Courses in Kent and all the other counties and cities of the UK.

In the UK, every employer needs to have adequate first aid in case an incident or emergency occurs. When an accident happens, the first four minutes are crucial and can mean the difference between life and death if it is serious. First aid training is paramount to ensure that incidents are dealt in a timely manner and appropriately.

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The History of First Aid Training and Its Far Reaching Benefits Today

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The History of First Aid Training and Its Far Reaching Benefits Today

From the earliest times the need for rudimentary first aid and medical assistance has been utilised particularly in battle situations when men were required to be patched up and returned to the field. These ministrations would often consist of little more than crude bandaging.

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