The CITB Health, Safety and Environment test (HS&E test), often referred to as the CITB touch screen test or CSCS touch screen test, is an essential part of obtaining your CSCS Green Labourer Card.
Many delegates require a proof of pass immediately following their training course, however pass certificates are not issued immediately by accrediting bodies such as CITB.
The Construction Industry Training Board have published a number of changes to their Site Safety Plus courses that they will be implementing from January 2018. Many of the changes are only relevant to training providers but we'd like to discuss some of the more important points for those booking onto these courses and those planning to run private in-house CITB courses.
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.
The H&S Awareness course, also known as Site Safety Awareness 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.
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.
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.
Courses are confusingly called different things by different people. In order to shed some light and avoid confusion please see below for some examples...
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.
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.