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Overview

  • Construction
  • Industry
  • Ongoing
  • Start Date
  • 16+
  • Eligible Age Range

About this programme

The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) have made changes to obtaining a Green Card (Labourer Card). These new requirements were introduced in July 2014 state that along with the CITB Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) Test, a QCF qualification (or alternative) must be achieved in order to apply for the Green Card. We offer Health and Safety in a Construction Environment Level 1. In addition to this learners must also complete the Health, Safety and Environment test prior to applying for their Green Labourer card. This course is for you if you are considering, or already, working within the construction and civil engineering industry.

Overview. This course highlights potential hazards when working on site and provides practical advice on keeping yourself and your colleagues safe. It covers your individual and employer responsibilities, including what you can do if you think anyone health and safety is being put at risk. At the end of the course you will have an understanding of: – the need to prevent accidents – health and safety law – how your role fits into the control and management of the site – risk assessments and method statements – performing safely and asking for advice – how to report unsafe acts to prevent an accident. This course aims to ensure that individual responsibilities are understood; – Why delegates are carrying out their identified duties – What is expected of delegates – Ensuring delegates contribute to the safety of the workplace. As part of the course you will receive: CITB Approved Health and Safety qualification – Health and Safety in a Construction Environment Level 1 Health, Safety and Environment Test including practice tests, training materials and assistance to book the test Once these have been completed we will apply for your green Labourer card. All of the above are included in the cost.

Where you'll be

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  • Address 109 Irish Street
  • City Dumfries
  • Post Code DG1 2NP
  • Area Dumfries and Galloway
  • Country United Kingdom

Things to know

Updated on October 3, 2022 at 4:40 pm
  • Industry: Construction
  • Programme Type: Course
  • Eligible Age Range: 16+
  • Start Date: Ongoing
  • Course Capacity: 12
  • Eligible Groups: Not in Full Time Education, In Receipt of Benefit, Disabled Person, Lone Parent, Homeless / At Risk of Homelessness, Care Experienced, Refugee, Ex-Offender, LGBT+, BME Groups, Substance Misuse, Health Conditions, Long Term Unemployment
  • Travel Expenses Covered: Yes
  • Postcode Eligibility: Dumfries and Galloway

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