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CITB Health & Safety Awareness Course

  • Level 2 Certificate
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This course is for those who have entered, or are about to enter, the construction and civil engineering industry as a member of the workforce to help them understand the potential hazards that they face at work on site. It aims to provide a practical summary of health and safety, welfare and environmental health and safety issues.

The course also allows delegates to identify their individual responsibilities for looking after themselves and others, what the employer's duties are and what should be done if they think anyone's health and safety is being put at risk.

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Course Objectives

After completing the Health and Safety Awareness course, delegates should be able to:


CITB Health and Safety Awareness Course
  • Know why they are carrying out their identified health and safety duties
  • Understand what is expected of them
  • Ensure that they contribute to the safety of the workplace
  • Understand the need to prevent site accidents
  • Have an understanding of health and safety law
  • Identify how their role fits into the control and management of the site
  • Understand the need for a risk assessment and method statements
  • Appreciate the need to perform safely and to stop and ask for advice if not sure
  • Feel obliged to report unsafe acts to prevent an accident



Course Tutors


Site Management SMSTS Course Tutors

Our health and safety trainers and course tutors are qualified and experienced professionals with a background in construction site safety and health.

All of our health and safety training consultants hold professional membership of the chartered Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), a training qualification and are registered CITB trainers.




Frequently Asked Questions

During the course projects are undertaken in groups and delegates are constantly assessed by the tutor. At the conclusion of the course, delegates are required to undertake a short multiple choice assessment.

Those who successfully complete the assessment are awarded the CITB Health and Safety Awareness Certificate.

Each delegate will be issued with the official CITB workbook and supporting material to assist them both during and after the Health and Safety Awareness course which will contain information, guidance and forms to assist workers.

The Health and Safety Awareness course is designed to be interactive, allowing delegates the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge with the support of the course tutor.




Scheduled Open Courses

Unfortunately this course is not currently scheduled as an open course.

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Other CITB Courses

Please see below for some other CITB health and safety courses which you may be interested in:

CITB Site Management SMSTS Course

The Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) is one of the most popular health and safety training courses, and is intended for construction site managers, project managers and senior supervisors, as well as proprietors of smaller companies.

Client-based personnel would also benefit from attending the SMSTS course.

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SMSTS Refresher Course

The 2-day Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) Refresher course is for those who have already passed the full 5-day Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) course within the last five years and can provide proof of attendance.

The SMSTS Refresher course aims to bring the delegate's health and safety knowledge up to date, as well as giving a thorough overview of the legislative changes and their impact in the workplace.

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CITB Site Supervisor SSSTS Course

The Site Supervisors' Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) course is intended for those who have, or are about to acquire, supervisory responsibilities on a construction site.

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SSSTS Refresher Course

The 1-day Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) Refresher course is for those who have already passed the full 2-day Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) course within the last five years and can provide proof of attendance.

The SSSTS Refresher course aims to bring the delegate's health and safety knowledge up to date, as well as giving a thorough overview of the legislative changes and their impact in the workplace.

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