Date(s) - 16/10/2017
More information about the course:
This qualification is aimed at learners who currently work, or want to work, in construction.
Who is it For?
Anyone wishing to apply for the Construction Skills Certificate Scheme (CSCS) Green Card to work on a UK construction site.
Why is this qualification important?
Construction is one of the most dangerous workplace activities. Last year,in the UK, 42 of the 133 workplace fatalities occurred in construction.
This course covers the following core modules:
- The importance, key terms, legal responsibilities and reasons for good health and safety
- Fatalities, injuries and ill-health in construction
- Risk assessments and method statements
- Slips and trips
- Working at height
- Moving vehicles and mobile plant
- Work equipment
- Manual handling
- Hazardous substances
- Alcohol and drugs
- Health and safety signs
- Personal protective equipment
- Welfare facilities and personal hygiene
- Emergencies and first aid
- Reporting accidents and ill health.
Successful completion of this qualification will enable learners to apply for the Construction Skills Certificate Scheme (CSCS) Green Card which allows access to construction sites in the UK as a non-skilled worker. For those entering the construction industry and those who are renewing their card.
This qualification is accredited by Ofqual in the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).
Assessment is via a 40-question multiple choice examination (online or paper-based) lasting one hour.
Bookings are closed for this event.