Health and Safety Awareness course

Cost: From £145 no VAT charged
Duration: 1 day
Locations: Various UK-wide
Dates: Various 
Funding: See Grants and funding below


This introductory course for health and safety is for people who are new to the construction and civil engineering industries.

It teaches you the main health and safety issues on construction sites and how these affect your role.

It is also recommended as a Health and Safety refresher of knowledge after five years. It is one of the Site Safety Plus range of courses.

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Course content

  • Workers' individual responsibilities for their own safety and the safety of others
  • Typical construction hazards and how these are controlled
  • How everyone can help achieve better practical standards of safety on site
  • Legal requirements and liabilities
  • Working at height
  • Manual Handling
  • Fire prevention
  • Work equipment
  • Occupational Health

The course also includes publications, registration, certification and lunch and refreshments.

Teaching and assessment


This is a highly interactive course taught through case studies, classroom discussion, group work and individual or group presentations. 


  • Multiple-choice test.
  • You need to attend all 7.5 hours to qualify for the Site Safety Plus Certificate

Qualifications you gain

  • CITB Site Safety Plus certificate. 

Entry requirements

  • Good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.
  • You will need to provide a valid form ID on the first day of the course, such as a copy of your passport or driving licence. 

By booking a course, you are agreeing to abide by our Terms and Conditions.

Grants and funding

  • Grants are available for eligible employers. For further information please visit our grant pages

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