PREVIEW: Behavioural safety in construction leadership


Overview
This preview is for ATOs only. The purpose of this standard is to provide leaders with tools and techniques to analyse an organisation and implement strategies to improve safety behaviours.

This standard is available to ATOs to preview before it’s finally published. You should make sure your course matches these details. This standard will eventually supersede the existing standard in development. 

Until then, continue to publicise your courses against the existing title on the Construction Training Directory.

Duration

Minimum one day of 6 learning hours

Purpose/scope

The purpose of this standard is to provide leaders with tools and techniques to analyse an organisation and implement strategies to improve safety behaviours.

The scope of this standard covers:

  • how to lead change to improve safety behaviours in an organisation
  • how to analyse an organisation for unwanted safety behaviours
  • how to implement strategies in an organisation to improve safety behaviours
  • how to monitor safety behaviours in an organisation.

Occupational relevance

Training delivered against this standard would be relevant to the following occupational group(s):

  • supervision
  • management and leadership.

Candidate pre-requisites

There are no candidate pre-requisites as part of this standard.

Instruction/supervision

As a minimum, course instructors must be able to demonstrate that, in relation to this standard, they have:

  • a train the trainer or instructional techniques course certificate
  • successfully completed training to this standard 
  • at least 2 years relevant industrial experience as a fitter
  • a verifiable CV.

Delivery

The following methods may be used in the delivery of this standard: classroom.

All materials and equipment must be of a suitable quality and quantity for candidates to achieve learning outcomes, and must comply with relevant legislation.

The class size and candidate/instructor ratio must allow training to be delivered in a safe manner and enable candidates to achieve the learning outcomes.

Assessment

Methods of assessment considered appropriate for training delivered against this standard are: case studies and a theory test.

Quality assurance

Quality assurance against this standard will require initial approval of the training organisation and their content mapped to the standard. 

CITB will also conduct an approval intervention, either desk-based or centre visit, to ensure the training organisation can meet the requirements of the training standard. 

Approved training organisations (ATOs) will be required to present information on records of training and assessment upon request to CITB for desk based analysis. They will also be visited annually by the CITB quality assurance team.

Renewal/refresher

Refresher is not required.

Approval date

To be confirmed.

Review cycle

Either on request or in 3 years from approval date.

Learning outcomes

The candidate will be able to

Additional guidance to support learning outcome

Describe how to lead change to improve safety behaviours in an organisation

 

 

 

Describe how to analyse an organisation for unwanted safety behaviours
Describe how to implement strategies in an organisation to improve safety behaviours
Describe how to monitor safety behaviours in an organisation

Additional information about this standard

There are many articles, case studies, and PDF guides on the Health & Safety Executive website.

To find these articles or guides, search the HSE website using the term 'behavioural safety'.

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