Environmental and sustainability issues
- Last updated: 17 June 2019
- Grant rate/tier: £30 (Tier 1)
- Grant code: GET2126
CITB has developed this standard in discussion with industry
Minimum 1 day of 6 learning hours
The purpose of this standard is to provide the candidate with knowledge and skills of demolition-related environmental and sustainability issues.
The scope of this standard covers:
- types of waste
- environmental controls
- environmental emergency
- spill response simulation
- waste management.
Training delivered against this standard would be relevant to the following occupational groups:
- operative and craft
The candidate pre-requisite for this course is CCDO demolition labourer.
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
- A verifiable CV.
The following delivery methods may be used in the delivery of this standard:
- on site in a safe and supervised environment
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.
Maximum 12 candidates per trainer for safety reasons.
This standard is considered to contain 51 per cent or more theoretical learning.
This standard is considered to be set at an intermediate level.
There is no requirement for training delivered against this standard to be formally assessed. However, for the successful completion of training, the trainer must be satisfied that the candidate has achieved all of the learning outcomes.
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.
Non-mandatory refresher every 3 years
Either on request or in 3 year(s) from approval date.
|The candidate will be able to||Additional guidance to support learning outcome|
Describe types of waste created including:
Describe environmental controls including:
Describe environmental emergency preparedness including:
Respond to a liquid spill using a spill response kit
Simulation using non-hazardous non-toxic liquids.
Describe waste management including:
Additional information about this standard
Health & Safety Executive (HSE) guides
- Safety topics for demolition
- Health & Safety at Work etc Act 1974
- Health and safety in construction
- Working at height
- PPE Regulations
- Manual handling
- Hand-arm vibration
- Safe use of work equipment
- Health and Safety at Work etc Act (HASWA) 1974
- The Work at Height Regulations (WHR) 2005
- Work at Height (Amended) 2007
- Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) Regulations 2002
- Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) at Work Regulations 1992
- Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) (1998 UK 1999 NI)
- Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH )2002
- Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) 1998
- Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR ) 1995
- Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM) 2015
- Construction (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1996
- Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 as amended 2002
- Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005
- Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005
- BS 6187:2011. Code of practice for full and partial demolition.
- BS 8437:2005 Code of practice for selection, use and maintenance of personal protection systems and equipment for use in the workplace