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CITB Site Safety Plus - Health and Safety Awareness


SSSTS refresherThe Health and Safety Awareness Course highlights potential hazards when working on a construction site and provides practical advice on keeping employees and your colleagues safe. It covers employees individual and employer's responsibilities, including what employees can do if you think anyone's health and safety is being put at risk.

Who Should Attend

This one day course is intended for those who those who are about to work, or have just begun to work in the Construction industry – to understand the potential hazards they face on site. 

Green-card-newThe course is one of those listed as required to obtain the CSCS 'Labourers' Green Card from the 1st July 2014.

More information can be found here


At the end of the course you will have an understanding of:

  • the need to prevent accidentsCITB-HS-Price-140-with-Levy
  • health and safety law
  • how your role fits into the control and management of the site
  • risk assessments and method statements
  • performing safely and asking for advice
  • how to report unsafe acts to prevent an accident


The method of assessment will be by multiple-choice questions at the end of the course as well as being expected to be interactive during the course. Successful candidates will be awarded the CITB Construction Site Operatives Safety Certificate.

This certificate expires every five years. After this period certificate holders are required to sit a further course to renew their qualification for a further five years.


1 Day


Fee: £140 + VAT per delegate (for attendance to SMC open courses)

  • Refreshments
  • Lunch
  • Registration
  • Examination Entry Fees
  • Comprehensive Course Notes
  • Certificate (on successful completion)

Price includes the Construction Skills GE707 – Safe Start Handbook, currently retailing at £12.00, and Certification costs of £35

This course can also be run in-house for up to 20 people per course

Fee: Please call for a quote

Companies that are eligible for CITB grant refund can claim a grant back for each successful candidate who completes the course. Please ask us about CITB-ConstructionSkills Levy & Grants for more info.