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This course is for individuals who have entered, or about to enter, the construction industry as a member of the workforce, to help them understand the potential hazards that they face at work onsite. This course also meets the requirements of the UKCG (UK Contractors Group) revised H&S Training Standard for construction operatives. The course provides a practical summary of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues.
The Appointed Person is the person who develops the safe system of work for lifting operations and will include Risk Assessments and Method Statements. This course is aimed at individuals who are required to plan safe systems of work using lifting equipment. It is recommended that prior to attending this course individuals should have some basic experience of working with lifting equipment.
Construction Plant Certification Scheme (CPCS) card proves that you are competent in operation of the vehicles you use and have health and safety awareness. Most contractors and clients now demand proof of competence, before allowing workers onto their sites, which is provided by a CPCS card, not having a CPCS card may affect your ability to work on Major Contractor’s sites.
This course is designed for Supervisors and Slinger Signallers who will be supervising lifting operations.
Since the early 1990’s the Major Contractors Group (now known as the UK Contractors Group) have been asking for their and their supply chain employees for proof of competence before allowing them access to site. This has been, in the majority of cases, individual ownership of a CPCS card. It was quickly identified that much of the very experienced workforce could be lost to the industry as many of them had picked up their skills over many years, without the need for a qualification!
The Construction Site Management NVQ Level 6 Diploma is designed for construction personnel who carry out, the function of Construction Site Management; it will enable them to gain a recognised qualification to prove competence. The Construction Site Management Units provide an overview of all aspects of the job role
The Construction Site Supervision NVQ Level 3 Diploma is designed for construction personnel who carry out the function of Construction Site Supervisors, it will enable them to gain a recognised qualification to prove competence. The Construction Site Supervision Units provide an overview of all aspects of this job role.
Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) card is the easy way to prove that you are competent in your occupation and have health and safety awareness. Most contractors and clients now demand proof of competence, before allowing workers onto their sites, which is provided by a CSCS card, not having a CSCS card may affect your ability to work on certain sites.
The Occupational Work Supervision NVQ Level 3 Diploma is designed for construction personnel engaged in specific trade activities responsible for the supervision of their work force.
This one day interactive training course has been designed for company Directors with the aim of recognising the implications of not complying with health and safety legislation. The course will provide a summary of how to promote a positive culture for health and safety.
The NEBOSH Construction Certificate programme is a nationally recognised Health and Safety qualification. It is suitable for Site Managers, CDM Co-ordinators, Health and Safety Advisors in Construction and Employee Representatives and is designed to cover general health and safety issues within a construction context as well as placing emphasis on the specific issues that make the industry one of the most dangerous in which to work. On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a NEBOSH Construction Certificate.
The NPORS Operator Card is a record of training/assessment an individual has undertaken to prove their ability to safely operate or drive an item of plant machinery or equipment. NPORS was formed in 1992, they have accredited over 1000 Instructors and Training Providers who operate on National and International projects. NPORS has over 180,000 registered Operators working within the following sectors; Construction, Industrial, Utilities, Warehousing and Distribution, Agricultural, Ports and Marine.
The NRSWA Operative course is for any operative working on or adjacent to the public highway, carrying out excavation, backfill and reinstatement operations. The course provides operatives with the skills and knowledge to carry out work in line with current legislation and to contribute to a safe working environment for their own protection and the protection of others. On successful completion of the course the delegate will be issued with a certificate and a Scotvec Card.
The NRSWA Supervisor course is for supervisors who are responsible for operatives, carrying out excavation, backfill and reinstatement duties on the highway. By the end of the course delgates will be able to monitor duties performed by operatives in line with current legislation and to contribute to a safe working environment for their own protection and the protection of others. On successful completion of the course the delegate will be issued with a certificate and a Scotvec Card.
The Work at Height Regulations 2005, require that the assembly, dismantling or alteration of Mobile Access Towers should only be undertaken by a competent person or if being trained, under supervision of a competent person. This training programme enables a delegate to safely erect, move, inspect and dismantle various types of Mobile Access Towers.
The Plant Manager Safety Training Refresher Course is intended for delegates who currently hold a valid Plant Manager Safety Training Certificate or a valid Site Management Safety Training Scheme Certificate (original or refresher). The certificate has to be renewed every 5 years by attending the PMSTS Refresher Course. It aims to bring health and safety knowledge up to date, as well as giving a thorough overview of the legislative changes and their impact in the workplace.
The Plant Managers' Safety Training Course is designed to help plant managers, instructors, agents and supervisors to manage health and safety on site in accordance with legal provisions, and within the context of their management or supervisory roles. This course will help develop an understanding of responsibilities and accountability for site health, safety and welfare and recognise a safe site, training area, workshop area that is efficient, economical and productive.
The refresher course is intended for delegates who currently hold a valid Site Management Safety Training Certificate. The certificate has to be renewed every 5 years by attending the SMSTS Refresher Course. It aims to bring health and safety knowledge up to date, as well as giving a thorough overview of the legislative changes and their impact in the workplace.
This industry-recognised training course is ideal for companies who need to meet the ever-increasing demand for evidence of sound health and safety management on site. The Major Contractors Group are also now insisting on minimum certification levels for employees responsible for the supervision or management of groups of staff and workforce. The course covers all relevant legislation and other aspects which affect safe working in the building, construction and civil engineering industries. It highlights the need for risk assessment in the workplace, the implementation of the necessary control measures and adequate communication to sustain a health and safety culture among the workforce.
This one day training course is for delegates who have previously passed the 2 day Site Supervisors’ Safety Training Scheme. This course aims to bring health and safety knowledge up to date, as well as giving a thorough overview of legislation changes and their impact in the workplace.
The Site Supervisors’ Safety Training Scheme is intended to give site supervisors a clear understanding of how health and safety affects their role and practical steps they can take to ensure a safe site. The course provides an introduction to health and safety, welfare and environmental issues for those requiring an understanding of their legal responsibilities relevant to their work activities. It will provide a sound knowledge base to enable them to give valuable assistance in safely managing a construction site.
This course is for operatives who are required to operate or change abrasive wheels and cutting off discs. On completion of the course operatives will have an understanding of the correct mounting of abrasive wheels/cutting off discs, safe use of all powered saws within the construction industry and all relevant legislation and codes of practice. On successful completion of the course delegates will be issued with an In-house certificate.
From September 2009 we will be delivering Assessor Awareness & The Quest for Quality training events which will give candidates 3 hours towards Continuous Professional Development (CPD).
This course is for delegates who require basic practical experience and knowledge of manual handling and lifting techniques. At the end of the course delegates will have a good understanding of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations and the ergonomic principles that should be applied to reduce the risk of manual handling injuries. On successful completion of the course delegates will be issued with an In-house certificate.
From September 2009 we will be delivering Professional Discussion & Methods of Recording training events which will give candidates 6 hours towards Continuous Professional Development (CPD).