The CITB HSA eCourse is an eLearning version of the CITB Health and Safety Awareness course. The course is an ideal qualification for new entrants who need a basic understanding of construction health & safety, such as potential hazards, legislation and environmental health.
By completing this eCourse, you will meet the minimum requirement for entering a construction site, providing a gateway into the sector.
A CITB Health & Safety Awareness certificate is one of the basic requirements when applying for a CSCS Green Labourer Card.
Whether you require a refresher in order to renew your card, or if you are new to the construction and civil engineering sector, this course will provide you with the fundamental knowledge of health and safety necessary to ensure safe on-site work.
The CITB HSA eCourse is an ideal course for those who cannot easily attend the classroom, or would prefer to complete it from the comfort of their own home at their own pace. What’s more, by eliminating the need to travel to an external course, you can save both time and money.
You can book this eLearning course directly online or complete the enquiry form available on this page. Your enquiry will be picked up by one of the 3B team, who will be in touch.
Upon completion of your booking, we will send you a voucher that you can use to redeem and access the course on CITB’s online portal. Once you have logged in, you can then work your way through the course units. You will also have access to a digital copy of the coursebook.
Your licence is available for 12-months; you can complete the course at any time during this period.
Unlike our classroom, in-house and online (remote) training, the CITB Health and Safety Awareness eCourse does not have a live trainer, nor other delegates to interact with.
One of the key benefits of the CITB HSA eCourse is that it can be completed at your own pace. Whether you choose to get through the material in one day, or over a few days is completely up to you. This is ideal for delegates with busy schedules.
• CITB Site Safety Plus (SSP) accredited
• This course gets you a step closer to gaining the Green Labourer CSCS card
• You complete the course entirely online
• You can complete it at your own pace
• An introduction to construction health & safety
• CITB Grant Claimable
• Valid for five years
The CITB Health & Safety Awareness eCourse provides a basic introduction to understanding potential construction site hazards and how everyone can keep the workplace safe.
The units that the Health and Safety Awareness training course will cover are:
Your general responsibilities as a worker to look after you and other worker’s health and safety
As well as appreciating the need to perform safely, stop and ask for advice if you’re not sure, and achieve a better safety standard on-site.
Working at height safely, underground, and overhead services, and practising proper manual handling, confined spaces and excavation.
Legal liabilities and requirements
Having the confidence to report and prevent accidents.
Have an understanding of Health and Safety Law
Including the Health and Safety Act, and its surrounding regulations, concerning the construction industry – Working at Height Regulations 2005, RIDDOR 2015, COSHH 2002, PPE Regulations 1992, Noise at Work Regulations 2005.
Health and welfare on a construction site
The dangers of hazardous substances (including asbestos), dust and fumes and how to protect yourself and others. As well as vibration, noise, and safety with site transport.
An introduction to health and welfare
Including following first aid and emergency procedures on-site and controlling and preventing fire. You will also cover safety signs, electrical safety, mobile work equipment and lifting operations and equipment.
Construction environmental awareness and waste control
Site environmental rules, your work impact on the environment and your individual responsibilities.
What are they for? The hierarchy of control and hazard identification.
Inspection and selection of work equipment
(PPE) Personal Protective Equipment, handheld tools and equipment.
Once you have completed the course, you need to book the exam. You can book the CITB test through CITB’s eLearning portal.
Pearson Vue (the exam invigilators) will provide you with exam slot options between 8 am and 5 pm, Monday – Friday.
The final exam is completed online by a laptop or computer with a webcam.
Please complete the form below and one of our team will be in touch
It will take you approximately four hours to complete the course.
This course is accepted as one of the steps towards obtaining the Green Labourer CSCS card.
If you are new to the construction and civil engineering sector, this course will give you all the foundation health and safety knowledge you will need to work safely on-site.
To attend this course, you must be able to read Englishwell.
To attend the eLearning course: You must also have access to a computer, laptop, or tablet with access to the internet.
Yes, this course is accredited by CITB Site Safety Plus. On completion of the course, you will receive a certificate which is valid for five years.
You can only attend this course through CITB’s online eLearning platform.
Yes, companies who are CITB registered can claim £30 for each delegate who successfully pass this course.
For the grant to be claimed, you must include the company name and CITB levy number on the delegates information form, which is completed before or on the first day of the course.
To apply for a CSCS Green Labourer Card, delegates need to have attended and passed this course as well as passing the CITB Health and Safety and Environment touch screen test.
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This three day Highfield accredited course is designed for anyone who wants to become an appointed first aider in a medium or high-risk working environment.
Two days of training suitable for those who need to renew their Highfield accredited First Aid at Work certificate.