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CITB HSA eCourse (Health and Safety Awareness)

3B Training is a CITB approved eCourse Reseller.

The CITB HSA eCourse is an eLearning version of the CITB Health & Safety Awareness course. This course is accepted as one of the steps towards obtaining the Green Labourer CSCS card. You can complete the course before or after your CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test.

How long is the CITB HSA eCourse?
It will take you approximately four hours to complete the course.

Who should attend the CITB HSA eCourse?
Delegates who require the CSCS Green Labourer Card should attend this course.

Is the CITB HSA eCourse accredited?
Yes, this course is accredited by CITB Site Safety Plus.

When does my CITB HSA eCourse certificate expire?
The certificate for this course is valid for five years, you must complete the course again to renew your qualification.

CITB HSA eCourse

Delivery Options

This course can only be attended through CITB’s online eLearning platform.

eLearning Courses

The CITB HSA eCourse is an ideal course for those who cannot easily attend the course in a classroom. The eHSA is hosted by CITB completely online; when you attend the course, you are taking away the cost and time expense of travelling to an external course.

On 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 in your own time over this period.

Public Classroom Courses and Remote Learning

To book a classroom or Remote Learning course, visit our CITB Health & Safety Awareness page here.

Entry Requirements

Delegates must be able to read, write and understand English well to attend the course. You must also have access to a computer, laptop or tablet that uses a microphone and webcam and has access to the internet.

Course Content

What does the CITB HSA eCourse cover?

The CITB Health & Safety Awareness course provides a basic introduction to understanding potential construction site hazards and how everyone can contribute to keeping the workplace safe.

The units that the Health and Safety Awareness training course will cover are:

  • Workers’ responsibilities for their own safety and the safety of others
  • Typical construction hazards and how these are controlled
  • How everyone can help achieve better practical standards of safety on site
  • Legal requirements and liabilities
  • Working at height
  • Manual handling
  • Fire prevention
  • Work equipment
  • Occupational health

Course Objectives

By the end of the CITB H&S Awareness course, the delegate will:

    • Understand the need to prevent accidents
    • Have an understanding of Health and Safety Law – including the Health and Safety Act, and its surrounding regulations, concerning the construction industry
    • Identify how their role fits into the control and management of the construction site
    • Understand the need for risk assessments and method statements
    • Appreciate the need to perform safely and to stop and ask for advice if not sure
    • Feel obliged to report unsafe acts to prevent an accident

What is Required to Pass the CITB HSA eCourse?

Once you have completed the course, you need to book an exam. You can book the exam 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.

Is this course CITB Grant claimable?

Yes, companies who are CITB registered can claim £30 for each delegate who completes this course. For the grant to be claimed the company name and CITB levy number must be included on the delegates information form which is completed before or on the first day of the course.

Further Development

After completing the CITB Health and Safety Awareness and gaining your Green Labourer CSCS card you will then be able to access construction sites. You can then start to look at gaining your skills in a certain trade, completing a Trades NVQ alongside this would generally be the next step. You may also want to look at a site supervision role by completing the SSSTS.

If you are looking to add more qualifications to your CV to make yourself more employable, most sites look for the below as a minimum requirement.

Applying for a Green CSCS Labourer Card

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. These can be done in either order, but we recommend doing the training course first as this will act as revision for the touch screen test.

The CSCS green labourer card is used as proof that the person has passed the relevant training and shows that they should be able to demonstrate health and safety competence.

For more information on how to obtain your Green CSCS Card click here.

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