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CITB Director’s Role for Health and Safety (DRHS) Course

The CITB Directors Role for Health and Safety (DHRS) is a one-day training course for senior managers and company directors. It is created for anyone who plays a major role in shaping a company’s health and safety direction in the building environment.

You will learn how non-compliance to health and safety legislation can lead to big risks to your company. This Director’s role for Health and Safety course also highlights the financial and human consequences of not managing a safe and healthy work environment.

Why Take this CITB Directors Role for Health and Safety Course

As one of our top CITB training courses; this course should be the first one you attend if you are a senior manager or director.

With the knowledge you gain, you will have the tools needed to make boardroom decisions that will positively impact your workforce’s health, safety and well-being.

What Does the CITB Director’s Role for Health and Safety Course Involve

This CITB Directors Role for Health and Safety course covers the following topics (for the full list of topics covered in this course, keep reading):

  • The economics connotations of a dangerous working environment
  • A company director’s responsibilities relating to health and safety
  • The need to analyse your legal duties
  • The construction design and management regulations

Examples of relevant roles (not exhaustive) are:

  • Financial/Operations Director
  • Senior Quality Surveyor
  • Private Quality Surveyor
  • Principal Designer
  • Senior/principal Designer
  • Company Secretary
  • Contracts Manager
  • Senior Project Manager
  • Non-executive Director

Delivery

How is this course delivered

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3B Training offer a variety of courses via Online Learning.

The Director’s Role for Health and Safety course can be completed from home or your workplace via an online virtual classroom using Zoom.

To access the course, delegates must join the course using the link provided. However, they will need a computer or laptop with a screen, camera, microphone and access to the internet to attend this course online.

Delegates can still interact as they would in the classroom and are provided with a downloadable digital copy of the coursebook. The final exam is completed online.

We have multiple dates for the remote learning course available to book online or over the phone.

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3B Training can deliver courses for a group of your employees in-house at your site or venue of your choice.

We can also organise the Director’s Role for Health and Safety course to be delivered as an in-house course especially for your delegates.

We can deliver In-house training on-site which allows delegates to interact with each other, relate the content to their company processes, and discuss them. To deliver the course within CITB scheme rules, there must be a minimum of 4 delegates and no more than 12 delegates.

We quote our in-house courses on a case by case basis, considering factors such as location, number of delegates and delivery method. For a quote, complete the training enquiry form on this page, and one of our friendly team will be in touch.

Benefits of this CITB Directors Role for Health and Safety course

  • Helps to implement a positive health and safety culture among the workforce
  • CITB Site Safety Plus accredited
  • Endorsed by BuildUK
  • Helps to protect your business and employees
  • You will achieve a highly recognised qualification, which is valid for five years

The content covered in this course includes:

The economic connotations of a dangerous working environment

Accidents, facts and figures, causes of fatality.

A company director’s responsibilities relating to health and safety

Getting it right, encouraging a positive health and safety attitude, safety culture and behavioural safety.

Being aware of the need to analyse your legal duties

Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, fees for intervention, management liability, legal aid and related legislation. Consider how their decisions affect the health and safety of the company.

Plan, Deliver, Monitor and Review

Health and safety management, monitoring health and safety. Locating and using competent health and safety assistance and the limitations of using assistance.

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations and duty-holder roles apply.

CDM, definitions, and the construction phase plan.

Putting people to work safely; the principles and importance of risk assessments. 
Consider how their decisions affect the health and safety of the company.

Safety leadership action plan, compliance checklist.

Final Exam

To complete the CITB Directors Role for Health and Safety course, delegates must show that they are partaking in the classroom discussion with the trainer and other delegates. They must also pass the final multiple-choice written exam to qualify.

Really well delivered and organised. My colleague is attending the same course in weeks to come.
Keir Jones

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • How long is a Director's Health and Safety course?
    How long is a Director's Health and Safety course?

    This is a one-day training course, and delegates will attend about 9 hours’ worth of learning.

    The course duration allows busy directors to get what they need out of the training, without spending too much time out of work.

  • What are the entry requirements for the Director's Health and Safety course?

    You must be able to understand, write and speak English well. We also require you to provide photographic ID and you NI number on the first day of the course.

    To attend the online course: You must have access to a computer or laptop that uses a microphone and webcam.

  • Is this Director's Health and Safety course accredited?

    This course is accredited by CITB and part of the Site Safety Plus suite of courses. SSP courses are nationally recognised and are the leading classroom qualifications in the industry.

  • Is this Director's Health and Safety course CITB Grant claimable?

    Yes, companies who are CITB registered can claim for each delegate who successfully pass this course.

    You can find the list of short courses and the grant amounts you can claim here: CITB Grant Value for Short Courses

  • Who is this Director's Health and Safety course aimed at?

    This course is designed for directors and senior managers that are active in a health and safety role for their organisations.

  • What types of roles should attend this Director's Health and Safety course?

    These roles below are some examples of relevant roles that should register for this course.

    • Financial/Operations director
    • Senior quantity surveyor (QS)
    • Private QS
    • Principal designer
    • Senior/principal engineer

Next Available Course Dates - CITB Director’s Role for Health and Safety (DRHS) Course

Next Available Course Dates - CITB Director’s Role for Health and Safety (DRHS) Course

  • Blackburn

    3B Training
    Unit 6
    Point 65 Business Centre,
    Greenbank Way,
    Blackburn
    BB1 3EA

  • Derby

    23 Royal Scot Road
    Derby
    Derbyshire
    DE24 8AJ

  • Doncaster

    Unit 1 Meadow View
    Durham Lane
    Armthorpe
    Doncaster
    DN3 3DY

  • Leeds

    25 Bradford Road
    Gildersome
    Leeds
    LS27 7HN

  • Leigh

    Unit 5
    English Street Business Park
    English Street
    Leigh
    WN7 3EH

  • Liverpool

    Partnership for Learning
    South Road
    Speke
    Liverpool
    L24 9PZ

  • Manchester

    The Forum
    Tameside Business Park
    Windmill Lane
    Denton
    M34 3QS

  • Wigan

    Stratus House
    Swan Lane
    Hindley Green
    WN2 4EY

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