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.
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.
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):
Examples of relevant roles (not exhaustive) are:
How is this course delivered
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.
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.
The content covered in this course includes:
Accidents, facts and figures, causes of fatality.
Getting it right, encouraging a positive health and safety attitude, safety culture and behavioural safety.
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.
Health and safety management, monitoring health and safety. Locating and using competent health and safety assistance and the limitations of using assistance.
CDM, definitions, and the construction phase plan.
Safety leadership action plan, compliance checklist.
To complete the CITB Directors Role for Health and Safety course, delegates must show that they are partaking in the classroom discussion with the tutor 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.
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.
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.
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.
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
This course is designed for directors and senior managers that are active in a health and safety role for their organisations.
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
Point 65 Business Centre,
23 Royal Scot Road
Unit 1 Meadow View
25 Bradford Road
English Street Business Park
Partnership for Learning
Tameside Business Park
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