Our Courses

1 day per week for 5 weeksThis 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 necessary control measures, and adequate communication to sustain a health and safety culture among the workforce.The SMSTS course is endorsed by Build UK as the standard training for all construction managers.

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This nationally recognised five-day course is designed specifically for those requiring a broad-based knowledge of health and safety in the construction sector. Site management and Supervisors will find the course invaluable in helping them manage the health and safety aspects of construction or civil engineering projects effectively. The course includes practical exercises, presentations, videos, and ongoing assessments. On successful completion delegates will be issued with a nationally recognised ConstructionSkills certificate. Those attending will gain a clear understanding of: Current safety legislation and industry best practiceGood site set up and organisation Roles and responsibilities The efficiencies gained through safe working practices Management techniques used to improve safety culture

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This nationally recognised five-day course is designed specifically for those requiring a broad-based knowledge of health and safety in the construction sector. Site management and Supervisors will find the course invaluable in helping them manage the health and safety aspects of construction or civil engineering projects effectively. The course includes practical exercises, presentations, videos, and ongoing assessments. On successful completion delegates will be issued with a nationally recognised ConstructionSkills certificate. Those attending will gain a clear understanding of:Current safety legislation and industry best practiceGood site set up and organisation Roles and responsibilities The efficiencies gained through safe working practices Management techniques used to improve safety culture

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The ConstructionSkills five-day Site Management Safety Training Scheme has an expiry date of five years. Holders of the certificate must attend this two-day refresher course every five years in order to renew their certification. The aim of this course is to:Increase health and safety awareness on site at Supervisory and Management levelKeep Site Management up to date with changes in legislation and industry best practiceRemind Site Management and Supervisors of their health and safety responsibilities

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The ConstructionSkills five-day Site Management Safety Training Scheme has an expiry date of five years. Holders of the certificate must attend this two-day refresher course every five years in order to renew their certification. The aim of this course is to:Increase health and safety awareness on site at Supervisory and Management levelKeep Site Management up to date with changes in legislation and industry best practiceRemind Site Management and Supervisors of their health and safety responsibilities

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This nationally recognised two-day course provides an introduction to health, safety, welfare and environmental issues for those required to assist in the management of safety on construction sites.The course includes practical exercises, presentations, videos, and ongoing assessments. On successful completion delegates will be issued with a nationally recognised CITB certificate and will understand:The problems of the industryThe basics of health and safety law and its structureHow their supervisory role fits with the role of manager in controlling the site safelyHow to carry out risk assessments and the need for method statementsHow to carry out site inductions, toolbox talks and method statement briefingsWhat is meant by proactive and reactive monitoring and appreciate their need

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This nationally recognised two-day course provides an introduction to health, safety, welfare and environmental issues for those required to assist in the management of safety on construction sites.The course includes practical exercises, presentations, videos, and ongoing assessments. On successful completion delegates will be issued with a nationally recognised CITB certificate and will understand:The problems of the industryThe basics of health and safety law and its structureHow their supervisory role fits with the role of manager in controlling the site safelyHow to carry out risk assessments and the need for method statementsHow to carry out site inductions, toolbox talks and method statement briefingsWhat is meant by proactive and reactive monitoring and appreciate their need

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This one-day course will reinforce and update your knowledge and understanding of your legal responsibilities regarding health, safety, welfare and environmental issues.

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IOSH Managing Safely

12IOSHHealth & Safety
575

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is Europes leading body for health and safety and is committed to promoting protection from workplace hazards at every level. The Managing Safely certificate issued by IOSH is recognised nationally and identifies the holder as having been instructed in proactive approaches to managing health, safety and welfare. The course covers the basics in health and safety management in a high impact interactive format, whilst giving management the tools to introduce new workplace controls, implement sensible changes and reduce workplace risks.

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IOSH Directing Safely

IOSHHealth & Safety
POA

IOSH Working Safely

IOSHHealth & Safety
POA

CiTB Health and Safety Awareness

12Site ManagementHealth & Safety
155

This one day course is designed to help those who are about to or have just begun to work in the industry to understand the potential hazards they face on site.

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First Aid at Work (3 days)

12First AidHealth & Safety
235

The SSG First Aid at Work course is delivered using a hands-on, practical approach, combined with tutor presentations to give delegates the best opportunity of mastering the practicalities of first aid treatment. First Aid at Work training includes the Emergency First Aid at Work syllabus and also equips the first-aider to apply first aid to a range of specific injuries and illnesses

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First Aid at Work Refresher (2 days)

12First AidHealth & Safety
155

The SSG First Aid at Work course is delivered using a hands-on, practical approach, combined with tutor presentations to give delegates the best opportunity of mastering the practicalities of first aid treatment. First Aid at Work training includes the Emergency First Aid at Work syllabus and also equips the first-aider to apply first aid to a range of specific injuries and illnesses

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Emergency First Aid at Work

12First AidHealth & Safety
115

This 1 day course provides delegates with the necessary skills to take charge of an incident if an illness or injury occurs in the workplace and provide support and assistance to a fully qualified first aider.All of our First Aid courses are approved by the First Aid Industry Body and Quality Care Academy.

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Scaffold Awareness and Inspection

12Working At HeightsHealth & Safety
205

All companies using scaffold have a duty to ensure that it is inspected in accordance with statutory requirements and is safe to use at all times. In order to comply with the Work at Height Regulations 2005, all scaffolds are to be inspected once every seven days (or following exposure to conditions likely to have affected its strength or stability or after any significant alterations have been made) and the inspection recorded.This course will give attendees the awareness of legislative requirements, the knowledge of components of a scaffold, the purpose they service in ensuring its stability and the requirements of a scaffold inspection. Ultimately it is the employers responsibility to determine the competency of an individual to carry out a scaffold inspection dependant on their training and experience in relation to the type and complexity of the scaffold.

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PASMA

12Working At HeightsHealth & Safety
175

The erection, use and dismantling of mobile access towers is potentially extremely dangerous if the correct safe working procedures are not followed. This course is aimed at improving knowledge and enhancing ability to use mobile towers safely. This PASMA accredited course is assessed through theory and practical sessions and successful delegates will be awarded nationally recognised PASMA certification.

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Manual Handling 1/2 Day

12General SafetyHealth & Safety
125

Manual handling at work is one of the most common causes of musculoskeletal disorders; specifically back pains, affecting employees of all ages. There are over 8 million lost working days due to work related musculoskeletal disorders. With these statistics in mind the importance of effective manual handling training cannot be over emphasised.

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Fire Warden Training

12Fire SafetyHealth & Safety
205

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 requires the responsible person to establish appropriate emergency procedures, including safety drills and to nominate a sufficient number of competent persons to implement those procedures. The number of competent persons and level of training will depend on the findings of a Fire Risk Assessment. This course aims to equip those with responsibilities for implementing these plans with sufficient knowledge to do so safely.

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Portable Appliance Testing

12General SafetyHealth & Safety
205

Portable appliance testing (PAT) is the term used to describe the examination of electrical appliances and equipment to ensure they are safe to use. Most electrical safety defects can be found by visual examination but some types of defect can only be found by testingThe Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, Regulation 4 (2) states: 'As may be necessary to prevent danger, all systems (defined to include portable electrical equipment) shall be maintained so as to prevent, so far as is reasonably practicable, such danger'. Essentially this means that duty holders are required to maintain portable electrical tools in a safe condition. PAT can be carried out in house by a person with the correct equipment and competency.This course will provide delegates with the ability to use this test equipment properlythe ability to properly understand the test results

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Abrasive wheels

12General SafetyHealth & Safety
125

The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 require that the correctly selected wheel must be properly mounted by a person who has been trained for this purpose and is considered competent by the employer.

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UKATA Asbestos Awareness

AsbestosHealth & Safety
POA

The NEBOSH National General Certificate is the most widely held health and safety qualification of its kind in the UK. Many people take the NEBOSH National General Certificate as a first step in a career in health and safety. It provides a valuable overview, and is a sound basis for further professional study.

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The NEBOSH National Construction Certificate Health and Safety has long been established as the leading health and safety qualification for the construction industry. Many people take the NEBOSH Construction Certificate as a first step in a career in health and safety. It provides a valuable overview, and is a sound basis for further professional development.

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The NEBOSH National Diploma in Health and Safety is a qualification designed to provide the underpinning knowledge for a professional career in health and safety. It is a prestigious and demanding course that is internationally recognised as a leading qualification for health and safety. The Diploma itself is acknowledged by IOSH (Institute of Occupational Safety and Health) as fulfilling the technical requirements for application to a Chartered status.

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1395

The NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management is a qualification for those with fire safety responsibilities in the workplace. The syllabus has been mapped against the Competency Criteria for Fire Risk Assessors which has been produced by the Fire Risk Assessment Competency Council. This qualification should equip holders to carry out fire risk assessments of most low risk workplaces, and identify the range of fire protective and preventative measures required.

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First Aid Annual Update

12First AidHealth & Safety
65

This course is suitable for any persons who qualified as first aiders, or who have attended the First Aid at Work course and are looking for a practical update session to refresh their skills.Delegates will receive a refresher in basic theory and will be given the opportunity to apply practical skills in a classroom situation.

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CPR and Defibrillation Training

12First AidHealth & Safety
65

This course teaches the essential skills required to operate an AED and gives students the confidence to know what to do in an emergency. No previous first aid knowledge is necessary to attend an AED course, but would be an advantage.

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Fire Safety Awareness

12Fire SafetyHealth & Safety
125

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 states that "the responsible person must ensure that his employees are provided with adequate safety training". The level of training will depend on the findings of a Fire Risk Assessment. The SSG Fire Safety Awareness Course aims to provide a basic understanding of fire and improve fire safety by raising awareness of fire prevention and precautions, including practical use of extinguishers.

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Manual Handling Instructor

Train The TrainerHuman Resources
POA

Portable Appliance Testing

12General SafetyHealth & Safety
205

Portable appliance testing (PAT) is the term used to describe the examination of electrical appliances and equipment to ensure they are safe to use. Most electrical safety defects can be found by visual examination but some types of defect can only be found by testingThe Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, Regulation 4 (2) states: 'As may be necessary to prevent danger, all systems (defined to include portable electrical equipment) shall be maintained so as to prevent, so far as is reasonably practicable, such danger'. Essentially this means that duty holders are required to maintain portable electrical tools in a safe condition. PAT can be carried out in house by a person with the correct equipment and competency.This course will provide delegates with the ability to use this test equipment properlythe ability to properly understand the test results

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Risk Assessment Workshop

12General SafetyHealth & Safety
205

Health and safety legislation demands that employers make a suitable and sufficient assessment of:the risks to the health and safety of his employees to which they are exposed whilst they are at workthe risks to the health and safety of persons not in his employment.Those carrying out risk assessments must be competent to do so and all assessments must be documented if there are five or more employees in the company. The results of these risk assessments must then be communicated to the relevant persons. For employees, method statements and safe working procedures are an important part of this communication process.

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COSHH Assessment Workshop

12General SafetyHealth & Safety
205

Every year, thousands of workers are made ill by hazardous substances, contracting lung disease such as asthma, cancer and skin disease such as dermatitis. The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (CoSHH) require that an employer shall not carry out work liable to expose worker to hazardous substances unless a suitable and sufficient assessment has been made of the risk.This course explores the CoSHH regulations, explaining terminology and providing good practical tips on carrying out and improving CoSHH assessments.

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Display Screen Equipment Assessment Workshop

12General SafetyHealth & Safety
125

Computer workstations or equipment can be associated with neck, shoulder, back or arm pain, as well as with fatigue and eyestrain. The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 aim to protect the health of people who work with DSE by requiring that every employer perform a suitable and sufficient assessment of all workstations.

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Working Safely at Heights

Working At HeightsHealth & Safety
POA

Safe Use and Inspection of Ladders and Steps

12Working At HeightsHealth & Safety
65

The Working at Height Regulations require all those involved with working at height activities to be trained and competent. Working from either ladders or step ladders, can be potentially dangerous. This course is aimed at improving knowledge and enhancing ability to use and inspect steps and ladders safely.

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POA


S.P.A Safety Passport - Petrol Retail

12General SafetyHealth & Safety
275

Safety Pass Alliance (SPA) Ltd is an organisation whose purpose is to design and implement national Safety Passport Training Schemes and to affect their delivery through a national network of accredited training providers.SPA is committed to providing a nationally recognised standard of health and safety assurance. Our courses are designed to provide people with an understanding of their Health and Safety responsibilities at work as Employees, Casual Workers or ContractorsThis course aims to allow delegates to recognise hazards, utilise control measures and safe working practices and maintain a safe working environment.

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UKATA Asbestos Awareness

AsbestosHealth & Safety
POA

IOSH Managing Safely Refresher

12IOSHHealth & Safety
205

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is Europes leading body for health and safety and is committed to promoting protection from workplace hazards at every level. The Managing Safely Refresher certificate issued by IOSH is recognised nationally and identifies the holder as having been instructed in proactive approaches to managing health, safety and welfare. This refresher course is intended for Managers, Supervisors and Employees who have previously attended the IOSH Managing Safely course. It is intended to provide continual support and a legislative update to management with health and safety responsibilities.

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CITB Health & Safety Awareness

12General SafetyHealth & Safety
155

This one day course is designed to help those who are about to or have just begun to work in the industry to understand the potential hazards they face on site.

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S.P.A. Petrol Retail, Update and Renew

12General SafetyHealth & Safety
185

The course aims to review and remind delegates of the hazards and risks associated with everyday working on a petrol forecourts including the general measures and controls required for safe working.

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CITB Petrol Driven Cut Off Saws

6General SafetyHealth & Safety
135

Cskills Awards have developed a specific training course to promote the safe use of petrol driven cut off saws in the construction industry.

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Ensuring Compliance

12Employment LawHuman Resources
205

Understanding the complex area of employment law can be difficult and often business leaders are unsure about their rights and responsibilities when it comes to staff management. In this course, we will give you an overview of the legal framework governing UK employment law and furnish you with practical advice and guidance for your business.

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This one-day course will reinforce and update your knowledge and understanding of your legal responsibilities regarding health, safety, welfare and environmental issues.

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Accident Investigation Workshop

General SafetyHealth & Safety
POA

Effective Health and Safety management requires lessons to be learnt when things go wrong. Rapid and thorough investigations are essential in order to prevent this happening again. This 1 day course is designed to provide delegates with a comprehensive set of skills to carry out a thorough and detailed of any accident or incident in the workplace, should it occur. Course content will include: Understand accident causation Understand accident prevention Investigate the scene of an accident Interview victims and witnesses Determine direct and root causes Prepare reports and make recommendations

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POA

This course is designed for any person or organisation who takes the role of Designer or Principal Designer. Designers include: architects, civil and structural engineers, building surveyors, landscape architects or building service designers.

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This course is designed for any person or organisation who takes the role of Contractor or Principal Contractor.

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