Everything You Need To Know About CITB Training

CITB courses are a fantastic way to upskill all your workforce, whilst also ensuring they are all aware of the industry's best practice when it comes to health and safety.

What is CITB?

The Construction Training Board (CITB) oversees training programmes for the construction industry across England, Wales and Scotland. Through accredited training centres. CITB aims to work with construction companies to tackle by organisations in the construction industry.

CITB's main goal is to ensure employees have a safer working environmen, as well as ensuring every employee is equipped with the correct skills to carry out their roles to a high standard.

To ensure delegates taking th course have retained the information given throughout the training, each course is finished with a test. If delegates pass, they will recieve a CITB qualification whcih will be valid for 5 years.

What CITB training courses are on offer?

There is a plethora of CITB courses available, all of which are designed to give employees the qualifications they need to correctly carry out their day-to-day work activities. Here at Skyward Training, we are proud to offer five CITB accredited courses to our customers.

CITB Site Manager Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) – Taking an in-depth look at health and safety legislation and documentation, the CITB SMSTS course is aimed at managers within the construction workplace. This 5-day course will give those who attend a working knowledge of how to properly document health and safety legislation.

CITB Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) – Covering the legal responsibilities that all supervisors need to be aware of when it comes to managing a construction site, this course looks at health and safety, employee welfare and growing environmental concerns within the construction industry.

CITB Health and Safety Awareness Training Course – Designed to give employees a working knowledge of health and safety in the workplace, this course is a must for all employees within a construction organisation. Taking delegates through the fundamentals of health and safety in the workplace.

CITB SMSTS Refresher Course – When your qualification is close to running out, the CITB SMSTS Refresher Course allows delegates to renew their original qualification by recapping all the sections covered in the original course. Any recent changes in health and safety legislation will be covered to ensure that all delegates are fully versed in their responsibilities.

CITB SSSTS Refresher Course – This course will bring your health and safety knowledge up to date, as well as giving you an insight into the legislative changes and how they impact your business’ day to day operations.

Who needs to attend a CITB course?

If your business is involved in either construction or civil engineering, then it is of extreme importance that you ensure your employees attend the CITB Health and Safety Awareness Training.

It is important that your employees feel confident in all areas of their role but having a good grasp on how to operate in a safe manner in the workplace is extremely important. All CITB courses cover the very latest health and safety legislation affecting the construction industry, giving all delegates a firm knowledge of the industry’s best practice.

If you want to learn more about CITB courses we provide, why not get in touch with out expert team? You can get in touch by calling 01708 361430 and a member of the Skyward Training team will answer any questions you may have about any of the courses we have on offer, including our PASMA training courses and Ladder training courses.