CITB Directors Role for Health & Safety

The CITB Directors Role for Health and Safety course is an excellent one day event benefiting senior management and directors within the construction industry. The aim of the course and qualification is to ensure higher level personnel are fully aware of their legal responsibilities in regards to health and safety within their own organisation.

Directors and senior management play a vital role in health and safety that cannot be overlooked. The cost of failing to meet health and safety legislation can be huge, costing money and having huge implications on human life within the workforce. This course is beneficial as it teaches essential skills within health and safety for the construction industry.

The CITB Directors Role for Health and Safety course materials provide delegates with plenty of information and skills that can be transferred into the working environment immediately. By the end of the training each successful delegate will have gain several skills in the following areas:

  • The importance of risk assessments
  • Principles of risk assessments
  • The health and safety legal responsibilities
  • How unsafe working environments affect the economics of the organisation
  • Proactive tools that can be used to create a strong health and safety culture
  • Limitations when appointing competent persons in health and safety
  • Human and moral cost of boardroom decision making

The Directors Role for Health and Safety course has been created specifically for directors, business owners and senior managers. By attending the course senior personnel learn about the importance of managing and monitoring health and safety within the organisation at the highest levels.

The CITB award the Construction Skills certificate to all those who successfully complete the training. This certificate is recognised throughout the industry as the CITB are the highly regarded industry board and sector skills council.

The CITB recognise that directors and senior personnel have little time to dedicate to training. Therefore the Directors Role for Health and Safety course duration is just one day and is delivered by qualified top tutors throughout the UK.

Delegates attending the training will be continually assessed throughout the duration of the course. The assessments take the form of classroom and theory based exercises and tasks. There’s no final examination involved.

CITB Levy Payers

To allow for the automated process of claiming back the training grant, please ensure that delegates attending courses, take the Levy Number and enter it on the relevant section of the course paperwork. Retrospective claims may not be accepted.