Classroom Course Introduction

All managers and supervisors have a duty to know and comply with the laws regarding health and safety within the construction industry. The IOSH Managing Safely in Construction course will provide you with excellent training to ensure you understand and are able to implement excellent health and safety management on any construction site you are working on.

Official Qualification

  • IOSH Managing Safely in Construction

IOSH Managing Safely in Construction Course

Below we have provided a list of common questions and answers so please take a moment to read them before you book your IOSH Managing Safely in Construction training. If you have questions which we have not answered please call 0844 5766750 to ask one of our training coordinators.

What Will I Learn on the IOSH Construction Course?

By the end of the course all successful candidates will leave with excellent skills in the following areas:

  • Being able to understand the health and safety legislations codes of practice and guidance notes that are relevant for site managers. You will learn how the impact on your responsibilities and learn how to comply with the regulations and legislations.
  • Distinguishing between the responsibilities of clients, contracts and sub-contractors as well as employers and employees
  • Verifying competence in other workers
  • Understanding risk assessments and the importance of controlling risk. You will learn the risk rating systems and how to spot and identify any risks and hazards in the construction industry
  • Understand and describe unsafe work, acts and conditions
  • Select the best precautions that relate to the hazards and record the results discovered by carrying out risk assessments and carry out reviews
  • Understand and know the principles and the statutory requirements of recording, reporting and investigating incidents and accidents
  • Understand vital active monitoring
  • Have the skills required to communicate with employees and their representatives and spot training needs

Which Examination Body is the Course Accredited by?

Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)

Who is the IOSH Managing Safely in Construction course aimed towards?

Managers and those in senior on-site positions can greatly benefit from taking this course. If you are looking to gain a promotion you may also wish to consider attending the course to gain a great qualification to add to your CV.

Will I Gain a Recognised Construction Site Management Safety Qualification?

Yes. The IOSH Managing Safely in Construction certificate is issued by the Institution of Occupational Health and Safety. This is a recognised qualification within the construction industry and a great addition to any CV.

What is the Duration of the Course?

The duration of the IOSH course varies depending on the location and the date of the training you choose. Expect to spend four to five days being trained. You can take the IOSH Managing Safely in Construction course at a training centre or on-site training is available.

How Will the IOSH Training be Assessed?

During the course delegates will need to pass a short answer test. Once the course has concluded you are provided with a practical written assessment that must be handed in two weeks after the course ends. Provided your pass and your written assessment is handed in on time you will be sent you IOSH Managing Safely in Construction certificate approximately 16 days after the course ends.

What are the Benefits for My Employers?

Employers will help to minimise the risk of accidents on the workforce by sending their managers on this training course. All employees that pass the assessments will be fully qualified and understand how health and safety can be effectively managed on-site.

Non-Construction Version of the Course

We offer a version of this course which does not include the construction module for individuals who do not work in the construction industry. View the popular IOSH Managing Safely qualification.