Duration: 1 Day

Aimed at: This course is for construction workers or those looking for a career in construction with little to no practical working experience working on site and provides the basic elements of health and safety, the role of the employer and how to work safely on site. There are no previous qualifications required to take this course.

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What to expect from this CITB course

This CITB course includes the following elements:

  • Workers’ individual responsibilities for their own safety and the safety of others
  • Typical construction hazards and how these are controlled
  • How everyone can help achieve better practical standards of safety on site
  • Legal requirements and liabilities
  • Working at height
  • Manual handling
  • Fire prevention
  • Work equipment
  • Occupational health

Course Delivery:

Target Zero deliver the CITB HSA course both remotely and in various classroom venues.

Attendance is required for the full day, with the exam on the same day. There are assessment exercises throughout the course and the 30-minute exam consists of 25 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 83%.


The certificate lasts 5 years, whereby the delegate may look to book the SSSTS or SMSTS course with Target Zero. The CITB certificate takes 2 – 3 weeks and will be emailed to you.

Booking a health and safety awareness course

Once you have booked online you will be emailed Joining Instructions, confirming the course details. Before booking, please note that you need to have adequate IT skills and a laptop or computer which has a working microphone and camera (not an IPad or mobile phone).

We ask you to complete an Initial Assessment via a link that is emailed to you. It is a CITB requirement that all delegates have a sufficient level and understanding of English to take the course.

You will receive an email with the Zoom link to the course at 6pm the evening before the course start date. Check your Junk folder and if it has not been received by 8.15am, call us on 0333 444 0018. We recommend downloading Zoom before the course via Google Chrome.

We ask you to log on at 8am to ensure that you don’t have any problems connecting to Zoom. The course starts at 8.30am.

There will be a link in the Joining Instructions for you to complete the Delegate Information Form before attending the course which is a mandatory CITB requirement.

Confirmation of your result will be emailed shortly following the course completion.

The certificate will be emailed within 2 to 3 weeks after the course completion.

Who should take part in a CITB health and safety awareness course?

The CITB health and safety awareness course is a one-day course for those who have little to no practical working experience within the construction industry. The health and safety course has been design to provide a greater understanding of the potential health and safety hazards that construction workers and civil engineers could face in their day to day role.

About CITB Health and Safety Awareness Course

The CITB Site Safety Plus one day health and safety awareness course – is for those who have little to no practical working experience within the construction industry. This course is designed to provide construction workers and civil engineers with a greater understanding of the potential hazards they face in their day to day role. There are no previous qualifications required to take this course.

Why choose a Target Zero course?

One company for all your health and safety needs
Courses available at times and locations that suit you
Customised training solutions to meet your requirements
Working with parties of any size, from one employee to entire workforces
Delivering training from experienced industry professionals
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Target Zero provides a wide range of health and safety training solutions to managers and contractors across the UK workforce. The aim of the courses are to provide high-quality training to equip anyone working in construction trade with the necessary skills and knowledge to complete their roles safely. Whether you’re looking for a CITB Site Safety Course, including the HSA, SMSTS, SSSTS, SEAT and refresher, you can be assured that Target Zero delivers precisely the training your company needs. We also offer Temporary Works, NEBOSH, IOSH, NVQ’s and Mental Health training.
We offer a range of courses which you can take either online or in the classroom at our venues in Chelmsford, Peterborough, Stratford, Grimsby, Barking, Crawley or Sheffield. The price of the courses varies depending on the length and contents of the training, for example, our Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme online course is priced at £149, whilst the CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme online costs £449.

For your convenience, we accept a variety of credit cards and can also offer up to 50% when you purchase a bundle of e-courses.

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