Cambridge Regional College - Centre of Vocational Excellence

Women in Construction Online Course

Aged 19+ and looking for a way into Construction? This online course is delivered in partnership with Women in Construction.

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Women in Construction Online Course

Choose between these start dates Duration
13th May 2020 2 days

This 2-day engaging course has been designed to give individuals an insight into the construction world. The course will cover topics that will give them confidence to demonstrate some key skills needed to gain their CSCS card and be site ready on completion.

Benefits To You

Some of the topics covered will include:

  • Working within a team
  • Employers/Employees Rights & Responsibilities
  • Hazards & Risks
  • Risk Assessments
  • Manual Handling
  • Working at Height

On the last day students can sit their CSCS test. We will reimburse you your travel expenses and pay for your CSCS test.

This qualification will:

Focus on the study of the basic principles of health and safety, including hazards and risks within the workplace.

Qualification objectives

The objectives of this qualification are to help learners to:

  • understand the importance of health and safety procedures
  • raise awareness of the potential hazards and risks in the workplace
  • understand implications of poor health and safety
  • know key rights and responsibilities relating to health and safety

Essential skills

While completing this qualification, learners may develop the knowledge, understanding and essential skills employers look for in employees.

These range from familiar ‘key skills’ such as team working, independent learning and problem-solving, to more tricky-to-measure skills such as:

  • an appreciation for appropriate behaviour and Personal Protective Equipment
  • communicating with professional colleagues/peers

Qualifications gained

Students will gain their Green CSCS card on completion if successful in passing:

  • NOCN Level 1 Award in Health & Safety in a Construction Environment
  • NCFE Level 1 Award in Health & Safety Awareness

CSCS Test (to be taken at CRC Huntingdon Campus CSCS Test Centre).

Give one of our team a call on:
Tel: 07989 227515 or 01480 379197

or complete this form

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