CITB Site Safety Plus - Health and Safety Awareness (HSA)

This one-day Health and safety awareness (HSA) course is designed to aid the understanding of potential hazards the construction worker may face on site.

The course provides health and safety awareness and is endorsed by Build UK as standard training for all operatives on site.

What will I know and do?


The course provides a practical summary of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues. It identifies the delegate’s responsibilities for looking after themselves and others, outlines the employer’s duties and explains what should be done if the worker thinks that anyone’s health and safety is being put at risk.

The course is an ideal foundation for those wishing to obtain an industry site card. It is also an alternative route to the QCF Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment for the CSCS Laborer Card.

Course objective

To ensure the individual health and safety responsibilities of the worker are understood. 

  • Why they are carrying out their identified duties. 

  • What is expected of them while on site. 

  • How they contribute to the safety of the workplace.

Who is it for?

The course and its content is suited to all roles and ability levels.

Entry requirements

Delegates must be competent in English at operative level.

How to study

You can choose how to study for this qualification in a number of different ways such as;

  • Classroom based learning

  • In-house training


This is a one-day course.

Delegates are required to complete the full day (7.5 hours) to be eligible for certification.


Assessment will be by an end of course examination. The delegate must pass the exam in order to achieve certification for this course.

The question paper consists of 25 multiple-choice questions: 20 questions are worth one mark each and 5 questions are worth two marks each. Candidates must obtain 25 marks out of 30 (83%) or more in order to pass the examination.

How much will it cost?

Classroom based learning - £110.00 + VAT

In-house training - Please contact us for a quotation


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