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Other Courses

(Visit the NVQ Diplomas and Grant Information for more specific information on NVQs)

Site Safety Courses

From 2010 the UK Contractor Group (UKCG) requires all site supervisors to have attended a 2 day Site Safety Plus course or equivalent (IOSH, NEBOSH, SSSTS). Click here for a copy of UKCG's Supervisor Training Standard.

The 2-day Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) courses and the 5-day Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) can be taken with the following:

  • National Construction College (NCC)..... 0844 8440466
  • Safety Services (UK) Ltd (SSUK)....... 0845 402 5050
  • SSG Training & Consultancy (SSG)..... 0870 043 4743
  • Training & Assessment Consultants (TAC)...... 0115 985 2455

Courses take place at venues around the country throughout the year - contact the training companies listed above for further information. (There may be other providers local to you.)

Employers in scope of CITB-ConstructionSkills may be eligible for grant at £50 per day.

Training Courses

ASTON UNIVERSITY runs courses from time to time, for course availability call: 0121 204 3593 or go to http://www1.aston.ac.uk/study/professional/

THE NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION COLLEGE runs courses on relevant topics at venues around the country. Click on this link for more information.

THE ASSESSMENT SERVICE CENTRE (TASC) is a provider of occupational skills training and competence-assessment to the Project Control profession. It has a course Introduction to Estimating, amongst others. www.tsac.eu.com

Other Training Opportunities and Assistance

  • News from CITB - July 2016
    • Levy & Grant Update - important dates to note
    • Structured & Flexible Funding - this provides a great opportunity to receive up-front funding for skills and training activities
    • Fairness, Inclusion & Respect in the Construction Industry - helping you meet your responsibilities under the Equality Act 2010
    • Construction Site Safety (GE700) - save money on your updates
  • Construction Ambassadors
    A leaflet outlining CITB’s Construction Ambassador programme is available here.  A Local Construction Careers Adviser could run an Ambassador course for FeRFA  members if this would be of interest.  This would be free of charge and members with a CITB training plan in place would be able to claim  £50 per person attendance grant.  If this of interest, contact FeRFA in the first instance and we will pass your details on to CITB to speak to you.
  • Management and Leadership Diagnostic Tool
    CITB is planning to make this tool available (free of charge currently) to a number of companies with a minimum of 3 managers / supervisors to a maximum of 15 managers / supervisors.  Larger companies can access it too, but this would incur a charge.  You can read more about this in the brochure via the following link.   If you would like to explore the possibility of utilising this you should contact your CDA* directly.
  • Construction-related Work Experience
    You can claim for your construction employees/students, who attend construction-related work experience as an essential part of a degree course. The grant is £30 per day and you can claim up to 48 weeks (240 days), per person, per lifetime.

    Grant is available for: 

    • planned work-experience for students lasting at least four weeks in a row
    • overseas planned work-experience 
    More details are here: http://www.citb.co.uk/levy-grant/claiming-grants-available/construction-work-experience-grant/

* In most cases your local Company Development Advisor (CDA) can give you more information on services and grants available – if you don’t know who your local CDA is you can use the contact page on the CITB website http://www.citb.co.uk/contact-us/employers/

Training Bulletins

Training bulletins are now included in the monthly enewsletters. Go to the News page to read the latest edition.

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