CITB Changes for 2018

CITB Changes for 2018
Posted 18th December 2017

From 2018 the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is applying changes to some of the courses they provide. We listed and described them below.

Main Changes to Site Safety Plus Scheme Rules

  • - Exam pass rates have been increased to 80%.
  • - If a delegate fails the written exam, they can re-sit it the same day, as long as a different exam paper is used.
  • - Minimum attendance numbers have been reduced to four delegates (three delegates for the HSA and DRHS one-day courses).

 

HSA Course Changes

  • - Exam papers now include three safety critical questions which need to be answered correctly to pass the exam.
  • - Course content covering mental health awareness.
  • - Course content covering environmental awareness.

 

SSSTS Course Changes

  • - Exam papers now include four safety critical questions which need to be answered correctly to pass the exam.
  • - New exam questions go beyond the traditional 20 multiple-choice questions, including image and written questions.
  • - New scenario-based case study exercise including a method statement and risk assessment which will be assessed by the trainer.
  • - Course content covering stress and mental health awareness.
  • - Course content covering environmental issues.

 

SMSTS Course Changes

  • - Exam papers now include five safety critical questions which need to be answered correctly to pass the exam.
  • - Exam papers now include 20 multiple-choice questions and five written questions.
  • - Course content covering stress and mental health awareness.

 

DRHS Course Changes

  • - A two-part scenario exercise has been introduced that will be assessed by the trainer.
  • - Each delegate will take away a bespoke action plan and skills matrix, specific to their business, to improve their own site safety.
  • - A new CITB publication will be given to all delegates attending the course.
  • - Revised and updated exam papers.

 

Our trainers are accredited with CITB and very experienced in Health & Safety, providing you the confidence needed to pass your course, regardless of any change in course structure.

2018 courses are open for booking and you can enrol in some of them at a discounted rate with our “Countdown to Christmas” deals!

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