This one-day interactive course has been designed for company directors and senior managers, with the aim of recognising the human and financial implications of non-compliance of health and safety legislation.
The course will provide a summary of how to promote a positive organisational culture for health and safety. Workshop exercises throughout the day will give delegates the opportunity to discuss their thoughts about health and safety and their responsibilities in an open forum.
The day concludes with delegates preparing an action plan for use when they return to the workplace. This will include a skills matrix to utilise within their organisations.
The DRHS course is endorsed by Build UK as the standard training for all senior managers and company directors.
To help the director to gain knowledge and understanding in:
This course has been developed for directors and senior managers of any organisational size in construction, civil engineering or allied trades, and therefore this should be considered before enrolling delegates on to this course. Delegates must be competent in English at senior management level.
Assessment will be by an exam paper and a trainer review. The examination demonstrates to external bodies that the certificate is only awarded to successful delegates following both an assessment and examination.
The examination paper number will be notified when the course booking is accepted by CITB.
Delegates will need to pass all elements of the trainer review to gain a pass. The elements of the trainer review are as follows.
Has the delegate actively engaged with the course and the group? Such as:
The paper consists of 15 questions; 10 multiple choice questions and 5 short written and/or matching questions and answers. This exam paper will be taken at the end of the course.
The examination paper is compulsory and consists of 15 questions, selected by CITB, covering all aspects of the course.
The examination pass mark is 80% (20 out of 25).
The paper consists of 10 multiple choice questions and 5 short written and/or matching questions. Questions can score between 1-5 marks.
The exam paper forms part of the overall assessment as to whether or not the delegate has successfully achieved the Director’s Role for Health and Safety Certificate and demonstrated knowledge of health and safety management responsibilities and liabilities.
The examination lasts for 30 minutes and must be completed within this time.
Delegates are permitted to use Book A – Legal and management: Construction site safety – The comprehensive guide (GE700) publication for the last ten minutes of the examination period.
Delegates taking the DRHS course should be able to achieve all of the learning outcomes listed below by the end of the course:
1. Leadership and worker engagement
Explain how good leadership and worker engagement can aid with protecting the workers and continually improve organisation risk management.
2. Health and safety law
Describe the purpose of health and safety legislation and the different legislative requirements that must be followed to ensure this is achieved.
3. Plan, Do, Check, Act
Explain how to effectively plan for health and safety within an organisation.
4. Plan, Do, Check, Act
Explain how to implement a health and safety plan, including the key actions for leaders, managers and workers in an organisation.
5. Plan, Do, Check, Act
Explain how to monitor the effectiveness of health and safety arrangements and measure its performance in an organisation.
6. Plan, Do, Check, Act
Explain how to review health and safety performance to ensure high standards are maintained and continually improved.