Global Horizon Skills

Getting your CSCS Card with Global Horizon Skills

If you work in the Construction Industry, or are looking to progress in a career in construction, you will know that you require a CSCS Card.

CSCS Testing

A CSCS Health and Safety Card is to prove you have the knowledge and skills to work safely on construction sites. These cards were brought in to operation by CITB in 1995 and have been a mandatory requirement for construction since.

The scheme rules have changed in recent years so now you must have completed an NVQ in your trade or an equivalent certificate.

The Site Safety Plus Scheme, Health and Safety Awareness course allows delegates to receive their CSCS Labourer’s card on completion of the CSCS Health and Safety Test.

The Health and Safety Awareness course consists of:

This Site Safety Plus course is for you if you’re considering, or already, working within the construction and civil engineering industry.


This course highlights potential hazards when working on site and provides practical advice on keeping yourself and your colleagues safe. You will learn about individual and employer’s responsibilities. Also, what you can do if you think anyone’s health and safety is being put at risk. This course provides health and safety awareness. Health and Safety Awareness is endorsed by Build UK as standard training for all operatives on site.

At the end of the course you will have an understanding of:

  • the need to prevent accidents
  • health and safety law
  • how your role fits into the control and management of the site
  • risk assessments and method statements
  • performing safely and asking for advice
  • how to report unsafe acts to prevent an accident

Certification for this course is valid for 5 years. To remain certified in this area, you will need to retake the course before the expiry date.

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