Skills & Safety Cards
With the current skills shortage facing the industry, competence and safety on engineering construction sites are paramount for everyone. With the constant change in site equipment and Health and Safety legislations, it is imperative to continue to develop training programmes that ensure both the individuals and companies welfare.
The ECITB under the support, recommendation and development of it’s employer model, facilitate two training programmes that have been developed, certified and recognised through industry in helping keeping assurance and competence in the workplace.
CCNSG Safety Passport Training Essential Training to Develop Skills
The CCNSG Safety Passport Training Programme is monitored and controlled by national steering group known as the Client/Contractor National Safety Group (CCNSG) who are there to ensure that standards are being maintained and that the content of the training programme continues to meet current safety legislation and current safety practices.
This is an important initiative designed to ensure that the competence of workers in the UK engineering construction industry that is validated against National Occupational Standards in a flexible and cost effective way, with minimum disruption to ongoing productivity. Regulatory changes and client expectations now require the vast majority of the people involved in the construction, operation, repair and maintenance of process facilities to have proven competence.
Research & Developmentfor the Engineering Construction Industry.
CCNSG Safety Passport
The CCNSG National Safety and CCNSG Renewal courses are being redeveloped. The programmes contain new content and technology and are highly interactive to maximise participant engagement. The 2 Day National Safety Course is to launch in March 2011. The Renewal Course launch is scheduled for April.
E-learning training for CCNSG tutors is being arranged. These courses will be modulised and delivered via an interactive Learner Management System.