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Health & Safety for Operatives


The construction industry accounts for more than a quarter of all work-related deaths and over 4,000 major injuries every year. For this reason health and safety continues to be at the forefront of the industry's agenda and is central to the drive to qualify the construction workforce. PLEASE NOTE: This course can be undertaken 'on-site' at the delegates' premises. Please contact our office on 01579 348544 or for further details.

Course objectives/key benefits

Who is the course aimed at?

Anyone who is new to construction work or related industries (i.e. plumbing, heating, electricians) and needs to gain/update knowledge regarding health and safety in the workplace, or who already works in these industries and wishes to update their knowledge.

PLEASE NOTE: SWAAT also offer a health and safety management course.

Entry requirements/pre-requisites

There are no entry or pre-requisite requirements

Course content

Specific topic areas including;

Course duration

One day

Training Method

Theory and practical workshop


Although there is no formal assessment a question paper related to general health and safety is given to each candidate to complete at the end of the course.

Course Outcome/Qualification

SWAAT Certificate in General Health and Safety for Operatives

Materials Provided

Candidates will be provided with a training pack


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South West Assessment and Training, 1 Quimperle Road, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 3US. TEL: 01579 348544. Email:

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