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Online Construction courses

With support from the West Midlands Combined Authority, the College is excited to offer a range of brand new online construction courses – free of charge!

Teams and individuals are able to upskill in a range of important construction disciplines from the comfort of home.

Take a look at the range of courses on offer listed below.

West Midlands Combined Authority

In this session you will learn to understand the cause of fire and fire emergency procedures.

The learning from this session will help you to:

  • Identify elements essential to creating fire.
  • Identify methods of fire prevention.
  • Understand action to be taken on discovery of fire.
  • Identify types of fire extinguisher and their uses.

In this session you will learn how to handle materials and equipment safely.

The learning from this session will help you to:

  • Identify legislation relating to the safe handling of materials and equipment.
  • Understand procedures for safe lifting and handling activities in accordance with guidance and legislation.
  • Understand the importance of using and identify the differing types of lifting equipment when handling materials and equipment.

In this session you will learn to understand the health and safety regulations, roles and responsibilities under the personal protective equipment (PPE) at work regulations.

The learning from this session will help you to:

  • Identify and understand the health and safety legislation relevant to and used in the construction industry in relation to PPE.
  • Identify and understand employer and employee responsibilities under the health and Safety at work act (HASAWA) regarding the provision, use and maintenance of PPE in the construction industry.
  • Identify the types of PPE and their uses.

In this session you will learn to maintain and store portable power tools and understand the health and safety regulations, roles and responsibilities under the Provision and use of work equipment regulations (PUWER)

The learning from this session will help you to:

  • Identify the power sources used for portable power tools.
  • Identify types of tooling and their uses.
  • Identify the safety equipment required when using different types of portable power tools.
  • Identify and potential hazards associated with power tools and their causes.

In this session you will learn to identify signs and notices used in the workplace and understand their meaning and uses.

The learning from this session will help you to:

  • Understand and identify the signs and signals used in the workplace, communicating potential hazards and other important information.

In this session you will learn about access equipment and working at heights.

The learning from this session will help you to:

  • Identify and understand legislation to working at heights.
  • Identify types of access equipment (ladders/Scaffold).
  • Understand safe methods of use for access equipment.
  • Identify hazards and dangers of working at height.

In this session you will learn to understand and maintain safe and healthy working practices when excavating holes and trenches by manual digging.

The learning from this session will help you to:

  • Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when excavating holes and trenches by manual digging.
  • Understand responsibilities regarding potential accidents and health hazards whilst working.

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