Construction Safety Training: The need for safety training in the construction industry

CIF Training 05/04/2017 Latest News

Construction Safety Training: The need for safety training in the construction industry

The Construction Industry Federation is the most trusted provider of professional health and safety courses to countless businesses throughout Ireland. Our expertise and professionalism enable us to deliver superior results.

There is no doubt that the role of safety within the workplace should never be taken lightly. Within a landscape increasingly defined by the necessity to adhere to specific rules and regulations, organisations of all sizes are now faced with more challenges than ever before. Keeping employees and other stakeholders up to date is critical in terms of injury prevention, legal responsibilities and job completion. However, obtaining the most relevant health and safety courses is often easier said than done. This is exactly why a growing number of firms throughout Ireland are choosing the bespoke services offered by the Construction Industry federation (CIF). Let us take a closer look at the amenities to be enjoyed.

CIF: A History of Professional Construction Management Courses

One of the hallmarks of this foundation is that each construction region and sector is fully represented. To put this another way, all bases are covered in terms of educational development and turnkey safety solutions. This tailor-made approach is critical so that companies and management alike can provide the most relevant solutions to their employees.

However, it is critical to note here that this form of health and safety training goes far beyond construction companies alone. On the contrary, we are heavily involved with city councils and larger organisations such as Irish Rail and Electric Ireland. The key takeaway point here is that CIF is the leading and most trusted provider of safety and training courses within Ireland. This reputation continues to grow.

Why Choose CIF for Modern Health and Safety Courses?

There are several hallmarks which have enabled our professional services to rise above and beyond those associated with other organisations. First and foremost, we aim to address the needs of each student on an individual basis. This allows our staff to target extremely specific needs. We firmly believe that a “one-size-fits-all” template has no place within the Irish construction sector.

We also support numerous health and safety methodologies and once again, this level of flexibility is meant to satisfy challenging demands. Some of the areas which we are more than capable of addressing include:

  • Programmes to enhance the productivity of business.
  • E-learning courses.
  • Apprenticeship issues.
  • Compliance and similar regulatory procedures.

Not only are these health and safety courses extremely thorough and up to date, but they are entirely practical. The hands-on knowledge obtained can thereafter be used within real-world scenarios.

Sourcing Expertise

One of the tenets of proper health and safety training involves providing only the most accredited teachers and experts. We have gone to great lengths to source the best in the industry. There are several benefits to this approach. First, the teachers and guides will be able to discretely identify with the concerns of the student. Secondly, they are already aware of the challenges facing a specific sector. Finally, this level of expertise will enable them to address very specific questions as they may arise throughout the course itself. CIF has left no stone unturned regarding health and safety courses.

The Ability to Obtain a Lifelong Skill Set

What may have been sufficient yesterday could be irrelevant today and outdated tomorrow. To put this another way, the world of health and safety within the Irish construction sector is constantly evolving. CIF has taken this undeniable observation into account. It is our goal to provide each student with the skills that he or she requires developing their career for years into the future. There is simply no room for second-best methods currently.

One of the ways in which we accomplish this feat is by providing attendees with an accessible and interactive curriculum. Theoretical skills are combined with practical knowledge to develop a well-rounded approach to on-site health and safety. These talents can then be applied to the real world. In the very same respect, our staff is constantly kept informed of any recent developments so that the training that they provide is relevant. Trust is never an issue when working with our team.

Targeted Courses for Turnkey Solutions

We have moulded our courses around the needs of the student as well as the sector in question. While these will naturally vary from profession to profession, a handful of examples here can include:

  • Construction safety management
  • Building regulations and coding
  • Site and project supervisor courses
  • The renewal of previous certifications

These are some of the reasons why our courses are continually recognised by local authorities, the national government and indeed by anyone who needs to procure a fully qualified construction professional.

Accreditation Throughout Ireland and Beyond

Many organisations are looking to only employ construction management courses that will result in achieving recognised certification. CIF is pleased to offer programmes that are fully accredited with bodies such as the IOSH and the QQI. Not only is this vital for firms which are operating on a domestic level, but this form of certification is even more important when working abroad. Our aim is to leave nothing to chance in terms of adopting modern training methods and passing our expertise along to our students.

Putting it All Together

Over the years, CIF has set the standard extremely high regarding construction management courses throughout Ireland. This reputation will only advance in the coming years thanks to our devotion to such a field. By forming discrete solutions and through the continual development of strategic partnerships, we can provide every student with the solid foundations required within such a diverse industry.


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