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CITB Achieving Behavioural Change ABC

The course is designed to provide Delegates with an understanding of how attitude, behaviour, communication and worker engagement at all levels can help prevent the chances of accidents occurring.

The Achieving Behavioural Change (ABC) course was originally developed to provide training on the benefits of adopting behavioural change for all contractors who worked on the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and Jobcentre Plus (JCP) refurbishment programme. This project’s primary aim was for contractors to undertake their designated tasks in a safe and proactive manner. This was defined as the determination and belief that no-one should be injured or suffer ill-health in the course of work activities’. Everyone wishing to work on these sites was expected to attend the one-day ABC course.

The course is in line with the existing ACoP and Guidance for the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007, which links to other legislation in requiring cooperation and co-ordination between all parties is carried out.

  • Introduction and legal duties
  • Hazard, risk & control and causes of accidents
  • Attitude, behaviour, communication and worker engagement
  • Benefits of getting in right and achieving the ABC goal
  • Syndicate exercises using STAARR and TASK card

The objective of the course is to enable Delegates to, by the end of the course:

  • List the basic legal duties of employers and employees
  • Define hazards, risks and control measures
  • List possible causes of accidents
  • Appreciate the link between attitude and behaviour
  • Appreciate the costs of poor safety performance
  • Appreciate the benefits of good safety performance
  • Putting ABC into practice using the STAARR and TASK card

A high proportion of discussions, best practice sharing, syndicate exercises and case studies supplemented with classroom based tutorial. Delegates will be continuously assessed during the course in preparation for the final examination.

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Maximum 20 candidates


1 day