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On Friday 28 August 2015 the Annual Waterside Graduation and Apprenticeship Awards Evening took place at Langtree Park in St Helens, the home of St Helens RFC.

The event was a huge success with 90 people attending the event including Apprentices, Parents, Employers and New Employers who are embarking on the journey of having an apprentice for the first time.  

A huge thank you must go to Gareth Jones representing the IMechE for attending with his wife who have supported the award over a number of years. 

What does the CCNSG course cover?

The ECITB CCNSG course is an industry-recognised standard in Health and Safety Training.  It is aimed at the Engineering Construction industries, which covers many processes such as oil and gas, chemical manufacturing, power generation etc. 

Course contents

The course covers a wide variety of topics, ranging from background legislation through to important practical points.  Examples include:

Safe Behaviours: acting to take care of own safety and the safety of others at all times, reporting any accidents and near-misses, maintaining good housekeeping standards, correctly using Permit to Work systems etc.

Workplace safety is critically important in the Engineering and Construction industries.  The CCNSG Safety Passport is operated by the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB), and aims to ensure workers have a basic knowledge of Health and Safety.  This is in order to reduce the risks to themselves and to others when working on site.  Here are a few common questions regarding the CCNSG course:

What are the CCNSG courses Waterside offers?

Waterside is an approved ECITB training provider for the following courses:

CCNSG Safety Passport 2 Day Basic - this is for delegates who have not completed a CCNSG course before, or for those whose passports have expired by more than 3 months

Hello and welcome to our new Waterside Training website!  We've undergone a major revamp so it is easier to see more about our engineering training and technical apprenticeships on your mobile devices.  Let us know what you think about the site, simply fill in the Contact Us form.  And of course if you are interested in any kind of electrical or mechanical engineering training, whether it is as an apprentice or to develop your employees, we'd be happy to help, just get in touch using the Contact Us form or call us on 01744 616 837.