ECITB CCNSG “Leading a Team Safely” (LATS)

ECITB CCNSG “Leading a Team Safely” (LATS)

The CCNSG “Leading a Team Safely” course is designed to build on the health, safety, welfare and environmental awareness already gained from the Operatives/Renewal courses and increase the operatives knowledge in order to effectively carry out a Supervisory/Team Leader role efficiently, effectively and safely.

Delegates must hold a valid CCNSG Operatives card to attend the LATS.

Course Duration
1 day.

Maximum Number
12 persons.

Training Aids
Lecture notes and audio/visual presentation.

Multiple choice test.

Upon successful completion of the course ECITB will issue a laminated CCNSG card directly to the delegate.

Additional Information
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Upon completion of this training course delegates will:

  • Know how to communicate successfully
  • Know how to lead a team successfully
  • Know how to achieve safe outcomes
  • Understand self-management and how to work safely with others


This course will cover the following four elements:

The Team

  • What makes a successful team
  • Leadership qualities
  • Leadership styles
  • Leadership behaviour

The Plan

  • Plan elements
  • The communication highway
  • Message and meaning
  • Brain function basics
  • The plan – essential elements
  • Selecting the right people with the right skills
  • Selecting the right job with the right tools
  • Being at the right place at the right time
  • Work instructions, risk assessment and method statement
  • The work plan
  • Pre-start briefing

The Job

  • The Mill Incident (Case study)
  • Objectivity v subjectivity
  • Control systems
  • Expert advice
  • Supervision and monitoring
  • Communication
  • Communication barriers
  • Interruptions on the job

Good Job

  • What makes a good job
  • Scenario
  • Ways of listening
  • Assertiveness
  • Do you have what it takes?