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Health & Safety

We are specialist providers for all major Health & Safety courses. Delivering nationally recognised Health and Safety accreditation schemes, as well as high quality programmes designed for individual company needs.

Safety on Construction Sites (SMSTS & IOSH Managing Safely)

Global Horizon Skills works with some of Northern Ireland’s leading construction firms to provide them with training solutions that fit the needs of complex projects and client demands. 

We believe that through exceptional training, leading to certification known throughout the construction industry your know how and reputation can shine through and help you win  contracts, with your clients knowing they are working with a safe and reputable outfit. Great training is a win-win situation for everybody.

Think of the IOSH Managing Safely course, this course delivers an essential risk management and health and safety understanding, with practical considerations that you would recognise how to put into practice on-the-job. Great for managers and supervisors to be able to manage the safety of themselves and their teams. IOSH is one of the worlds largest health and safety organisations. It’s great for group bookings if you’re investing in ensuring your firm stays up to date with the best practices and know-how to manage the very real dangers that arise consistently on a construction site daily.

There is also the SMSTS (Site Managers Safety Training Scheme) course. This in-depth course is designed to serve those with the responsibilities in planning, organising, monitoring and coordinating members of staff, for example as a Site Manager would. The legislation is covered as well as risk assessment, controlling hazards and adequate communication to ensure the best chances of a safe environment throughout construction projects. Your firm and your clients can depend on this training, as it’s industry-standard and the backbone of the UK’s first class approach to working safely.


Our APS Curriculum

Association for Project Safety

APS Principal Designer - One Day Course
Association for Project Safety APS Accredited Programmes
APS/CDM Consultancy-Related Services
Non-APS Accredited Programmes
APS The Management of Pre-Construction Health and Safety
APS Principal Designer
APS Introduction to Principal Designer (PD) Role

CSCS Card and Tests

To apply for most CSCS cards you have to pass a health and safety test, and demonstrate your competence. 

CSCS Testing is offered at our Omagh site.  A new 24-hour booking system has been put in place, however all tests must be pre-booked at least 48 hours in advance for administration purposes. No tests will be launched on the system without pre-booking*.

The computer-based tests can be completed quickly with flexible test times available - including evening and weekend slots.  Foreign Language voice overs are available and assistance can be provided to candidates who have learning difficulties.

Please contact Noelle Mills on 028 8225 6772 or for more details.



[*In extenuating circumstances or in the case of an emergency circumstance, ITCs may be able to book a Test within 48 hours. In such circumstances, the ITC must make a record of the specific reason(s) for allowing the Test. This record must be made available for auditing purposes. CITB reserves the right to remove this facility from ITCs at its sole discretion where concerns are identified]



Upcoming Testing

CSCS Testing

Over the past three years, GH Skills have excelled foremost in developing a long term working relationship with Andras House. In this time, they have delivered several NVQ courses at levels two and three, enabling many of our staff to avail of subsidised and cost-effective work-based courses.

Three years on, GH Skills have become our partner in the development and delivery of our Supervisory Development Programme for Aspiring Leaders as a key element within our Andras House Academy.

Hereafter, we envisage GH Skills playing a key role in the delivery of funded and cost-effective training solutions as part of our continued growth and development as a company. 

Andras House Hotel Group

We have used Global Horizon Skills over the past few years for statutory health and safety training and have found the quality of training/trainers to be excellent and to a very high standard. 

Participants have all agreed knowledge they have gained from training sessions has been exceptional and delivered in a friendly and positive learning environment.  The administration is straightforward and all in all, Global Horizons continues to offer a value for money training and support service.'

Julie Hetherington, Human Resources Manager
North-West News Group


“We have been using Global Horizon Skills regularly since 2015 and continue to be impressed with the efficient service they provide.  They have very professional and knowledgeable trainers and I feel they have added value to our company through the training they have provided to our staff.”

Jackie Elliott ACII, Director
Dickson & Co. Insurance

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