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Level 1 Award Health & Safety in a Construction Environment

Who is the course for?

This Level 1 Award Health and Safety qualification is aimed at learners who currently work, or want to work, in construction. Successful completion will enable you to move on to take the CITB health, safety and environment test, and then apply for the new Construction Skills Certificate Scheme (CSCS) Green Card. This card allows access to construction sites in the UK as a non-skilled worker.

What will I study on the course?

Our Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment consists of the following:

  1. Know the principles of risk assessment for maintaining and improving health and safety at work
  2. Know the importance of safe manual handling in the workplace
  3. Know the importance of working safely at height in the workplace
  4. Know risks to health within a construction environment
  5. Know the importance of working around plant and equipment safely

There are exercises carried out throughout the day with your Tutor, and a multiple choice quiz at the end to confirm you understood the training.

What makes this course special?

  • The course provides the opportunity to prove your construction safety knowledge even if you have no other formal qualifications
  • It can be completed in as little as one day
  • The course is certificated by Industry Qualification and recognised by CSCS
  • Provides access to a Green CSCS card
  • Even when you Green CSCS card expires – you won’t need to redo the course – just your CSCS test.


£99 + vat, based on  minimum of 6 persons.

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