Each year in the UK, people are killed, injured and suffer work-related illnesses while carrying out their jobs.
So Health & Safety is a significant concern. The government, employers and workers all have an essential role to play in reducing deaths and accidents and preventing ill-health at work.
This course is aimed at people starting out in the construction industry and can be used as part of their induction process or as preparation for the online accredited exam. Whilst this course, Level 1 Health & Safety in a Construction environment provides you with a qualification in its own right, it can also form part of your CSCS green card application.
The course starts with an introduction to the legal aspects of health and safety before covering the basics of risk assessment and safe working practices. It then goes into detail to cover the most common hazards encountered in construction environments from Working at Height and Respiratory Hazards to electrical and chemical hazards.Includes Online Invigilated Exam
We provide you access to our online invigilated examination which can be taken anywhere. Our market leading examination system delivers the final assessment direct to you via the internet, invigilated using screen sharing and web cam, allowing you to receive your accreditation quicker and easier without the stress and hassle of visiting a training and exam centre. Our online exam is fully accredited by ETA Awards. Once you pass the exam you will be issued with the accredited certificate which you can use to apply for your Green Card. (CITB HS+E Touch Screen Test is also required). Target Audience
The course is aimed at people starting out in the construction industry. The Online Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course is designed for those working on construction sites and is a requirement for those wishing to apply for a CSCS Green Card. In accordance with CITB anyone who is a labourer on a construction site must be a CSCS Green Card Holder.Qualification
Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (RQF)
Awarded by ETC Awards Limited. Regulated by OfqualAdvantages
The course can be used as part of a company induction process. It can also be used to aid in preparation for the level 1 award Health and Safety in a Construction Environment.Further Progression
For more detailed information on key health and safety issues we offer a wide range of courses including Asbestos Awareness, Manual Handling, Electrical Safety, COSHH, Working at Height, Risk Assessment and many more.