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Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card Including Exam)

IIRSM Approved & ETA Awards Accredited

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.

Course Description

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.

Target Audience

The course is aimed at people starting out in the construction industry.

Advantages

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 & Related Courses

Other courses that would be useful for candidates taking this course include:

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card) 1 Introduction 70
Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card) 2 Hazards, Risks, Assessments and Controls 70
Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card) 3 Slips, Trips, Falls and Working at Height 70
Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card) 4 Manual handling 70
Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card) 5 Plant, Machinery and Noise 70
Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card) 6 Respiratory Risks 70
Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card) 7 Fire, Electricity and Gas Safety 70
Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card) 8 Chemicals and Other Onsite Hazards 70
Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card) 9 Vehicles, PPE and General Safety 70
Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card) 10 Your Pathway to Your CSCS Card 70

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Duration:

120 minutes

(Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

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