Heath and Safety in a Construction Environment

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This Level 1 qualification is designed to provide candidates with fundamental knowledge and understanding of health and safety in a construction environment.


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The qualification covers risk assessment, working at height, manual handling, improving health and safety at work and the safe operation of equipment.

Individuals are required to achieve this level 1 qualification and pass the CITB Operative Health, Safety and Environment test to obtain the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Labourers’ Green Card.

Entry Requirements

There is no requirement for learners to have prior skills, knowledge or understanding; however a basic level of maths and English is required.

A form of photographic ID is required to enable the candidate to take the test.

Who is the course aimed at?

Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment qualification is for anyone who wants to return to, or begin a career in construction. It is ideal for anyone wishing to apply for the Construction Skills Certificate Scheme (CSCS) Labourer Card (Green Card), necessary for work on a UK construction site.


What will I study?

This course provides the learner with everything they need to know about maintaining and improving health and safety at work. It delivers essential knowledge about key terms, legal responsibilities

and reasons for good health and safety on a construction site. The learner will also learn about personal protective equipment, emergencies, accident reporting, and dealing with ill-health within the

construction environment.

How will I be assessed?

As an individual or in small teams with peers a sequence of activities will be completed to gain your qualification, this will be assessed by your tutor daily and feedback given.


Congleton Cricket Club, Congleton

Monday 11th, Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th October


St Michaels & All Angels, Macclesfield  

Monday 1st, Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd November


The Maybury Centre, Crewe

Monday 22nd, Tuesday 23rd and Wednesday 24th November

Next Steps

To book on a course please complete the registration form here