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CSCS Construction Environment Health and Safety Course

Online Accredited Video Assisted eLearning Course

Training for Security


£145 inc VAT
Or £48.33/mo. for 3 months...
Study method
Online, self-paced
2 hours
Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment - Health and Safety in Construction - for the CSCS Green Card
Regulated qualification What's this?
3 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price

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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 an essential role to play in reducing deaths and accidents and preventing ill-health at work.

This course is aimed at people starting in the construction industry and 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.

After you complete this course, you will be required to complete an online accredited exam in order to receive your accredited certificate. After you have completed your accredited exam, you may apply for your CSCS green card. To receive this card you will be required to do the CSCS Touch screen test at a registered testing centre.


Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment - Health and Safety in Construction - for the CSCS Green Card

Regulated by Ofqual


3 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The CPD Certification Service

Course media


There are 10 modules within this course. In each module, you will be shown a series of videos, after which you will be asked to answer a few questions. Each module requires a pass percentage of 70% or more. You are required to complete all modules.

The 10 Modules are:


Hazards, Risks, Assessments and Controls

Slips, Trips, Falls and Working at Height

Manual handling

Plant, Machinery and Noise

Respiratory Risks

Fire, Electricity and Gas Safety

Chemicals and Other Onsite Hazards

Vehicles, PPE and General Safety

Your Pathway to Your CSCS Card

Who is this course for?

The course is aimed at people starting out or who are already active in the construction industry and would like to obtain their CSCS Card.


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

Career path

The Construction Industry

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.