Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card)

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Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment
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Each year in the UK, people are killed, injured and suffer work-related illnesses while carrying out their jobs.

CSCS, construction safety is required for anyone on a construction site. Health and safety is a good addition to this course. Students studying A levels wanting to get sn understanding of construction. This is a government requirement. cscs card is a must for anyone wanting site access to work. We have had train drivers take this course, people who are working with gas, gas safe registered, electrician's, builders, joiners and plumbers do this course. Site managers and anyone interested in construction safety.

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.

Our CSCS Green Card course can be used in various ways

1. As a standalone awareness course

2. As a refresher course

3. As knowledge and preparation for the final exam

4. In a package with our online invigilated exam

5. In a package together with our Accredited Online Exam, CSCS Touch Screen Test and help in applying for the CSCS Green Card for you our candidate


Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment
Awarded by ETC Awards Limited
Regulated by Ofqual


3 CPD hours / points
Accredited by Ofqual

Course media


  • Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card) - download
  • Certificate Sample - download


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 level 1 award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment. 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.

Key Features Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card):

Our trusted, high quality and affordable online courses are designed to train individuals to become experts in their field.

  • Accredited, quality CPD training
  • Instant e-certificate
  • Fully online, interactive course with audio voiceover
  • Developed by qualified health and safety professionals
  • Self-paced learning accessible via laptop, tablet and smartphone
  • 24/7 Learning assistance and tutor support
  • Discounts on bulk purchases

The Process:

The Candidate completes the Online Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course

If a pass is achieved the candidate is issued with an approved certificate

The candidate then completed the online exam to upgrade to the fully accredited certificate

Instructions are emailed to the candidate to log into the invigilated online exam

Online invigilated exam is completed at a time chosen by the candidate. Checks are completed to ensure the candidate did not cheat on the exam by using the internet, interacting with any other person or using any other external application, textbook, calculator or materials.

If a pass is achieved the accredited certificate is passed to the candidate.

The candidate can then apply for the Green Card (NB: CSCS Touch screen test is also required)

Who is this course for?

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.


Course Curriculum

Module 01: Introduction

Module 02: Hazards, Risks, Assessments and Controls

Module 03: Slips, Trips, Falls and Working at Height

Module 04: Manual handling

Module 05: Plant, Machinery and Noise

Module 06: Respiratory Risks

Module 07: Fire, Electricity and Gas Safety

Module 08: Chemicals and Other Onsite Hazards

Module 09: Vehicles, PPE and General Safety

Module 10: Your Pathway to Your CSCS Card

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 webcam, allowing you to receive your accreditation quicker and easier without the stress and hassle of visiting a training and exam centre.

As a UK Registered Learning Provider, our online exam is fully accredited by ETA Awards


Recommended System Requirements

• Browser: Up to date web browser

• Video: Up to date video drivers

• Memory: 1Gb+ RAM

• Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+) Duration:

120 - 180 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).

Career path

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

RQF 60348987 Other Related Construction Sector eLearning Courses which make up a ‘Construction Suite’

  • Abrasive Wheels
  • Manual Handling
  • Working at Height
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Working in Confined Spaces
  • Slips Trips and Falls
  • Lone Workers
  • Fire Marshall
  • Personal Protection Equipment
  • Noise Awareness
  • Electrical Safety

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Stephen asked:

Once completed (and passed) How do you then apply CSCS card and what costs are involved ?


Dear Stephen, Thank you for your question. The best place to get the information that you require is the CSCS UK.Com / applying - for - cards / CSCS site, will give you very accurate information about your application and the cost for applying. Kind Regards Regiment Booking Team

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