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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 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 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.
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.
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 your candidate via the internet, invigilated using screen sharing and web cam, allowing them to receive their 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
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).
2 Hazards, Risks, Assessments and Controls
3 Slips, Trips, Falls and Working at Height
4 Manual handling
5 Plant, Machinery and Noise
6 Respiratory Risks
7 Fire, Electricity and Gas Safety
8 Chemicals and Other Onsite Hazards
9 Vehicles, PPE and General Safety
10 Your Pathway to Your CSCS Card
Other Related Construction Sector eLearning Courses which make up a ‘Construction Suite’
- Asbestos Awareness
- CDM Awareness
- Working Safely
- 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
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 course is aimed at people starting out in the construction industry.
Recommended System Requirements
• Browser: Up to date web browser
• Video: Up to date video drivers
• Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
• Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)
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