The Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment provides learners with an essential foundation in relevant matters of health and safety. It is suitable for individuals wanting to work in the construction industry and those already employed in the industry seeking to renew their knowledge in this area. This course works alongside the CSCS HSE Touch Screen test in order to apply for a Green CSCS Card.


Successful candidates will gain knowledge and skills in:
  • Their individual responsibilities for their own safety and the safety of others
  • Typical construction hazards and how these are controlled
  • How everyone can help achieve better practical standards of safety on site
  • Legal requirements and liabilities
  • Working at height
  • Manual Handling
  • Fire prevention
  • Work equipment

Occupational Health

Course Duration / Other Info

Qualifications / Certification

The qualification pre-supposes no former knowledge on the part of those who aim to attain it. Learners will come from diverse educational and employment backgrounds.

 This qualification was developed by industry in partnership with the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB). From 1st July 2014, people wishing to apply for  a CSCS Green Card.

Certificate valid for 3 years. Formal Level 1 Qualification.

CITB Short Duration Training

Tier 1