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Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment

Ideal for anyone wishing to apply for the Construction Skills Certificate Scheme (CSCS) Labourer Card (Green Card), necessary to work on a UK construction site. The Labourer Card qualification was developed in partnership with the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).

Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment qualification is for anyone who currently works in construction or wants to work in construction, as well as for those already in the industry looking to refresh their knowledge. 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.

The qualification assumes no prior knowledge and considers the fact that learners come from diverse education and employment backgrounds. The training is exceptionally easy to understand and administer.

Having a valid CSCS card and passing the CITB test are both mandatory requirements of working in the construction industry because they grant employees access to UK construction sites as non-skilled workers.

The Labourer Card qualification was developed in partnership with the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB). Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment is regulated by the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

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    Qualifications developed with fully-qualified experts

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    Information that is clear and easily accessible to a broad audience

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    Materials which are adaptable to the needs of each unique learner

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What does it cover?

Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment qualification 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. Successful qualification will earn a candidate four credits.

For more information on the candidate’s CSCS card application and passing the CITB test, click here.

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How does it work?

Learning materials are provided to Approved Centres which subsequently deliver the training (recommended 6-40 hours, depending on the learners). Centres then request the examination (available either online or paper-based), on a date and time of their choosing. The results of online examinations are available immediately, while paper-based results and certificates are issued within five working days of receipt.

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Deliver this qualification – and others

We invite you to apply to become an Approved Centre and benefit from teaching the Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment qualification, as well as other qualifications available in our comprehensive list. For more details about delivering our qualifications, see how to become an Approved Centre. It’s extremely straightforward and highly rewarding for your organisation.

Approval to deliver this qualification

Already an Approved Centre? Why not deliver this qualification?

Members £250.00 (excl. VAT)

Non-Members £350.00 (excl. VAT)

To deliver the Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment qualification, please contact us on +44 (0)20 3510 8355 or email qualifications@britsafe.org

Assessments for Approved Centres

Already approved to deliver this qualification? Then buy our paper-based or online assessments now.

Assessments are comprehensive and clearly laid out, so that candidates can easily understand the process. The assessments are broken down into 40 multiple choice questions. All our qualifications are developed to the very highest standards. Attaining the qualification will earn a candidate four credits.

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Assessments

Paper

1 - 9 candidates

£13.95(exc. VAT)

100 - 199 candidates

£12.95(exc. VAT)

200 - 299 candidates

£11.95(exc. VAT)

300 - 399 candidates

£10.95(exc. VAT)

400 - 499 candidates

£9.95(exc. VAT)

500+ candidates

£8.95(exc. VAT)

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Online

1 - 9 candidates

£11.95(exc. VAT)

100 - 199 candidates

£10.95(exc. VAT)

200 - 299 candidates

£9.95(exc. VAT)

300 - 399 candidates

£8.95(exc. VAT)

400 - 499 candidates

£7.95(exc. VAT)

500+ candidates

£6.95(exc. VAT)

Quantity