Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment

Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment

Course Information




Certificate Included


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Course Overview

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 online accredited exam. 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 course duration 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.

who is this course for?

The Online Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course (RQF) 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.

Online Invigilated Exam (sold separately)

If you are using this course as part of your CSCS Green Card application, you will need to purchase the 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 web cam, allowing you to receive your accreditation quicker and easier without the stress and hassle of visiting a training and exam centre.

*Upon successfully passing this course you will be issued with a certificate of completion. This is for anyone who is not using this course to gain a CSCS Green Card qualification. 

CPD approval means that this course can be used by those that need to prove they are continually developing themselves.

Online training is flexible, efficient, and cost effective meaning you can progress through the modules at your own pace and in your own time, so you can fit the training in around your work and personal life.

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Why Choose Us

Sherwood knowledge are an established training provider delivering on-site and online training courses.

  • ACCESSIBLE: training can be taken using your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or pc
  • FREE TRIAL: take the first module for free and make sure it is the right course for you
  • INTERACTIVE: easy to follow video tutorials with three chances to take the test again
  • STOP/START TRAINING: pause the course and pick up again later from where you left it

Course Modules

1: Introduction
Pass % Required 70%
2: Hazards, Risks, Assessments and Controls
Pass % Required 70%
3: Slips, Trips, Falls and Working at Height
Pass % Required 70%
4: Manual handling
Pass % Required 70%
5: Plant, Machinery and Noise
Pass % Required 70%
6: Respiratory Risks
Pass % Required 70%
7: Fire, Electricity and Gas Safety
Pass % Required 70%
8: Chemicals and Other On-Site Hazards
Pass % Required 70%
9: Vehicles, PPE, and General Safety
Pass % Required 70%
10: Your Pathway to Your CSCS Green Card
Pass % Required 70%

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