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Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (for CSCS Green Card)

PLEASE NOTE: Price includes video course and exam fee.

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.

Exam information

The first part of the course comprises of a high quality video based training session which will take approximately 2 hours to complete.

Upon completion of the video course, candidates will be invited to apply for the online exam, which is the final step in qualifying to complete the CSCS Green Card award.

This final exam will be sent to you separately which will arrive approximately 72 hours after you have completed the first part of the course.

The examination is a formal process which will be invigilated to ensure it is completed correctly.

On successful completion of the exam your certificate will be emailed to you between 10-14 days afterwards.

Target Audience

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

Advantages

The course can be used as part of a company induction process. It can also be used to aid in preparation for the level 1 award Health and Safety in a Construction Environment.

Online exam

The online learning portion of the course is optionally followed by a live exam, which will be invigilated using your webcam and a special online platform. If you do not have a webcam or cannot otherwise take the exam, you will not be able to gain your CSCS Green Card online.

Upon completion of your video training, you will receive an email within 72 hours with instructions of how to begin your online exam. This can be taken at any time the candidate chooses. Note that your exam may be recorded and software monitored to ensure the integrity of the process. Failing to follow the rules may disqualify the candidate from the process.

After completion of the exam, it will be invigilated within 24 – 48 hours.

It is important to know that you will still need to arrange a separate environmental touch screen course at a CSCS test centre which is in addition to the above.

Exam Rules

  • No external devices can be used
  • No other tabs open on the computer
  • No one else in the room at the time of the exam
  • No written notes

Minimum requirements (for online exam)

  • Webcam
  • Speakers
  • Google Chrome (advised)
  • Photo ID

Recommended System Requirements (for video course)

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

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).

Course Overview

  • Duration

    120 mins
  • Number of lessons

    10
  • Cost

    £99

Module Overview

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (for CSCS Green Card)1Introduction70
Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (for CSCS Green Card)2Hazards, Risks, Assessments and Controls70
Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (for CSCS Green Card)3Slips, Trips, Falls and Working at Height70
Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (for CSCS Green Card)4Manual handling70
Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (for CSCS Green Card)5Plant, Machinery and Noise70
Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (for CSCS Green Card)6Respiratory Risks70
Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (for CSCS Green Card)7Fire, Electricity and Gas Safety70
Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (for CSCS Green Card)8Chemicals and Other Onsite Hazards70
Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (for CSCS Green Card)9Vehicles, PPE and General Safety70
Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (for CSCS Green Card)10Your Pathway to Your CSCS Card70