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Level 1 Award in health and safety working in construction

Course Overview

Level 1 Award in health and safety working in construction

This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to seek employment or enter, work on a building site. Legislation requires individuals to hold the necessary level of green card before the set foot on any site.

The Level 1 Health and Safety working in construction (for CSCS training) course is to provide job hunters in the construction industry with the necessary qualification to enable them to progress and take the CSCS examination to apply for their Green Card.

It also enables those who need access to working on a construction site such as cleaners with the necessary credentials to do so.

The course has been developed to provide new entrants or existing workers with basic health and safety knowledge. In addition to the educational benefits of the course it is also requirement for a green CSCS card.

The qualification is awarded by Highfields.

Who is suitable?

Anyone who needs:

  • To gain access to a construction site. You may be an employer who has staff needing access to a site.
  • To apply for a job – is unemployed and wish to enter a career in construction.
  • A supplier who needs to gain access to provide a service on a site eg cleaning staff.

What You will Learn

The Level 1 Health and Safety in Construction is aimed at individuals who need the card to work in construction. Our training will include

  • Risk Assessment, Health and Safety
  • Manual Handling Safety
  • Working Safely at Height
  • Plant and Equipment Safety

The course will also enable individuals to understand:

  • Working in the construction industry
  • Services provided by the industry
  • Rights and responsibilities
  • Attitude and behavior
  • How to apply for jobs in the construction industry

Additional Information

You must attend training to achieve the Health and Safety qualification. You will need to bring with you:

  • ID – driving licence or passport
  • Passport Photo to upload for your green card
  • Proof of benefits (if eligible)

The cost of the training is £130 if you are not entitled to funding.

We will check your eligibility before you start the course. You will complete an initial assessment and Advice and Guidance about your results.

You will also have access to online practice test for your CSCS test.

What's Next?

  • We will book a test slot for you at an appropriate test centre when you pass your H&S qualification
  • We will apply for your green card when you pass your CSCS test

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