Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card) - E-Learning

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This is an E-Learning course

Trainer: V986BM

Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card) - E-Learning

Course Description:

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.

Target Audience:

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

Course Content:

Module 01 - Introduction
Module 02 - Hazards, Risks, Assessments and Controls
Module 03 - Slips, Trips, Falls and Working at Height
Module 04 - Manual Handling
Module 05 - Plant, Machinery and Noise
Module 06 - Respiratory Risks
Module 07 - Fire, Electricity and Gas Safety
Module 08 - Chemicals and Other Onsite Hazards
Module 09 - Vehicles, PPE and General Safety
Module 10 - Your Pathway to Your CSCS Card
Accredited examination


- Each module has a multiple-choice assessment with a 70% pass rate. Candidates will be allowed up to three attempts to pass the training modules. Please note that if the training modules are not passed, candidates will not be able to go on to complete the accredited exam and will be required to purchase an additional training modules license and complete again. 

- Upon successful completion of the ten training modules, candidates will also need to complete the Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment Accredited Exam which is included in this course cost.

The exam results will then be invigilated which can take up to 72 hours and then the candidate will be emailed their results.


Upon successful completion of the exam. candidates will achieve a certificate accredited by ETA Awards. 

Please note that certificates will be emailed within 10 working days, after the exam recording has been invigilated. 

System Requirements:

- Browser: Google Chrome
- Video: Up to date video drivers
- Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
- Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)
- Webcam/microphone for exam recording

Instructions for Exam:

We require a steady internet connection (Wi-Fi will be required for mobile streaming) with a minimum upload speed of 1MB/sec, If the exam stops midway due to technical difficulties with your connection, a retake will be required with a fee payable by the user. Please note that you will also be required to share your screen at all times during the exam. 

  • Must have photo ID
  • No talking out loud to read the questions. 
  • No eating/drinking 
  • No smoking/vaping 
  • No devices i.e. mobile/tablets 
  • No notes 
  • No one else in the room 
  • No headphones (if your microphone is part of your headphones please take them off and leave them on the desk) 
  • Please keep your face within view of the camera at all times 
  • No background noise, exam conditions only
Additional Requirements:

If you have any learning requirements that you need support with or require any adjustments to enable you to fully participate in your learning, please let us know prior to starting the exam. We will make any reasonable adjustments that will help and support you. Any information you share will be treated in confidence and will only be shared with the relevant staff where necessary to deliver an effective service to you.


- 3 hours for the training modules (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).

- 40 minutes for the examination.

Important Note:

This course is an alternative to the CITB Health and Safety Awareness course and includes the exam module within the course price. The exam is invigilated online and needs to be passed to receive the qualification. However, as with the CITB Health and Safety Awareness course, to obtain a CSCS Green card you must also complete and pass the Health and Safety Touch Screen test.

The Health and Safety Touch screen test and CSCS Registration fee is not included in the course price. The price of the Health and Safety Touch Screen test is £22.50 and can be carried out at approved testing centres throughout the UK.

Once you have completed and passed this course and completed and passed the Health and Safety touch screen test you can then apply for the CSCS Green card, which will cost £36.00. For further information please feel free to give us a call. 

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