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Health and Safety – Course Description

Each year in the UK, people are killed, injured and suffer work-related illnesses while carrying out their jobs.
So Health and 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.

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)

Following completion of the course you are able to sit an accredited exam which is invigilated and will require conditions to be met. You are able to purchase the course and exam here as a package.

Price: £100.00 (+VAT)

Please note – once you have successfully completed the course and exam you will then be able to apply to complete your CSCS card touch screen test. If you would like help applying please contact us

Target Audience

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


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.

Further Progression in Health and Safety

For more detailed information on key health and safety issues we offer a wide range of courses including Asbestos Awareness, Manual Handling, Electrical Safety, COSHH, Working at Height, Risk Assessment and many more.

Module NumberModule NamePass % Required
2Hazards, Risks, Assessments and Controls70
3Slips, Trips, Falls and Working at Height70
4Manual handling70
5Plant, Machinery and Noise70
6Respiratory Risks70
7Fire, Electricity and Gas Safety70
8Chemicals and Other Onsite Hazards70
9Vehicles, PPE and General Safety70
10Your Pathway to Your CSCS Card70

Recommended System Requirements

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