Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment

Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment

Health & Safety is a significant concern. Everyone has an essential role to play in reducing deaths and accidents at work. Failure to meet the requirements of Health and Safety regulations carries serious consequences so understanding these requirements is vital. This course is aimed at those starting out in the construction industry and provides an introduction to some of the key aspects of health and safety on and around construction sites. It can be taken along with the accredited exam to provide you with a recognised qualification that can form part of your CSCS card application.

  • This is an online training course using any internet connected device that is taken via our online training platform.
  • Following this learning course, you will need to purchase the Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment Accredited Exam, which comes at an additional cost of £60+VAT to this training course. The exam must be carried out using a PC or Laptop with webcam and microphone and reliable internet connect. The use of translators both in tab and external sources is not allowed during the exam. The exam is only available in English.

The exam guide can be viewed here: A candidates guide Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card) (navattic.com)

ETA Awards Approved - Duration - 120 mins* - £60.00

Aims of the Course

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of Health and Safety in a Construction Environment.
  • Define the Health and Safety Legislation and its impact on the work environment.
  • Identify risk assessments and safer working practices in regard to hazards in a construction environment.
  • Explain the consequences of failure of compliance.
  • Prepare for CSCS green card assessment.

Who should take this course

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

Course Content

Module Number Module Name
1 Introduction
2 Hazards, Risks, Assessments and Controls
3 Slips, Trips, Falls and Working at Height
4 Manual handling
5 Plant, Machinery and Noise
6 Respiratory Risks
7 Fire, Electricity and Gas Safety
8 Chemicals and Other Onsite Hazards
9 Vehicles, PPE and General Safety
10 Your Pathway to Your CSCS Card


Each module will have a set of questions you must answer correctly in order to successfully finish that module.

You will be asked multiple choice questions and must achieve a pass mark of 70%. They are marked automatically as you progress so you will know whether you have passed the section before moving on to the next.


All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

ETA Awards Approved

On successful completion of the course, you will be sent an electronic quality assured certificate. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

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