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Level 1 Health & Safety In A Construction Environment & Accredited Exam

This eLearning course aims to raise awareness of key health and safety issues and is ideal for anyone in the construction industry working towards achieving the highly-desired CSCS Green Card.



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Course Description

What’s It About?

This Health and Safety in Construction eLearning course is perfect for supporting candidates on their journey to achieving the highly-desire CSCS Green Card.

Every year there are approximately more than twice as many work-related deaths in construction than in any other industry. Equipping workers with an awareness of how to work safely can minimise the risk of harm to your workforce. The costs associated with workplace injuries can be catastrophic.

Who’s It For?

This Health and Safety eLearning course is ideal for anyone in the construction industry working towards achieving the highly-desired CSCS Green Card.

In addition, this course is particularly useful for new starter inductions or anyone starting work in the construction industry aiming to advance toward attaining the Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in Construction qualification.

What Does It Cover?

  • Legal and general responsibilities of construction operatives
  • General safety in construction activities
  • Workplace health, safety and welfare in a construction environment
  • First aid
  • High-risk activities, including working at heights, hazards and risks, excavations and confined spaces
  • Mobile plant, site vehicles and environmental awareness
  • Obtaining a CSCS card and revision questions

How Long Does It Take?

The Health and Safety within a Construction Environment eLearning course will typically take 4 – 6 hours to complete. However, as this health and safety eLearning training is hosted online, candidates can complete each module at a pace to suit them.

Who Is It Accredited By?

The course is accredited by Highfield Qualifications, one of the leading providers of regulated health and safety qualifications.

How Does It Work?

Our eLearning programmes are available on multiple platforms such as tablets, PCs, Macs and laptops. All you need is an Internet connection. Candidates log on to the Learner Management System and work their way through the course. Included in the course are scenarios that provide them with real-life context.

Our courses simplify even the most complex subjects through media and content-rich exercises that motivate and engage candidates. The key elements of our eLearning courses are:

  • interactive exercises and gaming
  • media-rich content
  • interactive 3D scenarios
  • content provided by market-leading experts
  • relevant photography and illustrations
  • multi-generational content and style

How’s It Assessed?

This Health and Safety within a Construction Environment eLearning course is assessed by multiple-choice questions at the end of the course. Candidates must score 100% to pass.

If the candidate does not achieve 100% the first time, they will be taken back to review the module they have struggled with. They can then retry the multiple-choice questions as many times as necessary to pass the course.

They will receive an electronic copy of your certificate immediately upon completion of the course. This certificate may be printed and used as evidence that you have been trained in health and safety to the appropriate level.

Please Note

This Health and Safety eLearning course alone does not provide a qualification. However, it does meet the UK’s mandatory training requirements for health and safety induction programmes.

To gain the full qualification to achieve the recognised Highfield Level 1 Award in Health and Safety within a Construction Environment qualification, you must sit an invigilated examination. The cost of this course does include the cost of the remotely invigilated online examination.