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

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

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Discover essential safety protocols in construction. Level 1 Health and Safety course ensures a secure work environment. Enroll now for foundational knowledge

Approved by ETA Awards

Explore foundational safety principles tailored for construction environments with our Level 1 Health and Safety course. Gain crucial insights into hazard identification, risk assessment, and safety protocols essential for maintaining a secure workplace. Whether you’re new to the industry or seeking to refresh your knowledge, this course provides essential skills and knowledge to ensure compliance with safety regulations and protect yourself and others on the job site. With interactive learning modules and expert guidance, equip yourself with the confidence and expertise needed to navigate potential hazards and contribute to a safer construction environment. Enroll now to prioritise safety and advance your career in construction

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 anessential 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.


This Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment online course is approved by:


ETA Awards:

ETC Awards Limited is an Awarding and End Point Assessment organisation (trading as eta) regulated by OFQUAL, CCEA and Qualifications in Wales


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

1. Understand the importance of Health and Safety in a Construction Environment.

2. Define the Health and Safety Legislation and its impact on the work environment.

3. Identify risk assessments and safer working practices in regard to hazards in a construction environment.

4. Explain the consequences of failure of compliance.

5. Prepare for CSCS green card assessment

The Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course is typically designed for individuals who are new to the construction industry or who are beginning work in a construction-related role. This course aims to provide foundational knowledge and understanding of health and safety principles specific to construction sites. It may be suitable for:

1. Entry-level construction workers
2. Apprentices and trainees
3. Individuals seeking to refresh their understanding of health and safety practices in construction
4. Employees transitioning into construction-related roles from other industries

The course often covers essential topics such as hazard awareness, safe working practices, accident prevention, and legal responsibilities within the context of construction sites. It serves as a fundamental introduction to promoting a safe working environment in the construction industry.

Module 1: Introduction

Module 2: Hazards, Risks, Assessments and Controls

Module 3: Slips, Trips, Falls and Working at Height 

Module 4: Manual handling

Module 5: Plant, Machinery and Noise

Module 6: Respiratory Risks

Module 7: Fire, Electricity and Gas Safety 

Module 8: Chemicals and Other Onsite Hazards

Module 9: Vehicles, PPE and General Safety

Module 10: Your Pathway to Your CSCS Card


At the end of the course there is a multiple-choice exam. The required pass mark for all modules is 70%. It is essential to achieve the requried pass mark to issue a certificate.

Retake information :

You will be given 3 attempts at each module. If a module is failed on the third attempt,
it will become locked and you need to contact us for the module to be
unlocked again. You are only permitted up to 3 extra attempts per

You can take the exam up to 3 times, and if not successful, should repay the course fee and start again.

Course Duration:

300 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).

After successful completion of the course the learner will achieve a Certification of Completion from Course Central and Achievement Certificate.
Your can order printed course certificate to be delivered by post.  Once successfully the order is placed you can expect the certificates to arrive within 5-7 working days in UK and Europe. For rest of the world it can take upto 12 working days.


This entirely online course can be accessed from any device with the following system specifications:

    Browser: Up to date web browser
    • Video: Up to date video drivers

    • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM

    • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


Course FAQ

An approved course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Approved courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification. However, the Certificate of Completion and Transcript for the course showing the awarding body’s logo  confirms that you have the best knowledge and skill for the job role.


There are no prerequisites for this course. However, it is advised have at least Level 1 understanding for a Level 2 course  and  a Level 2 understanding for a Level 3 course. This helps to contextualise the content delivered through the course and ensure effective learning.

Having a minimum literacy, numeracy, English  as the course content in mainly in Enfglish.

A basic understanding of how to use a website through your device to access, attend and complete assessments will benefit the user.


Your course will be assigned to you within 24 hours upon successful completion of your purchase.

CPD is your Continuous Professional Development, an investment you make in yourself. It helps to keep your skills and knowledge up to date to prepare yourself for the greater responsibilities you want. We have a range of CPD courses for you to complete online.

Once you achive 70% pass mark for all modules you’ll be able to see your digital certificate straightaway. We can email you the digital certificate within 24 hours. It is essential to achieve the requried pass mark to issue a certificate.

You can take the exam up to 3 times, and if not successful, should repay the course fee and start again.

We also have option for you to order printed course certificate to be delivered by post to your work or home address.  Once successfully the order is placed you can expect the certificates to arrive within 5-7 working days in UK and Europe. For rest of the world it can take upto 12 working days.

You can always buy this course for your team members. Please let us know about your business training needs. You also gift this course to your family and friends. Just let us know after successful purchase of the course.

This course will aid refresher training. It will give evidence of an understanding for staff induction. It will evidence awareness and improve your knowledge supporting your current skillset.

How this course works?

Step 1: Purchase and payment
Choose all necessary courses and follow our checkout process to pay using your Debit or Credit card.

Step 2: Course Access

Upon successful payment, please look for an email from [email protected] for your course access detail. For single-course purchases, you'll have unique access details. When you purchase more courses, they will be added to your account.
If you purchase multiple courses for your team, all the access details will be emailed to the team members.

Step 3: Certificate

Once you complete your course, you'll receive a PDF certificate instantly. However, you can order the printed certificate, and we will send a hard copy of your certificate to your UK postal address. This might take 5-7 working days, although we will try to deliver it as soon as possible.

Please note: if your company pays by invoice, we can only issue certificates after your order has been fully paid.

Step 4: Support

Our friendly Learner support team is happy to help at any stage of your course. Call us on 0203 488 1760 (Mon - Fri: 10 pm - 4 pm | Excluding Bank Holidays) or contact [email protected]. Alternatively, have a look into our support page for useful information and guidance to complete your course.

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