Health & Safety

Health and Safety in a Construction Environment

QA Level 1 Award (RQF) (Coming Soon)

Qualification Information

Qualification number: 603/5034/9.

  • Unit 1: Health and Safety in a Construction Environment.

Course Information

The QA Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (RQF) is an accredited, regulated and quality assured qualification that is recognised throughout the UK. This comprehensive 1-day course has been designed to develop Learners' knowledge and understanding of health and safety in a construction environment so they can work safely on a construction site. It will prepare Learners for employment in a construction environment and is one route towards applying for the Green Labourer CSCS card.

Learners who successfully complete QA Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (RQF) and have completed the CITB Health, Safety & Environment Test within the last 2 years can apply for a Green Labourer CSCS card.

Course Duration

The Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course that we deliver has a Total Qualification Time (TQT) requirement of 29 hours. The maximum period to achieve this qualification (including any referrals) is 10 weeks.

Assessment & Certification

Course assessment includes:

  • 1 x Theory assessment (Multiple Choice Question Paper).

Upon successful completion of this course individuals will receive a QA Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (RQF) printed certificate as well as a credit-card style license. This qualification is refreshed every 3 years from date of certification.

Some possible routes of progression are:

Entry Requirements

A maximum of 16 students can be accommodated on this course. Please note that students must be at least 14 years old on the first day of training. There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that students have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.

Location

We are able to deliver our Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course on your premises (subject to a pre-course assessment) to reduce the costs associated with taking time out and travelling. Alternatively, you can book onto our next available course at our Snetterton Training Facility.