CSCS (Health & Safety) Course
Level 1: Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (For the CSCS Card)
Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment is for learners who work in or who want to work in construction.
The aim of this unit:
This qualification is designed for learners working in, or aspiring to work in, the construction industry. The objective of the qualification is to prepare learners for employment in construction it will give learners the knowledge to undertake their jobs safely. This qualification covers common hazards and risks in a construction environment, safe manual handling practices, working safely at height and working safely around plant and machinery. It also covers the importance of effective teamwork and communication in ensuring safe working practices are followed in the construction industry.
Industry support and recognition
This qualification is supported by CITB, the Sector Skills Council for the construction industry.
Relationship with National Occupational Standards
This qualification relates to the National Occupational Standards for Labourers and is approved by CITB.