CSCS – Health and Safety in a Construction Environment Level 1

Adult Skills & Training

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City & Guilds


Course introduction

Whether you are already working in the construction industry or are looking to start work in the sector, this course is for you. This one-day course will help you toward gaining your CSCS card, enabling you to work on a construction site. Upon completion, you will take your test for the Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment, which is an essential requirement for your application for the CSCS card.

Course structure

  • Principles of risk assessment for maintaining
  • The importance of safe manual handling
  • The importance of working safely at height
  • Risks to health within a construction environment
  • Working safely around plant and equipment
  • Improving own Health and Safety at work

Minimum entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

How will I be assessed?

The exam is online and consists of multiple choice questions.

Information & support

Course dates are available on request.

If you are an employer, courses may be delivered at your request for group bookings. Please enquire for more information.

Course fees & Duration

£100 for one day (four to six hours, depending on prior experience).

A reduction in fees may apply for large group bookings.

What can I do with this qualification?

Once you have passed your Health and Safety in a Construction Environment test, we will advise you on the next steps for booking your CSCS test at your local testing centre. When you have passed both tests, you will be able to apply for your CSCS card, which will enable you to work on a construction site.

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