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Reduce the risk of injuries and any other troubles for construction workers with the guidance of our highly on-demand Level 1 Award in Health and Safety within a Construction Environment (RQF) qualification. You will obtain a CSCS green card which is required for every construction labourer or workers in the UK. 

This Level 1 Award in Health and Safety within a Construction Environment (RQF) qualification is regulated by Ofqual and Qualifications Wales. This qualification with a credit value of 3 is designed for learners above 14 years aspiring to work in the construction industry. The necessity of efficient collaboration and communication in maintaining safe working practices in the construction sector is covered in this qualification. 

Significance of health and safety credentials or CSCS green cards required construction workers:
The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) assists construction sites, employees, and employers in improving safety standards by verifying that workers on site are adequately certified. CSCS teaches employees how to recognise dangers and contribute to making your workplace safer for you and your coworkers. This CSCS Green Card makes it simpler for businesses to hire workers since it reassures organisations and construction managers that you have a strong set of knowledge and experience as a site operator.

Enrol right away without any further ado and gain proficiency in providing health and safety!

Benefits you will gain.


Highfield Level 1 Award in Health and Safety within a Construction Environment (RQF)

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Learners must achieve all mandatory units to achieve a total credit of 3.
From this course, you will:

Qualification Purpose

This comprehensive Level 1 Award in Health and Safety within a Construction Environment (RQF) course is designed to help students master the knowledge and skills they'll need to understand health and safety within a construction environment.

Who is this course for?

The Level 1 Award in Health and Safety within a Construction Environment (RQF) course is for individuals wanting to serve as qualified professionals in the construction sector. Individuals who wish to achieve a sought-after health and safety certificate will benefit from its excellent award.


There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification. This qualification is eligible for learners at least 14 years old or above and those with a basic level of literacy.


Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners may wish to continue their development by undertaking one of the following qualifications:

Total Qualification Time

Total Qualification Time is comprised of GLH and an estimate of the number of hours a learner is likely to spend in preparation, study or any other learning, including assessment, which takes place as directed by, but not under the supervision of a lecturer, supervisor or tutor. 

Total Qualification Time for this qualification is 29 hours.

Guided Learning Hours

These hours are made up of all contact time, guidance or supervision of a learner by a lecturer, supervisor, tutor, trainer or other appropriate provider of education or training. 

Guided Learning Hours for this qualification is 21.

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Course Curriculum

Unit 1: Health and safety in a construction environment
Risk Assessment
Support Materials
Principles Of Risk Assessment For Maintaining And Improving Health And Safety At Work 00:00:00
Complementary Materials
1. HSE Risk Management 00:00:00
2. HSE Reporting Accidents and Incidents at Work 00:00:00
3. HSE Investigating Accidents and Incidents 00:00:00
4. HSE The Health and Safety Toolbox 00:00:00
Manual Handling
Support Materials
1. Introduction, Legislation and Guidance 00:00:00
2. Manual Handling Hazards and Injuries 00:00:00
3. Controlling and Reducing the Risks 00:00:00
4. Safe Lifting Techniques 00:00:00
Complementary Materials
1. HSE A Brief Guide to Manual Handling at Work 00:00:00
2. HSE Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 00:00:00
3. HSE Manual Handling Assessment Charts (The MAC Tool) 00:00:00
4. HSE Making the Best Use of Lifting and Handling Aids 00:00:00
5. HSE Risk Assessment of Pushing and Pulling (RAPP) Tool 00:00:00
6. HSE Manual Handling Risk Assessment Checklist 00:00:00
Working Safely at Height
Support Materials
1. Step by Step Guide to Working at Height 00:00:00
2. Introduction, Regulations and Duties 00:00:00
3. Risk Assessment and Prevention 00:00:00
4. Work at Height Equipment 00:00:00
Complementary Materials
1. HSE A Brief Guide to Working at Height 00:00:00
2. Work at Height Regulations 2005 00:00:00
3. HSE Selecting Equipment for Working at Height 00:00:00
4. HSE A Brief Guide to Safe Use of Ladders and Stepladders 00:00:00
5. HSE Roof Repair Work 00:00:00
6. HSE Safe Working Practices For Fragile Roofs 00:00:00
Risks to Health Within a Construction Environment
Support Materials
1. Risks to Health Within a Construction Environment 00:00:00
2. COSHH Regulations 00:00:00
3. Health Problems Related to Hazardous Substances 00:00:00
4. Identifying Hazardous Substances 00:00:00
5. Potential Risks to Asbestos 00:00:00
6. Storage of Combustibles 00:00:00
Complementary Materials
1. The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 00:00:00
2. HSE Introduction to Asbestos Essentials 00:00:00
3. HSE Disposal of Asbestos Waste 00:00:00
4. HSE Storing Chemicals 00:00:00
Working Around Plant and Equipment Safely
Support Materials
1. Work Equipment 00:00:00
2. Moving Plant, Machinery Or Equipment 00:00:00
3. Safe Functionality of Work Equipment 00:00:00
4. Maintenance Of Plant And Equipment 00:00:00
5. Warning Signs 00:00:00
6. Hazard Symbols 00:00:00
Complementary Materials
1. HSE Using Work Equipment Safely 00:00:00
2. PUWER 1998 00:00:00
3. Amendments (2002) to PUWER 1998 00:00:00
4. HSE Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 00:00:00
5. LOLER 1998 00:00:00
6. The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 00:00:00
7. HSE A Brief Guide to Providing and Using Work Equipment Safely 00:00:00
8. The Health and Safety (Safety Signs and Signals) Regulations 1996 00:00:00
9. HSE A Brief Guide to PPE at work 00:00:00
10. HSE Placing Products for Use at Work on The GB Market 00:00:00
Bonus Materials
1. GB STATISTICS 2020 Health and Safety at Work 00:00:00
2. ACAS Health, Work and Wellbeing 00:00:00
3. HSE Health and Safety in Construction 00:00:00
4. HSE Toolkit Preventing Work-Related Stress In Construction 00:00:00
Exam - Level 1 Award in Health and Safety within a Construction Environment (RQF)
Exam – Level 1 Award in Health and Safety within a Construction Environment (RQF) 00:20:00


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