Level 1 Health & Safety in a Construction Environment

Duration: One day

Group Size: Maximum 8 learners

Who should attend: Anyone wishing to develop knowledge and understanding in health & safety in construction. It is ideally suited to operators who wish to achieve Fencing Industry Skills Scheme (FISS)/Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) green card status within a fencing/construction environment. It will prepare learners for further learning and training. It is also designed to prepare learners for employment.

Course aims: This course aims to enable learners to work effectively and efficiently in the workplace. It also provides a route for operators wishing to achieve FISS/CSCS green card status within a construction/fencing environment.

Course Objectives:

On completion of the session learners will:

  • Be familiar with the principles of risk assessment for maintaining and improving health and safety at work
  • Understand the importance of safe manual handling in the workplace
  • Understand the importance of working safely at height in the workplace
  • Be aware of the risks to health within a construction environment
  • Understand the importance of working around plant and equipment safely
  • Certification: The qualification is assessed by a multiple choice question paper, that is externally marked by the Awarding Organisation. Certification is issued to successful learners.

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