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Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (CSCS)

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The Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (CSCS) course is aimed at anyone who wishes to apply for the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Green Card, which allows access to construction sites in the UK.

The CSCS Green Card is intended for those working in labouring occupations only. In July 2014 CSCS introduced a new requirement for applicants to achieve a formal knowledge based qualification, the 'Health and Safety in a Construction Environment Award'. Achievement of this award will demonstrate your understanding of key issues affecting safe working practices on UK construction sites.

*After completing this course and exam, you will need to undertake the CITB Environmental exam, once successfully completed you may then apply for your CSCS Green Card*

What will I do?

During the Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (CSCS) course, you will cover the following topics -

  • Know the principles of risk assessment for maintaining and improving health and safety at work.
  • Know the importance of safe manual handling in the workplace.
  • Know the importance of working safely at height in the workplace.
  • Know risks to health within a construction environment.
  • Know the importance of working around plant and equipment safely.

You will carry out your practical training in our dedicated workshops learning skills from industry professional lecturers, who can use their own industry experience to guide you through the course.

There are no formal entry qualifications for the Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (CSCS)

The Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (CSCS) course will take you four days to complete.

The Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (CSCS) course will cost £135

The Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (CSCS) course is 100% classroom based.

Successfully completion of the Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (CSCS) course can lead you to apply to sit the CITB Environmental exam, and subsequently applying for your CSCS Green Card.

Additional costs include a £5 fee to re-sit the Health and Safety in a Construction Environment exam if needed.

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