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CSCS Green Card Course

Health and Safety in a Construction Environment Course| E-Learning

This CSCS course will give you a practical understanding of health, safety, welfare and environmental issues identifying individual responsibilities for looking after you and your fellow work mates. It will teach you what the your employer’s duties are and what should be done if you think anyone’s health and safety is being put at risk.

This course is designed to provide Health & Safety Awareness for those who work in the construction industry, this 1-day course will provide the basic understanding the required knowledge to achieve the safety element of the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) green card.
The course cost includes:
  • Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card)
  • Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment Accredited Exam

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Who is the Health and Safety Awareness course for?

This course is for people who are, or are considering, working in the construction and civil engineering industry.

What will delegates get from the Health and Safety Awareness course?

Successful candidates will gain knowledge and skills in:

  • Their individual responsibilities for their own safety and the safety of others
  • Typical construction hazards and how these are controlled
  • How everyone can help achieve better practical standards of safety on site
  • Legal requirements and liabilities
  • Working at height
  • Manual Handling
  • Fire prevention
  • Work equipment
  • Occupational Health

Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card) Course Content

  1. Introduction
  2. Hazards, Risks, Assessments and Controls
  3. Slips, Trips, Falls and Working at Height
  4. Manual handling
  5. Plant, Machinery and Noise
  6. Respiratory Risks
  7. Fire, Electricity and Gas Safety
  8. Chemicals and Other Onsite Hazards
  9. Vehicles, PPE and General Safety
  10. Your Pathway to Your CSCS Card

Learning Objectives By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of Health and Safety in a Construction Environment.
  • Define the Health and Safety Legislation and its impact on the work environment.
  • Identify risk assessments and safer working practices in regard to hazards in a construction environment.
  • Explain the consequences of failure of compliance.
  • Prepare for CSCS green card assessment.

Why choose Southwest Health and Safety?

  • High quality training
  • We have above national average pass rates on all our courses including NEBOSH and IOSH.
  • We are competitively priced.
  • We offer interest free payment plans of 3, 6 and 9 months on all courses. Call us to enquire on +44 (0)1264 874 466.
  • Members of the Armed Forces can use their Standard Learning Credits (SLC) on all CITB courses.

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How is the Health and Safety Awareness course assessed?

Methods of Assessment:
  • Continuous assessment
  • End of course examination (multiple choice)
Your are required to achieve a pass rate of 70% on each module

Accreditation and certification

The certification is issued by ETA Awards

How long does it take to complete the course?

The course is dependent on how much time you can dedicate to completing it – Most people normally take 4 hours to complete the course.

How much does the Health and Safety Awareness course cost?

£99 plus vat for the classroom course.

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What funding is available?

Members of the Armed Forces are able to use their Standard Learning Credits (SLC) to fund up to 80% of the course cost up to £175.

To find out more about funded courses, go to our Armed Forces Section of the website.

How do I book the course?

Please click on the button below to book and enrol on the course, or, contact the office either by calling 01264 874466 or emailing info@southwesthealthandsafety.com.

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What else do I need to know?

Completing the course:

  • The interactive online course takes approximately four hours.
  • It can be completed in one go or over a period of days or weeks. You have up to 12 months to complete it.
  • Return to the course as many times as you like, it will remember and track your progress.

Taking the exam:

  • Once you’ve completed the course you need to book an end of course exam
  • It can only be taken on a computer or laptop – mobile phones and tablets are not compatible
  • You will need a reliable internet connection, a webcam, speakers and a microphone, plus photo ID
  • You will have 30 minutes to complete the exam
  • The exam is included in the purchase price

The Process once a Candidate completes the Online Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course:

If a pass is achieved the candidate must then pass the fully accredited exam to obtain the certificate Exam

Exam Rules

  • No TV or radio in the background No Headphones Candidates face must be clearly visible on the screen at all times

(If the candidate has a learning disability then a reader is allowed in the room but we must be advised beforehand Distributor assigns the exam via their administration panel to the candidate.)

  • The candidate logs into the exam page and is presented with instructions and exam rules. Once they have shown their ID, the candidate starts the exam.
  • The exam recording is then sent to VideoTile to be invigilated and marked. If the candidate fails, the distributor will be notified by either email or telephone and a new exam can be issued via the administration panel if necessary.
  • If any cheating is observed the distributor will be informed and the candidate will be banned from sitting the exam. If a pass is achieved the record is uploaded to ETA awards, ETA awards will then automatically email a certificate to the candidate.

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The candidate or distributor can then apply for the Green Card (CSCS Touch screen test is also required) find out more below;

How to book your CSCS Green Card Touch Screen Test

Successful completion of this course along with the Health Safety & Environmental touch screen test will allow you to apply for your Green CSCS Labourers card. Candidates must have passed the CITB Health Safety and Environment touch screen test within the previous two years to be eligible to apply for the Green Labourers CSCS card.

Health, safety & environmental (HS&E) test information can be found here.

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Our Core Values

Click on the image below and read our core values that are the key foundations to providing a fantastic service to you.

Build knowledge

We want you to leave our course with the knowledge and confidence to be able to put your new-found skills and ideas into practice within your organisation.


Our fully approved and accredited courses are continually revised and updated to reflect the latest legislation and best practice guidance from the HSE.


We will provide you training that is engaging by reducing the negative perception of health and safety. No more ‘death by PowerPoint’ All our courses are designed to allow you to fully engage during your time with us.

Our Vision

To be your trusted partner for all your health and safety requirements no matter what industry you are in.

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