CITB Approved Course

Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (RQF) is regulated by the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and is recognized by CITB (The Construction Industry Training Board) the Industry Training Board for the construction industry and a partner in ConstructionSkills, the Sector Skills Council. Successful learners who also complete the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment knowledge test can apply for the CSCS Labourer card which will enable them to gain access to construction sites.

Who is this qualification for?

The Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (RQF) qualification is for those who require the CSCS Green Labourer Card to get on a construction site. It is ideal for anyone who working in, or aspiring to work in, the construction industry, as well as for those already in the industry looking to refresh their knowledge. The Level 1 Award provides a basic introduction to potential construction site hazards and control measures to undertake the jobs safely.


These include common hazards and risks in a construction environment, safe manual handling practices, working safely at height and working safely around plant and machinery. It also covers the importance of effective teamwork and communications in ensuring safe working practices are followed in the construction industry.

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For more information on how studying a Highfield course course at Horizon Risk Consultancy can benefit you and your workplace, please fill out our contact form. Alternatively you can call 01484 937128 or email


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