Highfield Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in Construction (RQF)
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.
From 1st July 2014 the Construction Site Operative (CSO) card is no longer being issued and has been replaced by the new green Construction Skills Certificate Scheme (CSCS) Labourer card. To obtain this new Labourer card, applicants need to pass the new RQF Level 1 Award Health and Safety in a Construction Environment or a recognised equivalent, as well as pass the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment Test to be able to apply for the CSCS Labourers card.
Successful learners who also complete the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment test, may apply for a CSCS labourers card which will enable them to gain access to construction sites. 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.