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From 1st July 2014 the Construction Site Operative (CSO) card is no longer being issued and has been replaced by the new green Construction Skills Certificate Scheme (CSCS) Labourer card.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.

 

  • Common hazards and risks in a construction environment
  • Safe manual handling practices
  • Working safely at height and working safely around plant and machinery
  • 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 at Horizon Risk Consultancy can benefit you and your workplace, please fill out our contact form, call 01484 937128 or email info@horizonriskconsultancy.com

To make a booking please complete our booking form and email it to training@horizonriskconsultancy.com

Suggested Progression

HABC Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)
HABC Level 2 Award in the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (RQF)
HABC Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (RQF)
HABC Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment (RQF)

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