Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card) e-Learning

Level 1 Health & Safety in a Construction Environment e-Learning

Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (Leading to CSCS Green Card) e-Learning

Each year in the UK, people are killed, injured and suffer work-related illnesses while carrying out their jobs

So Health & Safety is a significant concern. The government, employers and workers all have an essential role to play in reducing deaths and accidents and preventing ill-health at work.

This course is aimed at people starting out in the construction industry and can be used as part of their induction process or as preparation for the online accredited exam. Whilst this course, Level 1 Health & Safety in a Construction environment provides you with a qualification in its own right, it can also form part of your CSCS green card application.

The course starts with an introduction to the legal aspects of health and safety before covering the basics of risk assessment and safe working practices. It then goes into detail to cover the most common hazards encountered in construction environments from Working at Height and Respiratory Hazards to electrical and chemical hazards.

Who should complete this course

  • Those starting out in the construction industry

Course syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Hazards, risks, assessments and controls
  • Slips, trips, falls, and working at height
  • Manual Handling
  • Plant, machinery and noise
  • Respiratory risks
  • Fire, electricity and gas safety
  • Chemicals and other onsite hazards
  • Vehicles, PPE and general safety
  • Your pathway to your CSCS card

Course duration

  • With this on-line course you can stop and restart your learning to suit your time constraints
  • 120 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions)
  • Please note you will need a 3Mb+ internet enabled device (e.g. computer, laptop, tablet or smart-phone) to study this course, which is Windows7 or MAC OSX10.8+ with Flash Player 10+

Course costs


  • The course consists of ten modules with questions at the end.
  • You are given the chance to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission and you will be given 3 attempts at each module to achieve a pass
  • On successful completion of the course, you will be able to download your certificate to print immediately
  • Once the online course is completed, please contact us to arrange an ETA Awards accredited assessment (additional fee of £70).
  • This course is approved by ETA Awards
  • (Our ETA Awards approved courses are owned by VideoTile Learning Ltd and are distributed under licence)

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