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Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is designed for learners working in, or aspiring to work in the construction industry. Its objective is to prepare learners for employment in construction, giving learners the knowledge required to undertake their jobs safely.


Successful learners who also complete the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment knowledge test can apply for the CSCS Labourer’s card.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 29 hours of learning, typically over one day with additional distance learning.

Topics covered

The qualification covers how to supervise and implement the following components:


  • The principles of risk assessment for maintaining and improving health and safety at work

  • The importance of safe manual handling in the workplace

  • The importance of working safely at height in the workplace

  • Risks to health within a construction environment

  • The importance of working around plant and equipment safely

Assessment method

This is by multiple-choice examination, in which candidates must demonstrate what they have learned.

Qualification outcome

A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the assessment. You will receive a Highfield Level 1 Health and Safety within a Construction Environment certificate.

Please note that all certificates are now digital unless requested otherwise.

Training benefits

Awarding Body Regulated Trainers

Training to suit your business needs

We can come to you, at your premises

Save £££’s over traditional off site courses.


Discounts available!


Course discounts, multi-course packages and other special offers are available on all courses. Speak to one of our team to find out our more!

  • Awarding Body Regulated trainers, come to you.

  • Onsite training allows you to train more employees at less cost, maximizing compliance.

  • Train at a time and date that suits your business.

  • Save £££’s over traditional off-site courses.

  • Employees are onsite, ready to return to work immediately after training.

  • No extra travel expenses for staff or disruption to schedules.


Let us come to you!

It's easy to book your onsite Health & Safety within Construction Course with us, we take care of everything.

All that you need at your site is a room big enough to comfortably seat all of your candidates. Our trainer will arrive with a laptop, projector, all training materials and accompanying training manuals.

Level 1 Award in Health and Safety within a Construction Environment (CSCS Labourers Card Prerequisite)




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