Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment
About this NVQ
Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment
The Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment is a knowledge based qualification aimed at individuals who want to develop their knowledge and skills and prepare them to undertake further learning or employment within this area.
This qualification is a basic health and safety qualification aimed at individuals who work in or are about to start working in the construction industry. The qualification is designed to provide individuals with an understanding of health and safety in the workplace, and to raise awareness of the importance of working safely.
The qualification covers a range of topics, including the dangers and hazards associated with working in construction, the responsibilities of employers and employees in relation to health and safety, and the importance of risk assessments. Participants will also learn about the procedures for reporting accidents and incidents, as well as the steps to take in an emergency.
Holding this qualification demonstrates to employers and industry peers that the individual has a basic understanding of health and safety in the workplace, and that they are committed to working safely. The qualification provides recognition for the individual's commitment to health and safety, and is highly valued by employers in the industry.
In addition to the practical benefits, the qualification provides personal development opportunities for individuals working in the industry. It allows individuals to develop their knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace, and provides them with recognition for their commitment to working safely.
Overall, it is an important and valuable qualification for individuals working in the construction industry, and provides a recognised standard of excellence in health and safety in the workplace.
CSCS Card Information
Learners must achieve the Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment alongside the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test before they may apply for the new CSCS Green Card.CSCS Green Labourer Card
The CSCS Green Card will enable employers to instantly recognise whether a learner has the necessary training and qualifications within this area. This qualification has been developed in conjunction with CITB and CSCS.
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