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SEATS – Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme

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SEATS – Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme

Qualification Title

CITB - Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme


Those who are, or are about to operate at supervisory level

Total Qual. Time

1 Day
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About The Course

The Site Environmental awareness training scheme (SEATS) is a one-day course intended for those who are operating at supervisor level. The course covers all relevant legislation and other aspects that affect the environment in the building, construction and civil engineering industries. It will provide supervisors with a broad understanding of the environment and the issues construction sites’ face.

Course Content

This course will provide in depth knowledge to learners of the course who will be able to:
To help construction supervisors to:
Supervise and protect the environment through legal provisions
Protect the ecosystem – the relationships and interactions between animals, plants (flora and fauna) and organisms and their environment
Follow environmental management systems and processes to mitigate environmental damage
Play their part in reducing statutory nuisance and disturbance to neighbours
Manage the impact that archaeology and heritage can have on construction
Control water consumption and reduce the impact construction has on natural water supplies
Implement control measures to prevent the pollution of watercourses
Identify ethically sourced timber though the chain-of-custody entering site
Identify, control and manage contamination on brownfield sites
Classify, segregate and properly dispose of waste

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Grant Claims

The Environmental Awareness in Construction course is eligible for a Tier 1 Grant claim, this grant can only be claimed once per candidate per lifetime.
See Here to find out more about the Grants that can be claimed for this course

How long is the certification valid for?

CITB Site Safety Plus Certificate - The certification from this course is valid for 5 years, to remain certified candidates will need to retake the course before the expiry date.
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