Level 1 in Health and Safety in the Construction Environment

Course Summary

This course is suitable for new workers who need health and safety training.

Health and safety is regulated and enforced to protect employee and other people. Not only do employers have responsibilities, buy the employee also have legal duties.

You will consider what health and safety is, what it means and why it is important. You will explore the possible health hazards and how to prevent these and reduce risk. You will also consider the safety hazards that can occur in the workplace.

You will explore a range of health and safety provision such as safety signs, PPE, and fire extinguishers. You will also gain knowledge on the importance of emergency procedures. First aid and reporting accidents and near misses.


Delivered alongside Construction qualification from 3months to 1 year.

Assessment method – online exam


Progressions onto level 2 Health and Safety, access to CSCS exam

Course available at Building Hope Academy
Course available at Barnardo’s ETS North

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