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ProQual - Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  ProQual (ProQual). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (ProQual) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching. Visit ProQual web site

What is the ProQual - Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course?

Category: Health-and-Safety
Level: Beginner

The Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment qualification is appropriate for individuals wishing to apply for the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Green Card and to access construction sites in the UK as a non-skilled worker.

In July 2014 CSCS introduced a new requirement for applicants to achieve a formal knowledge based qualification, the Health and Safety in a Construction Environment Award. Achievement of this Award will demonstrate the applicants understanding of key issues affecting safe working practices on UK construction sites.

The awarding organisation for this qualification is ProQual Awarding Body and the regulatory body is the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). The specification for the qualification has been approved by the Welsh Government for use by centres in Wales.

This qualification has been accredited onto the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

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Who is the ProQual - Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course designed for?

By choosing to carry out the Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment you will complete the following mandatory units:

  • Health and Safety in a Construction Environment
What subjects does the ProQual - Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course cover?

Candidates must complete the Mandatory unit

Unit Ref
Title
Level
GLH
R/616/6181
Health and Safety in a Construction Environment
121
How is the ProQual - Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course assessed?

Candidates must demonstrate the level of competence described in the unit. Assessment is the process of measuring a candidates skill, knowledge and understanding against the standards set in the qualification.

Each candidate is required to produce a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates their achievement of all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for each unit.

Evidence can include:

  • assignments/projects/reports
  • worksheets
  • portfolio of evidence
  • record of oral and written questioning
  • candidate test papers
ProQual - Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course dates and locations