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

Course Description

Is the QA 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  :  Qualsafe Awards (Qualsafe). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (Qualsafe) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching.
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What is the Qualsafe - QA Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course?

Category: Site-Safety-Plus
Level: Beginner

Supported by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), the QA Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed to provide Learners with a basic awareness of health and safety within a construction environment.

During this course, Learners will develop an understanding of health and safety in the context of construction, so that they can work safely in this environment. Topics covered include: the risks of working in a construction environment, principles of risk assessments for improving health and safety at work, the importance of working safely at height and much more.

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

This qualification is ideal for those who work in, or aspire to work in, a construction environment. It has been specifically designed to provide a route towards applying for the Green Labourer CSCS Card.

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

Principles of risk assessment for maintaining and improving health and safety at work

Common causes of work-related fatalities and injuries

Method statements and their use

Health and safety definitions

Hazards and risks in the construction environment

Importance of safe manual handling in the workplace and employees responsibilities

Principles of safer manual handling

Importance of working safely at height in the workplace and employees responsibilities

Hazards and potential risks associated with working at height and controls

Risks to health within a construction environment (including asbestos exposure)

Types of personal protective equipment (PPE) that may be used when dealing with hazardous materials

Hazards and potential risks associated with working around plant and equipment and controls

Hazard warning signs and symbols

How is the Qualsafe - QA Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course assessed?

1 x Theory assessment (Multiple Choice Question Paper).

What certificate do I get for passing the Qualsafe - QA Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course?
Qualsafe - QA Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment
Qualsafe - QA Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course dates and locations
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