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QA - Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (RQF) course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the QA Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (RQF) 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. Visit Qualsafe web site

What is the QA - Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (RQF) 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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How much is a QA Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (RQF) course?

As a broker we have a large number of Training Providers who advertise their courses with us. The lowest price we have is £75.00 and the highest price is £75.00

These prices may include Classroom, e-Learning, Distance Learning and In-House (On-Site) options.

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Who is the QA - Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (RQF) 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 QA - Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (RQF) 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 QA - Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (RQF) course assessed?

1 x Theory assessment (Multiple Choice Question Paper).
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