Course Description

Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment

Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment is a course run by 1 Training, Dublin. For more information about Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment at 1 Training, please review the details below.

Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment


People often suffer work-related illnesses, get injured or even killed each year in the United Kingdom while carrying out their job. This leads to the fact that health and safety is a big concern, and workers, employers and the government have a significant role to play when it comes to minimising ill-health, accidents and deaths on-site. Geared particularly for individuals in the construction industry, the Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment course is designed to provide a thorough overview of the role and legal duties that involve various types of construction work. It is an occupational safety training that offers advice and guidance on carrying out your duties in a construction environment and the role and responsibilities pertaining to the legal aspects of health and safety. Health and safety of construction workers are paramount throughout the many stages of construction, starting from design to planning to the completion of the project.

There is knowledge to be gained from understanding safe working practices and common hazards on a construction site such as respiratory hazards, chemical and electrical hazards and working at height. The objective is to ensure that the risks of working in your role are managed and that you have the right workers for the seriousness of the job.

The course in Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment contains a wealth of information and practical steps to assist the company or organisation by influencing the health, safety and welfare of construction workers. This is a CPD certified course which demonstrates to potential employers that you are continually developing yourself, and will make you a desirable candidate in the construction and demolition sectors.

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain an introduction to the legal aspects of health and safety
  • Learn the basics of risk assessment and safe working practices
  • Understand in greater detail the common hazards encountered in a construction environment
  • Learn about on-site working practices and equipment safety

Course Curriculum Total Units : 0
1: Introduction
2: Hazards, Risks, Assessments and Controls
3: Slips, Trips, Falls and Working at Height
4: Manual handling
5: Plant, Machinery and Noise
6: Respiratory Risks
7: Fire, Electricity and Gas Safety
8: Chemicals and Other Onsite Hazards
9: Vehicles, PPE and General Safety
10: Your Pathway to Your CSCS Card

Who Should Attend

  • Individuals starting out in the construction industry
  • Project Contractors
  • Construction Workers
  • Anyone with an interest in working in construction

Method of Assessment

In order to qualify in the course ‘Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment’ successfully, learners will take an online test. This online test is marked automatically, so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Pass Mark: 70%


Upon the successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the ‘Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment Certificate.


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Training Provider1 Training
Course LocationDublin
Course Fee99
Entry Requirements• Learners should be over the age of 16, and have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy. • A sound educational background is recommended
Carear Path• Construction Manager – £57,000 (Approximately) • Construction Development Manager £55,000 (Approximately) • Project Construction Manager £56,000 (Approximately) • Construction Worker – £47,000 (Approximately
Phone+44 208 610 9650
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1 Training

63/66 Hatton Garden, 5th Floor, Suite 23, London. EC1N 8LE, Dublin, United Kingdom. Eircode: EC1N 8LE

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