QNUK Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (RQF) (1 day)

QNUK Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (RQF) (1 day)

Qualification number: 603/2620/7

Duration: 1 day

Credit value: 3

Who is this for? This qualification is the ideal introduction to understanding the principles of health and safety in a construction environment. This qualification is typically undertaken by those with no previous qualifications or experience of health and safety, however can be taken as a refresher also. The qualification supports an individuals application for a CSCS Green card (labourer).

This qualification is for people who currently work, or want to work in construction.

Pre-Requisites: This qualification is available to those over 16 years. Candidates should be at least a level 1 numeracy and literacy or equivalent

Qualification content

• Know the principles of risk assessment for maintaining and improving health and safety at    work.
• Know the importance of safe manual handling in the workplace.
• Know the importance of working safely at height in the workplace
• Know risks to health within a construction environment.
• Know the importance of working around plant and equipment safely.

Assessment methods

• Candidates are assessed for this qualification using a Multiple-choice question paper
• Candidates will be required to score a minimum of 70% correct answers to achieve a pass

Progression route: Learners may progress onto the following qualifications:

  • QNUK Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)
  • QNUK Level 2 Award in Principles of Workplace Risk Assessment (RQF)
  • QNUK Level 1 Award in Principles of Fire Awareness at Work (RQF)

More: for more information about this qualification, download the Qualification Specification

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