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Highfield (HABC) Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (RQF)

Overview

This Highfield Level 1 introductory course provides delegates with the knowledge and understanding required to complete their touchscreen CSCS Labourers card assessment.

This qualification covers common hazards and risks in a construction environment, safe manual handling practices, working safely at height, and working safely around plant and machinery. It also covers the importance of effective teamwork and communication in ensuring safe working practices are followed in the construction industry.

Who needs this qualification?

This qualification is designed for learners working in, or aspiring to work in, the construction industry.

Why is this training important?

The objective of the qualification is to prepare learners for employment in construction. It will give learners the knowledge to undertake their jobs safely. Successful learners who also complete the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment knowledge test fulfil the requirements to apply for the CSCS Labourer’s card.

Course content

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

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, learners will know:

  • The importance of safe manual handling in the workplace
  • The importance of working safely at height in the workplace
  • Risks to health within a construction environment
  • The importance of working around plant and equipment safely
Certificated by: Highfield Qualifications (HABC)
Duration: 1 Day
Assessment: Multiple choice exam
Prerequisites: None
Validity of award: 3 years
Learner-to-trainer ratio: Maximum 12 learners per trainer
Delivery formats available: Face-to-face

Available dates

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