Days and times the course runs: (e.g. Thursday 1 evening per week 6-8pm )

Cohort 1 - Start date 21st Sept  End date 26th Oct

Cohort 2 - Start date 18th Jan  End date 22nd Feb

AIM L1 Skills for Employment - Health and Safety Construction Pathway


About the course

Preparation to pass the CITB Health and safety and Environment test through completing the Health & Safety in a Construction Environment L1 Award

and Health & Safety Awareness in a Working Environment licence to practice certificate required to further obtain the CSCS card to work within the construction industry. Upon completion of the Award we will send all details to CITB to ensure a quick response to ensure you are able to complete your final exam swiftly.


A good level of understanding and reading English is required to pass this course.

Health & Safety Awareness in a Working Environment 


Module 1 - Hazards & Risks

Module 2 - H&SWA Act 1974

Module 3 - Risk Assessment

Module 4 - Fire & Fire Extinguishers

Module 5 - Electricity & Computers

Module 6 - The Working Environment

Module 7 - Chemicals & Other Hazards

Module 8 - VLE Marked QCF Controlled Assessment

Environmental Sustainability 

Module 1 - Introduction to Environmental Sustainability

Module 2 - Energy & Resources

Module 3 - Environmental Impacts

Module 4 - Transport

Module 5 - Sustainability Communities

Module 6 - Globalisation & Fair Trade

Module 7 - VLE Marked QCF Controlled Assessment

Health & Safety in Construction 

Module 1 - Principles of Risk Assessment

Module 2 - Importance of Safe Manual Handling

Module 3 - Importance of Working Safety at Height

Module 4 - Risks to Health

Module 5 - Importance of Working Around Plant & Equipment Safely

Module 6 - VLE Marked QCF Controlled Assessment

(Course module or units, what is actually studied)


Controlled assessment sessions in college 

Independent study at home is required 5-10 hours per week 

(i.e. continuous or exams etc.)


Progress to CSCS card test

(What qualification received is called and what the student is now able to go onto ie if you gained a BTEC level 2 from doing this course you can go onto the BTEC level 3)

Further Information 1

This course is free to anyone in receipt of current unemployment benefit.

A fee of £75 is chargeable to all other learners and includes certification, online materials, in class support and a designated teacher. 


Course information

Start date
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29 October 2018

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Course level
Level 1
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