AIM L1 Skills for Employment - Health and Safety Construction Pathway


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.)

Course information

Start date
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11 September 2017

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Course level
Level 1
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Business, Arts and Technology
Class Type
Part Time
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