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Level 1 Award in Health & Safety in Construction and CSCS for Green Labourers Card (Online)

Part Time

Course Overview

The level 1 award in health and safety construction is an ideal starting point for learners wishing to pursue a career in construction. The course would suit anyone who has previously worked in construction but need their CSCS green card or those aspiring to do so. 

On this 5 day course we will prepare you to complete and achieve the level 1 health and safety in construction qualification and the CSCS green card test.

Following successful completion of the course you will have everything you need to be able to work onsite as a labourer. 


Course Content

The course will cover the following subjects: 

L1 Award in health & Safety in Construction

  • 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. 

CSCS Green Card (Labourer)

  • General responsibilities
  • Accident prevention and reporting
  • Emergency procedures and first aid
  • Fire prevention and control
  • Hazardous substances
  • Electrical safety
  • Handheld equipment and tools
  • Noise & vibration
  • Site safety transport
  • Excavations and confined spaces

Entry Requirement

  • Must have ID (Driving Licence, Passport, Birth Certificate).
  • Must complete a literacy and numeracy assessment.
  • Must be able to commit to full duration of the course.
  • During COVID lockdown all students must be willing to take a lateral at BCoT an hour prior to the L1 H&S exam. 
  • Must have their own transport and be able to attend exams at BCoT and CISTC. 


Assessment is via online multiple choice tests. This will be completed as part of the course. 

Where does this course lead to

Successful completion of this course will lead to work in the construction industry as a labourer. There will also be the opportunity to gain further construction qualifications. 


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Course Outline

Course Code: MPBN009
Study Mode: Part Time
Location: Basingstoke
Duration: 1 Week
Start Date: 08/03/2021
Day & Time: Mon-Fri 9am-3pm
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