About this Course
The Level 1 Award in Health & Safety in a Construction Environment, offered by The Learning Station, is a mandatory requirement when applying for your Green CSCS card- valid for life.
Accessible online on any device, this course provides detailed training on safety topics, such as personal protective equipment, working at heights, and hazardous material handling.
Beyond improving employment opportunities and ensuring job safety, the CSCS course keeps learners up-to-date with the latest industry standards and practices, offering a valuable competitive advantage in the construction industry.
Upon completing the course, candidates can take an accredited Level 1 CSCS Approved exam from the comfort of their homes or workplace. Successfully passing this exam grants a lifelong valid qualification for the Level 1 Award in Health & Safety in a Construction Environment, an essential requirement for obtaining the CSCS Green Card.
What is included?
✔️ Interactive E-learning course to prepare you for your exam
✔️ A practice test
✔️ Final Examination (multiple choice)- done remotely from home/workplace
Please note- In order to apply for a CSCS card, you will need to have passed your CITB operatives test alongside this qualification. Please see our full package here.
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Why take this course?
Completing this course will allow you to begin the process of applying for a CSCS Green Card, and getting that job onsite - to begin your career in the constantly growing construction sector, where you could earn £160.00 per day.
On successful completion of the course and exam, learners will receive a Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment Certificate. This lasts a lifetime.
There are no formal or academic requirements for completing this course. Candidates enrolling in this course must be over 16 years old. This is an essential requirement if you wish to work on a construction site in the UK.
Reasons why you should get a CSCS Card to work in building and construction
- It is a legal requirement to have a CSCS Card if you want to work on a construction site in the UK.
- The CSCS Card demonstrates that you have the necessary skills, knowledge and qualifications to work safely on a construction site.
- Employers often prefer to hire workers with a CSCS Card as it shows that they are competent and committed to their profession.
- A CSCS Card can increase your chances of getting hired for construction jobs, as it is becoming more and more common for employers to request one.
- Having a CSCS Card can lead to higher pay and better job opportunities within the construction industry.
This course can be completed in one day, however many of our learners choose to take their time to study the course material. You have 3 months' access to this course.
This is a 100% online course. Your exam can be taken anywhere in the UK provided you have a quiet room where you cannot be disturbed and good internet connection.
Our learners benefit from access to course material and practice exams. We also provide technical support 5 days a week.
Where can I take the CSCS Level 1 Exam ?
The CSCS Level 1 Award exam is taken online, so you can be at home or at work anywhere in the UK, as long as you have access to a quiet room where you will not be disturbed.
How does the course work?
On purchase, you will be sent login information for your online CSCS Course, where you will be able to study and work through a quick and easy online training course.
This CSCS Course consists of 4 easy modules:
- Easy online course enrolment
- Online CSCS Card Training course
- Practice test with immediate results
- Booking your CSCS Level 1 Exam
There are many other additional study and learning materials on this online CSCS Course, therefore, learners who require additional time and more study material are welcome to enrol with us.
What will I need to take this CSCS Level 1 Exam at home?
You will need to have a good understanding of the English language and have basic IT/ knowledge as the course is online-based. You will also need;
You will also need
- A computer/laptop with a webcam and microphone (Macs and Windows are compatible)
- A smartphone with a camera and microphone
- A quiet room where you will not be disturbed during your exam.
- A valid form of photo ID, such as a passport
You cannot use a Tablet.
How can I book my CSCS Level 1 Exam?
Once you have completed your training, you will be able to book your exam using the calendar of availability on your account. There are often slots the next day. The cut off point for next day exams is midday. Example: it's 11:30am on Monday, so you are likely to find availability for Tuesday. It's 12:30pm on Monday, you are going to find availability for Wednesday.
Would I need to bring any Identification on the Exam Day?
Yes - When attending your Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment exam, you must arrive on time, at least 15 minutes early and you must have a valid form of Photo ID available, such as a driving licence or passport.
What are the rules during the Online Exam?
If you are late for your exam for more than 20 minutes
If you cancel or want to reschedule within 3 working days of the exam date
If you do not test your equipment prior to the exam to check if everything is working
If you do not have a stable internet connection and the connection is lost throughout the exam
If someone walks into your exam room
If you answer their phone
If you do not have your ID with you
If you do not have or are not able to turn on the webcam, microphone, and screen share
If there is any mismatch in your details with the details provided by your centre
You refused to show the test environment to the invigilator
If you have joined in with an unsupported device (i.e. tablet)
In case test conditions are not met e.g., you join from a crowded environment and cannot change location, you do not follow the invigilator’s instructions, you talk or interact with someone during the test and/or are seen using other tabs during a test even when you are told not to by the invigilator
If you have disconnected during the test and did not re-join the session.
What happens if I do not pass the exam?
If you were not successful for any reason or need to reschedule your exam, you will be charged a retake fee of £80.00.
What is the availability for exam slots?
Monday to Friday
Between 09:00am &- 6:00pm
Between 09:00am - 12:00pm
(subject to availability)
What happens if I do not attend my exam?
Failure to attend your exam without at least 72 hours notice will result in paying our retake fee of £80.00
When will I know if I passed the CSCS Level 1 Exam?
Exam results will be available immediately on your screen once the test has finished. If you passed your exam, you can expect to receive your certificate within 1 working day by email as an e-certificate. We do not issue paper certificates for this exam.
How do I apply for my CSCS Card once I have passed the CSCS Level 1 Exam?
Why study with the Learning Station?
The Learning Station is fast becoming one of the UK’s top providers of online tuition with many students happily completing their chosen Online & Distance Learning courses. Whatever your reason is for enrolling on one of our courses, you can rest assured that you will be supported by a highly qualified, experienced and helpful assessor.
Benefits of the Learning Station
- We have thousands of successful learners
- All our qualifications are Fully Accredited and Nationally Recognised
- Our courses are specifically designed to ensure fast progression
- Simple to use e-learning and distance learning courses
- Easy online payment options
- Experienced & Responsive Online Tutors/Assessors
- On-Site Internal Quality Assurance & Moderator
- Technical Support 09:30 – 17:00 Mon-Fri