City & Guilds 6072-51 Level 1

Health and Safety in  a Construction Environment

This qualification is for learners wishing to qualify for the CSCS Uk Ltd Green Card to access construction sites in the UK as a non-skilled worker.


The qualification covers the health and safety knowledge that is required to gain a CSCS Green Card for access to construction sites in the UK


It ensures the basic legislative requirements regarding appropriate precautions are met by employers responsible for employees, work placement students and apprentices.

Course content

  • 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 the riska to health within a construction environment


The test specification for this qualification:

  • On-Line multiple choice test: Level 1 Health and Safety in a construction environment.

  • Duration: 70 minutes / Number of questions: 45

  • This is a “closed book” exam, so candidates cannot refer to any written materials during the exam

Course information

Course title: City & Guilds 6072-01

Certificate: Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment

Duration: 2 days

Class times: 09.00-17:00

Course fee: £245 inclusive (includes registration and exam fee) 


There are no formal entry requirements for candidates; this is an ideal course for employers and duty holders to achieve compliance with the training and information requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974