Pearson BTEC Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (601/1861/1)

Startright is now delivering the above qualification for those people who wish to attain their CSCS Green card.

This qualification once achieved; is a qualification for life, it does not need to be retaken unlike the CITB Site safety plus - Health & Safety Awareness one day course which needs to be repeated every five years.

The qualification is 40 guided learning hours and is one unit worth 4 credits. The unit consists of Five learning outcomes:

  • LO 1 - Know the principles of risk assessment for maintaining and improving health and safety at work.
  • LO 2 - Know the importance of safe manual handling in the workplace.
  • LO 3 - Know the importance of working safely at height in the workplace.
  • LO 4 - Know the risks to health within a construction enviroment.
  • LO 5 - Know the importance of working around plant and equipment safely.


We can provide this qualification to individuals mostly via distance learning. You will however; be required to visit the training centre over just six short intervals to discuss any relating issues with your assessor, the Assessor will also go through your learning outcome with you and then provide you with the next learning outcome for you to take home and complete in your own time.


The total cost (payable upfront) for the qualification is £199.00. This will cover Registration / Certification / Administration costs.


Upon completion and certification of your qualification, you will then need to contact the Pearson Test Centre to arrange your CSCS Green Card Test at the address below.

You can only do this once in receipt of your Certificate.

Pearson Professional Centre Dudley (CSCS Card Test and Testing Centre, Health & Safety Card Test)
Trafalgar House
47-49 King Street


Below is the Startright Training Contact details for when you wish to discuss further:

Contact us Steve or Mark at or call us on 0121 552 5839 or drop by the centre for a chat: Startright Training, Unit 15 Rowan Court, Crystal Drive, Smethwick, B66 1RB.