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Health and Safety in Construction

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In our Health and Safety in Construction course, you will gain an understanding of how to create safer construction environments to protect the wellbeing of workers and the public.

What does this mean?

Course description

All about Health and Safety in Construction

On completion of the course, students will gain a better understanding of Health and Safety in Construction.

Students will learn about the importance of Health and Safety in the construction industry and how to create safer work environments as well as the legal frameworks, risk assessment and Safe working practices. We will cover incident reporting, site organization, personal protective equipment and safe work practices.

Students will learn about hazard identification and risk mitigation, and the associated documentation. We will explore the hierarchy of controls and continuous monitoring and improvement in maintaining a safe construction environment.

We will explore the safe handling of tools and machinery, personal protective equipment  and its application, Students will also learn about fall protection and working at heights as well as fire safety and emergency procedures.

Finally students will also learn about emergency response, first aid and construction site emergency procedures as well as handling medical emergencies on construction sites and incident reporting.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

  • Fully CPD registered
  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Health and Safety in Construction – In the first unit we will cover the importance of health and safety in the construction industry, exploring safe working practices, legal frameworks and risk assessment as well as incident reporting.
  • Unit 2 – Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment – In this unit we will learn about the various aspects and types of hazard identification, risk assessment and risk mitigation. We will also cover site specific assessment and the hierarchy of controls.
  • Unit 3 – Safety Procedures and Equipment – In the third unit we will cover personal protective equipment and the safe handling and use of tools and machinery. We will also cover fire safety and emergency procedures as well as handling hazardous materials.
  • Unit 4 – Emergency Response and First Aid – In the final unit we will cover first aid basics for construction workers, site emergency procedures, handling medical emergencies and incident reporting as well as the post emergency assessment framework.
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Quickly enrol using our one page checkout. Here you can enter all of your details and create your account with your very own password. After your purchase you will be sent an invoice automatically for your records.

Work through your course

Each course is broken down into manageable sections. Work through these at your own pace and learn about each of the topics in the course. We use images, written information, diagrams and other resources to help you get to grips with the content with no hassle.

Our courses are all designed to allow progress without any assistance but our support staff can be contacted if you do need us.

Complete the final quiz

Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

If you don’t pass first time it is no problem. You can attempt the quiz as many times as you need until you pass so there is nothing to worry about.

Get your certificate

As soon as you finish the course, you can download your certificate. This will also be accessible in your account any time you log in. Your certificate includes the course you have studied, your name, the date of completion and a verification number that can be used by future employers to verify that you passed your course.

A digitally printed and hard backed version of your certificate is sent out to you via first class post the day after you pass.


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How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Health and Safety in Construction course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Health and Safety in Construction course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Health and Safety in Construction course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

Health and safety in construction CPD online course
Health and Safety in Construction
£20 + VAT