Health and Safety Awareness

This Site Safety Plus course is a popular route for anyone looking to take their first step towards obtaining a CSCS Labourers (Green) Card. 

This one day course can be for those who have entered, or are about to enter, the construction and civil engineering industry. The course gives delegates an awareness of health and safety and how it affects their daily role.

CSCS Labourer Card course


This course is the first step towards a CSCS Labourers Card (Green Card) and to the progressive CITB Site Safety Plus suite of courses that range from training for operatives into the industry up to senior manager / director.

Course structure:

  • Their individual responsibilities for their own safety and the safety of others
  • Typical construction hazards and how these are controlled
  • How everyone can help achieve better practical standards of safety on site
  • Legal requirements and liabilities
  • Working at height
  • Manual Handling
  • Fire prevention
  • Work equipment
  • Occupational Health

Course information:


One day


From £145 (includes cost of publication, registration/certification and lunch/refreshments)


Please visit the CITB grants available page for further information.



Entry requirements:

The minimum entry requirement is a good understanding of spoken and written English.  If you have any concerns in this area, please call 0344 994 4433.

Assessment and exams:

This is a highly interactive course delivered by means of case studies, classroom discussion and group work. You will be continuously assessed and required to successfully complete a multiple-choice test. 


CITB Site Safety Plus Certificate

Course attendance requirements:

Please check the attendance requirements.

CSCS Labourer Card Express Application

Pass our new Health and Safety Awareness and HS&E Test one day package course and receive your CSCS Labourers card within ten working days

ID requirements

From 3 May 2016, attendees on this course must provide a form of ID which contains a photograph and signature on the first day of the course.
View acceptable forms of ID

Do you work in a labouring occupation?

CSCS Labourer Green Card

If you need to apply for the new CSCS Green Labourer Card and do not have a Level 1 Award in H&S, you will need to pass the Site Safety Plus Health & Safety Awareness Course and have passed the CITB operatives Health, Safety and Environment test within the last two years.

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Health and Safety courses

The National Construction College’s Construction Health and Safety courses help to create a safer working environment for everyone. Improved safety awareness helps businesses stay compliant and leads to greater efficiency: win, win.

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