This is a Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ). It is designed for learners who currently work, or want to work, in construction. The qualification meets the requirements for learners to achieve a formal knowledge based qualification in order to apply for the CSCS UK Ltd Green Card. Successful completion of this qualification and the CITB Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) test will enable the learner to access construction sites in the UK as a non-skilled worker. This qualification is supported by Construction Skills and was developed in conjunction with CITB and CSCS UK Ltd.
This qualification is for:
This qualification covers the knowledge of the principles of risk assessments, the importance of safe manual handling, working safely at height, the risks to health within a construction environment and the importance of working around plant and equipment safely.
Learning outcomes for HSCE1/01.
This qualification is a knowledge based qualification. Therefore it is expected that it is delivered within the context of an appropriate teaching and learning environment.
This qualification is assessed by completion of an assessment booklet, which will provide the evidence of the learner’s portfolio of evidence.