Award in Health & Safety in a Construction Environment (FOCAL)


About this course

This course can be used as evidence of a health & safety qualification when applying for a CSCS labourers card (also known as the green card).

Who is this programme for?

The Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment qualification is for learners wishing to apply for the Construction Skills Certification Scheme Green Card. The CSCS Green Card is intended for those working in labouring occupations only.   Achievement of this award will demonstrate the applicant’s understanding of key issues affecting safe working practices on UK construction sites.


Non-Funded £102.97
Exam £17.03

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

Studies Include

How will I be taught?

You will be given access to our online training system. This means  you can learn from anywhere that you have internet access.

What modules are covered?

​Candidiates will complete the following units:

  • 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 risks to health within a construction environment
  • Know the importance of working around plant and equipment safely 

How will I be assessed?

You will undertake one online multiple-choice test. The result of which is available immediately.


What Next?

On successful completion of this course, you will have gained an  Award in Health & Safety in a Construction Environmen which can be used in conjunction with the CITB operatives test to apply for the CSCS labourers card. 

Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

There are no formal entry requirements to this course. You will need need to understand written English. 

What are the advantages of learning online with us?
Study with an Ofsted Outstanding College ​​
Your journey to personal development is in great hands. As an Ofsted outstanding college, our experience helps support learners to gain qualifications and progress into all different kinds of industries.
Study in your own time and at your own pace ​
Although assignments will have deadlines, you could study in the morning, during a lunch break or in the middle of the night - the choice is yours.
Boost your self-esteem and confidence ​​
​Achieving a new qualification can help give you the confidence needed to aim for a promotion or to apply for a new job.
FOCAL - Farnborough Online College Advancing Learning
C/O Farnborough College of Technology, Boundary Road, Farnborough, Hants GU14 6SB
Call: 01252 405555