£100.00 + VAT Per Person

CITB L1 in Health & Safety - 4 hour online course on foundations of health and safety for staff working in a construction environment

Duration: 4 hours
Progression: Re-qualification every 5 years

CITB Health & Safety Awareness online course

  1. Complete the online CITB course with SAMS and receive your certificate.
  2. Complete the H&S Environment test (aka touchscreen) – this is done at a centre near your location.
  3. Apply for your CSCS card.

This course is the equivalent to the Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment and can be used to support your application for a CSCS labourer card.

The course: The online training will take approximately 4 hours and can be done in more than one sitting, just save your progress and go back when convenient.

The exam: Once you have completed the course, you are invited to apply for the exam, which you will receive by email within 24 hours of your application.  You will receive your score report at the end of the exam.

We strongly recommend that you test your system prior to purchasing this eCourse to ensure you can access the exam. CLICK HERE to test your system now.

The certificate: Will be emailed to you within 48 hours from CITB.

Should you need to resit the exam, there will be a fee of £21.00.

For any issues, please contact CITB on ecourses@citb.co.uk
Please read the requirements below in order to successfully take this course.


What is the Health & Safety Awareness online course for?

The CITB Health & Safety Awareness course focuses on health and safety within the construction and civil engineering industries, and will enable you to:

  • refresh your basic health and safety knowledge
  • apply for a CSCS labourer card

What does the course consist of?

  • Workers’ 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.

What’s included in the price?

  • Access to the online course for up to 12 months.
  • Access to the online publication Construction health and safety awareness (GE707), for up to 12 months.
  • It provides further information to support your learning.
  • The end of course invigilated examination, delivered online (using your own equipment) by Pearson VUE.
  • There is a fee payable if you need to retake your exam.

What does the end of course examination involve?

  • The examination consists of 25 multiple choice questions with a total score of 30.
  • Pass mark is 25 marks out of 30.
  • 20 questions are worth 1 mark.
  • 5 questions are worth 2 marks.
  • You will have 30 minutes to complete the exam.  You will need valid photographic ID (a passport or UK/EU driving licence).
  • If you haven’t done so already, be sure to test your system using the same network and computer you will use on the day of the exam.
  • If you are aged 16 to 18, your parent or guardian will need to attend the exam check-in process with Pearson VUE.

What do I need to complete the interactive course?

To complete the interactive course you need a reliable internet connection and a desktop computer, laptop or standard-sized tablet (e-Learning courses are not supported on mobile handsets).

Minimum requirements

  • Operating system: Windows, Apple or Android.
  • Processor: 3 GHz.
  • RAM: 2 GB.
  • Broadband speed: 512 kbps.
  • Screen resolution: 1024 by 768.
  • The most recent version of popular browsers: Chrome, Edge, Firefox or Safari.

Book your Health & Safety Awareness online course today

All staff should know what their responsibilities are in terms of health and safety, regardless of the kind of work. Feel free to email us at info@samsltd.co.uk, and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

Not sure this is the right course for you? If you’re a manager or supervisor, why not take a look at our SSSTS & SMSTS courses.