This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to prove they have the level and range of knowledge required to work safely in a Construction working environment. Achievers of this unit will fulfil the CSCS requirements for the new (2014) Labourer’s card.
The qualification is equally relevant to individuals already employed in Construction, Apprentices or new entrants to the Industry and is also suitable for those wishing to find out more about the theoretical aspect of Health and Safety within the Construction Industry without the need to be directly employed in a Construction working environment.
To meet the unit aims candidates will have to prove knowledge of risk assessments, method statements, hazards, accidents and emergencies, health risks, manual handling and working at heights. Specific information on the range and scope of assessment criterion will be provided to the candidate and assessor.
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