Course Summary

CITB Site Environment Awareness Training Scheme Overview

This one-day CITB Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme (SEATS) has been developed for site supervisors/managers with the aim of providing candidates with an introduction to environmental issues on construction sites. It is designed to meet the basic environmental knowledge that the sub-contract chain is required to prove to major contractors, and covers the environmental aspects of the new HS&E Touch Screen Test. The course will bring the candidates’ up-to-date environmental and sustainability knowledge by giving a thorough overview of the subject, relevant legislation and industry best practices.

What is the CITB SEATS course content?

The course covers the following areas

  • Best practice techniques for sustainable construction and legal compliance
  • The environment and why it matters
  • Environmental management systems
  • Waste management
  • How to be a good neighbour: statutory nuisance, communication
  • Archaeology and heritage
  • Energy and resources
  • Being a responsible contractor.

What is the benefit of the Course?

This course meets the basic environmental knowledge that the sub-contract chain is required to prove to major contractors. It also covers the environmental aspects of the CITB Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) test.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements This one-day Site Safety Plus course is suitable for staff with management or supervisory responsibilities.

How is the course assessed?

A high proportion of discussions, best practice sharing, syndicate exercises and case studies will be supplemented with classroom-based tutorials.

Delegates will be continuously assessed during the course in preparation for the final examination. Delegates will be assessed via written and practical assessments. Successful candidates will be awarded with a certificate and be able to apply for a labourer card.

Can I claim a grant for this course?

Grants are available for eligible employers. For further information please visit CITB grant pages.

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