CITB Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme (SEATS)
Providing candidates with an introduction to environmental issues on construction sites. The course is designed to meet the basic environmental knowledge that the sub-contract chain must demonstrate to main contractors.
Delegates will be introduced to the concept of environmental protection and consider the environmental impacts of a wide range of construction activities. They will also be able to identify, control and minimise the environmental impacts of their construction work and where possible ascertain environmental improvement opportunities. Knowledge of environmental and sustainability issues will be brought up to date. This course will enable managers, supervisors and workers to reduce the negative impacts of their projects on the environment and recognise opportunities for positive impact.
Course duration is 1 day
Who Should Attend?
This 1 day CITB Site Safety Plus course will provide candidates with an introduction to environmental issues on construction sites. It is designed to meet the basic environmental knowledge that the sub-contract chain must demonstrate to main contractors.
Site managers, Supervisors, Assistant Site Managers, Agents and Foremen will all benefit from completing this course, which also provides preparation for the environmental aspects of the touch screen Health, Safety and Environment test.
The course provides an awareness and basic knowledge of legal requirements on site which relate specifically to the environment and how to achieve compliance with regulatory body requirements.
Delegates will understand the environmental impacts and issues associated with construction activities and processes.
The course will provide an overview of the importance of sustainability issues, and an introduction to Environmental Management Systems, ensuring delegates have the latest information regarding industry best practice.
An insight to the management of waste, contaminated land and water issues will be gained and pollution prevention guidance will be highlighted.
Delegates will understand how to be a responsible contractor and good neighbour, helping to maintain a good reputation.
This is a highly interactive course delivered by means of case studies, classroom discussion and group work. Successful completion of the course will enable delegates to demonstrate their underpinning knowledge to employers and prospective clients Delegates will be assessed during the course and are required to successfully complete a multiple-choice test. 100% attendance is required for eligibility for the final test.
Successful delegates will be issued with a certificate valid for 5 years. To remain certified in this area, delegates will need to retake the course before the expiry date.
The BuildUK Group recognises this course as meeting the required standard for all Managers, Supervisors and Contractors working on BuildUK sites.
This Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme is listed in the Construction Training Directory. Delegates’ achievements will be listed on the Construction Training Register.
There are no set entry requirements for this qualification, however, delegates must have a good understanding of spoken and written English.
Delegates must provide valid ID on the first day of the course, such as a passport or driving licence.
A buffet style lunch will be provided, along with refreshments when delivered at a Sanctus Training venue.
Mandatory course materials:
CITB Publications and certification £71.40 – chargeable at point of booking (VAT exempt).
A very well delivered course, with a great presentation and information."