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IQ Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (QCF)

 

Qualification Number 601/5703/3
Title IQ Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (QCF)
Category National
Sector Building & Construction | Health & Safety
Operational Start Date 31/03/2015
Operational End Date 29/04/2018
Total Units 1 Min Credit 4
Min Guided Learning Hours 40 Max Guided Learning Hours
Min Age From 16 Min Age To 100

Registration Fee : £18.50 (excluding VAT) 

This is the administrative fee that IQ charges centres to register a learner on this qualification, and NOT a training fee. All fees include registration, certification and postage (international delivery rates may apply). 

Moderation Fee : £

Introduction

This specification is intended for trainers, centres and learners. General information regarding centre approval, registration, assessment papers, certification, reasonable adjustments, special consideration and appeals procedures are available from the website. This document should be read in conjunction with the IQ Quality Management System Centre Guide available from the website.

Qualification Purpose

Please click here for the Purpose Statement.

About this Qualification

The IQ Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (QCF) is a knowledge based qualification aimed at individuals who want to develop their knowledge and skills and prepare them to undertake further learning or employment within this area. The qualification links to the achievement of the new CSCS Green Card which came into force July 2014. Learners must achieve the IQ Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (QCF) alongside the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test before they may apply for the new CSCS Green Card. The CSCS Green Card will enable employers to instantly recognise whether a learner has the necessary training and qualifications within this area.

Take this Qualification

If you are interested in taking this qualification and would like to find your nearest IQ centre, please give us a call on 01952 457 452 and a member of our team will be happy to help.

Structure

To achieve the IQ Level 1 Award in Health and Safety at Work (QCF), learners must achieve 4 credits from the single mandatory unit.

IQ Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (QCF)
The learner must achieve 4 credits from the single mandatory unit.Minimum Units:1
 Minimum Credits:4
 UnitLevelCreditGLH
 K/505/1933Health and Safety in a Construction Environment1440

Assessment

All assessment criteria in this qualification are assessed by portfolio and Workbook, internally set and marked and externally quality assured by IQ. Centres are encouraged to use the IQ Workbook; passing all of the questions and activities in the IQ Workbook will ensure that all of the assessment criteria have been met. 

However, centres are permitted to use their own documentation/ assessment materials, provided this is agreed with the EV prior to the commencement of any assessment. These can be assessed by a variety of methods including:

  • Question and answer test
  • Question and answer verbal (ensure records are kept)
  • Essay

Learner Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. However, learners should be able to work at entry level 3 or above and be proficient in the use of English Language. 

Tutor Requirements

All trainers delivering this qualification must be sector competent and possess relevant experience/qualifications in Health and Safety at Level 2 or above and should have appropriate teaching qualification e.g. PTLLS., Level 3 Award in Education and Training, Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training.

Centre Requirements

Centres must be approved by IQ in order to offer this qualification.

 

 

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