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CITB SEATS Environmental Awareness Training

CITB SEATS (Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme) is a one day course that focuses on construction sites environmental issues. It is ideal for anyone with supervisory responsibilities.

Site managers and supervisors working in the construction, building and civil engineering industries will benefit immensely from this CITB SEATS environmental training. You will learn all the relevant information and legislation that affects the environment in your industry.

With this environmental awareness training knowledge, you will be able to identify, control and reduce your work’s environmental impact and protect the eco-system. Overall, you will be able to work in a sustainable and environmental conscious manner.

This CITB SEATS course covers the following topics (for the full list of topics covered in this course, see the dropdown below):

  • Basic environmental training knowledge
  • Best practice and legal compliance
  • Preventing pollution
  • Managing water systems

Benefits of this CITB SEATS Environmental Awareness Training:

  • CITB Site Safety Plus accredited
  • Gives you the knowledge needed to protect the environment
  • Endorsed by BuildUK
  • Enables you to understand your responsibility when it comes to the environmental impacts of construction
  • You gain a highly recognised qualification, which is valid for five years

 

CITB SEATS environmental awareness training is a one day course focusing on construction sites environmental issues.

CITB SEATS course content

On the course, you will learn all the subject matter, legislation and best practice through a range of case studies, group work, classroom discussions and individual/group presentations.

The content covered by the course includes:

Having the basic environmental knowledge that is required from major contractors

Being responsible for environmental issues.

Why the environment matters

Update your knowledge of environmental sustainability and how construction impacts the environment.

How to deliver best practice and legal compliance

Monitoring acceptable and relevant legislation, and being able to carry out best-practice methods on-site to minimise environmental impact and make improvements where possible.

Environmental management systems

Managing waste, preventing pollution and managing water systems, and managing energy and resources.

How to be a good neighbour

Statutory nuisance, communication, archaeology and heritage.

Final Assessment

The tutor will assess your involvement and understanding throughout the day, and at the end of the course, you will complete a multiple-choice test.

How long is this course?

CITB SEATS is a one-day training course delivered over approximately 7.5 hours.

The short session is easily digestible and allows you to gain the knowledge you need without spending too much time out of work.

Why should I take this course?

Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme or (SEATS) is designed to provide Site Managers and Supervisors with an introduction to environmental issues on construction sites.

Not only will the course help you work to industry standard, but it will also help you to work more sustainably and environmentally friendly.

Entry requirements

To attend this course, you must have a good knowledge of written and spoken English.

This is a mandatory requirement from CITB’s scheme rules, but it’s also important that you understand all of the training you are receiving to get the most out of it and pass the exam.

You will need to provide Photographic ID and your national insurance number  on the first day of the course.

This is just a quick check to ensure that you are the correct person attending the course.

Attending the Remote Learning course.

You must have access to a computer or laptop that uses a microphone and webcam. Without all of the correct equipment, you won’t attend the course properly or in line with the scheme rules.

Is this course accredited?

Yes, this course is CITB accredited and part of the Site Safety Plus suite of courses. Upon completion of your training, you will receive a CITB accredited certificate, which will be delivered in 6-8 weeks.

After five years, the SEATS certificate will expire. To remain SEATS certified, you will need to attend the course again.

How is this course delivered?

This course can be delivered via both classroom-based or Online / Remote Learning.

Public Classroom Courses

You can attend the CITB SEATS course in a classroom in anyone of our training venues across the country. The venues have traditional classroom settings, will be delivered by a SEATS approved trainer and can sit 12 delegates.

Delegates can book themselves onto the live course dates plotted through the year, or their company can do it for them. You can find all of our upcoming CITB SEATS course dates here.

Remote Learning

Remote CITB SEATS courses are delivered online via Zoom. Delegates can attend these courses from their workplace or home, eliminating the need to travel to a training venue.

To access the course, delegates must log in to the course with the link provided through a computer or laptop with a screen, microphone and camera. Due to the nature of the course, delegates will need to be connected to the internet to access the virtual classroom.

The course delivery is similar to the classroom; they will interact with other delegates and the tutor and have access to a downloadable copy of the learning materials. You will also complete the final exam online.

We have multiple course dates available to book online or over the phone for this course.

In-house Courses

We can also arrange for the SEATS course to be delivered as an in-house course specifically for your company. This course can be delivered in one of our classrooms, remotely or in a venue of your choosing.

In-house training can be beneficial for this course, as the content can include company-specific examples. To arrange this course for you, you must have a  minimum of 4 delegates and no more than 12 delegates.

We price each in-house course individually depending on location and number of delegates. Complete the in-house training enquiry form on this page, and one of the team will be in touch to provide a quote.

Is this course CITB Grant claimable?

Yes, companies who are CITB registered can claim £30 for each delegate who successfully pass this course.

For the grant to be claimed, you must include the company name and CITB levy number on the delegates information form, which is completed before or on the first day of the course.

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