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CITB SEATS Environmental Awareness Training

The 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.

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 environmentally conscious manner.

Why Take this CITB SEATS Course

Site managers and supervisors working in the construction, building and civil engineering industries will benefit immensely from this SEATS training.

This course will provide you with an introduction to environmental issues on construction sites. You will also learn all the relevant information and legislation that affects the environment in your industry.

What Does the CITB SEATS Course Involve

This CITB SEATS training covers the following topics (for the full list of topics covered in this course, keep reading):

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

HOW IS THE CITB SEATS Environmental Awareness Training DELIVERED?

This course can be delivered in the following ways:

Public Online
3B Training offer a variety of courses via Online 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 join the course using the link provided. However, they will need a computer or laptop with a screen, camera, microphone and access to the internet to attend this course online.

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.

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3B Training can deliver courses for a group of your employees in-house at your site or venue of your choice.

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.

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

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

Enjoyable and interesting course presented by a knowledgeable trainer.
Andy Davin


  • How long is this CITB SEATS course?
    How long is this CITB SEATS 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.

  • What are the entry requirements for this CITB SEATS course?

    To attend this course, you must have a good knowledge of written and spoken English. You will need to provide Photographic ID and your national insurance number  on the first day of the course.

    Attending the Online course: You must have access to a computer or laptop that uses a microphone and webcam.

  • Is this CITB SEATS 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.

  • Is this CITB SEATS course CITB Grant claimable?

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

    You can find the list of short courses and the grant amounts you can claim here: CITB Grant Value for Short Courses

  • What does SEATS stand for?

    Site Environmental awareness training scheme

  • How long is the SEATS course?

    The SEATS course is delivered over one day. Approximately 7.5 hours of training.

  • How long is the SEATS certificate valid for?

    The SEATS certificate is valid for 5 years and must be renewed by attending the course again.

Next Available Course Dates - CITB SEATS Environmental Awareness Training

Next Available Course Dates - CITB SEATS Environmental Awareness Training

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    Greenbank Way,
    BB1 3EA

  • Derby

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    DE24 8AJ

  • Doncaster

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    Durham Lane
    DN3 3DY

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    25 Bradford Road
    LS27 7HN

  • Leigh

    Unit 5
    English Street Business Park
    English Street
    WN7 3EH

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    Partnership for Learning
    South Road
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    CIOB London Office
    9 Kingsway
    WC2B 6XF

  • Manchester

    The Forum
    Tameside Business Park
    Windmill Lane
    M34 3QS

  • Tamworth

    93C Lichfield Street
    B79 7QF

  • Wigan

    Stratus House
    Swan Lane
    Hindley Green
    WN2 4EY


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