CITB Site Environmental Awareness (SEATS) Training Course

This course is designed to meet the basic environmental knowledge that the sub-contract chain are 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 environmental and sustainability knowledge up to date by giving a thorough overview of the subject, relevant legislation and industry best practice.

It will enable them to identify, control and minimise the environmental impacts of their work and where possible identify environmental improvement opportunities.

What is the CITB Site Environmental Awareness (SEATS) Course

Course structure

  • The environment and why it matters
  • Environmental management systems
  • Contaminated land
  • Waste management
  • Pollution Prevention and water management
  • Statutory nuisance, communication, archeology and heritage
  • Energy and resources
  • Being a responsible contractor

Course duration

1 day

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. However, it has been developed for construction supervisors, so this should be considered before enrolling delegates on this course. Delegates must be competent in English at site supervisor level.

Assessment and examination

This is a highly interactive course delivered by means of case studies, classroom discussion and group work. You will be continuously assessed and required to successfully complete a multiple-choice test.

Qualifications & certification

Upon successfully completing the course you will be awarded a CITB Site Safety Plus certificate. This qualification must be renewed every five years by attending another course before the expiry date.