Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (CSCS Card) Training Courses

Get your CSCS card in 2023! Community Renewal: Next Step Edinburgh has organised one-day training courses across the city for anyone unemployed and interested in getting a job in construction.

Bruce Robertson Training (an ITA Approved Provider) and will give the opportunity to gain further knowledge of health and safety, as well as an Elementary Health & Safety Certificate accredited by The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS).

You take a multiple choice, same-day exam which is marked on site, and a copy of the CITB study book will be available.

This one-day training course is a recognised QCF equivalent for the pursual of a CSCS Green Labourers card.

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Available dates

Thursday 9th February 2023 - Dunedin Canmore Housing Association, 8 New Mart Road, Edinburgh, EH14 1RL

Thursday 23rd February 2023 - Places for People, 1 Hay Avenue, Edinburgh, EH16 4RW

Thursday 9th March 2023 - Community Renewal, North Edinburgh Community Resource Centre, 31 - 33 Pennywell Road, Edinburgh, EH4 4PJ

The course will cover:

  • Accidents and ill-health
  • Risk assessments
  • First aid at work
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Health, safety and welfare
  • Work equipment and machinery
  • Electricity
  • Fire prevention
  • Health hazards
  • Hazardous substances
  • Ergonomics and workstation design
  • Principles of safe manual handling

We can support you to apply for ITA funding to cover the cost of this course, and when you've completed the training, we can help you to prepare and book the CITB Test for Operatives.

We can apply for the CSCS card on your behalf (which is valid for 5 years) and support you to find suitable work in the construction industry.


To register your interest contact or call 0131 332 8773

Funding for the course is by Individual Training Accounts. Please check your eligibility on the My World of Work website.