Course Aims

The one-day Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme course aims to highlight the importance of site environmental issues and how to minimise or eradicate environmental impact.

SSP - Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme

Who Attends

The SEATS course is for any delegates with management or supervisory responsibilities on a construction site. This This could include site supervisors, managers, assistant managers, agents, and foremen.

Course Content

The SEATS course content includes:
Environmental impacts and the issues associated with construction activities
Why sustainability issues are important
An introduction to Environmental Management Systems
Waste management
Pollution prevention, contaminated land and water management
How to be a good neighbour
Being a responsible contractor


By the end of the SEATS course of training delegates will be aware off construction related environmental issues and have an increased capability to control and minimise environmental impact and identify environmental improvement opportunities, generally the delegate will be in a better position to improve upon site environmental management.


Teaching Methods
The SEATS course is highly interactive with a high proportion of discussions, best practice sharing, syndicate exercises and case studies will be supplemented with classroom based tutorial.

Assessment Methods
Delegates will be continuously assessed during the SEATS course in preparation for the final multiple choice examination and will need to achieve 72% in the final exam, in order to successfully complete the SEATS course.

Qualifications Obtained

Issue of the most highly regarded Construction Site Environmental Awareness Certificate (valid 5 years) will be awarded to those persons who successfully complete the SEATS course.

Entry Requirements

Pre-Requisites:  The minimum entry requirement is a good understanding of spoken and written English

Additional Information

For a SEATS refresher course held at your own location, please ensure that the classroom you make available has a 240v power supply and is a suitable size for the number of delegates attending. Please ensure that the practical area has been risk assessed, is free from harm and is suitable for training.

Bespoke Course
Courses can be arranged at your location on a date to suit your needs.

There may be a CITB Grant available to support the cost of training. Please see Grants & Funding for Industry Support - CITB or call 0344 994 4455 

Sibbald Training are an Approved Training Organisation with CITB, and will make the claim on your behalf if your company levy number is provided at the time of booking.

Arrange your course with Sibbald

If pre-scheduled dates are not listed on this page, or if the dates published do not fit your requirement, please contact us as arrangements can be made to suit your needs. 

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