Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme (SEATS)

Who Should Attend?

This one-day classroom based course will provide delegates with an introduction to environmental issues on construction sites. It is designed to meet the basic environmental knowledge that the sub-contract chain are required to prove to major contractors.

**Aims and objectives **

Aims The delegate will gain knowledge and understanding in:

• what is meant by the term ‘environment’ • how to deal with archaeology and heritage on a construction project • effective waste management • pollution controls, and why the environment should be protected • the use of environmental management systems • why it is important to be a good neighbour and responsible contractor.

Objectives At the end of the day delegates will be able to:

• understand the need to protect the environment • implement environmental management systems into the management of the site • have an understanding of the impact archaeology and heritage can have on a site • identify the principles of the good neighbour initiative • appreciate the need to be a responsible contractor

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

Assessment The paper consists of 25 questions: 22 multiple choice questions and 3 multiple response questions.

Duration 1 day, delegates are required to complete the whole day.

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