SEATS – Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme

Who should attend?

This course is intended for those who work on a construction site and require basic environmental knowledge. The course will provide candidates with an introduction to environmental issues on construction sites and is designed to meet the basic knowledge that the sub-contract chain are required to prove to major contractors.

Course Aims and Objectives

The purpose of this course is to give delegates knowledge of environmental issues that they will encounter in their normal daily work.

By the end of the course delegates will have gained knowledge and skills in:

  • What the environment is and why it is important
  • Outline of environmental management systems
  • Waste management
  • Pollution prevention and water management
  • Good neighbour – statutory nuisance, communication
  • Archaeology and heritage
  • Energy and resources
  • Being a responsible contractor

Course Content

  • Course Introduction
  • Why is the Environment Important
  • Environmental Management Systems
  • Ecology
  • Contaminated Land
  • Waste Management
  • Pollution Prevention and Water Management
  • Good Neighbour
  • Protecting our Heritage
  • Energy and Resources
  • Being Responsible


On completion of the course and successfully passing the end-of-course examination, the delegates are awarded the Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme Certificate. The SEATS qualification will also be added to the delegates CSCS card when they apply/re-apply for it, providing they send a photocopy of their certificate with their card application. This qualification will need to be refreshed every 5 years.


1 Day


We can offer courses on company premises for a maximum of 15 delegates or upcoming open courses in your local area.

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