Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme (SEATS)


Geared towards individuals at the supervisory level, this one-day course delves into pertinent legislation and factors influencing the environment within the building, construction, and civil engineering sectors. Equipping supervisors with a comprehensive understanding, it addresses the environmental challenges encountered on construction sites.

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

Course Content

• Why is the environment important?
• Environmental Management Systems.
• Ecology.
• Contaminated Land.
• Waste Management.
• Pollution and Water Management.
• Being a Good Neighbour.
• Energy and Resources.


Delegates should inform their trainer if they have any serious health issues, physical problems, special considerations or are taking any medication which may create difficulties in undertaking elements of this training course.


The SEATS training course has a high proportion of group discussions, best practice sharing, exercises and case studies. Delegates will also be required to take a multiple choice examination.

Mandatory Entry Requirements

  • Good understanding of spoken and written English. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area.
  • A valid form of ID, such as a copy of your passport or driving license. See accepted forms of ID.

Course Dates

Tuesday 21st May 2024

Friday 12th July 2024

Monday 30th September 2024

Tuesday 29th October 2024

Qualifications you gain

Certification for this course is valid for 5 years. To remain certified in this area, you will need to retake the course before the expiry date.

Course Duration

1 Day

Accredited by:

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Grants and Funding –  Grants are available for eligible employers. For more information please visit the CITB Grants page