SEATS – Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme

CITB Site Safety Plus Courses
  • SEATS Courses
  • CISTC online courses

Course Details

  • Cost:

    £175 +VAT

  • Category:

    CITB Courses

  • Tags:

    SEATS, Site Safety Plus Course

  • Skills:

    5 Year Certificate

Remote delivery of this CITB course is now possible under CITB’s “Appendix Q – Emergency Training Provision Scheme Rules”, which have been raised in response to the current Coronavirus Pandemic, allowing you to get your SSSTS qualification by doing an online course.

Our SEATS online courses are now rolled out using Zoom or similar software options to achieve virtual classroom environments.

Course Description

This CITB Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme or (SEATS) is a 1 day training course that will provide delegates with an introduction to environmental issues on construction sites and has been designed to provide the basic environmental knowledge that sub-contractors are required to know and demonstrate to major contractors.

Delegates will also be trained to identify both the environmental impacts of their work and improvement opportunities, as well as how to control and minimise their impact on the environment.

This CITB course includes the following elements:

The significance and importance of the environment.

• A basic understanding of Environmental Management Systems.
• Site waste management.
• Prevention of pollution and water management.
• Use of energy and resources.
• Being a responsible contractor and a good neighbour – including statutory nuisance, communications, archaeology and heritage.

If you have any questions please contact us for more information.


A good level of written and spoken English is required to successfully complete this course. If you have any concerns regarding this please contact our office and we discuss available options (e.g. hiring a translator at an additional cost).

How is the course delivered and assessed?:

The information on this course is delivered through a series of cases studies, group discussions and individual presentations. At the end of the one day candidates will be required to pass a multiple choice test.

What is awarded after completion of the course?:

Once the course has been completed candidates will receive a CITB recognised Site Safety Plus certificate.

When does the qualification expire? :

The certificate lasts for 5 years. Please be aware there is no longer a grace period for this course.

How to renew the qualification?:

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.

CITB Grants

On all the CPCS and CITB courses that we offer, you can claim money back if you are a ‘CITB Levy Payer‘. If you have any questions please contact us for more information.