Skip to Content

SEATS – Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme

Duration:1 day




This 1-day course will provide candidates 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, and covers the environmental aspects of the new HS&E touch screen test.  The course is accredited by Site Safety Plus


At the end of the course delegates should:

  • Understand the environmental impacts and issues associated with construction activities
  • Understand why sustainability issues are important in the context of construction
  • Understand their duties with regard to waste management  and statutory nuisance
  • Understand the requirements on water use, contaminated land and pollution prevention
  • Understand the issues of archaeology and heritage in construction

Understand the systems available to help in environmental management


  • What is the environment and why is it 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