CITB SEATS Environmental Awareness Training (SEATS)

This one day interactive course has been developed for site supervisors/managers with the aim of providing candidates with an introduction to environmental issues on construction sites.

Course Duration

CITB SEATS is a one-day training course delivered over approximately 7.5 hours.

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Course Content 

To help construction supervisors to:

  • Supervise and protect the environment through legal provisions
  • Protect the eco-system – the relationships and interactions between animals, plants (flora and fauna) and organisms and their environment
  • Follow environmental management systems and processes to mitigate environmental damage
  • Play their part in reducing statutory nuisance and disturbance to neighbours
  • Manage the impact that archaeology and heritage can have on construction
  • Control water consumption and reduce the impact construction has on natural water supplies
  • Implement control measures to prevent the pollution of watercourses
  • Identify ethically sourced timber though the chain-of-custody entering site
  • Identify, control and manage contamination on brownfield sites
  • Classify, segregate and properly dispose of waste

How is the course delivered?

The course is delivered in either a classroom or virtually. For classroom courses, this can be at our site or yours.

We use a range of delivery techniques to provide a highly interactive course taught through case studies, classroom discussion and group work.

Entry requirements

  • To be able to read, write and understand English to a good level. Please contact us if you have any concerns in this area
  • If you need to re-sit the test, you must do this within 90 days of the original course date at an additional charge
  • You will need to provide a valid ID on the first day of the course, such as a copy of your passport or driving licence.

How much does it cost?

The cost of this course is £175 plus VAT per person.


You must contribute throughout the day of the course.

The paper consists of 25 questions: 22 multiple choice questions and 3 multiple response questions. This exam paper must be taken at the end of the course. You will have 30 minutes to complete the test and the last 10 minutes are open book (GE700E) may be used.

Please note

Certification for this course is valid for 5 years.

How do I book the SEATS course?

Contact the office by email at

If you have any questions or need help, feel free to contact with our team, or you can call us any time 07341 490 419

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