Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme (SEATS)

Understanding of Environmental Management Systems

The CITB Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme or (SEATS) course
focuses on construction site environmental issues. If booked in-house, the course
can also be tailored towards a specific company or sector

Who is the course suitable for?

The course is aimed at Site Managers and Supervisors and delegates must have a good knowledge of written and spoken English.

Photographic ID and the delegates national insurance number must be provided on the first day of the course.

Course Duration

Our classroom based course will take place over 1 day.


The content covered by the course includes:

  • How to deliver best practice and legal compliance
  • Why the environment matters
  • Environmental management systems
  • Management of waste
  • Prevention of pollution and how to manage water systems
  • How to be a good neighbour: statutory nuisance, communication, archaeology and heritage
  • Management of energy and resources
  • How to be responsible for environmental issues

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, the delegate will:

  • Have the basic environmental knowledge that is required from major contractors
  • Understand and be able to carry out best-practice methods on site
  • Be able to monitor acceptable and relevant legislation
  • Have a greater knowledge of how construction impacts the environment


Delegates are continually assess by the tutor throughout the day and at the end of the course, you will also complete a multiple-choice test.

Next steps

This course is the level equivalent to the SSSTS course.

Once you obtain this qualification, it will be valid for five years and must be renewed upon its expiry

Booking Options

Classroom Learning

at our centre in Liverpool
£ 195 + vat
  • Get away from the workplace
  • Face-to-face support with highly experienced tutors
  • Network and interact with fellow delegates


run at your premises
£ 550 excludes CITB fees
  • Study alongside colleagues and learn together
  • Classroom or blended learning from home
  • Course customised to your workplace

Over 20yrs experience

High pass rates

Experienced tutors

On-line resources

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