Health & Safety Environment Course and Test (Online)

Our Health and Safety Environment course and test meets the requirements for all Craft and Operative SKILLcards and is designed for those within the HVAC industry. Exclusive discounts available for BESA members and SKILLcard holders.



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The Health and Safety Environment Course and Test meets the health and safety requirements for all Craft and Operative SKILLcards and is designed for those within the heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration occupations.

The full course enables those working on site a minimum level of health and safety awareness and removes the hassle of booking and travelling to a test centre or taking time out of work.

Read what Steven Rawding, HSEQ and Compliance Director at Richard Irvin has to say: 

“Our technical cohort at Richard Irvin FM Limited have been utilising many of the courses and CPD content made available via BESA Academy, the Health and Safety Environment Course and Test has proven to offer user friendly online content which our technicians and engineers can access via their tablets ensuring minimum fuss maximum efficiency.

Most importantly however is the knowledge and understanding gained/refreshed and the demonstration of defined health and safety competence”

What does the course cover?

The online Health and Safety Environment Course is made up of five modules:

  1. The principles of risk assessment and maintaining and improving health and safety at work
  2. The importance of safe manual handling in the workplace
  3. The importance of working safely at height in the workplace
  4. Risks to health within a construction environment
  5. The importance of working around plant and equipment safely

The Health and Safety Environment Test can be taken as part of the course or as a standalone and both can be completed on a laptop or PC whilst at work or home.

Nb: this test is not suitable for Management and Supervisory SKILLcards.


Approximately three hours


100% online. This course requires an online assessment, which takes place through the support of proctoring.


BESA members or SKILLcard holders: £50 +VAT

Non BESA members: £95+VAT