Remote CITB Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme (SEATS)


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This one-day course will provide you with an introduction to environmental issues on construction sites.

The SEATS course is designed to meet the basic environmental knowledge that the sub-contractor chain are required to prove to major contractors.  It also covers the environmental aspects of the HSE touch screen test.   

The course will also cover the importance of environmental management systems (EMS)  which incorporates waste management, pollution control, “good neighbour initiatives” and the impact that archaeology and heritage can have on a site. 


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Course Overview

On the SEATS one-day course you will gain knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

  • What is meant by the term “environment”;
  • How to deal with archaeology and heritage on a construction project;
  • Effective waste management;
  • Pollution controls, and why the environment should be protected;
  • The use of environmental management systems, and;
  • Why it is important to be a good neighbour and responsible contractor.


By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Understand the need to protect the environment;
  • Implement environmental management systems into the management of the site;
  • Have an understanding of the impact archaeology and heritage can have on a site;
  • Identify the principles of the good neighbour initiative, and;
  • Appreciate the need to be a responsible contractor. 

Course Content

The SEATS course will cover the following topic areas:

  • Why is the environment important?
  • Environment Management Systems
  • Ecology
  • Contaminated Land
  • Waste Management
  • Pollution Prevention and water management
  • Good Neighbour
  • Protecting our heritage
  • Energy and resources
  • Being responsible


Upon successful completion of the course you will receive a  CITB certificate.

CITB SSP Courses - Mandatory requirements

You will be required to bring some form of photographic identification with you on the day of your course. Where identification is not provided by a delegate, they will be refused attendance on the course. 

In order to attend this course you must have a good understanding of spoken and written English. 


All training is conducted at our John Ryder Training Centre in Chertsey. Center opening hours are 8am to 5.30pm, the course commences at 9am and finish at approx 5pm, unless otherwise stated in the joining instructions.

Refreshments are included on all courses, but NO LUNCH is currently provided on any of our courses. Please ensure you have read the joining instructions before arriving at our training centre. 

If you are travelling by road, Chertsey is served by both the M3 and M25. No parking is permitted on the grounds of the Centre, but there is sufficient parking in and around Chertsey, all within walking distance of the John Ryder Training Centre. 

For those that use public transport, Chertsey if served by a good service from Waterloo, changing at Staines, Weybridge or Virginia Water for the Chertsey line. The station is approximately ten minutes walk from the Centre. 

If you are attending a two day course and require overnight accommodation, a local hotel list is available upon request. 

Additional information


27 October 2022 – Remote