At a glance…

  • Duration: 2 - 2.5 Hours
  • Recertification Period: 3 year recommendation
  • Prerequisites: Internet access through PC, laptop or tablet


This course covers training and assessment for the knowledge, legislation and best practices when litter picking. This is the course required for LISS CSCS card applicants.

Overview in brief

This course is designed to help people plan and carry out litter picking. It will help learners understand the different environments in which they may work and the risks that may be involved.

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The finer details

This course consists of four modules. A minimum score of 75% is required to pass it. The assessment parts of the course are carried out in exam conditions. Each assessment must be completed within 45 minutes. Upon successful completion, a Lantra certificate of training will be available to download and print.

Who should attend?

This course is ideal for anyone who needs a litter picking certificate for work. Holding an up-to-date certificate is a requirement of the LISS/CSCS joint scheme for anyone who needs a recognised skills card for the land-based sector. It is also benchmarked in National Highways Sector Scheme 18.

What will be covered?

  • Health and safety
  • PPE
  • Manual handling
  • Fire and electricity
  • Control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH)
  • Working at height,
  • Working in poor light
  • Working next to water
  • Working next to roads and railway lines
  • Needles and hazardous waste
  • Biosecurity
  • Injurious and invasive species.