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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.

This course covers training and assessment for the knowledge, legislation and best practices when litter picking. 


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.

Terms and conditions of using this e-learning and assessment for LISS/CSCS card application.

As part of the LISS/CSCS card, the 4 assessments within this course must be conducted in a controlled environment. A supervisor/manager/recognised person of authority must be in the same room as you whilst you complete the 4 assessment elements of this course.

Employee/Individual. The assessment must be completed in a controlled environment by your employer/contractor/agency. This means you must have a supervisor/manager/recognised member of staff in the same room as you whilst you complete this assessment.

Employers/Contractor/Agencies. We declare that this course is being delivered in a controlled environment and is being invigilated by a member of our staff.

Failure to comply could render your business liable for prosecution where poor working and safety standards have caused injury or death to person or persons.

To accept these terms and conditions please click the tick box on the main course page.

Enrol on this e-learning course.

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.