This is a health and safety qualification aimed at individuals who intend to develop their knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace.
This health and safety training course provides learners with formal recognition of their knowledge and understanding and as the qualification is generic, it is applicable to a range of work settings.
As the qualification is knowledge-based, there is no requirement for the learner to be in work to complete this health and safety training.
By completing the single mandatory unit, all learners will cover the essentials of health and safety in the workplace, including roles and responsibilities, the contribution of risk assessments, identifying and controlling the risks from common workplace hazards and the procedures for responding to accidents and incidents.
Objectives of the qualification include preparing learners to progress to a qualification in the same subject area but at a higher level or requiring more specific knowledge, skills and understanding, meeting relevant programmes of learning, preparing learners for employment and supporting a role in the workplace.
Why is this health and safety training important?
Achievement of this regulated health and safety qualification will enable learners to work safely and to recognise and deal with hazards in the workplace. The aim of the qualification is to provide candidates with knowledge of the basic health and safety practices essential in the workplace. This includes the hazards and risks along with the relevant legislation, and ensures awareness of cost-effective, practical control methods.
This qualification is applicable for any private or public sector working environment and provides employees with an awareness of their own safety, as well as the safety of customers, contractors and members of the public.
The achievement of the Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace qualification will enable learners to work safely and to recognise and deal with hazards in the workplace.
This qualification is fully compliant with industry and regulatory standards as well as being recognised by the Health and Safety Executive, auditors and other enforcement officers.
People who have completed this course have also completed
First Aid at Work
Emergency First Aid
Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)