Health and Safety within the Workplace

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Level 1 Award in the Principles of Health and Safety within the Workplace
Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within the Workplace
Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace
Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace
Level 1 Award in the Principles of Health and Safety within the Workplace

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is designed for those learners either currently working or those returning or starting work and wishing to gain a nationally recognised qualification in health and safety.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 4 hours and of this 4 hours is recommended as guided learning (GL).

Topics covered

The qualification provides learners with an understanding of the main responsibilities of employees and employers with regards to health and safety. It also provides an understanding of how the workplace can affect health and safety.

Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within the Workplace

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is designed to provide learners with knowledge of the basic health and safety practices essential in the workplace.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 10 hours and of this 6 hours is recommended as guided learning (GL).

Topics covered

The qualification provides learners with an understanding in the responsibilities of employers and employees, the benefits of good health and safety, steps to a risk assessment and how they can reduce accidents, near misses and ill-health, typical hazards and controls in a workplace, common causes of accidents, near misses and ill-health, emergency procedures and the importance of recording accidents, near misses and ill-health

Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at learners already working in the capacity of supervisor, manager or team leader and also those who are preparing to start work at this level.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 30 hours and of this 21 hours is recommended as guided learning (GL).

Topics covered

These include legislation, the benefits of using a safety management system, the principles of risk assessments, hazards and risk control methods.

Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at learners currently working, or preparing to work, as supervisors and managers with a direct responsibility for health and safety management.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 55 hours and of this 40 hours are recommended as guided learning (GL).

Topics covered

These include duties and responsibilities, health and safety policies, developing and implementing risk assessments and safe systems of work and incident investigation.