Health and Safety in the Workplace

Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within the Workplace

This qualification is designed to provide learners with knowledge of the basic health and safety practices essential in the workplace. The qualification provides learners with an understanding of the responsibilities and employers and employees, the benefits of good health and safety, steps to a risk assessment, common causes of and how to reduce accidents, near misses and ill-health, typical hazards and controls in the workplace, emergency procedures and the importance of recording accidents, near misses and ill-health occurrences.

Level 3 Award in Health and Safety within the Workplace

The objective of this qualification is to support a role in the workplace and is intended for learners already working as supervisors, managers, team leaders or those who are preparing to start work at this level, and gives them knowledge of health and safety. The qualification provides learners with an understanding of: the requirements of health, safety and welfare; the benefits of a health and safety management system; the risks and control measures for common workplace hazards; how to manage the effects of incidents and accidents; and the principles of risk assessment.

How long will it take to achieve this qualification?

This Level 2 qualification is usually achieved by taking a one-day classroom-based course, and the Level 3 qualification is usually delivered by a 3 day classroom-based course.

How is the qualification assessed?

It is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

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