Who is this Qualification for?
This qualification is designed to provide learners with knowledge of the basic health and safety practices essential in the work place.
How long will it take?
This course will take 1 day to complete.
There are no prerequisites for this qualification. However, it is advised that learners have a minimum of Level 2 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.
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.
This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.
Why Choose this course?
Once you have completed this Award in Health and Safety within the Workplace you will hold an internationally recognised Level 2 from Highfield who certify 350,000 learners every year. After completing this qualification you can either lead on to a Highfield Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace, Highfield Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace, IOSH Working safely for further learning or a career progression as a health and safety advisor, safety operator, Office management and many more.