Level 2 Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace Course

Graduation

Level 2 Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace Course

This qualification is aimed at those who require a better understanding of health and safety within the workplace. The emphasis is on making the employee safe for him/herself, safe for others and capable of identifying potential hazards. “Health and Safety” takes as its starting point the fact that most accidents are attributable to a lack of knowledge or carelessness and that the key to improvement is increased awareness on everybody’s part.

Who should attend

  • Employees
  • Job seekers who wish to add a desirable Qualification to their CV

Course syllabus

  • Legislation
  • Health
  • Safety
  • Welfare
  • The Workplace
  • Workplace equipment
  • Risk assessment
  • Manual handling
  • Dangerous substances
  • Ergonomics and workstation design
  • Transport and vehicles
  • Noise and vibration

Course duration

  • Seven hours excluding breaks
  • Courses are normally run over one eight-hour day but other combinations are available, such as three three-hour evenings etc.
  • Weekend courses are available for your group

Course dates

  • Closed courses can be held at your site for your group of up to 12 students at times and date to suit you.
  • Individual places available on courses at our various Training Centres.  Please visit our Book Here page for courses close to your location.

Assessment

  • A 30 question multiple choice question paper (may be conducted orally)
  • Candidates must achieve twenty or more correct answers to be awarded the certificate
  • Delegates will require sufficient fluency in written and spoken English at national literacy level 2 to cope with the course
  • On successful completion, students will be awarded either a Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance, or Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) certificate.

 

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