Health and Safety in the Workplace
Level 2 Course (QCF)

Health & Safety in the Workplace Level 2 Course

construction site staff wearing personal protective equipment site safety notice

Level 2
: The Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace is a qualification aimed  at  all employees. The qualification is intended for candidates already in workplaces and those who are preparing to start or return to work. It is also very useful for young persons to raise their ability to identify and understand hazards when preparing for work experience and into employment. Persons gaining this qualification will know that health and safety is the responsibility of everyone within a business, its contractors, visitors and suppliers. Its syllabus areas are regarded by the Health and Safety Executive as being important to maintaining safe working procedures in the workplace.

Duration:  1 Day depending on the target audience.

Course Content:

hard hat The roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare in the workplace.
hard hat The value and process of risk assessments.
hard hat The identification and control of workplace hazards.
hard hat How to respond to workplace incidents and accidents.

Individual Modules include:

The law, Penalties and enforcement, Employer's responsibilities, Employee's responsibilities, Ergonomics and human factors, The cost of poor Health and Safety, Health and Safety training, Communicating Health and Safety, Hazards and risks, Risk assessments, Hierarchy of control, Accidents, Environmental factors, Human factors, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Electricity, Fire, Manual handling, CoSHH and hazardous substances, Display screen equipment, Workplace safety signs, First aid, Accident and incident reporting, Riddor.

Certification:  Successful candidates will be awarded a national Level 2 qualification which will provide an ideal platform to higher level training or career development.

hard hat Please note:  This qualification does not expire, but refresher training and keeping up to date with changes to policies and procedures is vital to keep the qualification current.

Price per student: £85.00 (GBP).   
Price per group: £ POA (max 16).  Discounts apply.

Our next course:

Tuesday 24th July 2018 in Market Drayton, Shropshire.