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

If you would like to book this course to take place in your premises please call 0330 120 0105 or select book this course on the right and complete your email address.

The course follows the QCF syllabus and you will receive a Green Cross training certificate.

In the event that any delegate fails to succeed on the course we will offer re-training on another course and re-assessment FREE of charge. This is subject to terms and conditions.

This course gives staff at any level a grounding in the essentials of Health and Safety.  The law requires employers to ensure they provide adequate Health and Safety training for full, part, temps, self-employed and contract staff even those on work exeprience.  

  • Course Content
  • Who Should Attend
  • Pre-Requisites
  • Certification
  • Additional Info
  • The TQUK Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF) is designed to raise awareness of health and safety and is applicable to anyone in a work environment. It is essential that employees are aware of their own safety and the safety of customers, contractors and the public who might be affected by their work. The qualification covers legislation, basic health and safety, hazards and risks and raises awareness of control methods. The objectives of the qualification include meeting relevant programmes of learning, supporting a role in the workplace and giving learners personal growth and engagement in learning.

    Is it right for me?

    This qualification is intended for learners wanting to undertake training or to further develop knowledge and/or skills in this subject area. The objectives of the qualification include; preparing learners to progress to a qualification in the same subject area but at a higher level or requiring more specific knowledge, skills and understanding and preparing learners for employment and supporting a role in the workplace

    What will I learn?

    This course is split into 1 Units.  By the end of Unit 1 (day 1) you will be able to:

    • Outline employers and employees duties relating to health, safety and welfare at work.

    • Outline the consequences for non-compliance with health and safety legislation.

    • Outline the requirements for training and competence in the workplace.

    • Outline the ways in which health and safety information can be communicated.

    • Define the terms ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’.

    • Outline the process for carrying out a risk assessment.

    • Describe how risk assessment can be used to reduce accidents and ill health at work.

    • Describe the hazards that may be found in a range of workplaces.

    • Describe how hazards can cause harm or damage to people, work processes, the workplace and the environment.

    • Describe the principle of the risk control hierarchy.

    • List examples of risk controls for common workplace.

    • State the common causes of workplace accidents and ill health.

    • Identify the actions that might need to be taken following an incident in the workplace.

    • List the arrangements that should be in place in a workplace for emergencies and first aid.

    • Outline why it is important to record all incidents, accidents and ill health.

    What will it cover?

    • Understand roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare in the workplace
    • Understand how risk assessments contribute to health and safety
    • Understand how to identify and control the risks from common workplace hazards
    • Know the procedures for responding to accidents and incidents in the workplace

     

     

  • Who Should attend?

    This course is for employees from any industry sector responsible for managing resources and risk in complicance with their organisations policy and best practice in Health and Safety.

  • Before you attend a course

    • Candidates must be aware that they must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment.
    • Candidates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the Course content. 
  • Certification 

    • Every delegate will receive an attendance certificate which is valid for 3 years.
    • Your certification is issued by TQUK Ltd the awarding body of Green Cross Training Ltd.

    About QCF Qualifications
    Achieving a regulated qualification is exactly that: an achievement. One you can be proud of and one that you and other people can be sure is proof that you have demonstrated a certain standard and level of knowledge and competence in your chosen subject. These qualifications are awarded by organisations which have been approved by an independent regulator, Ofqual. In order to meet the requirements for ongoing approval, these organisations must consistently demonstrate the highest standards of quality assurance in the design and delivery of all of their qualifications.

    All qualifications offered by a regulated organisation sit on the Ofqual register. Each qualification, as it is entered onto the register, is assigned to a specific Subject Sector Area (SSA), which makes it easy to find other regulated qualifications that build upon or compliment your learning. Simple searches on the Ofqual register (found at www.ofqual.gov.uk), using the advanced search options can provide you with a list of qualifications falling into a specific SSA.

    The QCF is designed to help facilitate the recognition of prior learning so that you don’t have to repeat learning or assessment that you’ve already completed. If you find a qualification that you want to take, but believe that you are able to provide evidence that you have already met some or all of the learning outcomes for a unit, you can apply to the relevant warding organisation for Recognition of Prior Learning. This means it may be possible to award you some of the credit needed to complete the qualification without you having to repeat learning.

  • Additional Information

    • Course Duration: 1 day
    • Students will receive course material
    • Equipment required for In-house Course: Flip chart, Room size 20 x 30 feet per 12 delegates (approx).
    • Additional Information: On external courses light refreshments are provided but the delegates must supply their own lunch. Anybody can attend a Health & Safety Course and we will tailor make the course for their knowledge level.

For more info on this course please call 0330 120 0105

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