Health & Safety in the Workplace


Qualification Overview

This qualification is designed to educate Learners about health and safety in the workplace. The qualification covers understanding risk assessment, identifying and controlling the risks from common workplace hazards, the legal requirements related to health and safety in the workplace and what to do in response to accidents and incidents at work. QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF) is registered on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) regulated by Ofqual.

Aim of the Qualification

The aim of the qualification is to enable Learners to develop their health and safety awareness. It helps the Learner build an understanding of health and safety in the workplace and the role that everyone plays in ensuring the workplace is a safe working environment.

Structure of the Qualification

This qualification has a single mandatory unit with a credit value of 1 and has 10 guided learning hours* in total.
*Guided Learning Hours (GLH) are provided as a guide to the estimated hours an average Learner would study to gain the unit. This does not have to be face-to-face instructional time and can include self directed study at home, such as reading course hand outs and further self study. The minimum contact teaching time that this qualification should be delivered in is 6 hours (1 day) excluding breaks. If a Centre wishes to shorten the contact teaching hours they must first provide a rationale for doing so and gainapproval from Qualsafe Awards prior to the delivery of any qualifications.

Intended Audience

The qualification is designed for all employees to raise their awareness of health and safety in the workplace.

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1 Day Qualsafe Course