QCF Level 2 Award (England, Northern Ireland & Wales)
Qualification title: FAA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF) / Code: 600/2776/9
Unit title: Health and Safety in the Workplace / Unit code: H/601/9699

SCQF Level 5 Award (Scotland)
Qualification title: Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace at SCQF Level 5 / Code: R225 04
Unit title: Health and Safety in the Workplace / Unit code: UA62 04

This is an excellent introduction to health and safety in the workplace and will benefit all employees, particularly those who may be accepting a health and safety role, such as a safety representative within their organisation.

Successful candidates will be awarded a national Level 2 (Level 5 in Scotland) qualification which will provide an ideal platform to higher level training or career development.

Duration

This is a one-day classroom based course. Dependant on the learner’s experience, there may well be some pre-course or post-course reading.

Syllabus

A range of subjects is covered including:

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

Certification

Assessment is on-going by the instructor, culminating with a multiple choice question paper. This is a lifetime qualification, although refresher training is always recommended.

Numbers

A maximum of 16 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age to qualify.