The Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF) has been accredited by the regulators of England and Wales (Ofqual and Qualification Wales) and is part of the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).
The qualification is also supported by Proskills, the Sector Skills Council for the process and manufacturing sector.
Qualification Overview and Objective
This qualification is designed for those learners wishing to gain a nationally recognised qualification in health and safety.
Achievement of this regulated qualification will enable learners to work safely and to recognise and deal with hazards in the workplace. The aim of the qualification is to provide candidates with knowledge of the basic health and safety practices essential in the workplace. This includes the hazards and risks along with the relevant legislation, and ensures awareness of cost-effective, practical control methods.
This qualification is applicable for any private or public sector working environment and provides employees with an awareness of their own safety, as well as the safety of customers, contractors and members of the public. This Ofqual approved qualification has been developed specifically for insertion into the Qualifications and Credit Framework with full support from Proskills. It is therefore fully compliant with industry and regulatory standards as well as being recognized by the Health and Safety Executive, auditors and other enforcement officers.
The objective of the qualification is to prepare learners to progress into further/higher level training.
In order to register on to this qualification, learners are required to meet the following entry requirements:
- 14 years of age or above.
*n.b. A registration and training materials fee of £16.10 +VAT per delegate is applicable to the Level 2 Health and Safety in the Workplace Training Course, in addition to the course price.
Duration: 1.5 days