What will I learn?

It is an employer’s duty to protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees and other people who might be affected by their business. This includes providing sufficient information, instruction and training to employees to allow them to work in a way that does not put themselves or others at risk.

The QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF) is ideal for all employees, as it helps candidates develop a greater understanding
of health and safety issues and the role that everyone plays in maintaining a safe working environment.

The course covers:

Roles and responsibilities of employers and employees

Health and safety laws, including:

  • Penalties for non-compliance
  • Training and competence in the workplace
  • Communicating health and safety information

    Risk assessments and risk control hierarchy

    Identifying and controlling risks from common
    workplace hazards:

  • Slips, trips and falls
  • Manual handling
  • Fire safety
  • Working from height
  • Electricity
  • Hazardous substances
  • Workplace conditions
  • Ergonomics
  • Equipment
  • Noise and vibration
  • Transport and vehicles
  • Violence
  • Smoking, alcohol and drugs
  • Stress

    Procedures for responding to accidents and incidents

    Recording incidents, accidents and ill health

    Where will it lead me?

    It is recommended that you refresh your training every three years.

    Entry Requirements

    Learners must be at least 14 years old on the first day of the training.There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that Learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.

    Fee Details

    Free if unemployed.

  • Qualification:

    Level 2

    Fees:

    £125

    Type of Study:

    Part-Time

    Dates:

    • 21/11/2018 - (AWL2HSW/PG01)

    Location:

    Sparsholt College, SO21 2NF

    Duration:

    09:00 - 16:30