What will I learn?

This qualification is for Learners who are aspiring to or are presently working at a supervisory/management level and wish to enhance their health and safety knowledge.

The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners through developing more advanced health and safety knowledge. It covers understanding the requirements for health, safety and welfare in the workplace and legal requirements, the benefits of using a health and safety system, understanding the principles of risk assessment, understanding the risks and control methods for common workplace hazards and how to manage the effects of accidents and ill health.

This qualification is for Learners who are aspiring to or are presently working at a supervisory/management level and wish to enhance their health and safety knowledge.

What will I learn?

  • Outline the main legal framework and laws relating to health and safety at work
  • Outline the welfare provisions that should be made by the employer
  • Describe the sources and nature of information that demonstrate compliance and best practice with health and safety requirements
  • Outline ways that health and safety information can be communicated
  • Define the terms ‘incident’, ‘accident’ and ‘occupational ill health’
  • Describe the main causes of injuries and ill health at work
  • Outline the costs associated with accidents and ill health
  • Summarise the typical elements of a safety management system
  • Outline the benefits of using a safety management system
  • Outline the benefits of assessing and controlling risks at work
  • Describe the different types of risk assessment that can be used
  • State where specific risk assessments may be required
  • State the steps to be taken to complete a simple risk assessment
  • Explain how the risks from different hazards may be affected by occupational, environmental, human and organisational factors
  • Explain how injuries, ill health and other damage may result following exposure to common workplace hazards
  • Identify suitable risk control measures using the principles of the hierarchy of control
  • Describe the actions that need to be taken following an accident or incident in the workplace
  • Describe how simple accident investigation techniques can reveal immediate and root causes

    Entry Requirements

    Learners must be at least 16 years old on the first day of the training.

    It is recommended that learners already hold Level 2 Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace.

  • Qualification:

    Level 3

    Fees:

    £325

    Type of Study:

    Part-Time

    Dates:

    • 06/11/2018 - 08/11/2018 (AWL3SHS/FC01)

    Location:

    Sparsholt College SO21 2NF

    Duration:

    09:00 - 16:30