Health and Safety in the Workplace
QCF Level 1 Award (England, Northern Ireland & Wales)
Unit title: Introduction to Health and Safety for People at Work
This is an excellent introduction to health and safety in the workplace and will benefit any worker, in any industry or sector and accommodates induction training for the new employee as well.
All aspects of Health and Safety are important to a business whether you are an employee, contractor or supplier and this half-day course will benefit both the learner and the business, ensuring that the working environment is a safe and healthy one.
This is a half-day classroom based course and no previous experience is necessary
A range of subjects are covered including:
- Understanding the importance of health, safety and welfare standards in the workplace
- Knowing how hazards and risks are controlled in the workplace
- Being aware of the main causes and effects of poor health and safety at work
- Understanding how health and safety information is communicated in the workplace
Assessment is on-going by the instructor, culminating with a multiple choice question paper.
This qualification does not expire, but refresher training and keeping up to date with changes to policies and procedures is vital to keep the qualification current.
A maximum of 16 students are allowed and must be a minimum of 14 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all
A student cannot assume responsibility in the workplace until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role