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Highfield - Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within Health and Social Care Settings course description.

Course Description

Is the Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within Health and Social Care Settings course accredited by an official body?

This course is Accredited and certified by : Highfield Qualifications (Highfield). Visit Highfield web site

What is the Highfield - Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within Health and Social Care Settings course?

Category: Health-and-Safety

Level: Beginner

The Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within Health and Social Care Settings (RQF) has been developed and is awarded by Highfield Qualifications and sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). The RQF is a qualification framework regulated by Ofqual. The qualification is also regulated by Qualifications Wales.

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Who is the Highfield - Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within Health and Social Care Settings course designed for?

The objective of the qualification is to support a role in the workplace.

This qualification is designed for those learners who currently or who wish to work in a health and social care setting and will provide them with the knowledge of basic health and safety practices essential in a health and social care environment.

The qualification provides learners with: an understanding of the roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare; an understanding of the process of risk assessment and how they improve health and safety at work; knowledge of procedures for responding to accidents, near misses and ill-health and knowledge of how to control the risks of infection.

What subjects does the Highfield - Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within Health and Social Care Settings course cover?

The qualification provides learners with: an understanding of the roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare; an understanding of the process of risk assessment and how they improve health and safety at work; knowledge of procedures for responding to accidents, near misses and ill-health and knowledge of how to control the risks of infection.

How is the Highfield - Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within Health and Social Care Settings course assessed?

The qualification is assessed through a multiple-choice question (MCQ) examination. This method of assessment is an end-of-course exam and must follow the Highfield Qualifications Examination and Invigilation Procedures. The examination for this qualification contains 20 questions that must be completed within 45 minutes. Successful learners will have to demonstrate knowledge and understanding across the qualification syllabus and achieve a minimum pass mark of 60%. Completed examination papers should be returned to Highfield Qualifications for marking. Results will then be provided to the centre afterwards.

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