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QNUK - Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  Qualifications Network (QNUK). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (QNUK) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching.
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What is the QNUK - Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace course?

Category: Health-and-Safety
Level: Beginner

QNUKLevel 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF) qualification is aimed at employees or those re-entering employment, where an all-round understanding of health and safety principles is important.

This is a qualification that indicates an individual can undertake a specific role in the workplace and that may be relied upon by employers.

This qualification comprises a single unit.

Guided learning hours (GLH) = 6

Total Qualification Time (TQT) = 6

Who is the QNUK - Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace course designed for?

The QNUK Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF) qualification is aimed at all employees, or those looking to enter/re-enter the workforce. Health and safety training is a requirement in workplaces and this qualification enables learners to identify and understand the most common workplace hazards.

What subjects does the QNUK - Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace course cover?

Learning outcome Assessment Criterion

Understand roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare in the workplace

Outline employers and employee’s duties relating to health, safety and welfare at work

Outline the consequences for non-compliance with health and safety legislation

Outline the requirements for training and competence in the workplace

Outline the ways in which health and safety information can be communicated

Understand how risk assessments contribute to health and safety

Define the terms ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’

Outline the process for carrying out a risk assessment

Describe how risk assessment can be used to reduce accidents and ill health at work

Understand how to identify and control the risks from common workplace hazards

Describe the hazards that may be found in a range of workplaces

Describe how hazards can cause harm or damage to people, work processes, the workplace and the environment

Describe the principle of the risk control hierarchy

List examples of risk controls for common workplace hazards

Know the procedures for responding to accidents and incidents in the workplace

State the common causes of workplace accidents and ill health

Identify the actions that might need to be taken following an incident in the workplace

List the arrangements that should be in place in a workplace for emergencies and first aid

Outline why it is important to record all incidents, accidents and ill health

How is the QNUK - Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace course assessed?

There is a single multiple choice question paper. Learners must achieve a minimum of 70% to pass.

This qualification is available to those over 16 years. Candidates should be at least a level 1 numeracy and literacy or equivalent

What certificate do I get for passing the QNUK - Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace course?
QNUK - Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)
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