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QNUK - Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Level 3 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 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace course?

Category: Health-and-Safety
Level: Beginner

The QNUK Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF) qualification is aimed at supervisory level staff or higher, that need a good understanding or the principles of good health and safety management.

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) = 18

Total Qualification Time (TQT) = 30

Who is the QNUK - Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace course designed for?

The QNUK Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF) qualification is aimed at those in a supervisory role.

While undertaking the qualification, candidates will learn more about the common workplace hazards and controls, risk assessment and health and safety management in general.

What subjects does the QNUK - Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace course cover?

Learning outcome Assessment Criterion

Understand the requirements for health, safety and welfare in the workplace

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

Understand the benefits of using a safety management system

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

Understand the principles of risk assessment

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

Understand the risks and control methods for common workplace hazards

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

Understand how to manage the effects of accidents and incidents

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

How is the QNUK - Level 3 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 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace course?
QNUK - Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)
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