Health & Safety

All of our Health and Safety qualifications are based on the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Health and Safety and recommended good practice by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and these qualifications are regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) in England and Wales and certificated for 3 years via our Awarding Organisation, Qualsafe Awards.

 

The following courses help the employer to meet their duty to protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees and other people who might be affected by their business.

 

Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment (RQF)

This qualification is based on the Constructions Skills and the Build Environment Awarding Body Forum (BEABF) and is supported by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB). It has been specifically designed to provide learners a basic awareness of health and safety within the construction environment and a route to applying for the Green Labourer CSCS Card.

 

Those who successfully complete the Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Construction Environment (RQF) and have completed the CITB Health, Safety & Environment Test within the last 2 years can apply for a Green Labourer CSCS card.

 

Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)

This qualification has been specifically designed to provide employees with a basic introduction to workplace health and safety. It is suitable for all employees working in a range of environments and covers understanding the importance of health and safety in the workplace, the types of common hazards present and the requirements for workplace health and safety procedures.

 

With all subjects covered in just 4 hours, this regulated and nationally recognised qualification is ideal for providing employees working in different types of environments to help raise their awareness of health and safety in the workplace and will develop a basic knowledge of health and safety issues such as: hazards and risks in the workplace as well as fulfill an employer’s legal duty to train all their staff in health and safety.

 

Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)

This qualification will provide employees a greater understanding of health and safety issues and the role that everyone plays in maintaining a safe working environment and covers: health and safety laws, risk assessments and risk control hierarchy, identifying and controlling risks from common workplace and hazards.

Health and Safety e-learning courses

Asbestos Awareness, Abrasive Wheels, COSHH and other e-learning courses for Health and Safety in the Workplace are available to complete online, please visit our Workplace e-learning page HERE for further information.

 

If you are interested in booking any of the above health and safety courses for your group please complete our contact form HERE detailing as much as you can about your requirements and we will be in touch.

The Blonde Hedgehog

“The Health and Safety training was comprehensive but pitched at a level that was understandable for all of us.  We have a multi-national group and Paul's expert delivery reassured all concerned that passing the exam was achievable.  From the cleaning staff, to the heads of departments, everyone walked away feeling satisfied that they had achieved the learning outcome and could work together through collaboration and good working practices to keep our workplace as safe as possible”

Tracey Farquhar-Beck, General Business Manager, The Blonde Hedgehog
 

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