Health & Safety Courses

Who is this qualification for?

The Level 1 Award in Health and Safety for Retail is a qualification intended for learners working in any sector of the retail or wholesale industry and those who are preparing or returning to work in the industry.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification, learners should expect to undertake 3 hours of learning.

Topics covered

These include an understanding of legal responsibilities, accidents, types of protective clothing, causes of fire and what to do following a fire,  safe manual handling, working at height safely, different types of safety signs and the safe handling of chemicals.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination

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Who is this qualification for?

The Level 1 Award in Health and Safety for Manufacturing is a qualification intended for learners working in all sectors of the manufacturing industry and those who are preparing or returning to work in the industry.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification, learners should expect to undertake 3 hours of learning.

Topics covered

These include an understanding of legal responsibilities, accidents, types of protective clothing, causes of fire and what to do following a fire,  safe manual handling, working at height safely, different types of safety signs and the safe handling of chemicals.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

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Who is this qualification for?

The Level 1 Award in Health and Safety for Catering is a qualification intended for learners working catering and those who are preparing to start work in the industry.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification, learners should expect to undertake 3 hours of learning.

Topics covered

These include an understanding of legal responsibilities, accidents, types of protective clothing, causes of fire and what to do following a fire,  safe manual handling, working at height safely, different types of safety signs and the safe handling of chemicals.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

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Who is this qualification for?

The Level 1 Award in Health and Safety for Carers is a qualification intended for learners working in any sector of the care industry and those who are preparing to start work in the care industry.

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification, learners should expect to undertake 3 hours of learning.

Topics covered

These include an understanding of legal responsibilities, accidents, types of protective clothing, causes of fire and what to do following a fire,  safe manual handling, working at height safely, different types of safety signs and the safe handling of chemicals.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

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Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is designed to provide learners with knowledge of the basic health and safety practices essential in the workplace.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 10 hours and of this 6 hours is recommended as guided learning (GL).  

Topics covered

The qualification provides learners with an understanding in the responsibilities of employers and employees, the benefits of good health and safety, steps to a risk assessment and how they can reduce accidents, near misses and ill-health, typical hazards and controls in a workplace, common causes of accidents, near misses and ill-health, emergency procedures and the importance of recording accidents, near misses and ill-health

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

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