We provide a Level 2 and Level 3 versions of this course. The Level 2 is aimed at learners who wish to gain essential knowledge of H&S practices, whilst the Level 3 is aimed at supervisors and managers. Both of these can be carried out either in a classroom environment or remotely via e-learning and video conferencing.

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

The HSE estimates that workplace injuries cost the UK economy over £15 billion per year. Official figures estimate the cost to business at £3.2 billion with individuals losing approximately £8.6 billion. Effective training can reduce the potential risk of harm occurring in the workplace, and save you money!

The Course 

An ideal introduction to health and safety for anyone working in a low to medium risk environment. Although it does not provide a qualification itself, it does provide the knowledge and understanding required to go on to achieve a level 2 health and safety qualification.

The nine modules of this course covers the key content and knowledge required to go on to achieve a recognised level 2 health and safety qualification. To achieve a regulated qualification the learner must sit an assessment with a recognised training provider.

Areas Covered 

  • Accidents including slips, trips and falls
  • Legal responsibilities
  • Risk assessment
  • Hazardous substances (COSHH)
  • Workplace health, safety and welfare
  • Work equipment
  • Fire
  • First aid
  • Manual handling

Who Is It Aimed At? 

Ideal for employee inductions or for anyone wishing to go on to achieve a level 2 health and safety qualification.

The course can also be used as part of the on-programme element of the new apprenticeship standards, supporting the knowledge, skills and behaviours apprentices need to effectively integrate into the workplace.

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge needed.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination. You can find an example/Mock examination here!

Highfield Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)

Effective management of health and safety has the potential to save you vast sums of money. Accidents in the workplace cost business in the UK tens of billions of pounds every year. From increased insurance premiums to the cost of replacing injured staff and in the worst instances facing litigation, the risks to your business are severe.

Effective training can reduce the risk of harm occurring in the workplace and save you money!

The Course 

Designed to provide a wide-ranging level of knowledge around health and safety, this e-learning course covers health and safety law, the hazards present in a workplace and how to implement effective and necessary controls. At the end of the course learners will have the knowledge and skills to effectively supervise staff.

Comprising of 11 modules the course covers the key syllabus of level 3 health and safety qualifications, and provides the knowledge a learner requires to go on to achieve a recognised qualification.

Areas Covered 

  • Introduction to health and safety
  • Accidents, injuries and work-related health
  • Legal aspects of health and safety
  • Risk assessment
  • Hazardous substances (COSHH)
  • The workplace
  • Using equipment safely
  • Fire safety
  • Ergonomics, manual handling and display screen equipment
  • Measuring and monitoring performance
  • The role of line managers and supervisors

Who Is It Aimed At? 

Ideal for supervisors or managers with health and safety duties, or anyone looking to go on to achieve a level 3 health and safety qualification.

The course may also be used as part of the on-programme element of the new apprenticeship standards, supporting the knowledge, skills and behaviours apprentices need to effectively integrate into the workplace.

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge needed.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination. You can find a Mock examination here.