This qualification is aimed at individuals who work in an environment where coming into contact with hazardous substances is likely.
Who is it for?
This qualification is aimed at learners who work in an environment where coming into contact with hazardous substances is likely. This includes workplaces in areas such as manufacturing, cleaning, healthcare, transport, utilities and office environments.
Learners gaining this qualification will gain the knowledge and skills to recognise the risks associated with hazardous substances and how to control them in the workplace.
No entry requirements specified although Level 1 English would be advisable
* Law relating to hazardous substances in the workplace,
* How risk assessments contribute to the safe use of hazardous substances in the workplace
* The precautions and procedures necessary to ensure that risks associated with hazardous substances are properly controlled
Multiple choice examination and competency based assessment
Follow up courses/Progression
Learners successfully completing this qualification may wish to progress onto further qualifications such as:
Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within the Workplace (RQF)
Course information code: MPL-02-17