The aim of the qualification is to provide learners with knowledge of the basic health and safety practices essential in the workplace. This includes the hazards and risks along with the relevant legislation, and ensures awareness of cost-effective, practical control methods.
Who is it for?
This qualification is designed for those learners wishing to gain a nationally recognised qualification in health and safety. It is applicable for any private or public sector working environment and provides employees with an awareness of their own safety, as well as the safety of customers, contractors and members of the public.
Achievement of this regulated qualification will enable learners to work safely and to recognise and deal with hazards in the workplace.
No entry requirements specified although Level 1 English would be advisable.
Content covered is fully compliant with industry and regulatory standards and is recognised by the Health and Safety Executive, auditor’s and other enforcement officers:
* Understand roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare in the workplace
* Understand how risk assessments contribute to health and safety
* Understand how to identify and control the risks form common workplace hazards
* Know the procedures for responding to accidents and incidents in the workplace
Multiple choice examination
Follow up courses/Progression
This qualification prepares for further/higher level training
Course information code: MFC-07-17