Level 1 Award in Health and Safety

Level 1 Award in Health and Safety

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This half day course regulated qualification focuses on the importance of maintaining health and safety and ensuring that employee actions reduce risks in the workplace. It is intended for learners working in any workplace environment, including retail, manufacturing, food premises and the care environment.
It is also suitable for those who are returning to work or starting work for the first time. Learners achieving this qualification will gain a sound introduction to all aspects of health and safety including legislation, fire procedures, chemical safety, manual handling and personal protective equipment.
It is ideal as an introduction to general health and safety for any environment.
 
HOW IS THIS QUALIFICATION STRUCTURED?
This qualification is made up of one mandatory unit for which learners must successfully complete the assessment.
This is a half day course.
WHO NEEDS THIS QUALIFICATION?
Everyone entering the workplace for the first time – either as part of a work experience programme or at the start of employment – and those starting a new job, as part of their induction programme.
WHY IS THIS TRAINING IMPORTANT?
It is a legal requirement for employers to provide health and safety training to employees. The HABC Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace provides a starting point from which more detailed health and safety training (e.g. Level 2) or job-specific training can follow.
LEARNING OUTCOMES
Understand the importance of health and safety in the workplace
Identify the hazards and risks related to the workplace
Understand workplace health and safety procedures
Pre-requisites
There are no pre-requisites to attend this course.
Length of Course
A minimum of 3.5 hours
Assessment​:
This qualification is assessed through a 30 minute, 15-question, multiple-choice examination. Successful learners must answer at least 10 out of the 15 questions correctly.

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