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Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace Level 2

Level 2
Course Code:
North Devon Campus
4 hours

The Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace is aimed at all employees. It is intended for learners already in workplaces and those who are preparing to start or return to work. It is also very useful for young people, to raise their ability to identify and understand hazards when preparing for work experience or going into employment.

Persons gaining this qualification will know that health and safety is the responsibility of everyone within a business, its contractors, visitors and suppliers. Its subject areas are regarded by the Health and Safety Executive as being important to maintaining safe working procedures in the workplace.


This course will cover the following aspects:
• 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 from common workplace hazards
• Know the procedures for responding to accidents and incidents in the workplace
This qualification is assessed through a 30-question multiple-choice question examination.
The duration of the examination is 1 hour.
Successful learners must achieve a score of at least 20 out of 30.
There are no prerequisites for this qualification.
• Level 3/4 Occupational Health and Safety competency-based qualifications (NVQs/Apprenticeships)
• Level 3 Award in Health and Safety

Course Fees

Total Fee: £65