Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the workplace

Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

Designed to make candidates aware of the key health and safety issues and the part that they should play in keeping themselves and others free from harm in the workplace.

Who would benefit from 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  Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace provides a starting point from which more detailed health and safety training, 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

 Duration

Half-day training programme

Assessment

Multiple choice examination

Prerequisite

None

Suggested Progression

Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace