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Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

This course aims to teach candidates about good health and safety knowledge and understanding.

Note: This qualification has replaced the Foundation Certificate in Health and Safety at Work.

Who should attend?

All staff requiring a basic knowledge of Health and Safety or as part of an induction programme

Course Content:

The qualification covers the following topics:

  • Legislation
  • Health
  • Safety
  • Welfare
  • The workplace and workplace equipment
  • Risk assessment
  • Manual handling
  • Hazardous substances
  • Ergonomics and workstation design
  • Transport and vehicles
  • Noise and vibration
Course Duration:

One day

Assessment Method:

Short objective test of 30 questions

Entry Requirements:

None - Appropriate for all employees

Delivery Method:

By use of exercises, handouts and group work etc in an informal setting, either on your premises or in our training room. Each student receives a copy of the textbook and handouts. Our courses are conducted in English, but a range of foreign language papers and work books are available for candidates who would find it easier.

Ofqual Accredited:

Yes - 100/5914/3


C.I.E.H. or H.A.B.C. Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

Course Evaluation:

At the end of the course, as part of our quality monitoring procedures and to contribute to the on-going development and improvement of the programme, all delegates will be asked to complete a course evaluation.

Suggested progression on completion:

C.I.E.H. Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace


Details are available on application. They include the fee payable to the awarding body to cover course registration and examination fee.

How do you book this course?

This course is usually run in-house. Contact us for further details

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