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Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF) <<< Back to previous page   

Who should attend?
Those who are responsible for health and safety, such as:
  • Supervisors
  • Owners
  • Team leaders
  • Managers


Overview and benefits
Accidents and illness can result in disability, death or incapacity for work. The supervisor is in an ideal and very responsible position to influence, monitor and train employees. They can also ensure that managers are informed, persuaded, encouraged or pressured into providing for better health and safety standards.

Course Content
  • Concept of health and safety
  • Accidents in the workplace
  • Ill health in the workplace
  • Legal provisions
  • Health and safety organisation and management
  • Supervising health and safety


Course objectives
Candidates will be able to:
  • Play an active part in monitoring health and safety practices
  • Take an active part in some training activities, especially on job training
  • Supervise workers effectively in general aspects of health and safety
  • Identify the need for risk assessment and participate in the process
  • Encourage safe practices
  • Assist in the formulation of health and safety policies and procedures


Outcomes
On completing this qualification candidates will be able to:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the main concepts of health and safety
  • Show awareness of the benefits of health and safety culture
  • Explain the roles and responsibilities of individuals, supervisors, and management in health & safety
  • Demonstrate an understanding of health and safety control and improvement strategies available to supervisors


Prerequisites
A basic knowledge of health and safety issues such as level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace qualification or equivalent is required

Further Information
Awarding body:Highfield Qualifications
Course duration:3 days
Assessment method:60 multiple choice examination paper - Pass req. 40+/credit 50+ correct
Refreshment of this course is recommended every 3 years


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