Who’s it for?
It is ideal as part of a company health and safety induction programme, but could also form part of ongoing refresher training designed to improve the health and safety culture in a workplace. There are no pre-requisites for this qualification but it is advised that candidates have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent. Arrangements are in place for special needs.
What’s it about?
The Level 1 Award in Health and Safety covers: • Legal responsibilities • Accidents • Slips, trips and falls • Protective clothing • Fire • Electricity • Manual handling • Work at height • Work equipment • Workplace and welfare • Safety signs • COSHH • First aid • Display screen equipment
How is it assessed?
There is a half-hour 15 question multiple-choice test at the end of the course and you need 10 out of 15 to pass. Following the course you will be sent a Level 1 Award in Health and Safety certificate.
What will I get out of it?
The aim of the half day Level 1 Award in Health and Safety is to ensure you are equipped with a basic knowledge of health and safety including your legal duties.