QNUK Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF) (1 day)

QNUK Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF) (1 day)

Qualification number: 600/4261/8

Duration: 1 day

Credit value: 1

Who is this for? This qualification is aimed at all employees, or those looking to enter/re-enter the workforce. Health and safety training is a requirement in workplaces and this qualification enables learners to identify and understand the most common workplace hazards.

Pre-Requisites: This qualification is available to those over 16 years. Candidates should be at least a level 1 numeracy and literacy or equivalent.

Who needs this qualification?

• Anyone in a work environment.

Why is this qualification important?

• Employees have a moral and legal obligation to keep themselves and others healthy and safe
• Employers have a moral and legal obligation to keep their people healthy and safe.

Qualification content

• The main duties of employers and employees
• Consequences of non-compliance with health and safety legislation
• Requirements for training and competence
• The ways in which health and safety information can be communicated
• Definitions of ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’
• The main hazards found in a range of workplaces
• How hazards can cause harm
• The common causes of workplace accidents and ill-health
• The process for carrying out a risk assessment
• How risk assessments can be used to reduce accidents and ill-health
• The risk control hierarchy
• Risk controls for common workplace hazards
• Arrangements for emergencies and first aid
• The importance of recording all incidents, accidents and ill-health
• Actions to be taken following an incident.

ASSESSMENT METHODS 

This qualification is assessed by multiple choice questions.

There is a single multiple choice question paper. Learners must achieve a minimum of 70% to pass

Progression route: Learners may progress onto the following qualifications:

  • QNUK Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)
  • QNUK Level 2 Award in Principles of Workplace Risk Assessment (RQF)
  • QNUK Level 2 Award in Principles of Fire Safety for Fire Marshals (RQF)

More: for more information about this qualification, download the qualification specification