Health and Safety in the Workplace

We offer both the Level 4 and Level 5 awards

Description

These courses are an excellent introduction to health and safety in the workplace and will benefit any worker, in any industry or sector and accommodates induction training for the new employee very well. All aspects of Health and Safety are important to a business whether you are an employee, contractor or supplier and  this half-day course will benefit both the learner and the business, ensuring that the working environment is a safe and healthy one.

SCQF Level 4 Award

Duration

This is a half-day (minimum 4 hours) classroom based course and no previous experience is necessary.

Syllabus

A range of subjects are covered including:

• understanding the importance of health, safety and welfare standards in the workplace

• knowing how hazards and risks are controlled in the workplace

• being aware of the main causes and effects of poor health and safety at work

• understanding how health and safety information is communicated in the workplace

Certification

Assessment is on-going by the instructor, culminating with a short multiple choice question paper.

SCQF Level 5 Award

Duration

This is a one-day classroom based course. Dependant on the learner’s experience, there may well be some pre-course or post-course reading.

Syllabus

A range of subjects are covered including:

• The roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare in the workplace.

• The value and process of risk assessments.

• The identification and control of workplace hazards.

• How to respond to workplace incidents and accidents

Certification

Assessment is on-going by the instructor, culminating with a multiple choice question paper.

These qualifications does not expire, but refresher training and keeping up to date with changes to policies and procedures is vital to keep the qualification current.