The qualification is aimed at learners in a variety of work environments and will develop awareness of health and safety within an organisation.
The qualification provides learners with essential knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace under UK health and safety legislation and is also an ideal platform to higher level training or career development.
This qualification aims to assess your knowledge and understanding in the following areas:
1. Understand the roles and responsibilities
2. Understand how risk assessments contribute to health and safety
3. Understand how to identify and control the risks from common workplace hazards
4. Know the procedures for responding to accidents and incidents in the workplace
The qualification is assessed by a written assessment.
A learner must successfully pass the written assessment to achieve the qualification. There is no grading of the assessment; learners pass or are referred.
The learner will complete a written assessment paper containing 20 multiple choice questions needing to achieve a minimum of 15 out of 20 to pass. The duration of the assessment is 40 minutes.
The qualification is available to learners aged 16 or over.
It is recommended that learners should hold a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or equivalent to undertake this qualification.
valid passport (any nationality);
signed UK photo card driving license;
valid warrant card issued by HM Forces, Police;
Other photographic ID card, e.g. valid warrant card issued by HM Forces, Police and employee ID card, student ID card, travel card. In the event that a learner is unable to produce any of the forms of photographic identification listed above, a Centre may accept another form of identity containing a signature, for example a credit card or a third-party representative, such as a Line Manager, Human Resources Manager or invigilator, will be accepted.