Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety Within the Workplace Course

Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety Within the Workplace Course

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Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety Within the Workplace Course

The Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within the Workplace Course is a one day course designed to give delegates an understanding in the responsibilities of employers and employees for good health and safety in the workplace, the benefits of good health and safety, the steps to a risk assessment and how they can reduce accidents, near misses and ill-health, along with the importance of robust emergency procedures and reporting accidents, near misses and ill-health.

Who is the Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety Within the Workplace Course for?

  • Employees from any sector
  • Anyone interested in Health and Safety in the Workplace at an entry level
  • People undertaking this qualification must be 14 years of age, or above 

What is in the Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety Within the Workplace Course syllabus?

The Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace is designed to give learners a basic overview of the responsibilities of both employers and employees for health and safety in the workplace.

  • Introduction to health and safety
  • Accidents and ill health
  • Slips, trips and falls
  • Health and safety law
  • Risk assessment
  • Hazardous substances
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Workplace health, safety and welfare
  • Vehicles at work
  • Fire safety
  • First aid
  • Work equipment
  • Electricity
  • Occupational health
  • Noise and vibration
  • Ergonomics and work-station design
  • Manual handling
  • Working at height

How long does it take to complete the Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety Within the Workplace Course?

  • This course is normally completed in a day, 6 contact hours.
  • The course can be run over multiple days; however, this costs more to deliver the course in this way. Please let us know when booking the course that you require more than one session.

What will be included in my Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety Within the Workplace Course?

  • Training to national standards
  • Manual for each learner
  • Certificates on successfully completing the course and assessments for each person

How is the Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety Within the Workplace Course Assessed?

  • Written multiple choice examination
    • 45-minute examination at the end of the course
    • 20 questions
    • Successful learners will have to demonstrate knowledge and understanding across the qualification syllabus and achieve a minimum pass mark of 60%

How is the Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety Within the Workplace Course certificated, or Accredited?

  • This course is an OFQUAL accredited qualification through Highfield Qualifications
  • Qualification Number 603/1289/0
  • On successfully completing the assessment all learners receive an A4 certificate from Highfield Qualifications

How do I renew my Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety Within the Workplace Course?

  • There is no formal expiry on the Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • As with all health and safety training, there is a requirement that staff have up to date knowledge and skills. It would therefore, be worthwhile that staff undergo periodic refresher training.

What routes for progression are there after my Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety Within the Workplace Course?

Booking an onsite course:

To enquire about an onsite course for your staff, please either call our head office, 01473 551911, or one of our local offices, or fill in the enquiry form below