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Level 1 Award in Principles of Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)

This Ofqual accredited qualification is intended for learners working in any environment, including retail, manufacturing, food premises and the care environment. It is also suitable for learners who are returning to work or for those starting work for the first time. Learners gaining this qualification will know that Health and Safety is the responsibility of everyone within a business, including contractors, visitors and suppliers. It covers the importance of health and safety in the workplace, common hazards and risks and the requirement for workplace procedures.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
This qualification is usually achieved by taking a half-day course.

How is the qualification assessed?
Through a 30 minute 15 question multiple choice examination. Learners must achieve a score of at least 10 out of 15 in order to pass.

What next?
Individuals achieving this qualification will be able to progress to:
Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)
Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment (QCF)

Where can this course be taken?
Company venues or at our Coventry training centre

Level 1 Award in Health and Safety for Carers (QCF)

This National Award is aimed at learners working in all sectors of the care industry and those who are preparing to start working in the industry. This qualification focuses on the importance of maintaining health and safety in the care sector. An understanding of how to contribute to moving and handling individuals safely and the health and safety of individuals in their daily living will be gained. The importance of the maintenance of a safe and clean environment in a variety of settings will be understood. The necessity of following company health and safety rules and procedures is also covered.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
This qualification is usually achieved by taking a half-day course.

How is the qualification assessed?
Through a 30-minute, 15-question, multiple-choice examination. Learners must achieve a score of at least 10 out of 15 in order to pass.

What next?
Learners achieving this qualification are able to progress to further qualifications, such as: •
Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)
Level 2 National Award in Infection Control

Where can this course be taken?

Company venues or at our Coventry training centre

Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awareness (QCF)

This qualification is aimed at all staff, particularly new starters in any workplace, where a basic understanding of fire safety is required. Learners gaining this qualification will know that fire safety is the responsibility of everyone in the workplace and will recognise the contribution they have in preventing the starting and spread of fires. The qualification can be taken as stand-alone or as part of a wider programme of training, is available to learners aged 14+ and has one mandatory unit to complete.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
Delivery is likely to be completed within one-day and learners will then undertake their assessment.

How is the qualification assessed?
It is assessed by a multiple-choice examination, where the candidate must answer at least 10 out of 15 questions correctly. The examination will take a maximum of 30 minutes to complete.

What next?
Learners successfully completing this qualification may wish to progress onto further qualifications, such as:
Level 2 Award in Fire Safety (QCF)
Further qualifications within the risk assessment and health and safety sector

Where can this course be taken?
Company venues or at our Coventry training centre

Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)

The Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace is aimed at all employees. It is intended for learners already in workplaces and those who are preparing to start or return to work. It is also very useful for young people, to raise their ability to identify and understand hazards when preparing for work experience or going into employment. Persons gaining this qualification will know that health and safety is the responsibility of everyone within a business, its contractors, visitors and suppliers. Its subject areas are regarded by the Health and Safety Executive as being important to maintaining safe working procedures in the workplace.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
This qualification is usually obtained by taking a one-day classroom-based course.

How is the qualification assessed?
This qualification is assessed through a 30-question multiple-choice examination. The duration of the examination is 1 hour. Successful learners must achieve a score of at least 20 out of 30.

What next? Learners successfully achieving this qualification may wish to progress to:
Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)
Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment (QCF)

Where can this course be taken?
Company venues or at our Coventry training centre

Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (QCF)

This accredited qualification is an introduction to moving and handling activities for those starting work, returning to work or who need specific training in manual handling, as well as being a suitable qualification for refresher training. Learners gaining this qualification will understand that moving and handling must be carried out correctly and will recognise its importance in ensuring a safer working environment. Subjects covered include the reasons for safe manual handling, manual handling risk assessments, principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
This qualification is usually achieved by taking a one-day course.

How is the qualification assessed?
It is assessed through a practical examination and a 30-minute, 15-question multiple-choice examination. Learners must achieve a score of at least 10 and also practically demonstrate the application of the correct techniques as indicated within the learning outcomes of the unit to achieve this qualification.

What next? Individuals achieving this qualification will be able to progress to:
Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)
Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely (QCF)

Where can this course be taken?
Company venues or at our Coventry training centre

Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely (QCF)

This accredited qualification is ideal as a refresher course or for new starters working in areas where the assistance and movement of people is a prerequisite part of their role. It is underpinned by the safe principles of moving and handling and recognises the special skills required when assisting and moving people. Subjects covered include safe manual handling, manual handling risk assessment principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
This qualification requires learners to complete 20 guided learning hours.

How is the qualification assessed?
This qualification is made up of two units and each unit is assessed in two parts: Part One Assessed through a 30-minute, 15-question multiple-choice examination. Candidates must achieve at least 10 correct answers to pass this element of the qualification. Part Two Assessed through a competency-based assessment. Candidates must practically demonstrate the application of the correct techniques as indicated during the course.

What next?
Individuals achieving this qualification will be able to progress to:
Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)
Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)

Where can this course be taken?
Company venues or at our Coventry training centre

Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment (QCF)

This is suitable for learners working in any environment who need to be more risk-aware. It improves their knowledge of risk in the workplace and the basic steps they can take to control it. This qualification is designed to be an introduction to the principles of risk assessment.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
This qualification is usually obtained by taking a one or half-day classroom-based course depending on the method of delivery.

How is the qualification assessed?
This qualification is assessed through a 20-question, multiple-choice question examination. The duration of the examination is 30 minutes. Successful learners must achieve a score of at least 13 out of 20.

What next?
Learners successfully achieving this qualification may wish to progress to further qualifications, such as:
Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)
Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment (QCF)

Where can this course be taken?
Company venues or at our Coventry training centre

Level 2 Award in Fire Safety (QCF)

This qualification is ideal for anyone involved in the management of fire safety in any workplace. Subjects covered include hazards and risks, controlling fire in the workplace, the principles and practice of fire safety management at work and the role of the nominated fire warden. This Level 2 Award in Fire Safety (QCF) is accredited and recognised internationally and has been developed to protect customers, staff, brand reputation and profits.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
This qualification usually involves attending a one-day course.

How is the qualification assessed?
It is assessed by a multiple-choice examination, where the candidate must answer at least 20 out of 30 questions correctly. The examination will take a maximum of 1 hour to complete.

What next?
Individuals achieving this qualification can then progress onto Level 3/4 Fire Risk Assessment qualifications or the Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF). These qualifications are ideal for those in a management role or who will be involved with risk management.

Where can this course be taken?
Company venues or at our Coventry training centre

Level 2 Award in the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (QCF)

This accredited qualification is for anyone who is likely to come into contact with hazardous substances within a variety of working environments including: manufacturing, cleaning, healthcare, transport, utilities and office environments. It gives learners the knowledge to recognise the risks associated with hazardous substances and how to control them. Subjects covered include laws relating to hazardous substances in the workplace, risk assessments, safe use of hazardous substances in the workplace, control precautions and procedures for dealing with hazardous substances.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
This qualification is usually achieved by taking a half-day course.

How is the qualification assessed?
Through a 30-minute, 15-question, multiple-choice examination. Learners must achieve a score of at least 10 out of 15 in order to pass.

What next?
Learners achieving this qualification are able to progress to:
Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment (QCF)
Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)

Where can this course be taken?
Company venues or at our Coventry training centre

Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)

This qualification is ideal for anyone in a supervisory, team leader or managerial role. Subjects covered include understanding the requirements for health, safety and welfare in the workplace, the benefits of using a safety management system, the principles of risk assessment, and understanding the risks and control methods for common workplace hazards. This Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF) is accredited and recognised internationally and has been developed to protect customers, staff, brand reputation and profits.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
This qualification is usually obtained by taking a three-day classroom-based course. However, it can also be achieved through a variety of other methods including blended and distance learning, as long as the recommended learning hours are completed. For example, completing a quiz book (6 to 8 hours) followed by a two-day classroom-based course.

How is the qualification assessed?
It is assessed by a multiple-choice examination, where the candidate must answer at least 40 out of 60 questions correctly. A Merit is awarded to candidates scoring 50 or more. The examination will take a maximum of 2 hours to complete.

What next?
Individuals achieving this qualification can progress onto the Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF). This qualification is ideal for those wishing to work in management.

Where can this course be taken?
Company venues or at our Coventry training centre