Health & Safety in the Workplace  - Level 1: 4-hour

This course is an excellent introduction to health & safety in the workplace and will benefit any worker in any industry, the course includes induction training for new employees.

Course Summary

FAA Level 1 Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace (RQF)

Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace at SCQF Level 4

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.

Our Awarding Organisation, First Aid Awards Ltd, has been associated with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Proskills UK for the purpose of developing new Health & Safety qualifications.

Successful candidates will be awarded a national Level 1 (Level 4 in Scotland) qualification which will provide an ideal platform to higher level training or career development.

Course Contents

This course covers a range of topics, including (but not limited to) the following:

  • 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

 

For a full syllabus or more information, contact us today.

Certification

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 15 multiple choice questions needing to achieve a minimum of 11 out of 15 to pass. The duration of the assessment is 30 minutes. An example question is ‘What is a risk?’

The qualification does not have an expiry date but refresher training and keeping up to date with changes to policies, procedures and new legislation through ongoing CPD is vital.

Duration

The qualification has 4 assigned guided learning hours (GLH) and 5 hours total qualification time (TQT). GLH indicates the number of classroom contact hours that the learner will undertake. TQT includes GLH but also takes into account any unsupervised learning and is an estimate of how long the average learner will take to complete the qualification.

The minimum classroom contact time of 4 hours should be delivered over a minimum of half a day. The course can be spread over a maximum of 2 weeks, ensuring that each session is a minimum of two hours.

Further Information

Duration: 4-hours

Group size: 16 Candidates per 1 Trainer/Assessor

Assessment method: Activities, test paper, practical assessment

Pre-requisite: None

Suggested progression:

  • Recommended Refresher Training;

  • Higher level Health and Safety qualifications

Course Prices

Price per person at our venue:

£58.00 (ex VAT)

Price per group at your venue:

£299.00 (ex VAT)

Further Information

Duration: 4-hours

Group size: 16 Candidates per 1 Trainer/Assessor

Assessment method: Activities, test paper, practical assessments

Pre-requisite: None

Suggested progression:

  • Recommended Refresher Training;

  • Higher level Health and Safety qualifications

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