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QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

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  • 6 hours (plus 1 hour prep)
    Client's own venue or Hendeca Class room in Surrey
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    £680 + VAT

QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

Qualification Overview

This qualification forms part of the QA Health and Safety suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of:

  • National Occupational Standards (NOS) related to health and safety in the workplace
  • Recommendations of good practice outlined by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

This qualification develops Learners’ health and safety awareness in the workplace. It covers understanding risk assessment, identifying and controlling the risks from common workplace hazards, the legal requirements related to health and safety in the workplace and what to do in response to accidents and incidents at work.

This qualification specification provides information for Centres about the delivery of the QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF) and includes the unit information, assessment methods and quality assurance arrangements.

Objective

The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners through developing their health and safety awareness.
Learners will have the opportunity to build an understanding of health and safety in the workplace and the role that everyone plays in maintaining a safe working environment.

Purpose

The purpose of this qualification is to develop Learners’ health and safety awareness in preparation for employment.

Intended audience

This qualification is for all Learners seeking to raise their awareness of health and safety issues in the workplace

Structure

This qualification contains 1 mandatory unit with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 7 hours.

Learners must complete all assessments in the unit successfully within the registration period to achieve the qualification. The maximum period to achieve this qualification, including any referrals is 4 weeks.

TQT is the total number of hours required for a Learner to achieve this qualification. It has 2 elements:

  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH) is the time a Learner is being taught and assessed under the immediate guidance of a Trainer/Assessor, which for this qualification is 6 GLH (minimum), and
  • The number of hours a Learner will reasonably be likely to spend in preparation and study, including assessment, as directed by, but not under the immediate guidance or supervision of a Trainer, e.g. pre-course reading, which for this qualification is 1 hour

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