QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace
This qualification forms part of the QA Health and Safety suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of:
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.
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.
The purpose of this qualification is to develop Learners’ health and safety awareness in preparation for employment.
This qualification is for all Learners seeking to raise their awareness of health and safety issues in the workplace
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: