THE LEVEL 1 AWARD IN HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE COURSE
The Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace course offers a basic introduction to workplace health and Safety with a focus on the identification of potential hazards.
The estimated duration of this course is 2 hours. Learners may log in and out of the system. Course progress is automatically saved.
Learners have 90 days access to the course materials from the date of registration. Learners receive individual login details and can access the course using any device, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Course access ceases immediately following a successful final exam submission.
WHO REQUIRES THIS COURSE.
The course is recommended as an integral part of an induction programme for new staff members, as most workplace accidents can be attributed to a lack of instruction or poor work practice.
This course is not the course required for a CSCS card application as in such cases a specific Level 1 construction qualification is required.
The Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace course can also be used as a valuable part of a school, or other educational program.
Consists of 4 core units, concluded by a final exam:
UNIT 2 – CONTROL OF HAZARDS AND RISKS
UNIT 3 – CAUSES AND EFFECTS
UNIT 4 – COMMUNICATION OF INFORMATION
By the end of the course learners should understand.
- How the duties of employers contribute to a healthy and safe workplace.
- The main duties and responsibilities of employers with regard to health and safety as determined by the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
- How the duties of employees contribute to a healthy and safe workplace.
- Workplace welfare arrangements.
- How hazards and risks contribute to workplace risk assessments.
- The importance of workers following procedures at work.
- How to use methods for controlling risk in the workplace.
- The main causes of workplace injury.
- The main causes of workplace ill-health.
- The reasons why accidents occur.
- The effects of accidents at work,
- The need to report accidents and near misses at work.
- Safety signs and signals in the workplace.
- Sources of health and safety information in the workplace.
- The importance of workers notifying health and safety concerns to their employer.
HOW IT WORKS.
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You may begin training straightaway. Following payment you will receive 90 days access to the course materials. You will be logged into your course straightaway, and login details will instantly be sent to your email address.
Course access is 24/7. Indeed you may contact us by email 24 hours a day. The system will save your course progress automatically, therefore allowing you to leave and return to the course whenever you wish.
THE FINAL TEST
The online final exam has a pass mark of 80%. It consists of 30 multiple choice questions. The final exam can be accessed straightaway after all of the course units have been completed. It does not have a time limit. Course units cannot be accessed during the final exam. As a result the integrity of the exam is maintained.
In the event of a fail, free resits are available. Learners may return to the course and review the content before resitting the exam.
The final certificate is instantly sent to your email address in PDF format, following a successful exam submission. Thereupon your course access will cease immediately. You will receive an on-screen message confirming your result.
In the case of multiple learner enrolments, Group Leaders will instantly receive a copy of their learners certificate. Therefore providing an instant record of learner achievement.
On successful completion of the course a high quality CPD Certified certificate will be sent to you immediately, by email. This can be used to provide evidence of your achievement for compliance and audit.
The certificate confirms that the course you have taken is recognised by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
Our certificates have unique certificate numbers which can be verified.