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Health and Safety Level 3

Course Code: BA369
Course Level: 3

Course Overview

Develop your skills and knowledge in health and safety, from home!

This course is ideal for anyone interested in studying and learning about Health and Safety. It will allow you to:

  • Gain a sound introduction to the basics of health and safety
  • Learn about the different legal frameworks for health and safety
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities in a workplace
  • Explore the polices that are put in place to protect those who could be affected by a company’s activities
  • Develop safe systems of work and risk assessments

The course will enable you to study when and where you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by either post or email making it easier and hassle-free.

All of the materials will be delivered to you, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are always a click away by email, giving you advice and helping you through your course.

Develop your interest and knowledge by enrolling now and join the 50,000 students that have already done so.

Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.

Course Content

    • Legal Framework for Health and Safety
    • Sources of Law (England and Wales)
    • The HSE
    • The Responsibilities of Employers and Employees
    • Employers' Roles and Responsibilities
    • Employees' Roles and Responsibilities
    • Client Roles and Responsibilities
    • Health & Safety Executive (HSE) Roles and Responsibility
    • Policies
    • Hazards and Risks
    • Effects of Changes to Work Practices
    • Risk Rating of Hazards
    • Environmental Aspects
    • Working at Height
    • Accident Data
    • Using Risk Assessments in Appropriate Formats
    • Special cases
    • Workers with disabilities
    • Lone workers
    • Control and Monitoring
    • Hierarchy of risk control
    • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
    • Controlling the risks to health
    • Safe Systems of Work
    • Developing a safe system of work
    • Work Equipment
    • Practical Safeguards
    • Guards
    • Electrical Hazards
    • Emergency routes, exits and emergency procedures
    • Principles of Heat Transmission and the Spread of Fires
    • Smoke
    • Fire Risk Assessment
    • Chemical and Biological Hazards
    • The role of COSHH
    • Incident and Accident Investigation and Reporting
    • Recording and Reporting
    • RIDDOR

Other Information

  • Assessment

    This course is assessed by a series of assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

    Course Duration

    This course will take you 12 months to complete.

  • Study Method

    This course will allow you to work at home or at work. All materials for the course will be received by post. You will also get tutor support by email.

    Course Outcomes

    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a health and safety level 3 Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course).

    The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards' Quality Licence Scheme. This means that UK Distance Learning & Publishing has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

    The course itself has been designed by UK Distance Learning & Publishing to meet specific learners' and/or employers' requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards' endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

    ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government[1]. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

    Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

course questions & answers

What skills do I need to enrol onto this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Comprehensive study guide
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • Student study planner
  • Three colour highlighter
  • Student notebook
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service                                         
Are there any additional costs?

No, everything you need is included in the price!

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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