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Health and Safety in the Workplace Level 2

Course Code: ABC1135
Course Level: 2

Course Overview

Do you want to boost your skills in health and safety in the workplace, but haven't got the time to keep going to college every day?

Then study the convenient way with an award-winning distance learning provider!

This course will enable you to:

  • Gain knowledge of health and safety
  • Explore the policies and procedures relevant to health and safety in the workplace
  • Discover health and safety management systems
  • Know what is required to keep the workplace healthy
  • Understand what can cause accidents
  • Investigate workplace welfare

This course will allow you to study the convenient way! You decide when and where you learn, at your own pace. Your coursework can be submitted by either post or email, making it easy and hassle-free.

All your course materials will then be delivered to you by post, so it couldn’t be simpler. Our experienced and friendly tutors are there to help you every step of the way by email, so help is only a click away!

Start your journey and develop your skills and knowledge today and join over 60,000 students that already have!

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

Course Content

  • Unit 1: Introduction to health and safety
    • Importance of health and safety
    • Accidents
    • Employee duties
    • Employer duties
    Unit 2: Policies and procedures in the workplace relating to health and safety
    • Health and safety at work act
    • Understand what RIDDOR is
    • Understand what COSHH is
    • First aid procedures
    Unit 3: Health and safety management system
    • Risk assessment
    • Committees and representatives
    • Health and safety training and supervision
    • Consulting with employees
  • Unit 4: Provide information on work place health
    • Smoking policies
    • Young people in the workplace
    • Carrying out a VDU assessment
    • Supporting people with disabilities in the workplace
    Unit 5: The cause of accidents in the workplace
    • Slips trips and falls
    • Electrical hazards
    • Fire hazards
    • Chemical hazards
    Unit 6: Workplace welfare
    • Toilets and washing facilities
    • Working time regulations
    • Heating and ventilation requirements

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. You are required to do some of your own research.

    Course Duration

    This course will take you 12 months to complete. This gives you well over enough time to complete your studies.

  • Study Method

    This course will enable you to work when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted to you, so receiving your work is easy. You will also receive our award-winning support by email, so help is only a click away!

    Course Outcome

    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

    The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

    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 your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

    The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

    ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

course questions & answers

What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?

It would be beneficial for students to have a good level of English, Maths and basic knowledge of health and safety procedures before enrolling on this course. 

Is there a time limit for this course?

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

What is included in the cost of the course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • *Student study planner
  • *Three colour highlighter
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet
  • * Not included with the online study option

How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your Health and Safety in the workplace Level 2 Certification.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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