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QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF) 
 

 
Qualification Overview 
 
This Qualsafe Awards (QA) qualification educates Learners about health and safety 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. 
 
Aim 
 
The aim of the qualification is to enable Learners to develop their health and safety awareness. It helps the Learner to build an understanding of health and safety in the workplace and the role that everyone plays in maintaining a safe working environment. 
 
Structure 
 
This qualification comprises 1 mandatory unit with a total value of 1 credit and 10 guided learning hours (GLH)*. For further details on these full course specifications can be supplied upon request.*GLH are a guide to the estimated hours an average Learner would study to gain the unit. This does not have to be face-to-face instructional time and can include self-directed study at home, such as reading course hand outs and further self-study. The minimum contact teaching time for this qualification is 6 hours (1 day) excluding breaks. 
 
Intended audience 
 
This qualification is for all employees to raise their awareness of health and safety in the workplace. 
 
Entry requirements 
 
There are no formal entry requirements. 
 
Course Content 
Understand the roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare in the workplace 
Understand how risk assessments contribute to health and safety 
Understand how to identify and control the risks from common workplace hazards 
Understand how to identify and control the risks from common workplace hazards 
Know the procedures for responding to accidents and incidents at work 
 
Tailored to you 
 
EFS understand that our fixed courses may not right for you therefore, we can bespoke courses to develop the skills of the individuals on your sites based around the risks on your premises and your organisation's needs and requirements. The flexibility of our courses means that we can deliver cost-effective training at your preferred venue, on dates to suit you, wherever practicable. 
 

Course Prices 

Course duration: 1 day 
Maximum number (Group): 12 
Minimum number (Individual): 8 
Group Cost: £520 + VAT* 
Individual Cost: £65 + VAT* 
*Subject to location. Individuals can simply book on a course held at our Bicester HQ or chosen venues across the UK. Please call for details. 
 
Any bookings of 8 or more people can be run at any of our locations or a suitable venue of your choice. 
 
For more information or bookings please contact Steve Whiteside 
stevewhiteside@eventfiresolutions.co.uk | 0800 999 4343 | www.eventfiresolutions.co.uk 
 
 
 

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