The objective of this qualification is to support a role in the workplace, providing learners with an awareness of the hazards and risks within their working environment. It is also suitable for learners who are preparing for employment where health and safety can be applied to their learning environment. It provides learners with an understanding of the main responsibilities of employees and employers with regards to health and safety, as well as an understanding of how the workplace can affect health and safety.
To register for this qualification, learners are required to be 16 years of age or above. Learners are also required to be situated in an environment where health and safety practices will need to be applied.
How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
The total qualification time for this qualification is 24 hours, of which 21 are recommended as guided learning hours.
TQT is an estimate of the total number of hours it would take an average learner to achieve and demonstrate the necessary level of attainment to be awarded a qualification, both under direct supervision (forming guided learning hours) and without supervision (all other time). TQT and GLH values are advisory and assigned to qualification as guidance.
How is the qualification assessed?
This qualification is assessed through the completion of a portfolio of evidence that will also be internally quality assured by the center.
On successful completion of this qualification, learners may wish to continue their development by undertaking the Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within the Workplace (RFQ).