The Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace has been accredited by the regulators of England, Wales and Northern Ireland and is part of the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)
Ofqual qualification reference: 600/0645/6.
The Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace is aimed at supervisors, managers, team leaders as well as individuals wishing to advance their health and safety knowledge. The qualification is intended for learners already working in the capacity of supervisor, manager or team leader and also those who are preparing to start work at this level.
Persons gaining this qualification will know that supervisors, managers and team leaders have legal and moral obligations to ensure health and safety within a business, and that this includes obligations to employees, contractors, visitors and suppliers. Its syllabus areas are regarded by the Health and Safety Executive as being important to developing and maintaining safe working procedures in the workplace.
There are no prerequisites for this qualification.
Validity of Award
This qualification does not expire
Length of Course
18 guided learning hours (3 days)
The qualification covers the following topics:
- Requirements for health, safety and welfare in the workplace
- Safety management systems
- Principles of risk assessments
- Common workplace hazards.
This qualification is assessed through a 60-question multiple-choice question examination.