Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace
You can achieve the Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace by attending at our dedicated training centre in Colchester, Essex.
Your course would be delivered over 2 days with 1 day pre-course work. If you work or would like to work as a supervisor in health and safety in the workplace, this qualification is ideal for you. The course is designed to provide you with a wide range of skills and knowledge, which will provide the confidence you need to undertake risk assessments and deal competently with any consequences arising from any incidents that may occur.
This course is designed for supervisors, owners of small businesses, managers or anyone with a responsibility for health and safety in the workplace.
If you are an approved instructor and would like to be able to deliver level 1 and 2 health and safety, level 2 COSHH and level 2 Risk Assessment qualifications subject to having the appropriate regulated teaching qualifications such as the Award in Education and Training level 3 and an appropriate portfolio of evidence. We also include the Level 2 Award in Fire Safety which can also allow approved instructors to deliver the level 1 and Level 2 fire safety qualifications.
This qualification is applicable to any private or public sector working environment. Individuals working towards this qualification will learn that supervisors and managers have legal and moral obligations to ensure health and safety within a business and that these include obligations to employees, contractors, suppliers and members of the public. They will also be able to take responsibility for ensuring the competency of the workforce and for identifying hazards, implementing controls and taking appropriate corrective action when necessary. By employing an individual with this qualification, businesses can demonstrate their legal requirement to engage a 'competent person' by having staff trained to this level.
Who is the Health and Safety training for?
This Level course is designed for supervisors,owners of small businesses, managers and anyone with a responsibility for health and safety management in the workplace.
Course Learning Outcomes - you will be able to
1. UNDERSTAND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELFARE IN THE WORKPLACE
1.1 Outline the main legal framework and laws relating to health and safety at work
1.2 Outline the welfare provisions that should be made by the employer
1.3 Describe the sources and nature of information that demonstrate compliance and best practice with health and safety requirements
1.4 Outline ways that health and safety information can be communicated
1.5 Define the terms ‘incident’, ‘accident’ and ‘occupational ill health’
1.6 Describe the main causes of injuries and ill health at work
2. UNDERSTAND THE BENEFITS OF USING A SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
2.1 Outline the costs associated with accidents and ill health
2.2 Summarise the typical elements of a safety management system
2.3 Outline the benefits of using a safety management system
3. UNDERSTAND THE PRINCIPLES OF RISK ASSESSMENT
3.1 Outline the benefits of assessing and controlling risks at work
3.2 Describe the different types of risk assessment that can be used
3.3 State where specific risk assessments may be required
3.4 State the steps to be taken to complete a simple risk assessment
4. UNDERSTAND THE RISKS AND CONTROL METHODS FOR COMMON WORKPLACE HAZARDS
4.1 Explain how the risks from different hazards may be affected by occupational, environmental, human and organisational factors
4.2 Explain how injuries, ill health and other damage may result following exposure to common workplace hazards
4.3 Identify suitable risk control measures using the principles of the hierarchy of control
5. UNDERSTAND HOW TO MANAGE THE EFFECTS OF ACCIDENTS AND INCIDENTS
5.1 Describe the actions that need to be taken following an accident or incident in the workplace
5.2 Describe how simple accident investigation techniques can reveal immediate and root causes
Other Courses available in Essex and Nationwide for groups
We also provide a range of other courses including Health and Safety, Food Safety and FPOS intermediate training, all of our courses are available as open courses, which are held at our training centre in Colchester, Essex, we also provide onsite training for groups, if you would like more information about arranging training for your business, please do not hesitate to contact us.