Workplace Health and Safety Course

Course Introduction

Who should attend?


  • Our 1-day Level 2 Workplace Health And Safety course is an excellent introduction to health and safety in the workplace and will benefit all employees, particularly those who may be accepting a health and safety role, such as a safety representative within their organisation.
  • It ensures that delegates are complying with all relevant legislative guidance and covers essential areas of health and safety, including risk assessments, making certain that delegates are able to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Successful candidates will be awarded a national Level 2 (Level 5 in Scotland) Workplace Health And Safety qualification which will provide an ideal platform to higher level training or career development.

    • This course is designed for managers, supervisors, business owners, and anyone responsible for health and safety for small and medium-size businesses.
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Did you know?

  • In 2022-2023, 135 workers were killed in UK workplaces.
  • In addition to the tragic loss of life and personal suffering, employers found themselves faced with court fines and costs, increased insurance premiums, compensation claims, reduced productivity, damaged reputation and low staff morale.
  • This qualification will help avoid such consequences.

Course Overview

  • This 1-day classroom-based course will introduce delegates to their roles and responsibilities under the current Health and Safety legislation, as well as looking at a wide range of topics around compliance, understanding and controlling risks and incidents and accident management.
  • This course will take at least 6 hours to complete. These hours will be delivered in 1 day.
  • This qualification does not expire, but refresher training and keeping up to date with changes to policies and procedures is vital to keep the qualification current.
  • The syllabus for this Workplace Health And Safety course is as specified by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).


Roles and responsibilities

Identification and control of workplace hazards

Health and safety legislation

The risk control hierarchy

Remaining compliant

Risk controls for common workplace hazards

Why is health and safety important?

Appropriate workplace design

Definitions of ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’

Arrangements for emergencies and first aid

How hazards can cause harm

Safety with transport

Causes of workplace accidents and ill-health

Controlling vibration and noise

Protecting staff welfare

Responding to workplace incidents and accidents

Safe environment and equipment

Requirements for training and competence

The value and process of risk assessments



  • The course Instructor is responsible for determining whether delegates pass or fail based on practical and oral assessment throughout the course, i.e. by observation and oral questioning, as well as the completion of a multiple-choice question paper at the end of the course.
  • The instructor will only award a pass if they believe that delegates have displayed the requisite understanding and competencies at the end of each session throughout the course and successfully completed the question paper.
  • On successful completion of this course, you will receive a Level 2 national qualification, (Level 5 in Scotland), will be issued to the learner, subject to successfully completing the test paper.
  • This course is Regulated by Ofqual under their Regulated Quality Framework (RQF) and accredited by the FAA.

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