Health & Safety in the Workplace

Level 2 Award (RQF)

Level 2 Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace (RQF)

Did you know that 27.3 million working days were lost due to work-related illnesses and workplace injury in 2014/15?

It is an employer’s duty to protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees and other people who might be affected by their business. This includes providing sufficient information, instruction and training to employees to allow them to work in a way that does not put themselves or others at risk.

The Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF) is ideal for all employees, as it helps candidates develop a greater understanding of health and safety issues and the role that everyone plays in maintaining a safe working environment. What’s more, not only is this a regulated and nationally recognised qualification, it is also fully supported by Proskills, making it the ideal health and safety course for organisations throughout the UK.

Who is it designed for?

The Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF) qualification is ideal for all employees to raise their awareness of health and safety in the workplace.

The Syllabus Includes:

  1. Roles and responsibilities of employers and employees
  2. Health and safety laws, including:
    1. Penalties for non-compliance
    2. Training and competence in the workplace
    3. Communicating health and safety information
  3. Risk assessments and risk control hierarchy
  4. Identifying and controlling risks from common workplace hazards:
    1. Slips, trips and falls
    2. Manual handling
    3. Fire safety
    4. Working from height
    5. Electricity
    6. Hazardous substances
    7. Workplace conditions
    8. Ergonomics
    9. Equipment
    10. Noise and vibration
    11. Transport and vehicles
    12. Violence
    13. Smoking, alcohol and drugs
    14. Stress
  5. Procedures for responding to accidents and incidents
  6. Recording incidents, accidents and ill health


1 x Theory assessment (Multiple Choice Question Paper) and continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course. Refresher training recommended every 3 years

Refresher Training

It is recommended that you undertake this qualification every three years in order to comply with legal and statutory requirements.

Duration: 1 Day (6 hours)

Refresher training recommended every 3 years
Ofqual Regulated

Why choose us?

Ofqual Regulated
To ensure the highest standard of training and compliance, we are approved by Qualsafe Awards, and all of the courses that we offer are Ofqual Regulated Qualifications. It is important that your training is delivered by an accredited training provider to ensure you comply with Health and Safety legislation. All of our courses that show 'QCF' will also include credits on the National Qualifications and Credit Framework.


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