Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

Duration: 4 Days

Learners: 6-8

Course Description

Intended Audience

This qualification 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 those who are preparing to start work at this level.

Course Overview

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. Learners will be required to attend classroom sessions over 30 guided learning hours (4 days)

Course Competencies

  • Health, safety and welfare in the workplace
  • Safety management system
  • Principles of risk assessment
  • Risks and control methods for common workplace hazards
  • Manage the effects of accidents and incidents

Workplace disciplines include:
  • Working at Heights
  • Harness maintenance
  • Manual handling
  • Fire awareness