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Level 2 Award in Occupational Health and Safety

Unlike other occupational health and safety courses, this qualification will provide your employees with the skills and knowledge associated with workplace health and safety. They will learn about fire safety, DSE risk assessments, the control of substances hazardous to health and manual handling safety in the workplace.


Unit 1: Health and safety in the workplace

In this unit, your employees will learn about the roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare in the workplace. They will also look at how risk assessment contributes to health and safety and identify how to control risks.

Unit 2: Fire safety principles

Within this unit, your employees will learn about the hazards and risks associated with fire in the workplace and how to control these risks. They will also learn about the principles and practice of fire management at work and the role of a nominated Fire Warden.

Unit 3: DSE risk assessment

This unit looks at the importance of Display Screen Equipment (DSE) risk assessments and the principles of controlling risks to health from workstation design and use.

Unit 4: COSHH risk assessment

Within this unit, your employees will gain understanding of the importance of the control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH) risk assessments. They will learn about the main types of hazardous substances and understand the principles of controlling risks from hazardous substances.

Unit 5: Manual handling safety at work

In this unit, your employees will learn about the reasons why safe manual handing is so important. They will look at manual handling risk assessments and gain a thorough understanding of the principles, equipment and testing requirements associated with safe manual handling.

The benefits of this course include:

  • Employees learn from their own home, in their own time
  • Employees get access to award-winning learning and assessment materials.
  • Full cost Direct debit
    £275 Initial payment of £27.50, 3 monthly payments of £82.50

    Key Information

    Full Cost Price £275.00
    Course Length 16 weeks
    Awarding Body NCFE
    Learning Method(s)

    Online learning
    materials with
    online assessment

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