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Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

The new Level 1 award in Health and Safety is run as half-day course. The qualification has been designed to meet the needs of those who are entering the workplace for the first time, either as part of a work experience programme or at the start of employment, by providing an awareness of key health and safety issues and the part that they should play in keeping themselves and others free from harm at work. It will also benefit those who are starting a new job - as part of an induction programme.

Course Content:
  • The importance of health and safety in the workplace
  • Hazards and risks
  • Workplace conditions
  • Workplace procedures
Who should attend?

Any employee

Course Duration:

Half day

Assessment Method:

Short objective test of 15 multiple choice questions

Entry Requirements:

None - Appropriate for all employees before they start work

Delivery Method:

By use of exercises, handouts and group work etc in an informal setting, either on your premises or in our training room. Each student receives a copy of the textbook and handouts. Our courses are conducted in English, but a range of foreign language papers and work books are available for candidates who would find it easier.

Ofqual Accredited:



C.I.E.H. or H.A.B.C. Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

Course Evaluation:

At the end of the course, as part of our quality monitoring procedures and to contribute to the on-going development and improvement of the programme, all delegates will be asked to complete a course evaluation.

Suggested progression on completion:

Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace


Details are available on application. They include the fee payable to the awarding body to cover course registration and examination fee.

How do you book this course?

This course is usually run in-house. Contact us for further details

See Courses Dates for upcoming public courses.

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