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C.I.E.H.: Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

Key personnel in organisations need the skills and knowledge to manage health and safety: simply being aware of and understanding the issues is not enough.

This qualification is designed for those working in any business, regardless of their product or service range.

It is essential for all those who have a role that includes responsibility for the management of health and safety issues, including managers, supervisors and senior safety personnel.

Successful completion of this course will provide trainers with a qualification which meets one of the Institution's criteria for tutors seeking approval to run the Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace course

Note: This qualification has replaced the Advanced Health and Safety at Work certificate.

Who should attend?

Managers, supervisors and senior safety personnel

On completing this qualification, candidates will be able to:
  • Manage health and safety in most businesses
  • Develop auditing and monitoring programmes
  • Design safe practices and procedures
  • Liaise with enforcement officers
  • Interpret legal requirements
  • Train staff and establish risk assessment projects (with additional training where necessary)
  • Deliver level 1 and level 2 health and safety qualifications (with appropriate training skills)
Course Content:

The qualification covers the following topics:

  • Health and safety management
  • Health and safety culture
  • Workplace and work equipment
  • Hazardous agents
  • Legislation
Course Duration:

5 days

Candidates must be prepared to undertake assignments in their own time, which will form part of the course assessment.

Assessment Method:

Note: there is a new assessment method

  • a 2 hour controlled assignment to be completed under examination conditions (worth 100 marks)
  • a 2½ hour written examination (comprising five compulsory questions worth 20 marks each).

Prior to undertaking the controlled assignment, candidates are required to produce a scoping document of their chosen workplace.

The final mark awarded is the average of the controlled assignment + examination mark (both assessments must be passed - the pass mark is 60).

The controlled assignment and examination papers are marked and moderated by the C.I.E.H.

Go to the FAQ page for more information about the changes
Entry Requirements:

Candidates should have completed the C.I.E.H. Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace or similar

Delivery Method:

By use of up to date videos, handouts and group work etc in an informal setting, either on your premises or in our training room. Each student receives a comprehensive course folder, a copy of the recommended text book and our unique Revision CD.

Ofqual Accredited:

Yes - 500/3779/1

Qualification:

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health Level 4 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:

Successful completion of this course will provide trainers with a qualification which meets one of the awarding bodies criteria for tutors seeking approval to deliver the Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (with appropriate training skills) course

Fees:

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 can either be run in-house, contact us for further details or as a public course. See Courses Dates for upcoming courses.

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