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Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)

Who needs this advanced level qualification?

This regulated qualification is aimed at:

  • - Managers
  • - Supervisors of larger teams in complex or risky businesses
  • - Competent Person
  • - Those with direct responsibility for health and safety management.

The qualification is intended for learners already working in the capacity of supervisor or manager and those who are preparing to start work at this level. In order to achieve this qualification the learner must successfully construct a risk assessment and a safe system of work as well as pass the HABC examination.

This qualification has been developed specifically for insertion into the Regulated Qualifications and Credit Framework with full support from Proskills. It is therefore fully relevant to industry and regulatory standards, as well as being recognised by the Health and Safety Executive, independent auditors and enforcement officers.

Supervisors and Managers

Those gaining this qualification will know that supervisors and managers 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 subject areas are regarded by the Health and Safety Executive as being important to developing safe working procedures in the workplace.

Competence

They will also be able to take responsibility for ensuring the competency of the workforce and for identifying hazards, implementing controls and taking appropriate corrective action when necessary. By employing an individual with this qualification, businesses can demonstrate their legal requirement to engage a 'competent person' by having staff trained to this level.

Qualification Regulation

This Ofqual approved qualification has been developed specifically for insertion into the Regulated Qualifications Framework with full support from Proskills. It is therefore fully relevant to industry and regulatory standards as well as being recognised by the Health and Safety Executive, independent auditors and enforcement officers.

Topics Covered Include:

  • Fundamentals of health and safety law
    Criminal law
    Principles of accident prevention, safety monitoring and risk assessment
    Ergonomics
    Fire and electrical safety
    Hazardous substances
    Manual handling
    Personal protective clothing
    Noise at work
    Stress at work
    Display screen equipment
    Construction, contracting and maintenance operations

Course Length

Delivery will usually be completed within 5 days; learners will then undertake their assessments.

Assessment

This qualification is assessed in 2 parts:

  • Part 1: Centre-set and marked assessment of 2 sections:
    Section 1 Undertake a risk assessment
    Section 2 Construct a safe system of work


Part 2: An externally marked written examination

  • The learner will be provided with a written case study; the learner will then be required to answer questions set in relation to the case study. The answers can be given in a tabular format e.g. Management System, Findings, Recommendations and Timescales.

Case studies will be applicable to a number of industry sectors.

Marks from both sections of the examination will be added together to determine the learners grade. Learners will achieve a Pass at 60% overall, a Merit at 70% and a Distinction at 80%.

Total examination time allowed 3 hours

Credit Value - 6

Examination results are normally received within 4 - 7 working days

Cost  (with no hidden extras)

Per Person: £690.00 including vat, learning materials, examination and certificate.

Discounts are available to businesses for bookings of 3 or more candidates per course held at your premises (based on provision of a suitable training room)

Training does not have to take place over 5 consecutive days we can tailor to suit your needs

Please ensure that you have the time required to successfully complete the course

Contact us for more information or to book a course (course dates available)

Course Dates

Location

Course Name

Date

Duration

Cost

Felixstowe, Suffolk

Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)

TBC

5 Days

£575.00+VAT

Ipswich, Suffolk

Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)

TBC

5 Days

£575.00+VAT

 

Supporting Documents

Download Assessment Guidance Sheet here

 

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