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HABC Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within the Workplace

Key course information

Health & Safety and Licensing


1 day

Part time

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Course Overview

This qualification is intended for students already in workplaces and those who are preparing to start or return to work. It is also very useful for young people to raise their ability to identify and understand hazards when preparing for work experience or going into employment. Students gaining this qualification will know that health and safety is the responsibility of everyone within a business, its contractors, visitors and suppliers.? The subject areas covered within this qualification are regarded by the Health and Safety executive (HSE) as being important to maintaining safe working procedures in the workplace.

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Standard construction safety

What will I learn?

Those studying the Level 2 course will learn about the roles and?responsibilities?for health, safety and welfare in the workplace, learn to understand how risk assessments contribute to health and safety, understand how to identify and control the risks from common workplace hazards and learn the procedures for responding to accidents and incidents in the workplace.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications

This qualification is achieved by a one-day classroom-based session, and is assessed at the end of the course by a 30-question multiple-choice examination lasting one hour.

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

Health & Safety and Licensing

Career Opportunities

  • Safety Officer
  • Health and Safety Manager

Workplace injuries & ill health cost £15 billion per year

626,000 injuries occurred at work in 201718, up from 609,000 in 201617

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