Health & Safety At Work (Level 2)

All aspects of Health & Safety are essential to every business, and a good company will invest in quality training.

This course is for at general staff and those with enhanced responsibilities.

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This course is an excellent introduction to health and safety in the workplace and will benefit all employees. 

It will support those who may be accepting a health and safety role, such as a safety representative within their organisation.

Health & Safety at Work is a 1-day first aid course. It can be certificated with Aiker Training or certificated with the Ofqual regulated FAA Level 2 Award in Health & Safety at Work (RQF).

Managing Health and Safety at work is everyone’s responsibility. Our Level 2 course in health and safety will give learners the skills and knowledge to effectively manage health and safety in the workplace.

Additionally, the course will support those who take on additional roles within their workplaces such as H&S Reps, Co-ordinators and Risk Assessors.

Candidates who take the FAA Qualification route will achieve a national Level 2 qualification. The qualification will support higher-level training or career development.

Our Health and Safety courses are Health and Safety Executive (HSE) approved. So you can be confident that the quality of training is of the standard you need.

 

Aim of The Course
  • To educate learners about the importance of workplace health and safety.
  • To promote a positive and safe workplace for employees.
  • To reduce the risk of accidents and injuries at work through systematic risk assessments.
  • To promote organisational communication with Health and Safety Reps.
Objectives of The Course
  • To understand roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare in the workplace.
  • To understand how risk assessments contribute to health and safety.
  • Understand how to identify and control the risks from common workplace hazards.
  • Know the procedures for responding to accidents and incidents in the workplace.
This course will examine the following topics:
  • The roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare in the workplace.
  • The value and process of risk assessments.
  • The identification and control of workplace hazards.
  • How to respond to workplace incidents and accidents
 

This course is 1 full day.

Assessment Process for this course

Learners will engage in a series of group activities and feedback sessions as well as a short test paper completed at the end of the course.

Certification Options

There are two options for certification:
The learner can be awarded an Aiker Training certificate OR
The learner can be certificated with the Ofqual regulated FAA Level 2 Award in Health & Safety at Work (RQF) – Additional fees apply.

What Other Learners Say About our Health & Safety Courses....

Great training session on Friday where I learned a lot of practical information in how to both protect me and my staff and just as importantly my business that I’ve spent hundreds of hours building and could be wiped out because of lack of information of how to do things right in todays suing culture. Great training, glad to have been there

Colin Howe / Howe's Painting & Decorating

I have attended an excellent training session which has encouraged me to recommend to my friends to better protect themselves with training.

David Young / Focused Massage

Aiker Training have provided my company Sound Sleep Ltd with Health and Safety Training, Manual Handling and Fire Safety Training. They are professional and very knowledgeable. The training was delivered to a high standard and the fact that they came to my business location was incredibly convenient, so no sending my staff off for training – all done in house with my team! Recommend to any local business!

Andrew Bright / Sound Sleep Ltd

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

What Health & Safety courses do you provide?

We offer the full range of Health & Safety training courses including:

  • Health & Safety at Work Awareness
  • Health & Safety at Work
  • Fire Safety Awareness
  • Fire Safety
How can I book on to a Health & Safety training course?

As an organisation you can book us to come and visit you at your place of work where we will train up to 12 staff for a fixed fee.

We can also arrange a suitable venue if required (fees may apply).

If you would like to know more or book this course, please contact 01508 218 017

What is OFQUAL and FAA?

OFQUAL is the government branch that monitors and regulates qualifications in the UK.

This means the FAA qualifications you gain are recognised by OFQUAL and meet their very stringent standards.

Basically, it means we provide courses of very a very high standard. FAA Ltd is our qualification awarding body.

What is the difference between and level 1 and level 2 in Health and Safety in the Workplace?

The level 1 qualification in health and safety is aimed and staff new to the workplace, or with minimal responsibility for health and safety. The course focuses on general employee’s responsibilities.

The level 2 qualification is aimed at supervisors and managers with enhanced responsibilities to health and safety such Reps or those conducting Risk Assessments.

What is the difference between and level 1 and level 2 Fire Safety?

The level 1 qualification in Fire Safety is aimed and staff new to the workplace, or with minimal responsibility for fire safety. The course focuses on general employee’s responsibilities.

The level 2 qualification is aimed at those who may have increased responsibility to fire safety such as Fire Wardens and Fire Marshalls.