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Health & Safety in the Workplace L4

The Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace is a qualification aimed at Supervisors and Managers with a 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. Learners 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.
Course content: Understand the Duties and Responsibilities of Employers and Others in Relation to Health and Safety at Work, Understand the Process by which Health and Safety is Managed in an Organisation, Understand Procedures for Developing and Implementing Risk Assessment, Understand Procedures for Developing and Implementing Safe Systems of Work, Know how to Review Health and Safety Across an Organisation.

Entry Requirements

Ideally, you need to already hold a Level 3 qualification in Health and Safety. Level 2 English is advisable.

What do I need to bring?

Pen & Paper. Pen, pencil and notebook. You will need to bring Photographic ID, e.g. Passport /Driving Licence for the assessment.

Assessment/Exam information

This qualification is assessed in two parts:

Part 1 Centre-set and marked assessment of 2 sections. Learners are expected to undertake the following activities:
• Section 1 Undertake a risk assessment
• Section 2 Construct a safe system of work.

Part 2
Examination consisting of 2 sections with a total duration of 2.5 hours.
• Section 1 contains 30 multiple-choice questions. Total marks available in this section are 30.
• Section 2 contains 6 longer written questions from which the learner answers 4 of their choice. Total marks available in this section are 70.

Other information

Contact Business First on 01793 498404 for the next start date.

What can I do next?

Following this course you may wish to apply for enrolment on to other Health and Safety or NVQ courses at work.

Qualification description

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

Course information & how to apply

Length Start Date End Date Course Fees Course Code
1 weeks per year 01 Aug 2017 31 Jul 2018 Tuition fee: £500.00
This course is for 19+ students only
UCAS/UKPASS Code: Not Applicable
Study type: Part Time
Times: 09:00 - 17:00
Hours per week: 40.00
Study days: MOTUWETHFR

Any extra costs


How to apply

Please contact Student Services on 01793 491591 quoting course code PFT1010.