Award in Principles of Health and Safety in the Workplace – Level 3

Qualification Overview

The Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace is aimed at supervisors, managers, team leaders as well as individuals wishing to advance their health and safety knowledge. The qualification is intended for learners already working in the capacity of supervisor, manager or team leader and also those who are preparing to start work at this level. Persons gaining this qualification will know that supervisors, managers and team leaders 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 syllabus areas are regarded by the Health and Safety Executive as being important to developing and maintaining safe working procedures in the workplace.

Course Content

  • Accidents at work
  • Management of health & safety
  • Risk assessment
  • Fire safety
  • Manual handling
  • Principles of health & safety law
  • Hazardous substances

Course Duration

30 Hours

How the qualification is assessed

This qualification is assessed through a 60 -question multiple -choice question examination. The duration of the examination is 2 hours. Successful learners must achieve a score of at least 40 out of 60.

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