Principles of Health and Safety within the Workplace level 2 (RQF)

This qualification is designed to provide learners with knowledge of the basic health and safety practices essential in the workplace.

The objective of the qualification is to:-

  • prepare learners to progress into further/higher level training
  • Support a role in the workplace

The qualification provides learners with an understanding of the responsibilities and employers and employees, the benefits of good health and safety, steps to a risk assessment, common causes of and how to reduce accidents, near misses and ill-health, typical hazards and controls in the workplace, emergency procedures and the importance of recording accidents, near misses and ill-health occurrences.

The is suitable for learners aged 14+ and has one mandatory unit to complete.

It is assessed by a multiple-choice examination, where the learner must answer at least 12 out of 20 questions correctly.  The examination will take a maximum of 45 minutes to complete.

The Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within the Workplace (RQF) has been developed and is awarded by Highfield Qualifications and sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). The RQF is a qualification framework regulated by Ofqual. It is also suitable for delivery in Wales and is regulated by Qualifications Wales.



















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