CIEH Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

This qualification provides a thorough understanding of health and safety emphasising the importance of monitoring staff and controls. It also details the need for a structured management approach to health and safety and the key factors in implementing health and safety policy.

Who needs this qualification?

Everyone working in a supervisory position.

Why is this training important?

Accidents and illness can result in disability, death or incapacity for work. The supervisor is in an ideal position to influence, monitor and train employees. They can also ensure that managers are informed, persuaded, encouraged or pressured into providing for better health and safety standards.

Learning outcomes

Demonstrate an understanding of the main concepts of health and safety
Show awareness of the benefits of health and safety culture
Explain the roles and responsibilities of individuals, supervisors and management in health and safety
Demonstrate an understanding of health and safety control and improvement strategies available to supervisors

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Qualification Specification
Health and Safety for Managers, Supervisors and Safety Representatives
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Duration Duration Three-day programme
Assessment Assessment Multiple-choice exam
Prerequisite Prerequisite CIEH Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (or equivalent, recommended)
Suggested Progression Suggested Progression CIEH Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

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