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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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Duration  Duration  Three day programme
Assessment  Assessment  Multiple choice exam
Ofqual Regulated  Ofqual Regulated  Yes
Ofqual Qualification Number  Ofqual Qualification Number  501/0711/2
QCF  QCF  3 credits
QCF Reference  QCF reference  K/602/1647
Prerequisite  Prerequisite   Basic knowledge of health and safety issues. CIEH Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace or equivalent recommended
Suggested Progression  Suggested Progression  Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace 

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