CIEH Level 4 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?

It is essential for all those who monitor and audit health and safety management systems, including:

Business owners
Production managers

Why is this training important?

Many experts agree that improvements in the standard of health and safety practices can be achieved through education and training at all levels. It is especially important that employers and employees are aware of their responsibilities under current legislation.

Learning outcomes

Manage health and safety in most businesses
Develop auditing and monitoring programmes
Design safe practices and procedures
Liaise with enforcement officers
Interpret legal requirements
Train staff and establish risk assessment projects (with additional training where necessary)

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Qualification Specification
Health and Safety for Managers, Supervisors and Safety Representatives
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Duration Duration Five-day programme
Assessment Assessment Written assignments and exam
Prerequisite Prerequisite Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (or equivalent, recommended), and a minimum of level 2 in literacy, or equivalent, is recommended.
Suggested Progression Suggested Progression Learners may be eligible to apply to be a CIEH trainer to deliver programmes leading to the CIEH level 1, 2 or 3 health and safety qualifications, provided they have a training qualification and appropriate work experience.

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