Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace


Designed to make candidates aware of the key health and safety issues and the part that they should play in keeping themselves and others free from harm in the workplace.

Who needs this qualification?

Everyone entering the workplace for the first time – either as part of a work experience programme or at the start of employment – and those starting a new job, as part of their induction programme.

Why is this training important?

It is a legal requirement for employers to provide health and safety training to employees. The CIEH Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace provides a starting point from which more detailed health and safety training (e.g. Level 2) or job-specific training can follow.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the importance of health and safety in the workplace
  • Identify the hazards and risks related to the workplace
  • Understand workplace health and safety procedures

Facts

Duration: half-day training programme
Assessment: Multiple choice examination
Ofqual Accredited: No
Prerequisite: None
Suggested Progression: Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace


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