Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

This qualification provides those in managerial and supervisory positions with appropriate knowledge and understanding of the issues involved. It is also suitable for those wishing to deliver Health and Safety qualifications as part of their training provision.

Who needs this qualification?

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

  • Business Owners
  • Managers
  • Production managers
  • Supervisors

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)


Duration: Five-day programme
Assessment: Controlled assignment and examination
Ofqual Accredited: Yes
Ofqual qualification reference: 500/3779/1
Prerequisite: Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace Assessment Methodology

The assessment methodology for the Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace now comprises a controlled assignment and an examination paper both of which are to be completed under examination conditions.

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