HABC Level 2 Health & Safety in the Workplace
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About this course

This qualification is intended for learners already in workplaces and those who are preparing to start or return to work.  It is also very useful for young people to raise their ability to identify and understand hazards when preparing for work experience or going into employment.

Persons gaining this qualification will know that health and safety is the responsibility of everyone within a business, its contractors, visitors and suppliers.  The subject areas covered within this qualification are regarded by the Health and Safety executive (HSE) as being important to maintaining safe working procedures in the workplace.

If your are an employer wanting to enrol one or more employees onto this course please contact 0845 345 2235 or email BusinessDevelopment@wiltshire.ac.uk

What will I learn?

Understand roles and responsibilities for health, safety and wellfare in the workplace.

Understand how risk assessments contribute to health and safety.

Understand how to identify and control the risks from common workplace hazards.

Know the procedures for responding to accidents and incidents in the workplace.


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Study, assessment and qualifications

This qualification is achieved through a 1-day classroom-based course and is assessed at the end of the course by a 30-question multiple-choice examination lasting 1 hour.

Apprenticeships and Adult Education Funded Courses
The College’s Adult funded courses and apprenticeships prior to 1st May 2017 and apprenticeships with non-levy paying employers post 1st May 2017, are funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency and part financed by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF). ESF supports activities to extend employment opportunities and develop a skilled workforce.