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HABC Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within the Workplace (RQF)

Key Qualification Facts

As a Training Organisation, The Training and Recruitment House is accredited by TQUK/HABC/FAA/IOSH.  This course leads to certification in the Highfield Qualifications Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within the Workplace.

Qualification Number: 603/1289/0
Learning Aim Reference: 60312890
Credit Value: 1
Assessment Method: Multiple Choice Question Examination - 20 Questions - minimum requirement - 12/20.
Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 6
Total Qualification Time (TQT): 10

Entry Requirements

In order to complete this qualification, learners are required to:
• Be a minimum of 14 years of age.

There are no prerequisites for this qualification, although it is recommended that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy/English or equivalent.

Delivery Options

This Qualification is available as a Classroom or a Blended version.  In the Blended Version you will complete the learning online then attend a classroom assessment.  

How do I book onto the Course?

You can book your place Online or contact us on 02838 39 45 80

You can also email us at

In a hurry?  Why not complete the course online.

Course Cost

This course costs £55 inclusive of VAT, assessments, books and materials.  Discounts are available for multiple and group bookings.

Learning Outcomes

1. Understand roles and duties for health, safety and welfare in the workplace
1.1 Describe employer’s duties relating to health, safety and welfare at work
1.2 Describe employee’s duties relating to health, safety and welfare at work
1.3 Outline the benefits of good health and safety in the workplace
2. Understand the process of risk assessment
2.1 Define the terms hazard, risk, accident, near miss and risk assessment
2.2 Describe the steps involved in a risk assessment
3. Understand how risk assessments improve health and safety at work
3.1 Explain the common hazards and effects of workplace accidents, near misses and ill health in the workplace
3.2 Describe how risk assessment can reduce accidents, near misses and ill health
3.3 Describe examples of risk controls for common workplace hazards
4. Know the procedures for responding to accidents, near misses and ill-health in the workplace
4.1 Identify procedures that should be in place for dealing with emergencies
4.2 Outline why it is important to record all accidents, near misses and ill health occurrences