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HABC Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in 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 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace.

Qualification number: 600/0645/6
Learning aim reference: 60006456
Credit value: 3
Assessment method: Multiple Choice Examination - 60 questions (minimum standard of 40/60 and 50/60 will warrant a merit)
Guided learning hours (GLH): 21 GLH
Total qualification time (TQT): 30

Entry Requirements

In order to complete this qualification, learners are required to:
• Be a minimum of 16 years of age.

There are no other formal entry requirements however it is recommended that Learners have a minimum of Level 1 in numeracy/literacy.

Delivery Options

This Qualification is available as a Classroom version.  

How do I book onto the Course?

You can book your place on our Website or Contact us on 02838 39 45 80

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Course Cost

This course costs £210 inclusive of VAT, assessments, books and materials.  Discounts are available for multiple and group bookings.

Learning Outcomes

1. Understand the requirements for health, safety and welfare in the workplace

1.1 Outline the main legal framework and laws relating to health and safety at work

1.2 Outline the welfare provisions that should be made by the employer

1.3 Describe the sources and nature of information that demonstrate compliance and best practice with health and safety requirements

1.4 Outline ways that health and safety information can be communicated

1.5 Define the terms ‘incident’, ‘accident’ and ‘occupational ill health’

1.6 Describe the main causes of injuries and ill health at work
2. Understand the benefits of using a safety management system

2.1 Outline the costs associated with accidents and ill health

2.2 Summarise the typical elements of a safety management system

2.3 Outline the benefits of using a safety management system
3. Understand the principles of risk assessment

3.1 Outline the benefits of assessing and controlling risks at work

3.2 Describe the different types of risk assessment that can be used

3.3 State where specific risk assessments may be required

3.4 State the steps to be taken to complete a simple risk assessment
4. Understand the risks and control methods for common workplace hazards

4.1 Explain how the risks from different hazards may be affected by occupational, environmental, human and organisational factors

4.2 Explain how injuries, ill health and other damage may result following exposure to common workplace hazards

4.3 Identify suitable risk control measures using the principles of the hierarchy of control

5. Understand how to manage the effects of accidents and incidents

5.1 Describe the actions that need to be taken following an accident or incident in the workplace

5.2 Describe how simple accident investigation techniques can reveal immediate and root causes