Qualifcation Number 600/0598/1 Credit Value 1

Who is this qualification for?

The Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace is aimed at all employees. It 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.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?

This qualification is usually obtained by taking a 1 day classroom-based course. However, it can also be achieved through a variety of other methods including blended and distance learning, as long as the recommended learning hours are completed.

How is the qualification assessed?

This can be done by either of the following two options:

  • Option 1 – Multiple-Choice Assessment
  • Option 2 – Open Response Assessment

What next?

Learners successfully achieving this qualification may wish to progress to:

  • HABC Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace(QCF)
  • HABC Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment (QCF)