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OUR PASS RATE
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Workplace Health and Safety

This programme is designed for people who wish to gain an understanding of principles and practice of health & safety in the workplace; and will be suited to anyone who needs to gain a practical understanding of their role and responsibility for health & safety.  No prior knowledge is required.

The objectives of the course are to:

  • Describe the legal framework within which workplace health & safety operates
  • Explain control systems for ensuring health & safety is properly managed
  • Analyse policy and practice in relation to workplace health
  • Analyse policy & practice in relation to workplace safety
  • Analyse policy & practice in relation to workplace welfare

Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies. 

Modules

The course is divided up into five units, as follows:

Unit 1 Introduction to Workplace Health and Safety

  • Accidents in the workplace
  • Why workplace health and safety is important
  • The legal framework
  • Enforcement

Unit 2 Workplace Health & Safety Management Systems

  • Risk assessment
  • Health and safety information instruction training and supervision
  • Consulting with workers
  • Appointed representatives
  • Health and safety committees
  • Health and safety policies
  • Health and safety budgets
  • RIDDOR

Unit 3 Workplace Health

  • Comfortable working condition
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol drugs and substance abuse
  • COSHH
  • Manual handling
  • First aid
  • New and expectant mothers
  • Young people
  • People with disabilities
  • Health surveillance

Unit 4 Workplace Safety

  • Clean working conditions
  • Suitable and safe working equipment
  • Preventing slipping and tripping
  • Transparent and translucent surfaces
  • Windows, skylights, ventilators, doors and gates
  • Safety of escalators and walkways
  • Fire safety
  • Electrical safety
  • PPE

Unit 5 Workplace Welfare

  • Legal requirements
  • Toilets and washing facilities
  • Drinking water
  • Meal breaks
  • Rest facilities
  • Changing and storing clothing
  • Working time

Entry Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds. Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies. 

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Workplace Health and Safety.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.
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Workplace Health and Safety

This programme is designed for people who wish to gain an understanding of principles and practice of health & safety in the workplace; and will be suited to anyone who needs to gain a practical understanding of their role and responsibility for health & safety.  No prior knowledge is required.

The objectives of the course are to:

  • Describe the legal framework within which workplace health & safety operates
  • Explain control systems for ensuring health & safety is properly managed
  • Analyse policy and practice in relation to workplace health
  • Analyse policy & practice in relation to workplace safety
  • Analyse policy & practice in relation to workplace welfare

Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies. 

Modules

The course is divided up into five units, as follows:

Unit 1 Introduction to Workplace Health and Safety

  • Accidents in the workplace
  • Why workplace health and safety is important
  • The legal framework
  • Enforcement

Unit 2 Workplace Health & Safety Management Systems

  • Risk assessment
  • Health and safety information instruction training and supervision
  • Consulting with workers
  • Appointed representatives
  • Health and safety committees
  • Health and safety policies
  • Health and safety budgets
  • RIDDOR

Unit 3 Workplace Health

  • Comfortable working condition
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol drugs and substance abuse
  • COSHH
  • Manual handling
  • First aid
  • New and expectant mothers
  • Young people
  • People with disabilities
  • Health surveillance

Unit 4 Workplace Safety

  • Clean working conditions
  • Suitable and safe working equipment
  • Preventing slipping and tripping
  • Transparent and translucent surfaces
  • Windows, skylights, ventilators, doors and gates
  • Safety of escalators and walkways
  • Fire safety
  • Electrical safety
  • PPE

Unit 5 Workplace Welfare

  • Legal requirements
  • Toilets and washing facilities
  • Drinking water
  • Meal breaks
  • Rest facilities
  • Changing and storing clothing
  • Working time

Entry Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds. Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies. 

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Workplace Health and Safety.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.
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(National Average 51.8%)
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