Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)

Qualification Number: 600/0645/6

Credit Value: 3

Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)

This qualification is ideal for anyone in a supervisory, team leader or managerial role. Subjects covered include understanding the requirements for health, safety and welfare in the workplace, the benefits of using a safety management system, the principles of risk assessment, and understanding the risks and control methods for common workplace hazards.

The Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF) is accredited and recognised internationally and has been developed to protect customers, staff, brand reputation and profits.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?

This qualification is usually obtained by taking a 3 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. For example, completing a quiz book (6 to 8 hours) followed by a two-day classroom-based course.

How is the qualification assessed?

It is assessed by a multiple-choice examination, where the candidate must answer at least 40 out of 60 questions correctly. A Merit is awarded to candidates scoring 50 or more. The examination will take a maximum of 2 hours to complete.

What next?

Individuals achieving this qualification can progress onto the Level 4 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF). This qualification is ideal for those wishing to work in management.