Health and Safety in the Workplace Level 1

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Health and Safety in the Workplace Level 1 – Qualification Level

SCQF Level 4 Award (Scotland)

QCF Level 1 Award (England, Northern Ireland & Wales)

This is an excellent introduction to health and safety in the workplace and will benefit those who are starting work for the first time, or for those returning to work after a long absence so that Health and Safety legislation can be updated.

It is appropriate for any worker, in any industry or sector and accommodates induction training for the new employee very well.

All aspects of Health and Safety is important to the business whether you are an employee, contractor or supplier and this half-day course will benefit both the learner and the business, ensuring that the working environment is a safe and healthy one.


This is a half-day classroom based course and no previous experience is necessary.

Health and Safety in the Workplace Level 1 – Syllabus

A range of subjects is covered including:-

  • Understand the importance of health, safety and welfare standards in the workplace
  • Know how hazards and risks are controlled in the workplace
  • Be aware of the main causes and effects of poor health and safety at work
  • Understand how health and safety information is communicated in the workplace


Assessment is on-going by the instructor, culminating with a question paper.

This is a lifetime qualification, although refresher training is always recommended.


A maximum of 16 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 14 years of age.


£45 per person