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  • Occupational Health & Safety L2

    Health and safety is important to everybody in the workplace. If you run your own business or you want ensure your place of business reaches current legislative codes as well as being a safe place to work then this is the course for you.

    • Course Description

      Level 2 Award in Occupational Health and Safety

      Course code: PROF10

      Delivery method: Online

      Course duration: 12 Months

      Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed

      Award achieved: NCFE Level 2 Award in Occupational Health and Safety Level 2

      Awarding body: NCFE

      Health and safety is important to everybody in the workplace. If you run your own business or you want ensure your place of business reaches current legislative codes, as well as being a safe place to work, then this is the course for you.

      You will cover all elements of health and safety, including risk assessments, fire safety principles, manual handling, safety and injury.

    • Award in occupational health & safety level 2 course overview

      Skills gained

      • Conducting risk assessments.
      • Conducting DSE risk assessments.
      • Understanding the care of hazardous substances.
      • Manual handling.

      Course content

      This course is split into 5 mandatory units:

      Unit 1: Health and safety in the workplace

      Module 1: Roles and responsibilities

      Module 2: Risks assessment

      Module 3: Controlling risks

      Unit 2: Fire safety principles

      Module 1: Understanding hazards

      Module 2: Understanding risks

      Module 3: How to control and reduce risk

      Unit 3: DSE Risk Assessment

      Module 1: Display Screen Equipment

      Module 2: Principles of controlling risks

      Module 3: Workstation design and use

      Unit 4: COSHH Risk Assessment

      Module 1: Controlling hazardous substances

      Module 2: Types of hazardous substances

      Unit 5: Manual handing

      Module 1: Safe handing reasons

      Module 2: Manual handling risks

      Assessment

      This course has no exams, instead there will be a number of tutor marked assessments (TMAs) to ensure that you have a thorough understanding of the course materials, with the tutor sending comments to guide you through any areas of potential difficulty, as well as a range of self-assessments that are indicators that you understand the materials as you work through them.

      These are for your own information and do not need to be shown to your course tutor.

      Method of study

      Online

      Study anywhere, at a time and pace that suits you, and on any smart device connected to the internet. Our online courses are delivered in bite-sized sections with lessons, activities and test papers, perfect to squeeze in when you are commuting on the bus or you can work towards gaining your qualification as you eat lunch.

      Delivered on our digital learning environment, you will enjoy a complete learning experience that can travel with you anywhere, without the mess and fuss of heavy paper materials.

      Tutor support

      Our health and safety course comes with tutor feedback and support by email for 12 months. They will mark your TMAs and provide valuable guidance through any trickier parts of the course whenever you need it. You will also receive a study guide to help you with all aspects of studying, essay writing and general student skills.

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      How do I get my course?

      Online

      If the course you have bought is delivered online you will receive your login details by 2pm the next working day.

      Paper Based

      If the course you have bought is paper based it will be despatched the next working day. You will receive a tracking email and a text with a 1 hour delivery slot.

      What do I do next?

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      Everyone at Absorb wishes you the best of luck on your studying journey! We know it’s both rewarding and challenging and ultimately what a difference that qualification will make to your career path and life.

      Good luck!