Health and Safety Courses

QNUK Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)  

Price: £60.00 + VAT
 

Course Description

The QNUK Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF) is a qualification intended for learners working in any environment and those who are returning to work or starting work for the first time.

The QNUK Level 1 Health and Safety Course is a good introduction to health and safety and is suitable as part of an induction regime. The QNUK Level 1 in Health and Safety is also suitable as part of a college or alternative education program and is a good way to give young people on these courses a nationally recognised qualification in Health and Safety.

This Level 1 qualification is designed to provide candidates with a basic knowledge relating to health, safety and welfare in the workplace. The emphasis is on making the individual safe for him/herself, safe for others and capable of identifying potential hazards.

Health and Safety” takes as its starting point the fact that most accidents are attributable to a lack of knowledge or carelessness and that the key to improvement is increased awareness on everybody’s pa

Who Should Attend?

It is intended for all employees and can be used as an induction to health and safety in the workplace.

The qualification is suitable for everyone about to enter employment or who has just started work and is also applicable to young people as part of their preparation for work experience.

Course Outline

Day 1 

  • Legal responsibilities
  • Accidents
  • Slips, trips and falls
  • Protective clothing
  • Fire
  • Electricity
  • Manual handling
  • Work at height
  • Work equipment
  • Workplace and welfare
  • Safety signs
  • COSHH
  • First aid
  • Display screen equipment

We are currently offering this course at a special discounted price. To find out more please contact us.

QNUK Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)  

Price: £95.00 + VAT

Course Description

The QNUK 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.

Persons gaining this qualification will know that health and safety is the responsibility of everyone within a business, its contractors, visitors and suppliers. Its subject areas are regarded by the Health and Safety Executive as being important to maintaining safe working procedures in the workplace.

This qualification is aimed at those who require a better understanding of health and safety for within the workplace. The emphasis is on making the employee safe for him/herself, safe for others and capable of identifying potential hazards.

The QNUK Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace qualification provides you with fundamental health and safety knowledge.

Who Should Attend?

Employee’s with little or no previous knowledge of current health & safety legislation requiring a nationally recognised certificate.

Holders of this qualification will understand the general principles of health and safety in the workplace, the nature of hazards and risks in the workplace and their possible effects, and hazards and risks likely to affect the occupational health of individuals.

Course Outline

Day 1 

  • Principles of Health and Safety legislation
  • Employees responsibilities
  • Principles of risk assessment
  • Common workplace hazards and controls
  • Fire safety
  • Workplace requirements
  • Accident reporting
  • The first aid provision
  • Emergency procedures
  • Personal hygiene
  • Accident and incidents procedures
  • Slips, trips and falls
  • Protective clothing
  • Electricity
  • Manual handling
  • Work at height
  • Work equipment
  • Workplace and welfare
  • Safety signs
  • COSHH
  • Display screen equipment

We are currently offering this course at a special discounted price. To find out more please contact us.

QNUK Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling in the Workplace (RQF)  

Price: £60.00 + VAT

Course Description

The QNUK Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling in the Workplace is suitable for general workplace hazards and controls associated with manual handling of general articles such as furniture, boxes, sacks and work equipment. It does not include people moving skills although it provides a solid foundation of the principles for additional specialist training.

The qualification includes typical injuries and health problems from incorrect manual handling plus the hazards and risks of a variety of workplace scenarios. The legal framework for introducing manual handling controls and the duties under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 of both the employer and the employee are included so that candidates understand how they can contribute to a manual handling programme in the workplace.

The practical element of the qualification requires candidates to demonstrate that they have understood the theory of correct manual handling principles and can demonstrate them in a number of different applications.

The qualification introduces learners to the principles of safer manual handling.

Who Should Attend?

The qualification is suitable for everyone in employment or who has to undertake manual handling activities. The course is suitable for all employees, to raise awareness of the risks associated with unsafe manual handling practices. It is particularly useful for anyone who handles objects as part of their work, such as deliveries, boxes and parcels.

The QNUK Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling in the Workplace course gives learners the basic knowledge and techniques to keep themselves safe when moving or handling objects in their workplace.

This qualification is ideal for new starters, existing staff and for refresher training.

Course Outline

Day 1 

  • Manual handling injuries
  • Employers and employees responsibilities
  • Steps of a manual handling risk assessment
  • Practical controls
  • Safer movement principles
  • Using equipment

This qualification forms the first part of the QNUK Level 2 Award in Manual Handling Loads at Work (RQF) Qualification.

We are currently offering this course at a special discounted price. To find out more please contact us.

QNUK Level 2 Award in Manual Handling at Work (RQF)  

Price: £95.00 + VAT

Course Description

The QNUK Level 2 Award in Manual Handling at Work is suitable for general workplace hazards and controls associated with manual handling of general articles such as furniture, boxes, sacks and work equipment.

This Level 2 Award in Manual Handling at Work combines both the theoretical and hands-on elements of the subject and teaches learners techniques to lift, carry, push and pull objects safely within their individual capabilities.

The legal framework for introducing manual handling controls and the duties under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 of both the employer and the employee are included so that candidates understand how they can contribute to a manual handling programme in the workplace

Who Should Attend?

The qualification is suitable for everyone in employment or who has to undertake manual handling activities. The course is suitable for anyone involved in manual handling as part of their work activities. It is ideal for those working in a variety of environments including warehouses and shops.

This qualification, aimed at those who carry out manual handling at work, provides essential information about manual handling hazards and their control. 

Course Outline

Day 1 

  • Manual handling injuries
  • Employers and employees responsibilities
  • Steps of a manual handling risk assessment
  • Practical controls
  • Safer movement principles
  • Equipment requirements
  • Individual handling
  • Team handling
  • Using equipment

Attendees are expected to undertake a range of manual handling activities during the course.

This qualification forms the second part of the QNUK Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling at Work (RQF) Qualification.

We are currently offering this course at a special discounted price. To find out more please contact us.

QNUK Level 2 Award in Principles of Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) (RQF)  

Price: £60.00 + VAT

Course Description

The QNUK Level 2 Award in Principles of Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) is aimed at those learners who work in an environment where coming into contact with hazardous substances is likely. This includes workplaces in areas such as manufacturing, cleaning, healthcare, transport, utilities and office environments.

This course introduces candidates to the inherent risks in substances and the controls available. Candidates will be enabled to identify the hazards associated with those substances and learn about the correct handling, usage and control of high-risk substances in the workplace. The course also covers what to expect from a COSHH assessment.

Who Should Attend?

This qualification is for anyone responsible for the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) at work, as well as employees who use hazardous substances as part of their job role.

The course is intended for those who use or come into contact with hazardous substances at work and those who are responsible for the selection and management of work activities involving COSHH substances.

This course is ideal for any individual who works in an industry that makes use of hazardous substances including:

  • Manufacturing
  • Cleaning
  • Utilities

Course Outline

Day 1 

  • Introduction to COSHH
  • COSHH regulations
  • Legal requirements
  • Penalties for non-compliance
  • Hazards related to substances
  • Health problems
  • Routes of entry
  • Control measures
  • Controlling hazardous substances
  • Identifying hazardous substances
  • Information related to substances
  • Dealing with incidents
  • COSHH assessments

We are currently offering this course at a special discounted price. To find out more please contact us.