Health and Safety in the Workplace
Health & Safety & First Aid
What is the course about?
This short, auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to carry out risk assessments and to identify and control the risks from common workplace hazards.
Why should I choose the course?
Benefits against other health and safety in the workplace courses:
You can learn from your own home, in your own time
You get access to award-winning learning and assessment materials.
What will I learn?
Section 1: Roles and responsibilities for health, safety, and welfare at work
In this section, you will develop your understanding of employers’ and employees’ duties relating to health, safety, and welfare. It covers the requirements for training and competence in the workplace and how to effectively communicate health and safety information.
Section 2: How risk assessments contribute to health and safety
You will cover the meaning of the terms 'hazard' and 'risk', how risk assessments are carried out, and how they contribute to a reduction in workplace accidents and ill health.
Section 3: Identifying and controlling risks from common workplace hazards
This module will enable you to identify hazards in the workplace, understand how hazards can cause harm or damage, and learn the risk controls for common hazards.
Section 4: Procedures for responding to accidents and incidents at work
In this section you will cover the common causes of workplace accidents and ill health, the actions to take following an incident at work, and the importance of recording incidents, accidents, and ill health accurately.
What will the course lead on to?
The college offers a wide range of other CPD courses. For further information, please refer to the website or contact our Learner Services Team on 01925 494400.
Are there any links with industry and university?
All modules will be linked to generic business needs as well as personal development needs.
What support is available?
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/learning-support
Click here for finance support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/financial-support
Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
Warrington & Vale Royal College has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection. It has an excellent reputation for vocational courses and responds to specific business needs when requested. The tutors at Warrington & Vale Royal College are highly experienced in their fields and have a great deal of industry knowledge to impart. Our distance learning courses are delivered entirely online, allowing you to benefit from expert teaching in the comfort of your own home.
What are the entry requirements?
There are no specific entry requirements, but you should have access to and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy.
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
There are no specific extra costs apart from access to IT and the internet, as well as any books/stationery you wish to purchase yourself.
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