Level 1 Award in Health and Safety Awareness RQF

Level 1 Award in Health and Safety Awareness RQF

Aaron Scott and Black are pleased to be able to offer the Level 1 Award in Health and Safety Awareness RQF

Who is this qualification for?

The objective of this qualification is to support a role in the workplace, providing learners with an awareness of the hazards and risks within their working environment. It is also suitable for learners who are preparing for employment where health and safety can be applied to their learning environment.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time for this qualification is 24 hours, of which 21 are recommended as guided learning hours.

Topics covered

The qualification provides learners with an understanding of the main responsibilities of employees and employers with regards to health and safety, as well as an understanding of how the workplace can affect health and safety.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed through the completion of a portfolio of evidence that will also be internally quality assured by the centre.

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The objective of this qualification is to support a role in the workplace, providing learners with an awareness of the hazards and risks within their working environment. It is also suitable for learners who are preparing for employment where health and safety can be applied to their learning environment. It provides learners with an understanding of the main responsibilities of employees and employers with regards to health and safety, as well as an understanding of how the workplace can affect health and safety.

To register for this qualification, learners are required to be 16 years of age or above. Learners are also required to be situated in an environment where health and safety practices will need to be applied.

This qualification is assessed through the completion of a portfolio of evidence that will also be internally quality assured by the centre.

Learners must achieve all of the pass criteria across all units to be awarded a Pass. Examples of evidence for the portfolio could include:

  • worksheets
  • record of oral and written questioning
  • assignments/projects/reports
  • candidate and peer reports
  • record of professional discussion

Those undertaking this course must provide evidence of their identity.

Valid forms of I.D. are:

  • a valid passport (any nationality)
  • a signed UK photocard driving licence
  • a valid warrant card issued by HM forces or the police
  • another photographic ID card, e.g. employee ID card, student ID card, travel card, etc.

If a learner is unable to produce any of the forms of photographic identification listed above, a centre may accept another form of identification containing a signature, for example, a credit card. Identification by a third-party representative, such as a line manager, human resources manager or invigilator, will also be accepted.