Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace RQF

Aaron Scott and Black are pleased to be able to offer the Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace RQF

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at learners already working in the capacity of supervisor, manager or team leader and also those who are preparing to start work at this level.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 30 hours and of this 21 hours is recommended as guided learning (GL).  

Topics covered

These include legislation, the benefits of using a safety management system, the principles of risk assessments, hazards and risk control methods.

Topics include:

  • the legal framework relating to health and safety at work
  • the main causes of injuries and ill health at work
  • safety management systems
  • the costs associated with accident sand ill health
  • the benefits of risk assessment and the different types available
  • understanding workplace hazards and minimising ill health and injuries
  • managing the effects of accidents and incidents in the workplace

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.

Please get in touch if you would like discuss or find out more about these health and safety courses.

The objective of the qualification is to support a role in the workplace and is intended for learners already working in the capacity of supervisor, manager, team leaders or those who are preparing to start work at this level and gives them the knowledge of health and safety.

The qualification provides learners with an understanding of: the requirements of health, safety and welfare; the benefits of a health and safety management system; the risks and control methods for common workplace hazards; the principles of risk assessment and incident investigation.

To register for this qualification, learners are required to be 16 years of age or above.

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice question examination.

This method of assessment is an end-of-course exam. The examination for this qualification contains 60 questions that must be completed within 120 minutes.

Successful learners must achieve a score of at least 40 out of 60. Learners will achieve a Merit at 50 out of 60.

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.