Level 4 Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace

Health and Safety Training

Level 4 Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace

This re-designed Level 4 qualification will provide supervisors and managers with the knowedge required to diligently manage health and safety in the workplace

It is essential that those personnel whose role includes a responsibility for the management of health and safety issues have a good grasp of their responsibilities within health and safety.

The legal requirement to train employees must extend beyond awareness and understanding of health and safety issues. In addition there is a clear need for key personnel to have the skills and knowledge to manage the health and safety function.

Target Audience

Essential for all those who monitor health and safety management systems including:

  • Business owners
  • Managers
  • Production managers
  • Supervisor

Learning Objectives / Course Outline

  • Manage health and safety in most businesses
  • Develop auditing and monitoring programmes
  • Design safe practices and procedures
  • Liaise with enforcement officers
  • Interpret legal requirements
  • Train staff and establish risk assessment projects (with additional training where necessary

Course Duration

5 days (minimum 40 hours contact time)


This qualification is assessed in two parts:

Part 1: Learners will undertake the following activities:

  • Undertake a risk assessment
  • Construct a safe system of work

Both of these activities will be completed during the course

Part 2: Written examination – total duration 3 hours.

The examination will take the form of a written case study and learners must answer the questions set in relation to the case study provided in the exam paper. Learners will not have access to this case study in advance of the examination and may be tested on a sector area with which they are not directly familiar. Learners will be asked to apply their knowledge on the subject of health and safety and will not be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the specific operations of the business outlined in the case study.

Successful learners will have to demonstrate knowledge and understanding across the qualification unit and achieve a pass mark of 60%.

Learners will achieve a Merit grade at 70% and a Distinction grade at 80%.


Ofqual accredited certification will be issued to successful candidates

Availability and Venues

Delivered at Client premises. Contact us for details on training@magna-fhs.com

Course Fees

£895 plus VAT per person inclusive of Exam Fees / Papers / Books

Discounts available for groups of 5 or more

Please email us on training@magna-fhs.com for more information

These courses are available in house, please get in touch for the next available dates.