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.
Essential for all those who monitor health and safety management systems including:
5 days (minimum 40 hours contact time)
This qualification is assessed in two parts:
Part 1: Learners will undertake the following activities:
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