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Flexible1Distance LearningSkills for Employment

What’s it all about?

This qualification is designed for anyone who wants to develop their knowledge and understanding of health and safety.
This qualification will focus on the study of the basic principles of health and safety, including hazards and risks within the workplace.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Study levelCost
19+please enquire

Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. We ensure you get all the support you need throughout your course in the form of a personal tutor and a learner support advisor.

This course is available:
•Fully on line

All of our award-winning learning resources are of the highest quality and are designed to be engaging and interactive to keep you focused on your learning at all times.

You will be required to complete a minimum of 20 study hours.

The objectives of this qualification is to help you to:
understand the importance of health and safety procedures
raise awareness of the potential hazards and risks in the workplace
understand implications of poor health and safety
know key rights and responsibilities relating to health and safety.

To be awarded the qualification, you must successfully complete the following module:
Introduction to health and safety awareness in the workplace

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