Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in Health and Social Care
 

Overview: The Level 2 qualification has been designed to provide essential knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the health and social care sector. It is essential for anyone working in this industry to be aware of the risks and understand their legal obligations.

Content:
  • Appreciating the nature of health and safety in a health and social care context
  • Understanding the scope of legislative requirements
  • Understanding the principles of accident prevention
  • Understanding the responsibilities placed on employers and employees
  • Understanding the main risks and hazards for patients, clients and carers. 
Assessment: The course is assessed by a multiple choice question paper at the end of the course. The pass mark is 20 out of 30.

Duration: Full-day programme