Level 2 Award in Occupational Health and Safety is designed for learners who wish to develop their knowledge and skills associated with workplace health and safety. It is suitable as preparation for employment or for learners in employment wishing to extend their knowledge and skills. The areas covered include general health and safety, use of display screen equipment, fire safety, control of hazardous substances (COSHH) and manual handling.
The objectives of the qualification are to prepare learners for employment, for further programmes of learning or to provide CPD for learners in employment.
This qualification is designed for learners who wish to develop knowledge and skills associated with workplace Health and Safety.
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification.
This qualification is suitable for learners aged pre-16 and above.
Centres are responsible for ensuring that this qualification is appropriate for the age and ability of learners. They need to make sure that learners can fulfil the requirements of the learning outcomes and comply with the relevant literacy, numeracy and health and safety aspects of this qualification.
Learners registered on this qualification shouldn’t undertake another qualification at the same level with the same or a similar title, as duplication of learning may affect funding eligibility.
To achieve the NCFE Level 2 Award in Occupational Health and Safety, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes of the units as detailed in this qualification specification.
Learners who aren’t successful can resubmit work within the registration period; however, a charge may apply. A Unit Certificate can be requested for learners who don’t achieve their full qualification but who have achieved at least one whole unit.
The objectives of this qualification are to give learners an overview of Health and Safety, focusing on the
general health and safety requirements
display screen equipment
control of hazardous substances
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