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Pathway to working in health and safety, manual labour, warehousing and distribution and cleaning

These courses will help give you an understanding of health and safety and the hazards and risks in the workplace, while gaining a qualification.

Health & Safety in the Workplace

This is a useful and desirable qualification for those seeking work. Level 1 and Level 2 are available and give a general introduction and understanding of health and safety, and the hazards and risks in the workplace. Level 1 and Level 2 courses are full-day courses.

Level 2 Award in Working at Height

The objective of this course is to raise the awareness in the use of ladders, step ladders, harnesses and a variety of other equipment/principles that are used for working at height. Learners will focus on the safety considerations, legal obligations, hierarchy of control measures and reporting procedures for defective equipment. It is theory only. This course is 3.5 hours.

Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling

This for those who move and handle large or heavy items. It provides an introduction to the hazards and risks involved in the safe lifting and carrying of items. It outlines what is expected from a manual handling assessment and how to develop safer handling techniques in the workplace. This course is a full day.

Level 2 Principles of COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health)

This qualification is designed for those who use substances hazardous to health at work. It is relevant in many industries including hairdressing and beauty, catering and cleaning. It introduces substances and the risks and controls available, and outlines what to expect from a COSHH assessment. The qualification prepares employees to contribute to the safer use of hazardous substances in their workplaces. This course is 5 hours.