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IQ Level 2 Certificate in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)

 

Qualification Number 601/4343/5
Title IQ Level 2 Certificate in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)
Category National
Sector Health & Safety
Operational Start Date 14/11/2014
Operational End Date 31/12/2017
Total Units 8 Mandatory Units
Min Guided Learning Hours 101 Total Qualification Time
Min Age From 14

 


Registration Fee : £30.50 (excluding VAT) 


This is the administrative fee that IQ charges centres to register a learner on this qualification, and NOT a training fee. All fees include registration, certification and postage (delivery rates may apply for postage to international centres). 

 


About this Qualification

The IQ Level 2 Certificate in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF) is a qualification aimed at individuals who work or intend to work in positions in which responsibility for health and safety is an important component, such as an occupational health and safety officer. It is also suitable for learners who do not have prior training in health and safety or who are returning to work. It provides learners with formal recognition of their competence, knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and as the qualification is generic, it is applicable to a range of work settings. As the qualification features both knowledge and competence, learners should be in work or have access to a workplace. By completing the mandatory units, all learners will cover the essentials of fire safety, risk assessments, manual handling safety at work, moving people safely, display screen equipment and internet safety for users of IT. Objectives of the qualification include preparing learners to progress to a qualification in the same subject area but at a higher level or requiring more specific knowledge, skills and understanding, meeting relevant programmes of learning, preparing learners for employment and supporting a role in the workplace.

Progression

Upon completion of the IQ Level 2 Certificate in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF), learners can progress to further qualifications in health and safety using credits already achieved or to sector specific qualifications in areas such as hospitality, IT, leisure, compliance or employability. These include:

Level 2 Award in Occupational Health and Safety (QCF)

Level 2 Award in Hospitality Business Operations (QCF)

Level 2 Certificate in Licensed Hospitality Operations (QCF)

Level 2 Certificate in Pub Chef Operations (QCF)

Level 2 Award/Certificate/Diploma in IT User Skills (ITQ) (QCF)

Level 2 Diploma in Coaching Learn to Swim (QCF)

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Stewarding at Spectator Events (QCF)

Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Business Compliance (QCF)

Level 2 Award in Personal Development for Employability (QCF)

Level 2 Certificate/Diploma in Personal Development for Employability (QCF)

Level 2 Award/Certificate in Employability Skills (QCF)

Unit Structure

IQ Level 2 Certificate in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)
Mandatory GroupMinimum Units:8
 Minimum Credits:14
 UnitLevelCreditGLH
 Y/601/9697Fire Safety Awareness114
 D/601/9698Fire Safety Principles219
 D/503/3400Fundamentals of Display Screen Equipment2220
 H/601/9699Health and Safety in the Workplace2110
 H/502/9154Internet Safety for IT users1320
 D/602/4593Manual handling safety at work2210
 M/602/4596Moving people safely2210
 Y/602/1997Risk Assessment2218

 


Downloadable Resources

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  • From: Fire Safety Principles
    • Practice MCQ Questions 01 (protected)
    • Practice MCQ MS 01 (protected)
    • Practice MCQ Questions 02 (protected)
    • Practice MCQ MS 02 (protected)



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