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Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within Health and Social Care Settings (RQF)


Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is designed to provide learners with knowledge of the basic health and safety practices essential in a health and social care environment. 

How long will it take?

The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 10 hours and of this 7 hours is recommended as guided learning (GL).

Topics covered

The qualification provides learners with: an understanding of the roles and responsibilities for health, safety and welfare; an understanding of the process of risk assessment and how they improve health and safety at work; knowledge of procedures for responding to accidents, near misses and ill-health and knowledge of how to control the risks of infection.

Qualification specification

A full qualification specification is available for approved centres in the Download Area

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by a multiple choice examination.