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).
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.
A full qualification specification is available for approved centres in the Download Area
This qualification is assessed by a multiple choice examination.