Level 4 Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace (QCF) 

Five day health and safety training course 
 
This regulated qualification is aimed at supervisors and managers with a direct responsibility for health and safety management. 
 
The qualification is intended for learners already working in the capacity of supervisor or manager and those who are preparing to start work at this level. In order to achieve this qualification, individuals must successfully construct a risk assessment and a safe system of work as well as pass the examination. 
 
Those gaining this qualification will know that supervisors and managers have legal and moral obligations to ensure health and safety within a business and that this includes obligations to employees, contractors, visitors and suppliers. Its subject areas are regarded by the Health and Safety Executive as being important to developing safe working procedures in the workplace. 
 
This qualification has been developed specifically for insertion into the Qualifications and Credit Framework with full support from Proskills. It is therefore fully relevant to industry and regulatory standards, as well as being recognised by the Health and Safety Executive, independent auditors and enforcement officers. 
Course Duration : Five days 
Five day course including examination 
 
Assessment 
This qualification is assessed in two parts: 
 
Part 1 
Centre-set and marked assessment of 2 sections. Learners are expected to undertake the following 
activities: 
Section 1 Undertake a risk assessment 
Section 2 Construct a safe system of work 
 
Part 2 
Examination consisting of 2 sections with a total duration of 2.5 hours: 
 
Section 1 contains 30 multiple-choice questions. Total marks available in this section are 30. 
Section 2 contains 6 longer written questions from which the learner answers 4 of their choice. Total marks available in this section are 70. 
 
Marks from both sections of the examination will be added together to determine the learner’s grade. Learners will achieve a Pass at 60% overall, a Merit at 70% and a Distinction at 80%. The duration of the examination is 2.5 hours 
 
Certificate 
All successful students will be issued with a certificate 
 
All candidates receive comprehensive course materials including a book. 
Course Content 
Our courses contain a classroom based learning mixed with hands-on practical activities. 
Course Completion 
Successful candidates will receive a full colour A4 certificate. 
All candidates recieve comprehensive course materials including a book