Health and Safety Level 1 Award

Health and Safety Level 1 Award

  • The Ascentis Level 1 Award in Health and Safety is designed as a basic introduction to the principles of health and safety, the types of hazards to be aware of and ways of protecting yourself.

  • Online learning materials for the course are made available through the college Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), so can be studied in-centre and remotely (distance learning).

  • The course covers a number of different topics around health & safety, including:The importance of following health and safety procedures

  • Rights and responsibilities relating to health and safety

  • Awareness of potential hazards

  • Safe practices and protective equipment

  • Approximately 10 hours to complete the course, including learning, revision and assessment.

  • At least two hours’ study per week is expected. Dates and times for study are flexible and can be agreed at your induction session.

Assessment is through online testing, with a series of multiple choice questions

Entry requirements
  • Basic computer skills are needed.

  • You may also be required to complete a skills assessment to ensure that the course is at the right level for you.

Additional resources/costs

If you have internet access* you can work through the learning materials at home and then take the assessment on-site.

Future career and study opportunities

A number of other short qualifications are available via online learning including Internet Safety, Food Safety in Catering, Personal Finance and Employment, Business & Enterprise.

Fees Information
  • This course may be free if you are in receipt of qualifying benefits or meet the low earner criteria. Please contact to confirm.

  • Fee £90.

Contact

If you have a question about this or any other adult and professional course, email parttimeadmissions@newcollege.ac.uk or call 01793 611470

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