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Unit B23 Aerodrome Studios, 2-8 Airfield Way, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 3TH - Telephone: 01425 273297

QA Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)


This qualification forms part of the QA Health and Safety suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of:

  • National Occupational Standards (NOS) related to health and safety in the workplace.
  • Recommendations of good practice outlined by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

This qualification develops a detailed understanding of health and safety in the workplace and builds on health and safety awareness to provide the Learner with more advanced health and safety knowledge.

Intended Audience

This qualification is for Learners who are aspiring to or are presently working at a supervisory/management level and wish to enhance their health and safety knowledge.

Course Overview

The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners through developing more advanced health and safety knowledge. It covers understanding the requirements for health, safety and welfare in the workplace and legal requirements, the benefits of using a health and safety system, understanding the principles of risk assessment, understanding the risks and control methods for common workplace hazards and how to manage the effects of accidents and ill health. The purpose of this qualification is to develop Learners’ health and safety knowledge.

Key Facts

  • Qualification Accreditation Number (QAN): 603/1042/X
  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 21 hours
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT): 26
  • Number of Units: 1 mandatory unit

Assessment Methods:

  • Formative assessment conducted by Trainer throughout the course.
  • Theory assessment/multiple choice question paper: 1 x 60 question paper (minimum score 40).


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