The QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF) is ideal for all employees, as it helps candidates develop a greater understanding of Health and Safety issues and the role that everyone plays in maintaining a safe working environment.

What’s covered?

  • Roles and responsibilities of employers and employees
  • Health and safety laws including:
    • Penalties for non-compliance
    • Training and competence in the workplace
    • Communicating health and safety information
  • Risk assessments and risk control hierarchy
  • Identifying and controlling risks from common workplace hazards:
    • Slips, trips and falls
    • Manual handling
    • Fire Safety
    • Working from height
    • Electricity
    • Hazardous substances
    • Workplace conditions
    • Ergonomics
    • Equipment
    • Noise and vibration
    • Transport and vehicles
    • Violence
    • Smoking, alcohol and drugs
    • Stress
  • Procedures for responding to accidents and incidents
  • Recording incidents, accidents and ill health.


Candidates undertake 3 practical assessments during the course plus a multiple choice exam at the end of the course.


On successful completion of the course, candidates will achieve a Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace from Qualsafe. The qualification is valid for 3 years but annual refreshers are considered best practice.


The course cost is inclusive of exam and registration fees.


There are no entry requirements for this course, but you will need to be able to read and understand as well as write English.


Wednesday 15th May 2019 ( 6 hours )


9.45 am arrival for tea, coffee and networking for a 10.00 am start. The course will finish by 5 pm.


Oxford Office Furniture Training Suite
The Old Court House
Floyds Row
St Aldates

There is no parking available, although we maybe able to assist those with disabilities. Please contact us to enquire if you have a disability. Our venue is serviced with good transport links, if you are driving you may wish to take advantage of the Park and Ride services located at Redbridge, Pear Tree or Oxford Thornhill. Alternatively you can park in one of the City Centre car parks such as Gloucester Green, Oxpens, Oxford Train Station or Worcester Street.

Enquiries contact:

Telephone:  01865 251946
Email: training@ocva.org.uk

When contacting us please state the name of the course your correspondence is in relation to.


Please note there are two steps to this process and both steps of the process will need to be completed to secure your place.

Step 1: Please register your details with us on the form:

Please note that registration without payment does not constitute a booking. Both are required, and we do check. (Thanks!)

Step 2: Make payment within 2 working days of registering.

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