Level 1

Health and Safety Awareness


3 weeks


Rush Green Campus


Sep 2022


Adult 19+

This course is designed for those who want to develop their knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety.

It will focus on the basic principles, including hazards and risks within the workplace. You will develop the understanding and essential skills employers look for in employees. These range from familiar key skills such as team working, independent learning and problem-solving, to more complex skills, such as:

  • Communicating with professional colleagues, peers and/or hierarchical seniors
  • Understanding work practices and how different roles and departments function within an organisation

This is a short course, making it ideal for adults who are upskilling for work. Progression onto a wide range of other short courses after completion is also available.

The core learning areas on this course will cover:

  • The importance of health and safety in the workplace
  • The need for risk assessment
  • Requirements for health and safety in place of work or learning

All learners taking this qualification will be assessed in English and all assessment evidence presented must be in English.

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to progress onto the Level 2 Award in Occupational Health & Safety.

Where it can lead to
You could progress to the following courses
Career progression

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.