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Health and Safety

Explore 4x4 is an approved and accredited AoFA Qualifications training provider for Health and Safety Courses. AoFA is an Ofqual recognised awarding organisation.

AoFA Qualifications is the awarding arm of the Association of First Aiders (AoFA); UK's largest and most progressive first aid association, dedicated to the furtherance of First Aid and Health & Safety with a reputation and credibility second to none.

We can offer an increasing range of Health and Safety qualifications to meet with employment and workplace regulatory requirements, improving conditions and reducing accidents and injuries.

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Choose a Certificated Health and Safety Course:


Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace
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Level 1 Award in the Principles of Fire Safety in the Workplace
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Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)
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Level 2 Award in the Principles of Fire Safety and the Role of the Fire Marshal
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Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment (QCF)
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Level 2 Award in the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (QCF)
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Level 3 Award in Supervising Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)
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Level 2 Award in the Principles and Practices of Manual Handling (QCF)
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Course Details:


Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace
This course is designed for learners who are new to the workplace; require refresher training or those seeking new work opportunities. It provides an introduction to health and safety in the workplace and leads to progression onto other courses should the learner/employer require.

The course compliments employer’s policies and procedures and the course can be tailored by the trainer to meet any specific needs of employers.

Prerequisite Qualifications: Nil           Course Duration: 3 hours

Maximum Students per course: 20

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Level 1 Award in the Principles of Fire Safety in the Workplace
The Level 1 Award in the Principles of Fire Safety in the Workplace is a course designed to provide the underpinning knowledge for learners to operate safely in the workplace with regards to fire safety.

The course is aimed at all staff in particular new starters, refresher training, learners seeking employment etc.

The course provides employers with a programme which assists them in proving due diligence and demonstrates their legal commitment to staff training as required by the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

Prerequisite Qualifications: Nil           Course Duration: Half Day

Maximum Students per course: 20

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Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)
This course has been accredited by the regulators of England and Wales (Ofqual and the Welsh Government) and is part of the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).

The qualification is aimed at all employees whether new starters, currently in employment or seeking work.

The purpose of the qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge to identify workplace hazards and contribute to the positive health and safety culture within the workplace. The qualification contains subjects which are essential in maintaining a safe working environment.

The qualification also provides a demonstration of the employer’s commitment to fulfil their legal obligation to provide training to its employees.

The qualification is suitable for ages 14+

Prerequisite Qualifications: Nil           Course Duration: 1 Day

Maximum Students per course: 20           Credits: 1

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Level 2 Award in the Principles of Fire Safety and the Role of the Fire Marshal
The Level 2 Award in the Principles of Fire Safety in the Workplace and the Role of the Fire Marshal is a course designed to provide the underpinning knowledge for learners to operate safely in the workplace with regards to fire safety and understand the role and duties of the fire marshal.

The course is aimed at staff that has been recently appointed or intend to be appointed as a fire marshal/warden in the workplace.

The course provides employers with a programme which assists them in proving due diligence and demonstrates their legal commitment to staff training as required by the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

Prerequisite Qualifications: Nil           Course Duration: 6 Hours

Maximum Students per course: 20           Credits: 1

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Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment (QCF)
This qualification is designed for employees who are responsible for undertaking a risk assessment in the workplace and provides employees with the underpinning knowledge and skills to undertake a risk assessment. It is a generic qualification which is designed for any type of workplace. It is understood that not all employees are required to write a risk assessment but may be asked to contribute to process and therefore this qualification also is suitable for those types of employees.

Employers have a legal obligation to undertake risk assessments in accordance with health and safety legislation and this qualification enables employers to provide training to employees in order to fulfil their obligations of appropriate training.

It is a regulated qualification by Ofqual and the Welsh Government and is also supported by the Sector Skills Council, Pro Skills.

Prerequisite Qualifications: Nil           Course Duration: 1 Day

Maximum Students per course: 20           Credits: 1

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Level 2 Award in the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (QCF)
This course is designed for those who work with substances hazardous to health. It provides knowledge of current legislation and use of personal protective equipment while using dangerous substances.

Prerequisite Qualifications: Nil           Course Duration: 6 Hours

Maximum Students per course: 20           Credits: 1

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Level 3 Award in Supervising Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF)
This qualification is designed for those who work in a supervisory, management or training role and require the knowledge and skills to manage the health and safety of a workplace. It provides the underpinning knowledge in health and safety law, together with essential knowledge in the areas of risk assessment, accident prevention, reporting of dangerous diseases and occurrences, control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH), fire safety, noise, welfare, workplace equipment, ergonomics, manual handling, personal protective equipment and staff training/supervision.

It is a regulated qualification by Ofqual, supported by the Sector Skill Council, ProSkills, and covers content which is deemed important by the Health and Safety Executive to manage health and safety in the workplace. The qualification also allows employers to fulfil their legal obligations by having a ‘competent person’ trained to this level.

Prerequisite Qualifications: Level 1 or 2 Health and Safety           Course Duration: 3 Day

Maximum Students per course: 20           Credits: 3

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Level 2 Award in the Principles and Practices of Manual Handling (QCF)
The Level 2 Award in Principles and Practice of Manual Handling is a qualification which is designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills too safely move objects in the workplace.

The course builds on the best practice guidance from the Health and Safety Executive and provides learners with the opportunity to practice safe moving principles.

The Health and Safety and Work Act etc 1974 and the Manual Handling Operation Regulations 1992 require each employer to provide adequate supervision and training and as well as undertake manual handling risk assessments. This qualification will support employers to demonstrate their commitment to the legal obligations and whilst it does not qualify learners to undertake manual handling risk assessments independently, it will provide them with the knowledge to assist the employer in completing the risk assessment.

The qualification is ideal for new starters, existing staff and for a refresher. It is valid for three years.

Prerequisite Qualifications: Level 1 or 2 Health and Safety           Course Duration: 1 Day

Maximum Students per course: 20           Credits: 1

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