Level 3 Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace

All employers have duty to protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees and other people who might be affected by their business. Employers must do whatever is reasonably practicable to achieve this.

Consequently, Workers have a duty to take care of their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by your actions at work. Workers must co-operate with employers and co-workers to help everyone meet their legal requirements.

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is designed for employees working in the capacity of supervisor, manager or team leader and also those who are preparing to start work at this level, and gives them knowledge of health and safety, such as the requirements of health, safety and welfare; the benefits of a health and safety management system; the risks and control measures for common workplace hazards; how to manage the effects of incidents and accidents; and the principles of risk assessment.




Understanding the requirements for health, safety and welfare in the workplace

  • The main legal framework and laws relating to health and safety at work

  • The welfare provisions that should be made by the employer

  • The sources and nature of information that demonstrate compliance and best practice with health and safety requirements

  • Ways that health and safety information can be communicated

  • The terms ‘incident’, ‘accident’ and ‘occupational ill health’

  • The main causes of injuries and ill health at work

Understand the benefits of using a safety management system

  • The costs associated with accidents and ill health

  • The typical elements of a safety management system

  • The benefits of using a safety management system

Understand the principles of risk assessment

  • The benefits of assessing and controlling risks at work

  • The different types of risk assessment that can be used

  • Stating where specific risk assessments may be required

  • The steps to be taken to complete a simple risk assessment



Minimum age requirement is 16

Course dates

Given upon purchasing a course

Course timings



Given upon purchasing a course

Course duration

The course duration is 3 days.

Course location

Wood Green Works, 40 Cumberland Road, London N22 7SG or Customer location.

Document requirements


  • a valid passport (any nationality)

  • a signed UK photocard driving licence

  • a valid warrant card issued by HM forces or the police

  • another photographic ID card, e.g. employee ID card, student ID card, travel card etc.

Proof of address

  • Two Proofs of address - utility bills, council tax, etc.


  • Two passport size photographs




Results are available within 10 working days of the exams. HIGH PASS RATE


Successful candidates will receive a Level 3 Health & Safety Within The Workplace from a recognised awarding body within England and Wales. It is valid for a period of 3 years and can be renewed by attending another Level 3 Health & Safety Within The Workplace course.

How is the qualification assessed?

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice question examination containing 60 questions that must be completed within 120 minutes. Successful learners must achieve a score of at least 40 out of 60. Learners will achieve a Merit at 50 out of 60.

Group bookings and in-house delivery

We can deliver the training at your location/premises for up to 12 or more learners.


For more information and group booking discounts please contact us.

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