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Based on the first part of the CIEH Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace and the CIEH Level 2 Award in Hygiene in Health and Social Care, this qualification provides candidates with a good understanding and knowledge of health and safety in the health and social care sector. This qualification also has the flexibility to suit differing client needs.


Who needs this qualification?


This qualification is specifically targeted at employees working in hospitals and care homes in the public and private sectors.

Why is this training important?


Following the Department of Health code of practice, everyone involved in care provision needs the adequate training to tackle the risk of Health Care Acquired Infection (HCAI).

Learning outcomes


  • Appreciate the nature of health and safety in a health and social care context


  • Understand the scope of legislative requirements


  • Understand the principles of accident prevention


  • Understand employees’ and employers’ health and safety responsibilities


  • Understand the main risks and hazards for patients, clients and carers



Duration: Two half-day programmes or a one day programme


Assessment: Multiple choice examination


Ofqual accredited: Yes


Ofqual qualification reference: 500/4750/4


Prerequisite: None


Individual Training Price: £95*.

Please feel free to view our Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in Health and Social Care flyer and our Company Brochure for further details of this and other courses


Visit the Open Course Enquiry page for more details of where courses are held** and other course information.

*NEBOSH Qualified Staff

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