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Health and Safety in the Workplace (HABC Level 2 Award) - Part-time

Employability Health Safety

Course outline

This generic qualification is designed to ensure that all employees in the public or private sector are aware of their own safety and the safety of customers, contractors and the public. It is aimed at every employment sector in the U.K. to meet the National Standards of knowledge expected of every employee.

  • Health and safety law
  • Prevention of accidents and ill health
  • Risk assessment
  • Electricity safety
  • Fire prevention
  • Hazardous chemicals
  • Workplace design and workplace equipment
  • Manual handling
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Transport and vehicles in the workplace
  • Noise and vibration
  • Working at heights
  • Environmental awareness and sustainability

How to enrol onto this course

It is no longer possible to enrol on this course, however, we may be running it again in the future.

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Course dates / times

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HABC Level 2 Award


1 day

Level Level 2
Entry requirements

A minimum literacy level 1 is desirable with a good oral understanding of English to level 2.


Teaching hours are arranged to suit the learner.

At the end of the course there will be a multiple choice test of 30 questions. Students who correctly answer 20 or more of these questions will receive a certificate from HABC.


It is possible to progress from this course to higher level courses such as IOSH Certificate or Certificate in Health & Safety from NEBOSH.

Additional information

A course booklet will be provided.

You can read more about community courses in our Guidance for Community Courses booklet.

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