QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in Health and Social Care (RQF)

QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in Health and Social Care (RQF)

Social Care

Health and Safety and Health and Social Care Training Courses

QA Level 2 Award In
Health and Safety in Health and Social Care (RQF)

 Classroom £85.00 pp

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  • One day course
  • This course is designed to develop candidates’ awareness of health and safety in a health and social care environment
  • This course helps to ensure that learners are keeping themselves, and the people they care for safe

Course Contents


  • Employers and employees health and safety duties:
  • - Penalties for non-compliance 
  • - Training and competence requirements
  • - Welfare arrangements
  • - Communicating health and safety information
  • - Procedures for responding to incidents
  • - First aid arrangements
  • Risk assessments:
  • - Principles of risk control hierarchy
  • - Five-step process of risk assessment
  • How to identify and control hygiene hazards:
  • - Common hazards in health and social care
  • - Contamination
  • - Cross-contamination
  • - Infection and cross-infection
  • - Micro-organisms
  • - Controls for common microbiological hazards
  • Personal hygiene:
  • - Hand washing
  • - Protective clothing and equipment
  • - Risks of exposure to infectious diseases at work and at home
  • Clean working environment:
  • - Suitable premises and equipment
  • - Cleaning, disinfection, sterilisation and decontamination
  • - Storage of cleaning chemicals and cloths
  • - Cleaning schedules

Benefits of this course:


  • This regulated and nationally recognised qualification is specifically designed to develop candidates’ awareness of health and safety in a health and social care environment, to help ensure that they are keeping themselves, and the people they care for safe
  • We will cover a variety of topics, including the standards for health and safety welfare in a health and social care environment, risk assessments, identifying and controlling hygiene hazards, personal hygiene and more!

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Accredited, Ofqual regulated qualification


Qualsafe Awards Registered Centre 0904462

This QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in Health and Social Care (RQF) training course is a nationally recognised, Ofqual regulated qualification accredited by Qualsafe Awards.

This means that you can be rest assured that your Health and Safety in Health and Social Care Certificate fulfils the legal requirements and is a very good way to make sure you and your employees are trained appropriately.

The Ofqual Register number for this course is 603/0879/5