Did you know that 30.4 million working days were lost due to work-related illnesses and workplace injury in 2015/16?

Our Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed to provide candidates with a more advanced understanding of health and safety.

Ideal for those who work, or intend to work at a supervisory or management level, this 3 day course covers a range of health and safety topics, including: workplace legal requirements, the benefits of using a health and safety system, principles of risk assessment and the risks and control methods for common workplace hazards.

Successful candidates will leave with a greater understanding of health and safety in the workplace, enabling them to help maintain a safer working environment.


This Health and Safety Level 3 is a 3 day classroom based course. (Minimum of 18 hours). Dependent on the learner’s experience.

What is covered?

A range of subjects are covered including:

Health and safety legal requirements Roles and responsibilities of employers

Demonstrating best practice for health and safety compliance

Communicating health and safety information Definition of key health and safety terms Main causes of injuries and ill health at work Safety management systems:

  • Costs associated with accidents and ill health
  • Key elements of safety management systems
  • Benefits of using a safety management system

Principles of risk assessment:

  • Benefits of assessing and controlling risks
  • Types of risk assessment
  • Where risk assessments should be used
  • Steps needed to complete a simple risk assessment

Risks and control methods for common workplace hazards:

  • Occupational, environmental, human and organisational factors
  • Injuries, ill health and other damage that can occur
  • Identifying risk control measures using the hierarchy of control

Procedures for responding to accidents and incidents

Investigation techniques for revealing immediate and root causes

Assessment & Certification

Multiple Choice Question Paper (Theory Assessment) and continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course. This Health and Safety Level 3 qualification does not expire, but refresher training and keeping up to date with changes to policies and procedures is vital to keep the qualification current.


A maximum of 16 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age to qualify.

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Booking a course

We can arrange to deliver our Health and Safety Level 3 training courses in your workplace to groups up to a maximum of 16. Courses delivered in your workplace can be delivered during business hours or on evenings and weekends to suit your needs. Bespoke training packages can be provided and we can offer discounts on block bookings. We pride ourselves on our flexible approach in meeting our client’s needs.

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E-Learning Courses

We also offer a variety of online e-learning courses covering many areas including Food Safety/Hygiene, Health and Safety, Fire Safety, Manual Handling, Safeguarding, Customer Service and many other courses supporting working industries within Healthcare, Adult & Childcare settings and Business settings. The majority of our online e-learning courses are either accredited meeting the legal training required and/or independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Click here for more details about booking on to one of our online e-learning courses.