Health and Safety in the Workplace Level 2 (VTQ)

Online & Classroom Training Course

Take your Health and Safety Training to the next level and learn how to keep everyone more safe in your workplace.
£24.95 + VAT
209 Ratings
£24.95 + VAT
CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Online Training Approved by Skills for Care
Video Playtime

3 hours and 24 minutes

Video Count

75 videos

Audio

English

Captions

English

Proof of Completion

Certificate

This Course Includes:

  • Endorsed by Skills for Care & TQUK
  • 4.0 hrs CPD Certificate
  • Evidence Based Training Certificate
  • Instant printable wall certificate
  • 24/7 on-demand video
  • Access on mobile
  • Weekly refresher video
  • Expiration reminder
  • Student manual

Preview the course content:

1
Section 1

Introduction and Regulation

50 mins
19 videos
This section includes:
  • Course introduction 2:37
  • Course overview 1:31
  • Importance of Health and Safety 3:31
  • and more...
2
Section 2

Risk Assessing in the Workplace

15 mins
6 videos
This section includes:
  • The Accident Triangle 3:31
  • Why prevention is important and what can be done 2:09
  • The 5 stages of the Risk Assessment 2:30
  • and more...
3
Section 3

Prevention of Accidents

23 mins
9 videos
This section includes:
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) 3:24
  • Categories of Chemical 2:18
  • Employer Duties Under COSHH 1:20
  • and more...
4
Section 4

When an Accident Happens

28 mins
10 videos
This section includes:
  • Health & Safety Training Requirements 2:18
  • Basic First Aid Advice 3:36
  • First Aid Provision - First Aiders in the Workplace 5:12
  • and more...
5
Section 5

Specific Areas of Health and Safety

80 mins
28 videos
This section includes:
  • The Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order 2005 0:47
  • Fire Safety Act 2021 4:05
  • Fire Risk Assessment 5:43
  • and more...
6
Section 6

Summary of Health and Safety

7 mins
3 videos
This section includes:
  • Workplace and personal Safety 3:09
  • Enforcement of Health and Safety Regulations 1:52
  • Course Summary 2:07

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Some professionals that may need a General Health and Safety course include:

  • Employers
  • Business owners
  • Managers
  • Health and Safety reps
  • Employees 
  • Higher risk businesses for induction
  • Fire Wardens
  • Fire marshals 

More about this course

This course is aimed at anyone who requires a comprehensive course in health and safety awareness. It is designed to meet the Health and Safety regulations and covers regulations, precautions, planning, risk assessing, PPE, individual sectors, what causes accidents, employer/employee responsibilities, RIDDOR, COSHH, first aid, workstation/VDU safety, working at heights, gas safety, occupational health, infection control, electricity, enforcement and the dangers and links in the regulations in fire and manual handling.

Includes the latest HSE guidance on Coronavirus COVID 19 and enforcement

This course is available fully online or nationally through our network of approved instructors as a one day course.  

Please note that learners undertaking a ProTrainings Trainings Course have the option to choose to take a regulated qualification.

This course comes with 4.0 hrs (5.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 3 hours and 24 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Student Manual (V3.0) - DSE/VDU Operator Safety
  • Student Manual (V8.1) - Health and Safety
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Catastrophic bleeding and trauma First Aid Guidance From ProTrainings
  • CellAED for Life membership
  • CellAED® personal AED
  • Confined Spaces Regulations 1997. Approved Code of Practice, Regulations and guidance from the HSE
  • Control of legionella bacteria in water systems - Audit checklists
  • Conveyor belt workstation design - HSE leaflet for guidance
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • Costs to Britain of workplace fatalities and self-reported injuries and ill health, 2015/16 - link to an HSE document
  • Essentials of health and safety at work link to HSE website
  • Example risk assessment for an office-based business from the HSE link
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • First Aid at Work Regulations 1981 HSE document
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • Getting to Grips with Manual Handling link to HSE website
  • HSE 5 steps to Risk Assessing link to HSE website
  • HSE CHIP Regulations
  • HSE COSHH Work Place Exposure Limits Leaflet
  • HSE DSE/VDU safety leaflet
  • HSE Manual Handling Regulations Guide - link to HSE website
  • HSE Using electric storage batteries safely INDG139
  • HSE Working with substances hazardous to health A brief guide to COSHH
  • HSE brief guide to the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR)
  • HSE details on PAT testing leaflet link
  • HSE guide to COSHH
  • HSE guide to PPE
  • HSE guide to safety signs in the workplace
  • HSE guide to the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 19
  • HSE guide to working at height
  • HSE leaflet on How the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations apply to health and social care
  • HSE leaflet on finding Asbestos
  • HSE leaflet on lone working
  • HSE newsletter on the use of ladders
  • Health and Safety in Care Homes HSE document link
  • HeartSine 350 Information Leaflet
  • Home Emergency Contact Sheet
  • How to register to call EMS by text
  • Legionnaires’ disease - Control of legionella bacteria in water systems
  • Legionnaires’ disease A brief guide for duty holders
  • Link to the HSE website
  • Manual Handling Assessment Chart Guide to MAC - link to HSE website
  • ProTrainings - Using an AED Leaflet
  • RIDDOR October 2013 Changes
  • RIDDOR link to the HSE guide
  • Regulated - COVID 19 Pre-Screen Student Evaluation Form
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Statistics on fatal injuries in the workplace 2011/12
  • Step by Step Guide to COSHH HSE Guide - Link to HSE website
  • The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations Approved Code of Practice and guidance
  • The Fire Safety Act 2021
  • The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Working at Height - HSE guide link
  • Workplace Accident Book
  • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet
  • Workplace Exposure Limits (WEL) HSE leaflet
  • Workplace health, safety and welfare A short guide for managers from the HSE
  • Workplace health, safety and welfare A short guide for managers from the HSE
  • Woundclot - haemostatic gauze for all types of bleeding

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