This qualification is aimed at individuals who work in an environment where coming into contact with hazardous substances is likely. This includes workplaces in areas such as manufacturing, cleaning, healthcare, transport, utilities and office environments. To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 5 hours of guided learning. This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.
- The law relating to hazardous substances in the workplace,
- How risk assessments contribute to the safe use of hazardous substances in the workplace
- The precautions and procedures necessary to ensure that risks associated with hazardous substances are properly controlled.
This qualification is assessed by a 30 minute multiple-choice examination, where learners must answer 9 out of 15 questions correctly to pass. Learners will receive an accredited certificate from Highfield which is valid for 3 years.