The Ascentis Level 1 Award in Health and Safety
This qualification is designed to give learners the knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of health and safety, hazards that can arise and some of the protection available against those hazards.
The aims of the qualification are to enable learners;
1) To understand the importance of following health and safety procedures
2) To know key rights and responsibilities relating to health and safety
3) To have a basic awareness of potential hazards and the conditions which afford risk
4) To identify safe practices and protective equipment.
No recommended prior learning or experience is required. The qualification gives the learner an introduction to health and safety principles which can be applied in a wide variety of contexts.