Level 3 Health and Safety Course

ITG Instructor Training offer the QCF Health and Safety Training Level 3 Course at their training centre in Colchester, Essex. This course is designed for supervisors,owners of small businesses, managers and anyone with a responsibility for health and safety management in the workplace and for those who have a PTLLS or similar qualification and wish to provide Health and Safety training courses to their employees.

This qualification is aimed at those working or wishing to work as a supervisor in health and safety in the workplace. It gives the learner a wide range of skills and knowledge to equip them to confidently undertake health and safety requirements such as risk assessments and deal competently with consequences arising from incidents that may occur

This qualification has been accredited within the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) 

Candidates will receive a workbook that is completed prior to attending the 2 day classroom course.

For more information and for course dates for the Level 3 Health and Safety Course click here or click here to complete our course enquiry form

This course covers

  • The concepts of health and safety
  • Workplace accidents and ill health
  • Work equipment
  • Legislation
  • Manual handling
  • Supervising health and safety

How do I get started?


Call ITG on 01206 805380 or fill out our online enquiry form, your enquiry will be passed to a member of the ITG Course team who will respond to your enquiry.

Course Learning Outcomes - you will be able to


1. UNDERSTAND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELFARE IN THE WORKPLACE 
1.1  Outline the main legal framework and laws relating to health and safety at work 
1.2  Outline the welfare provisions that should be made by the employer 
1.3  Describe the sources and nature of information that demonstrate compliance and best practice with health and safety requirements 
1.4  Outline ways that health and safety information can be communicated 
1.5  Define the terms ‘incident’, ‘accident’ and ‘occupational ill health’ 
1.6  Describe the main causes of injuries and ill health at work

2. UNDERSTAND THE BENEFITS OF USING A SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM 
2.1  Outline the costs associated with accidents and ill health 
2.2  Summarise the typical elements of a safety management system 
2.3  Outline the benefits of using a safety management system

3. UNDERSTAND THE PRINCIPLES OF RISK ASSESSMENT 
3.1  Outline the benefits of assessing and controlling risks at work 
3.2  Describe the different types of risk assessment that can be used 
3.3  State where specific risk assessments may be required 
3.4  State the steps to be taken to complete a simple risk assessment

4. UNDERSTAND THE RISKS AND CONTROL METHODS FOR COMMON WORKPLACE HAZARDS 
4.1  Explain how the risks from different hazards may be affected by occupational, environmental, human and organisational factors 
4.2  Explain how injuries, ill health and other damage may result following exposure to common workplace hazards 
4.3  Identify suitable risk control measures using the principles of the hierarchy of control

5. UNDERSTAND HOW TO MANAGE THE EFFECTS OF ACCIDENTS AND INCIDENTS 
5.1  Describe the actions that need to be taken following an accident or incident in the workplace 
5.2  Describe how simple accident investigation techniques can reveal immediate and root causes