Health & Safety Award Level 1 - Online Learning

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Health & Safety Award Level 1 - Online Learning:

Course Summary

The Ascentis Level 1 Award in Health and Safety is designed as a basic introduction to the principles of health and safety, the types of hazards to be aware of and ways of protecting yourself.
Online learning materials for the course are made available through the college Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), so can be studied in-centre and remotely (distance learning).


 A number of other short qualifications are available via online learning including Internet Safety, Food Safety in Catering, Personal Finance, Citizenship and Employment, Business & Enterprise.

Entry Requirements

Basic computer skills are needed.
You may also be required to complete a skills assessment to ensure that the course is at the right level for you.

Course Content

The course covers a number of different topics around health & safety, including: o The importance of following health and safety procedures o Rights and responsibilities relating to health and safety

o Awareness of potential hazards o Safe practices and protective equipment

Additional entry requirements

No previous knowledge or experience of computers or the Internet is required. However, it would be advantageous if you possessed basic IT skills. The course has online materials that can be accessed either at college or from home.

Course info


Qualification awarded by the course provider


UK qualification

This course is offered to anyone in the world, but its qualification is only relevant in this country.

Study Hours:

10 hours



Virtual help:

No attendance for this course

Course type:

Online course

Total time for completion:

No time limit

per course

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Duration: Variable - to suit the learner


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