Level 3 Award in Health and Safety for Supervisors in the Workplace
Who is this qualiﬁcation aimed at?
The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 places responsibilities on employers and employees with respect to health and safety at work. For supervisors this includes responsibilities to ensure staff are suitably monitored and supervised with respect to health and safety.
What does it cover?
The Level 3 Award in Health and Safety for Supervisors in the Workplace will help to equip supervisors and those wishing to improve their knowledge of health and safety with the requisite knowledge for carrying out their health and safety role in the workplace.
Holders of this qualiﬁcation will have a good understanding of the hazards and risks in the workplace and their possible effects, the importance of supervision and safe systems of work.
- The principal legal requirements for health, safety and welfare in the workplace
- How safety management systems can contribute to health and safety in the workplace
- How the likelihood of accidents and ill health in the workplace can be reduced
- How health and safety is monitored in the workplace
The qualiﬁcation has 25 guided learning hours.
There are no restrictions on entry. Nevertheless, RSPH recommends that candidates already possess a qualiﬁcation in health and safety at Level 2 before studying this qualiﬁcation.
Attainment of the Learning Outcomes will be assessed by a multiple-choice examination
The examination is provided by RSPH Qualiﬁcations. The multiple choice test consists of 45 questions and is of ninety minutes duration. Candidates must achieve a score of 30/45 to pass the assessment.