Health & Safety Short Courses

1HABC Level 1 Award in Health and Safety for Carers
This national award is aimed at people working in all sectors of the care industry and those who are preparing to start working in the industry. This qualification focuses on the importance of maintaining health and safety in the care sector.
You will gain an understanding of how to contribute to moving and handling individuals safely, as well as the health and safety of individuals in their daily living. The importance of the maintenance of a safe and clean environment in a variety of settings will be understood, as well as the necessity of following company health and safety rules and procedures.

How long is the course?
This qualification is achieved by taking a half-day course.

How is the qualification assessed?
It is assessed by a multiple-choice examination, taking a maximum of 30 minutes to complete. You must answer at least 10 out of 15 questions correctly to successfully complete the qualification.

What next?
You may progress onto further qualifications, such as:

HABC Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace
HABC Level 2 National Award in Infection Control