City & Guilds 4065-12 Level 2

Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

This course is intended to provide learners with a basic understanding of how to keep themselves and those around them safe in a working environment


The Award is a generic health and safety qualification and is ideal for any organisation that wishes to adopt a standard approach to Health and Safety in the Workplace.


It ensures the basic legislative requirements regarding appropriate precautions are met by employers responsible for employees, work placement students and apprentices.

Course content
  • Roles and responsibilities

  • Risk assessment and identifying common workplace hazards

  • Accident response and RIDDOR

  • Manual handling, Work at Height, Electricity and safety

  • Fire and fire precautions

  • Hazardous materials, chemicals and COSHH 

  • Display Screen Equipment


The test specification for this qualification:

  • Written test: Level 2 Award in Health and safety in the Workplace

  • Duration: 1 hour / Number of questions: 20

  • This is a “closed book” exam, so candidates cannot refer to any written materials during the exam

Course information

Course title: City & Guilds 4065-12 

Certificate: Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

Duration: 1 day

Class times: 09.00-17:00

Course fee: £125 inclusive (includes registration and exam fee)


This qualification is primarily aimed at new employees, apprentices and work placement students.

There are no formal entry requirements for candidates; this is an ideal course for employers and duty holders to achieve compliance with the training and information requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974