NCFE Level 1 Award in Health and Safety Awareness



Course duration

3 Month - Blended Learning

Certificate valid for

Never expires

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The NCFE Level 1 Award in Health and Safety Awareness is eligible for Funding and is designed for a wide range of learners who want to develop their knowledge and understanding of health and safety. 

This qualification will focus on the study of the basic principles of health and safety, including hazards and risks within the workplace.

Qualification Reference: 600/5207/7

Level 1 Award in Health and Safety Awareness Course Objectives

The objectives of this qualification are to help learners to:

  • understand the importance of health and safety procedures
  • raise awareness of the potential hazards and risks in the workplace
  • understand implications of poor health and safety
  • know key rights and responsibilities relating to health and safety

Achieving this Qualification

To be awarded the NCFE Level 1 Award in Health and Safety Awareness, learners are required to successfully complete 1 mandatory unit.

  1. Introduction to health and safety awareness in the workplace

Assessment involves a blended delivery approach - This is a mixture of face-to-face and remote sessions with a qualified assessor.  

Delegates will be awarded the NCFE Level 1 Award in Health and Safety Awareness.

Essential Skills

While completing this qualification, learners may develop the knowledge, understanding and essential skills employers look for in employees. These range from familiar ‘key skills’ such as team working, independent learning and problem-solving, to more tricky-to-measure skills such as:

  • an appreciation for appropriate behaviour and dress
  • communicating with professional colleagues/peers and/or hierarchical seniors
  • understanding work practices and how different roles and departments function within an organisation

Progression Opportunities 

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  • Level 2 Award in Occupational Health and Safety 

It may be useful to those studying qualifications or working in a range of different sectors.

Funding and Support

We are able to offer this course fully funded through The Adult Education Budget (AEB) and European Social Funding (ESF) - subject to eligibility, Please contact us to find out more about eligibility, along with the course dates we have running in various locations around the UK.