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Our Level 2 Award’s aim is to further your knowledge of health and safety practice within horticultural and agricultural industries. You’ll gain a recognised qualification that will give you the knowledge to help protect your own and colleagues’ health and safety in the workplace.

The finer details

There is one mandatory unit to complete the qualification, which is Safe Working in the Land Based sector.  You’ll learn about the specific needs relating to Health and Safety in the sector.

The qualification aims to fill training gaps within the area and give you encouragement to develop your knowledge to support you in your career. You’ll be assessed and achieve a nationally recognised qualification.

Who should attend?

Our Level 2 Award in Safe Working in Agriculture and Production Horticulture Qualification is for you if you work in agriculture or production horticulture.

What will be covered?

When you have finished the qualification, you will:

  • Know the effects that accidents and ill health can have upon businesses and people
  • Know the roles within the workplace that relate to health and safety
  • Know how to co-operate with others to improve health and safety
  • Understand how personal work activities can affect the health and safety of others
  • Know the consequences of safe and unsafe behaviour and the impact on workplace attitudes
  • Be aware of the major sources of accident and ill health in the work environment
  • Know appropriate measures to control risks in the land-based sector
  • Understand the importance of checking that the measures in place to protect health and safety are properly maintained
  • Be aware of risks to children, vulnerable adults and visitors undertaking land-based activities
  • Be aware of jobs in specific land-based environments that require recognised standards of training and competence.

Other areas of interest

Health and Safety for the WorkplaceHealth and Safety - TreeworkHealth and Safety - Working at HeightHealth and Safety - Agriculture and Horticulture.
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