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Health and safety for young workers

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In our Health and Safety for Young Workers course you will gain the knowledge required to employ young workers and maintain health and safety in the workplace. You will learn about young workers and the legislation  that applies to the employment of young workers and how to comply with it.

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Course description

All about this Health and Safety for Young Workers Course

On completion of the course, students will gain an understanding of health and safety for young workers. You will establish who young workers are and look at statistics. We will explore the types of youth employment, the barriers to employment and the benefits of employing young people.

We will cover risk assessments for young workers and how to risk assess effectively additional risks for young workers and how to measure and control these risks.

You will learn about the legislation that applies to the employment of young workers, what the legislation means in practice and how employers can comply with it.

We will cover how to train and safeguard young workers and best practice advice is given for the training and supervision of young workers.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

  • Fully CPD registered
  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Health and Safety for Young Workers – In the first unit we will establish who young workers are and consider current employment statistics for young people. We will cover the types of youth employment and the barriers to employment as well as the benefits of employing a young worker.
  • Unit 2 – Risk Assessments and Accident Reporting – In this unit you will explore risk assessment processes. We will cover what is meant by risk and how to access levels of risk. You will learn how to conduct a risk assessment.
  • Unit 3 – Health and safety Legislation and Laws for young Workers – In the third unit we will learn about the law relating to young workers and you will review the health and safety (Young Persons) regulations and how these apply in the workplace.
  • Unit 4 – Training and Safeguarding Young Workers  – In the final unit you will learn about best practice for training and supervising young workers including  induction training, workplace shadowing and the “buddy support system”
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Work through your course

Each course is broken down into manageable sections. Work through these at your own pace and learn about each of the topics in the course. We use images, written information, diagrams and other resources to help you get to grips with the content with no hassle.

Our courses are all designed to allow progress without any assistance but our support staff can be contacted if you do need us.

Complete the final quiz

Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

If you don’t pass first time it is no problem. You can attempt the quiz as many times as you need until you pass so there is nothing to worry about.

Get your certificate

As soon as you finish the course, you can download your certificate. This will also be accessible in your account any time you log in. Your certificate includes the course you have studied, your name, the date of completion and a verification number that can be used by future employers to verify that you passed your course.

A digitally printed and hard backed version of your certificate is sent out to you via first class post the day after you pass.


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How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Health and safety for young workers course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Health and safety for young workers course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Health and safety for young workers course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

Health and Safety for young workers CPD online course
Health and safety for young workers
£20 + VAT