C&G 2357 601 Health and Safety


The first GOLA exam that appears in the 2357 qualification is the 601. This is a relatively easy first exam and doesn’t require much more than some revision and a modicum of common sense. There are a couple of items that can catch you out as there is more to the actual exam than just questions on safety signs.

Exam Breakdown

The exam is a 15 question multiple choice online exam broken down into several different sections with a 30 minute time limit.

Category Number of Questions
Health and Safety legislation 2
Procedures for dealing with Health and Safety in the workplace 7
Establishing a safe working environment 5
Identifying and dealing with hazards in the work environment 6

Revision List

The following items should form the mainstay of your revision time:

  • Rules and responsibilities of themselves and others and current legislation
  • Health and Safety
  • Electricity at Work Regulations
  • Hazards in the workplace
  • Identifying hazards
  • Actions to take when finding hazards
  • Risks assessment
  • Risk management
  • Accidents and the treatment for electric shock and burns
  • Responsibilities of various different individuals
  • Reporting of accidents
  • PPE
  • RPE
  • First Aid
  • Warning signs
  • Hazardous substances
  • Asbestos
  • Safe working practises and procedures
  • Damage to tools and equipment


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