Health & Safety

IOSH Working Safely (1 day)

Working Safely is a one-day course for staff from any sector with no supervisory or managerial responsibility. It provides a grounding in the essentials of health and safety as required by law.


Introducing working safely

Defining hazard and risk

Identifying common hazards

Improving safety performance

Protecting our environment


For delegates who attend the course and successfully complete the written and practical assessments, there is a choice of accreditation, either an IOSH Working safely certificate or an IOSH passport card.

Fee £130 + Vat

IOSH Managing Safely (4 days)

Managing Safely is for those required to manage safely and effectively in compliance with both their organisation's policy and best practice in Health and Safety. Managing Safely comprises seven core modules with the option of an additional one if required.


Safety management

Reactive monitoring

Risk assessment and risk control

Active monitoring

Review and audit

Health and safety legislation

Hazards - general

Organisation specific option

Programme content is designed to be tailored to meet individual organisation requirements.


An IOSH Managing Safely certificate is awarded to all those who successfully complete the written and practical assessments.

Fee £595 + Vat

NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health (10 days)

The NEBOSH International General Certificate has been designed for managers, supervisors, worker representatives and others who require a basic knowledge and understanding of health and safety principles and practices. It provides an appropriate depth of knowledge for non-specialists in occupational health and safety to enable them to discharge more effectively their organisational duties or functions with respect to workplace health and safety. Candidates are likely to be employees of large organisations operating outside the UK, or of multinational companies already working to international standards but needing to adapt these to accord with local needs and practice.

The syllabus is divided into the following units:


Health and safety foundations


Work equipment hazards and control


Setting policy for health and safety


Electrical hazards and control


Organising for health and safety


Fire Hazards and control


Promoting a positive health and safety culture


Chemical and biological health hazards and control


Risk assessment


Physical and psychological health hazards and control


Principles of control


Construction activities hazards and control


Movement of people and vehicles hazards and control


Investigation, recording and reporting of events


Manual and mechanical handling hazards and control


Monitoring, review and audit

Examination Details

The examination is held twice each year, in March and September, and comprises two 2-hour written papers and a practical assessment. Each written paper consists of one ‘long answer question and ten ‘short answer’ questions. All questions are compulsory. A practical assessment is held on a date set by the centre and marked by the centre’s appointed Practical Assessor and moderated by NEBOSH.

Fee £1400 + Vat

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