NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at Work is the first recognised qualification of
its kind. Broadly comparable to level 2 on the national framework this course is
aimed at all levels in order to gain a broad based awareness of the essentials of
health and safety.
Who Should Attend?
This course is ideally suited anyone who requires to understand the principles of
health and safety as part of their job. This will include, managers, supervisors,
teamleaders, HR professionals and trainers. Some employers are using this course
as the standard for all employees. Assessments are internationally compatible.
This course is taken over 3 days including the multiple choice assessment, with a
practical application undertaken outside of the course in the candidates own workplace.
Alter naively the course can be offered as a 4 day option, with day 4 including revision,
the multiple choice assessment and the practical application.
Available in day or block release, the course will cover:
Health and Safety at Work Award (HSW1)
Foundations of health and safety
Responsibility for health and safety
Health and Safety Risk Assessment and Control
Hazards and controls associated with work equipment
Hazards and controls associated with electricity
Manual handling and repetitive movement
Hazards and controls associated with hazardous substances
The working environment
Practical Application (HSW2)
HSW2 is the practical element which involves a workplace risk assessment which should
take around 90 mins in the candidates own workplace. Either as part of the course
(In company 4 day option) or after course completion. (3 day public course option).