Nebosh Health and Safety at Work Qualification Award

NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Qualification

Award

This course is a perfect introduction to health and safety.

This introductory qualification will help improve the safety culture in your organisation, by equipping your workforce to identify and deal with hazards at work helping to reduce accidents and achieving cost savings for the business.

This qualification is an ideal first step towards other higher level NEBOSH qualifications including NEBOSH National General Certificate.
Who should complete this course?

This introductory qualification is aimed at anyone who needs to understand the principles of health and safety as part of their job.
The typical people who would benefit from this qualification include:
Team leaders and supervisors
HR professionals
Facilities managers
Those working with young people in a training environment.

This qualification has been accredited and credit rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and sits in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF).

Contents of the course;

This 3 day course covers the basic health and safety principles and practices essential in the workplace. These include:

Identification of hazards

Understanding risk

Understanding the process of risk assessing

Understanding risk controls using the hierarchy of control

Applying these control strategies to a number of common workplace hazards, including fire, electrical, transport and manual handling.

Duration:  One day per week for three weeks

Assessment; Multiple choice examinations take place on the afternoon of day 3 & practical assessment will be completed within the time of the course