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NEBOSH award in health & safety at work

This accredited health and safety qualification introduces the principles and application of health and safety management with a view to preventing accidents and associated costs. This qualification will benefit organisations who are seeking to implement a health and safety management system.

This three day course is the perfect introduction to health and safety. It covers risk assessments and ways to control common workplace hazards such as fire, lifting and carrying, work equipment, electrical safety, hazardous substances and transport. It is relevant to team leaders, supervisors, HR professionals, facilities managers, or others who need to understand the principles and application of health and safety as part of their job. 

This course can be enhanced by integrating game based learning to embed knowledge and drive behavioural change.

Course content

  • HSW1 - workplace safety foundations
  • HSW2 - workplace risk assessment
  • Health and safety foundations
  • Risk assessment and control
  • Work equipment
  • Manual handling
  • Electrical safety
  • Fire safety
  • Hazardous substances
  • Transport.


There are no pre-requisites for this course.


This course is assessed with a workplace health and safety review for Unit HSA1. This will include:

- Considering how health and safety is managed, and how it could be done better

- Identifying health and safety issues, how they are controlled and if the risk can be reduced

- Selecting the most important issue for improvement

This assessment must be carried out at your own workplace, or at a suitable premises if this is not possible.

More details

By completing this course, delegates will: 

Be able to apply the principles of risk assessment and control of common workplace hazards.



Why Choose Make UK to Study?

Make UK Environmental, Health & Safety team are dedicated to improving EHS knowledge and performance in individuals and companies across the UK. Our trainers are professional consultants with industry recognized qualifications and practical experience.

For your convenience, costs quoted are inclusive of tuition, course materials, assessment, and certificate, which is awarded for successful completion of the qualification.


Member pricing breakdown

*Member price = £650 + VAT - Member discount applies to Make UK Members, and subscribers to our EHS or HR & Legal support packages (discount applied upon booking)