NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Qualification
Gain a basic understanding of workplace health and safety
What is the NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Qualification?
The NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Qualification provides a perfect introduction for individuals looking for workplace health and safety training. The qualification is aimed at individuals that are required to understand, demonstrate and apply the principles of safe workplace practices as part of their core responsibilities.
Health and safety at work training is ideal for managers, supervisors or team leaders tasked with ensuring site safety, as well as individuals working with young or vulnerable people.
Why take the NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Qualification?
Join over 35,000 holders of the NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Qualification who have gained a basic understanding of workplace health and safety and are now helping save the lives of their colleagues and members of the public. This workplace health and safety training covers the principles of health and safety rather than specific law. Its focus is on common workplace hazards and provides an excellent foundation of knowledge, ensuring employees understand the principles of risk control. This also helps to reduce the numbers of accidents and incidents, resulting in cost savings for the business.
NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Qualification holders can also apply for affiliate membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (AIOSH). Many students then progress to the NEBOSH National General Certificate (Tech IOSH) and from there to graduate status (Grad IOSH) when undertaking the NEBOSH National Diploma.
"Fantastic course that I would highly recommend. The trainer was brilliant, got everyone involved and promoted the desire to learn."
Mick Dunn - FCC Environment
Why study with RoSPA?
We set the standard for safety professionals
Been instrumental in every piece of UK safety legislation for over 100 years
Real and practical benefits that delegates take back to their organisation
Gold standard NEBOSH provider
What does the NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Qualification cover?
The course is divided into two units: Unit HSW1: Workplace safety foundations and Unit HSW2: Risk assessment activity. These two units cover the following areas:
- The responsibility for health and safety
- Health and safety risk assessment and control
- Hazards and control associated with work equipment
- Transport safety
- Hazards and control associated with electricity
- Fire safety
- Hazards and control associated with manual handling and repetitive movement
- Hazards and control associated with hazardous substances
- Hazards and control associated with the working environment
How do I take the NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Qualification?
There are two different ways to study towards the NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work qualification:
Our training centres allow you to get away from the distractions of the workplace and focus on your qualification
We can visit your workplace and deliver the course at a time and place to suit you. This is an effective way of training several delegates at the same time, saving on time and travel costs
What is NEBOSH?
Visit our NEBOSH FAQs to see your questions about NEBOSH answered.