IOSH Health and Safety for Work Placement Personnel
Gives you all the skills you need to assess an organisation's suitability for work experience placements
What is the IOSH Health and Safety for Work Placement Personnel course?
Our IOSH Health & Safety for Work Placement Personnel course gives you all the skills you need to assess an organisation's suitability for work experience placements.
Why take the IOSH Health and Safety for Work Placement Personnel course?
Bringing students into your workplace can help them understand the work environment, choose future careers or prepare for employment. The effectiveness of the employer’s risk management arrangements is what matters. Employers should already be managing the risks in their workplaces and are best placed to assess whether or not they need to do anything additional for a new young person joining them.
What does the IOSH Health and Safety for Work Placement Personnel course cover?
Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to:
- Determine their organisation’s suitability as a work experience placement
- Provide a high quality, safe work experience for students
- Ensure their business meets the statutory requirements
- Use their knowledge and skills to build links and relationships with local businesses
"A really enthusiastic and engaging trainer. Pitched at just the right level."
Ellie Coombes, Event Manager - NEC Group
Why study with RoSPA?
We set the standard for safety professionals
Run by professional safety practitioners with excellent track records in training delivery
Real and practical benefits that delegates take back to their organisation
Who can study the IOSH Health and Safety for Work Placement Personnel course?
Our IOSH course is tailored to those who are responsible for assessing and securing suitable work placement opportunities for young people, who are supported by legislation governing how they should be protected from risks in the workplace.
The course is suitable for those working in the education sector, education business partnerships and organisations involved in arranging, monitoring and administrating work placements.
How long is the IOSH Health and Safety for Work Placement Personnel course?
The IOSH Health and Safety for Work Placement Personnel is taught over two-days.
How is the IOSH Health and Safety for Work Placement Personnel assessed course?
The assessment comprises a 45-minute multi format question paper followed by a practical work placement assessment covering hazard identification and recommendations for action. The practical assessment takes place in the delegate's workplace, and must be completed within two weeks of finishing the course. Successful delegates will receive a nationally-recognised IOSH Work Placement Assessors certificate.
Where can I study the IOSH Health and Safety for Work Placement Personnel course?
We recognise that everyone is different, which is why we offer a choice of study routes. You can attend a course at our live virtual classrooms, at one of our training centres or have the course delivered in your workplace.
Live virtual classroom
Live interactive and engaging classes with break out, case studies and discussions. Find out more about our live virtual classroom courses.
If you can’t find time in your busy schedule to attend a classroom course, then studying the course online is the answer.
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.
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What does IOSH stand for?
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