NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Qualification


Looking for basic safety training?

Get an introduction to health and safety with RoSPA: our NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Qualification is the ideal place to start. In a nutshell, it's health and safety for beginners.

  • The NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Qualification is a basic safety training course offering a thorough introduction to health and safety principles and practices in the workplace
  • With no prerequisites, this course is suitable for supervisors, team leaders, HR managers, facilities managers, those who work with young people and those interested in pursuing a career in health and safety
  • A solid foundation for progression to the NEBOSH Certificate or the NEBOSH Construction Safety Certificate
  • This introduction to health and safety is not country or industry-specific, so it's suitable for all types of business in any industry, operating anywhere in the world
  • Our basic safety course is a great first step for those looking for a career in health and safety
  • The three-day course is assessed via a multiple-choice exam and a practical risk assessment activity
  • Course fees include assessment, course materials, lunch and refreshments
  • With venues all over the UK, it's never been easier to undertake a course in health and safety for beginners
  • On successful completion of the assessments, delegates receive a NEBOSH parchment

Also available to download: NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work

Discounts are available for RoSPA Members.

The course is divided into the following 10 units:

  1. The foundations of health and safety
  2. The responsibility for health and safety
  3. Health and safety risk assessment and control
  4. Hazards and control associated with work equipment
  5. Transport safety
  6. Hazards and control associated with electricity
  7. Fire safety
  8. Hazards and control associated with manual handling and repetitive movement
  9. Hazards and control associated with hazardous substances
  10. Hazards and control associated with the working environment

Assessment phase: multiple-choice examination and practical risk assessment.

All prices are subject to VAT.

  • RoSPA has been instrumental in every piece of UK safety legislation for almost 100 years
  • We set the standard for safety professionals
  • Experience developing and delivering training courses means we know what businesses really need from health and safety training
  • Assessment fees, refreshments and a buffet lunch are included
  • Tuition is delivered by RoSPA's expert CMIOSH-qualified tutors, many of whom are NEBOSH examiners
  • RoSPA offers a suite of NEBOSH courses for those who want to continue their professional development
  • Our training provides real, practical benefits that delegates can put to use immediately on return to work
  • We are committed to continuous improvement: our training operation is BS EN ISO9001:2000-certified

The NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Qualification allows organisations to cut their costs without cutting corners or compromising on safety. If you need to make a business case for safety training, we've outlined the key reasons why this basic safety course is good for business.

  • Can't afford safety training? Then you certainly can't afford an accident
  • Introductory course provides an excellent foundation of knowledge ensuring employees understand the principles of risk control
  • Employees' understanding of risk control will ultimately reduce the numbers of accidents and incidents, resulting in cost savings for the business
  • It will benefit UK and international businesses seeking to implement a basic health and safety training programme as part of their workplace culture
  • It is ideal for small and medium-sized enterprises, enabling them to meet their statutory requirements without breaking the budget
  • Accredited and credit rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQA)
  • Excellent foundation for progressing to professional NEBOSH courses
  • RoSPA's flexible dates and venues mean that organisations can undertake the training at a time and place to suit their business requirements, increasing efficiency and reducing time away from the office
  • Build employee confidence in the safest standards of the working environment
  • Build stakeholder confidence in health and safety best practice
  • Ensure employee compliance with health and safety policies as well as legal requirements.

In-company Training

More and more organisations are now using an in-house approach to deliver training to their colleagues. RoSPA is one of the UK's main providers of in-company safety training and can deliver existing courses, adapt a course to meet your requirements or create a course specifically for you.

RoSPA can even carry out a training needs analysis and map out exactly what training your staff need at all levels within the business. You can view our full range of In-company Training courses by looking at our In-company Training page.

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