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NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at Work

The NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at Work provides the perfect introduction to individuals looking to start a career in Health and Safety.

The NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at Work provides the perfect introduction to individuals looking to start a career in Health and Safety. It provides essential knowledge and skills needed to identify and manage hazards in the workplace.

The NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at Work consists of two Units which must be successfully completed within five years to achieve the NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety qualification.

Unit HSW1: Workplace Safety Foundations
  • The Foundations of Health and Safety
  • The Responsibility for Health and Safety
  • Health and Safety Risk Assessment and Control
  • Hazards and Controls Associated with Work Equipment
  • Transport Safety
  • Hazards and Controls Associated with Working with Electricity
  • Fire Safety
  • Hazards and Controls Associated with Manual Handling and Repetitive Movement
  • Hazards and Controls Associated with Hazardous Substances
  • Hazards and Controls Associated with the Working Environment
Unit HSW2: Workplace Risk Assessment

Assessed by a one hour risk assessment activity, undertaken in your workplace.

The NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at Work is aimed at those individuals that are looking to start a career in Health and Safety.

  • Valued by employers – both in the UK and internationally
  • Provides confidence to handle workplace hazards effectively
  • Provides an excellent foundation for further NEBOSH qualifications

Exemptions

Holders of the NEBOSH Award in Health, Safety and Environment for the Process Industries qualification (Unit HSEP1) are entitled to a two year exemption from Unit HSW1 of the NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at Work.

Assessment

Unit HSW1 of the NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at Work is assessed by a one-hour multiple choice examination. Unit HSW2 is assessed by a short workplace-based risk assessment activity.

Exams held January, April, July and October each year

In-House Only

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We can deliver the NEBOSH Award in Health & Safety course at your offices if you are located anywhere within the UK. To get a quote for this course simply complete our in-house training quote request form below.