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British Safety Council Certificate in Health and Safety in the Workplace

This online course is for all employees and provides a basic introduction to health and safety in the workplace. 

£23.95

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British Safety Council Certificate in Health and Safety in the Workplace

This online course is for all employees and provides a basic introduction to health and safety in the workplace. 

New: Live Online Learning

Get all the benefits of structured classroom learning but with the convenience of the digital world, studying where you like.

Students join remotely using a PC, laptop or tablet and download the relevant software in advance to enable access to the tutor run class. Throughout the course, students can see and interact with the tutor and with each other. 

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What's in it for me?

This online course is for all employees and provides a basic introduction to health and safety in the workplace.

The course includes a range of e-Learning interactions and a downloadable study text. 

Course overview

By the end of the course learners should be able to:

  • Outline employers’ and employees’ duties relating to health, safety and welfare at work
  • Outline the consequences for non-compliance with health and safety legislation
  • Outline the requirements for training and competence in the workplace
  • Outline the ways in which health and safety information can be communicated
  • Define the terms ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’
  • Outline the process for carrying out a risk assessment
  • Describe how risk assessment can be used to reduce accidents and ill-health at work
  • Describe the hazards that may be found in a range of workplaces
  • Describe how hazards can cause harm or damage to people, work processes, the workplace and the environment
  • Describe the principle of the risk control hierarchy
  • List examples of risk controls for common workplace hazards
  • State the common causes of workplace accidents and ill-health
  • Identify the actions that might need to be taken following an incident in the workplace
  • List the arrangements that should be in place in a workplace for emergencies and first aid
  • Outline why it is important to record all incidents, accidents and ill-health

How can I study?

Online - instant access

If you can’t find time in your busy schedule to attend a classroom course, then online training is the answer.

The online programme includes interactive e-Learning exercises, a downloadable study text and knowledge tests. 

You have 6 weeks to complete the course and assessments once enrolled. The enrolment period begins once a learner is registered in the system, not on purchase. 

Why online?

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    Structured and easy to follow programme

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    Study wherever and whenever suits you

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    Perfect for people with busy lives

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    Most cost-effective way to study for this qualification

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    Course includes comprehensive range of materials

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Enterprise E-learning

Our purpose-built learning management system delivers exactly the right e-Learning courses to the right staff at the right time. 

The web-based system comes with a powerful yet easy-to-use reporting engine, so you can check on learner progress and be alerted to any concerns that are raised through our innovative self-assessment surveys, which can be included as part of the course. 

Our Enterprise system includes:

  • Software as a service: hosted by us, we do all the IT
  • Full implementation support including system training
  • Regular system updates
  • Free course updates
  • Simple yet secure login
  • Configurable alerts system – emails sent where you want, when you want
  • Management dashboard – see at a glance where attention is required
  • Automatic refresher training notifications – never have to remind people again​
  • Fast and friendly support service by telephone and email
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