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Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

The course includes a range of e-Learning interactions and a downloadable study text.  Approved centres can book a multiple-choice examination which leads to an accredited qualification.

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Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

The course includes a range of e-Learning interactions and a downloadable study text.  Approved centres can book a multiple-choice examination which leads to an accredited qualification.

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. Approved centres can book a multiple-choice examination, which leads to an accredited qualification.

Course overview

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

  • State what is meant by health and safety at work
  • Define the key terms used in health and safety
  • State the main legal responsibilities of employers and employees with respect to health and safety
  • Indicate the hazards and risks with reference to slips trips and falls, working at height, manual handling, hazardous substances, machinery and vehicles, electricity, fire, stress.
  • Identify the benefits of maintaining a tidy, well organised workplace.
  • State the importance of maintaining suitable environmental conditions
  • Outline the welfare facilities that should be provided
  • Identify the different classes of health and safety signage
  • Explain the need for reporting accidents, ill health, dangerous events and near misses
  • Identify the purpose of first-aid provision
  • Identify the types and uses of personal protective equipment
  • Outline the importance of personal hygiene

How can I study?

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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