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Approved Centres health and safety qualifications

Become an Approved Centre and deliver our qualifications.

Our resource package includes a variety of materials to support you, including PowerPoint slides for tutors and student notes.

  • It’s quick and easy to become an Approved Centre: find out more
  • For individuals interested in taking British Safety Council qualifications, take a look at our range of options.

Benefits of working with us and delivering our qualifications:

​Qualifications help employees feel valued, supported and engaged with their organisation. They provide formal recognition of your workforce's competence.
  • Flexible delivery methods – paper-based as well as online assessments
  • We issue certificates much faster than most other Awarding Organisations
  • Instant results available for online examinations
  • Only UK Awarding Organisation to offer a complete suite of health and safety qualifications in the national framework.

We offer the following qualifications for delivery by Approved Centres: 

Entry Level Award in Workplace Hazard Awareness

This qualification is aimed at 14-19 year olds before they embark on work experience or their first job. Students will learn about health and safety hazards, safety signs, personal protective equipment and the responsibilities of employers and employees.

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Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment

Aimed at learners who currently work, or want to work, in construction, completing this qualification will enable learners to apply for the Construction Skills Certificate Scheme (CSCS) Green Card* which allows access to construction sites in the UK as a non-skilled worker. (*Learners will also need to pass the CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test.)

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COSHH Assessment Qualifications

Provides employees with essential knowledge, skills and understanding of the COSHH risk assessment process and how to control exposure to hazardous substances to prevent ill-health.

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Fire Risk Assessment Qualifications

Provides learners with vital knowledge, skills and understanding of the fire risk assessment process, regulatory compliance and fire safety issues in the workplace, and the skill to carry out a risk assessment.

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Food Safety Qualifications

For people who prepare low or high-risk food, or who take personal responsibility for food safety and legal compliance in retail, catering and manufacturing businesses.

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First Aid Qualifications

For individuals wishing to qualify as a first aider in their workplace, including those intending to work with children and infants. Learners gain the appropriate skills and training to deal with any emergencies or first aid incidences in the workplace.

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Manual Handling Qualifications

Gives employees critical knowledge and understanding of manual handling in the workplace, regulatory compliance, the manual handling risk assessment process and the skills required to undertake a risk assessment.

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Environmental Sustainability Qualifications

Aimed at all employees these qualifications deliver basic knowledge and understanding of environmental sustainability including: the three strands of sustainability, how individuals, transport and utilities impact the environment and what defines a sustainable community.

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General Health and Safety Qualifications

Provides employees with must-have knowledge of health and safety in the workplace, regulatory compliance, the risk assessment process and the skills required to undertake a risk assessment.

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Occupation Specific Health and Safety Qualifications

We also offer courses and qualifications in Health and Safety in Health and Social Care DSE Risk Assessment, Safe Driving at Work and Contact Dermatitis Prevention.

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Diplomas in Occupational Safety and Health

Aimed at managers and practitioners with specific responsibility for health and safety in the workplace, the qualification covers practical health and safety management, occupational health, and health and safety culture. This qualification is also open to international trainers and candidates.

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British Safety Council Qualifications - For delivery by Approved Centers

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