This online Health and Safety course helps you to fulfil legal requirements for providing workplace training. It also promotes staff awareness that can lead to greater efficiency, lower insurance costs and a reduction in lost time.
This course is perfect for employees in any business who require health and safety training. It is also suitable for individuals who are self-employed and individuals who wish to increase their awareness of health and safety in the workplace.
- Online, self-paced training
- Interactive course with colourful animations
- Complete in three to four hours
- 24 hour learner support
- Instant digital certificate on completion
- CPD certified
The Health and Safety at Work course was developed to provide information about why health and safety in the workplace is important and to help you fulfil your legal requirements for effective workplace training.
Why take this course?
Organisations will experience a number of benefits from providing a safe and healthy workplace. This Virtual College course has been tailored to address your legal workplace training requirements, as well as key risk assessment areas.
Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to understand and demonstrate the principles of workplace health and safety and the importance of risk assessments. They will be able to easily communicate health and safety information, understand accident and incident investigation and recognise common workplace hazards and understand how they can be controlled.
- Health and Safety in the Workplace
- Risk Assessment
- Accident Prevention, Investigation and Reporting
- Communication and Environment
- Hazards and Controls: Fire and Electricity
- Hazards and Controls: COSHH and PPE
- Hazards and Controls: Manual Handling & DSE
- Demonstrate the key principles of workplace health and safety
- Recognise the importance of risk assessment to Health and Safety and how it is undertaken
- Outline accident and incident investigation and reporting
- Communicate health and safety information clearly
- Recognise common health and safety hazards and how they can be controlled
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
The training takes on average three to four hours to complete. The length of time taken depends on how quickly learners can study and absorb the material. Learners can proceed as quickly or slowly as they like, and pause the training if they need to complete it in stages.
Test and certificate
The end of course test consists of 30 multiple choice questions. Learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark, and, if necessary, may attempt the test three times at no extra cost.
If learners do not achieve the 75% pass mark, further attempts may be given by contacting our support team.
Learners will be able to download a digital certificate on completion. This can be printed, and we suggest you keep it for your records.
Frequently asked questions
Do I need an e-mail address to buy this course?
Yes, you will need an e-mail address to buy this course. This is because we use your e-mail address to create an account for you in our learning management system - where you will take the training. We also need your email address to send your purchase receipt.
If you buy more courses in future using the same e-mail address during checkout, then these will automatically be added to your system account.
If you pay by PayPal, we will use your PayPal email address to create your system account.
Can I buy this course and give it to other people?
Yes, you can buy the training using your own email address and then give it to other learners from your system account.
Each learner will need to have their own email address. This is so that we can send them a link to the training and give them their own system account.
Is there a refund policy?
We want you to be completely satisfied with your training. We offer a 30 day, no hassle, no quibble, money-back guarantee if you are not 100% satisfied.
To request a refund, you should email our learner support team with your receipt stating why you would like to be reimbursed. You, or your learners, must not complete the training in order to make a valid refund claim.
Will the course work on a tablet or mobile phone?
We recommend using a desktop or laptop for the best learning experience. This course can also be taken on tablet and mobile devices - including iPads and iPhones.
Is a specific internet browser recommended?
For the best possible experience, we recommend learners use Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11 or Firefox. Please ensure there are no updates pending on your browser.
How long do learners have to complete a course?
There is no set completion time for this course. Learners can study in their own time at their own speed and may pause, leave and come back to the system to continue the training at any time.
Does the course contain sound?
Yes, this course contains sound. For those without sound on their computer or device, the narration is covered in an optional text box at the bottom of the training.
This course is currently on sale with a discounted price of 50 per cent for a limited time only!