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IOSH Working Safely Course

This IOSH Working Safely course leads to a globally recognised IOSH certificate in 'Working Safely' and is suitable for anyone at any level in any sector looking to gain essential health and safety knowledge. On completion an IOSH Working Safely certificate will be posted to you by Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

IOSH Working Safely
IOSH Working Safely
IOSH Working Safely
IOSH Working Safely
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Course Overview


  • Advanced
  • 5-6 Study Hours
  • Online Study
  • Posted Certificate


  • Online Interactive Course
  • IOSH

Course description

This interactive e-learning course leads to a globally recognised IOSH certificate in 'Working Safely' and will provide individuals with thorough knowledge about the essentials of health and safety.

The structured online course includes five interactive modules, 3D hazard spotting quiz forming part of the final assessment.

The online course is easy to follow, you can study wherever and whenever suits you. This is the most cost-effective way to study for this globally recognised IOSH certificate.

IOSH Passport to Safety – Important Notice

IOSH have informed us that on 1st November 2021 they will stop producing the IOSH Passport to Safety photo cards, therefore as of 30th June 2021 we are no longer selling the IOSH Passport to Safety course.

Please, note that if you are interested in this course, the training material within the IOSH Working Safely course is exactly the same as what was in the IOSH Passport to Safety course.

The only difference is that at the end of the IOSH Working Safely training instead of the photo card you will be awarded an IOSH certificate which we will post out to you by Royal Mail Signed for 1st Class delivery.

You will learn

  • An introduction to working safely; the principles of why working safely is important,
  • Defining hazard and risk; recognising risks in the workplace and understanding the application of risk assessments
  • Identifying common hazards; understanding how hazards arise and how to prevent them
  • Improving safety performance; understanding how systems and processes can be put in place to improve safety performance and how these relate to all levels of the workforce
  • Protecting our environment; how organisations and individuals can get involved in reducing environmental impacts

Who is it for?

Roles including:

  • For people needing a grounding in the essentials of health and safety

How the online courses work

  • Buy the course

    When buying one of our courses, you will need to enter a valid email address which will be used to create your account with our Learning Management System – Enable – where you will take the training. We will also send your purchase receipt to this email address, and any additional courses purchased in future using the same email address will be added to your system account.

    If you choose to pay via PayPal, we will use the email address linked to your PayPal account to create your Enable system account.

    Once you have purchased a course, you will be able to send this course to other people using your system account with Enable by entering the new learner’s email address so that they may access the training and set up their own system account with our Learning Management System.

    If you are not 100% satisfied with your course then we offer a 30-day, no hassle money-back guarantee. 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 have completed the training in order to make a valid refund claim. Any claim made after the training has been completed will be invalidated.

  • Find a course

    To begin searching for your online training you can click on the course category section on our website and browse through all of our training categories.

    Alternatively if you already know the title of the training you’re looking for you can use the search bar located in the centre of the homepage and go directly to the course you want.

  • Take the course

    This online course consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk learners through the lesson material. Pages may include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help learners stay engaged and interested in the material. Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be paused and resumed at any stage.

    The course is self-paced so learners decide how fast or slow the training goes. There is no deadline for completion but some of our courses have a test at the end to check that learners have understood the material. If the course has a test at the end then learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark to successfully complete the course. Once learners have passed the test they are awarded a certificate, which can either be downloaded digitally or sent as a physically copy if this option was chosen when purchasing the course.

  • Your Certificate

    Upon completion of any of our courses, learners will be able to download a digital certificate from Virtual College and will include the accrediting bodies logo where applicable.

    If you have bought the posted certificate option (available on select courses), a high quality, seal embossed, certificate will be sent out by first class post at the beginning of the following working week.