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NEBOSH Award of Health and Safety at Work

This accredited health and safety qualification introduces the principles and application of health and safety management with a view to preventing accidents and associated costs. This qualification will benefit organisations who are seeking to implement a health and safety management system. This three day course is the perfect introduction to health and safety. It covers risk assessments and ways to control common workplace hazards such as fire, lifting and carrying, work equipment, electrical safety, hazardous substances and transport. It is relevant to team leaders, supervisors, HR professionals, facilities managers, or others who need to understand the principles and application of health and safety as part of their job. 

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Learning Objectives

By completing this course, delegates will:

Be able to apply the principles of risk assessment and control of common workplace hazards.


There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Course Content

  • HSW1 - workplace safety foundations
  • HSW2 - workplace risk assessment
  • Health and safety foundations
  • Risk assessment and control
  • Work equipment
  • Manual handling
  • Electrical safety
  • Fire safety
  • Hazardous substances
  • Transport.

Exams & Certification

Candidates are assessed by a multiple-choice examination (HSW1) and a practical risk assessment (HSW2), which tests their ability to put into practice the knowledge gained during the course

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