The foundation of health and safety
The responsibility for health and safety
Health and safety risk assessment and control
Hazards and controls associated with work equipment
Hazards and controls associated with working with electricity
Hazards and controls associated with manual handling and repetitive Movement
Hazards and controls associated with hazardous substances
Hazards and controls associated with the working environment
UNIT HSW 2
Workplace risk assessment activity
Students are assessed by a multiple choice examination and a practical risk assessment which tests their ability to put into practice the knowledge gained during the course.
A Certificate Parchment is issued on successful completion of the two units.
Pre-requisite: None. NEBOSH recommends that candidates undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 5.0 or higher in IELTS tests in order to be accepted onto an Award in Health and Safety at Work programme.
Duration: The course has a study time of 18 taught hours and 6 hours of private study.
Suggested Progression: This qualification is an ideal first step towards other higher-level NEBOSH qualifications including NEBOSH’s International General Certificate and NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety.