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Working Safely is for people at any level, in any sector worldwide, who need a grounding in the essentials of safety and health. It gives everyone at work an understanding of why they must 'work safely' — and does it in an enjoyable way.

Course details

Working Safely is a completely different approach to safety and health training. It's a high-impact programme designed to be fun and get people fully involved. The first-class, jargon-free content is based on what people need to know in practice, and not off-putting legal language. Working Safely covers:

  1. An outline of occupational safety and health
  2. Defining hazard and risk
  3. Identifying common hazards
  4. Improving safety performance
Entry guidelines

You should have at least one year's work experience in any area of work before studying this course and have a level 2 English qualification or equivalent skills.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Equipment Required

No specific equipment is required for you to complete this course.

Assessment Method

The end of course assessment is in two parts:

  1. A multi-format question paper
  2. A multiple choice hazard spotting exercise Successful delegates are awarded an IOSH Working Safely certificate and/or passport card. The Working Safely qualification is recognised by CSCS as equivalent to a Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment.
Additional Information

Working Safely is a globally-recognised and respected certificated qualification for all employees. Benefits include:

  • Peace of mind from training that's designed and quality-controlled by IOSH — the Chartered body for safety and health professionals
  • Minimal disruption to working days and shifts — the programme is delivered in just one day, including the assessment
  • Efficient and effective learning — health, safety and environmental basics are covered in a single, self-contained session
  • Globally-recognised, respected and certificated training
Where can I progress to?

Candidates looking to build their health and safety expertise may wish to consider one of the NEBOSH certificate courses in General Health & Safety, Construction Health & Safety or Fire Safety & Risk Management.

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When does this course run?

  • Starts 03rd Nov 2017 - Ends 03rd Nov 2017 Ref S141J002

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £150.00

    Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Friday 09:30 — 16:30 Cotton Exchange
  • Starts 05th Jan 2018 - Ends 05th Jan 2018 Ref S141J003

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £150.00

    Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Friday 13:30 — 12:30 Cotton Exchange
  • Starts 02nd Mar 2018 - Ends 02nd Mar 2018 Ref S141J004

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £150.00

    Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Friday 09:30 — 16:30 Cotton Exchange
  • Starts 27th Apr 2018 - Ends 27th Apr 2018 Ref S141J005

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £150.00

    Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Friday 09:30 — 16:30 Cotton Exchange
  • Starts 08th Jun 2018 - Ends 08th Jun 2018 Ref S141J006

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £150.00

    Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

  • Starts 02nd Nov 2018 - Ends 02nd Nov 2018 Ref S141K002

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £150.00

    Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

  • Starts 04th Jan 2019 - Ends 04th Jan 2019 Ref S141K003

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £150.00

    Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

  • Starts 01st Mar 2019 - Ends 01st Mar 2019 Ref S141K004

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £150.00

    Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

  • Starts 03rd May 2019 - Ends 03rd May 2019 Ref S141K005

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £150.00

    Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm (all year round) and Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-6.30pm (term time only).