The NEBOSH Award in Health & Safety at Work is a new course developed by NEBOSH to complement their existing range of qualifications.

This standalone qualification is designed for workers in any sector who want a basic understanding of health and safety and acts as the perfect introduction to a NEBOSH Certificate.

The types of people who would benefit from this qualification include:

• Team leaders and supervisors

• HR professionals

• Facilities managers

• Those working with young people in a training environment

What you will study

Unit HSW1: Workplace Safety Foundations

• The Foundations of Health and Safety

• The Responsibility for Health and Safety

• Health and Safety Risk Assessment and Control

• Hazards and Controls Associated with Work Equipment

• Transport Safety

• Hazards and Controls Associated with Working with Electricity

• Fire Safety

• 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 HSW2: Practical Application

• The completion of a short risk assessment activity.

Course Duration: 3 days plus exam


The assessment consists of one multiple-choice examination for HSW1 and a short risk assessment activity for HSW2. NEBOSH exams are available in Lagos, Port-Harcourt and Abuja, Nigeria.

*Please check our 2016 classroom courses calendar for available training locations, course and exam dates.

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