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.
Recommended hours of study: 24 hours

Assessment: 
The assessment consists of one multiple-choice examination for HSW1 and a short risk assessment activity for HSW2.

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