NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at Work (HSW)

The NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at Work provides the perfect introduction to individuals looking to start a career in Health and Safety. It provides essential knowledge and skills needed to identify and manage hazards in the workplace.

Benefits of Achieving the NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at Work (HSW)

  • Valued by employers ā€“ both in the UK and internationally
  • Provides confidence to handle workplace hazards effectively
  • Provides an excellent foundation for further NEBOSH qualifications

The NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at Work is made up of two units which must be successfully completed within five years to achieve the NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety qualification.

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

Assessed by a one-hour multiple choice exam

Unit HSW2: Workplace Risk Assessment

Assessed by a one-hour risk assessment activity, undertaken in your workplace

Schedule

January, March, May, June
July, September, October, November
Level
2 Award
Group
Aviation & Maritime, Construction, Engineering, Facility Management, Government, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Security, Trading & Contracting
Duration
18
With Certification
Array
Accredited
Yes
Track
No

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