Did you know that 30.4 million working days were lost due to work-related illnesses and workplace injury in 2015/16?

It is an employer’s duty to protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees and other people who might be affected by their business. This includes providing sufficient information, instruction and training to employees to allow them to work in a way that does not put themselves or others at risk.
Our Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF) has been specifically designed to provide candidates with a basic introduction to workplace health and safety. It is suitable for all employees working in a range of environments, as well as employees returning to work or entering work for the first time.
With all subjects covered in just 4 hours, this regulated and nationally recognised qualification
is ideal for providing employees with a basic understanding of workplace health and safety whilst helping employers to fulfil their legal duties.


This Health and Safety Level 1 is a 4 hour classroom based course. Dependent on the learner’s experience.

What is covered?

A range of subjects are covered including:

Health and Safety roles and responsibilities of employers and employees

The importance of health and safety in the workplace

Workplace hazards and risks: • Slips, trips and falls

  • Working at heights
  • Manual handling
  • Hazardous substances
  • Machinery and vehicle
  • Electricity
  • Fire
  • Stress

Workplace conditions that can affect health and safety

Health and safety signage

Personal Protective Equipment and its uses Importance of personal hygiene

The purpose of first aid provision

The need for reporting incidents and ill health


Assessment is on-going by the instructor, culminating with a multiple choice question paper. This Health and Safety Level 1 qualification does not expire, but refresher training and keeping up to date with changes to policies and procedures is vital to keep the qualification current.


A maximum of 16 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age to qualify.

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Booking a course

We can arrange to deliver our Health and Safety Level 1 training courses in your workplace to groups of 6 or more. Courses delivered in your workplace can be delivered during business hours or on evenings and weekends to suit your needs. Bespoke training packages can be provided and we can offer discounts on block bookings. We pride ourselves on our flexible approach in meeting our client’s needs.

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E-Learning Courses

We also offer a variety of online e-learning courses covering many areas including Food Safety/Hygiene, Health and Safety, Fire Safety, Manual Handling, Safeguarding, Customer Service and many other courses supporting working industries within Healthcare, Adult & Childcare settings and Business settings. The majority of our online e-learning courses are either accredited meeting the legal training required and/or independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Click here for more details about booking on to one of our online e-learning courses.