What health and safety course is for you?

There are many different health and safety courses out there, and trying to find the right one for you and your business can be tricky. We cover many different areas of health and safety, for all levels of employment as well as a selection of specific industries.

So what courses are best suited for you?

Health & safety courses for the building, construction & engineering industry

This course provides a general, basic knowledge of the fundamental foundation of this subject through one-day training.

This level one course is recognised as an equivalent to the IOSH Working Safely course, meaning once you have passed you can apply for a Construction Skills Certificate Scheme (CSCS) green labourer card. For more information on this course please see our CITB Health & Safety Awareness course page.

A course suitable for everyone in all departments across the workplace, this one-day course will provide a basic understanding and knowledge of the fundamental foundations of health and safety. Pinpointing why it is crucial for everybody to act responsibly and safely when at work.

For more information and what courses you can progress onto please see our IOSH Working Safely page.

This two-day course is great for those of you who are considering, or are already in, a supervisor role. It focuses on the legal responsibilities and the need to promote health and safety to supervise efficiently. For more information on this course please see our CITB Site Supervisor Safety Training (SSSTS) page.

This five-day course is best for those of you who have managerial responsibilities overseeing a group of staff, i.e. site manager. It will cover all specific legislation that affects safe working in the construction, building and civil engineering industries.

It highlights the need for risk assessments within the workplace, and the application of the necessary controlled measures and suitable communication to keep an excellent health and safety culture within your workplace and team.

For more information on this course please see our CITB Site Manager Safety Training (SMSTS) page.

A qualification suitable for all employees at any level, giving a solid understanding of what manual handling is – delivered to you over four hours. For more information, please see our CIEH Level 2 Principles of Manual Handling page.

Health and safety courses in the food industry

There are four different types of level one food safety courses for you to choose from; all are half a day in length and are great for new employees and for those that have a small amount of involvement with food.

For more information on the four different courses please see our CIEH Level 1 Food Safety page.

With three courses to choose from over a duration of a day, these courses are great for those requiring food hygiene training in industry. They’re designed for all those who work in catering and are handling, preparing and cooking food, and form paramount training for all food handlers.

To see what level two courses are on offer and to buy please see our CIEH Level 2 Food Safety page.

These courses take three days each to complete and are perfect for supervisors and managers – no matter the size of the catering, manufacturing or retail company. Especially applicable for those who have to oversee or develop HACCP based food safety management systems and procedures.

For more information on the courses available at level 3 please take a look at our CIEH Level 3 Food Safety Supervision page.

Health and safety across all industries

The perfect course for anyone and everyone in a work environment, making certain all employees understand and are aware of their safety. It is also good for anyone entering a work environment, such as contractors, members of the public and customers.

For more information please see our CIEH Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace page.

A qualification suitable for all employees at any level, giving a solid understanding of what manual handling is – delivered to you over four hours. For more information please see our CIEH Level 2 Principles of Manual Handling page.

Delivered over four days, this course is designed for supervisors and managers from any industry. The IOSH course can be adapted and tailored to meet the required, individual needs of organisations. For more information, please see our IOSH Managing Safely page.

This course enables those who already have health and safety responsibilities, or who are supervisors or managers, to learn to carry out their duties more efficiently at work.

This course runs for 12 session over 12 weeks, to give you a thorough knowledge of health and safety legislation. For more information, take a look at our page NEBOSH Level 3, or for more information on NEBOSH courses in general then please take a look at our guide to NEBOSH.

First aid, fire safety and control of substances hazardous to health

If your business is classed as a low risk environment, such as having less than one hundred employees or in an office or shop, then this is the ideal basic course for you. It will cover the nominated person to be the first aider at their place of work. For more information on the course, and on other first aid courses, please visit CIEH Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work.

For the employees that have a basic understanding of fire safety, this is a good course to progress onto to help undertake more specific fire safety roles.

For more information, and to see other courses we offer on fire safety, please take a look at our CIEH Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work page.

This half day course looks at hazards and the risks of these substances, as well as what to expect from a COSHH assessment. The course is suitable for those who are in control of the hazardous substances in the working environment across any industry. For more information please look at CIEH Level 2 COSHH.

Not sure what course is for you, or have bespoke training requirements? Get in contact with us to see how we can help.