At SP Training we deliver high-quality Health and Safety training that provides delegates with the essential skills they need in the workplace. All of our courses are approved by either IOSH or HABC and our trainers are Health and Safety experts.

All businesses have a legal obligation to ensure that their employees are protected from harm in the workplace. Our Health and Safety courses help you to fulfill legal requirements for providing workplace training; it also promotes staff awareness that can lead to greater efficiency, lower insurance costs and a reduction in lost time.

For more information about the courses we provide please click on the courses below. Alternatively you can contact us on 01228 530 552 or email info@sptraininguk.com to discuss your needs.

 

IOSH Managing Safely

Who is the course for?
Every manager should have an understanding of their responsibilities when it comes to health and safety.
This flexible course is ideal for getting managers up-to-speed on the skills they need to tackle safety and health issues in the workplace.
A practical programme, full of step-by-step guidance, Managing safely has a sharp business focus. The hands-on, jargon-free format engages and inspires, and has helped a huge range of businesses to raise standards of safety and health.

Course content

  • Assessing risks
  • Controlling risks
  • Understanding responsibilities
  • Understanding hazards
  • Investigating incidents
  • Measuring performance
  • Protecting our environment

Assessment

  • A 25 question, multiple format assessment paper
  • A risk assessment based project
  • When you pass, you’ll be awarded an IOSH Managing safely certificate

How the course delivery style suits you

  • Memorable and thought provoking facts and case studies help drive the points home over the whole course
  • Each module is backed by crystal clear examples and recognisable scenarios, and summaries reinforce the key learning points
  • The course includes checklists and other materials for delegates to try out and then use when they get back to their own workplaces
  • Little ‘down time’ – the programme can be delivered flexibly so that it suits your business
  • Efficient and effective learning – health, safety and environmental basics are covered in

Business benefits

  • Greater productivity as fewer hours are lost due to sickness and accidents
  • Improved company-wide safety awareness culture and appreciation for safety measures
  • Active staff involvement to improve the workplace
  • Nationally recognised and respected certification for managers and supervisors
  • Enhanced reputation within the supply chain

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IOSH Working Safely

Who is the course for?
Everyone at work should have an understanding of why they must ‘work safely’.
Working safely is a one-day course for people at any level, in any sector, that need a grounding in health and safety.
Ideal for introducing staff to why health and safety is important, Working safely shows how everyone can make a difference to their own wellbeing and that of others through everyday behaviours. Fun and interactive, the course focuses on best practice rather than legislation.

Course content

  • Introducing working safely
  • Defining hazard and risk
  • Identifying common hazards
  • Improving safety performance
  • Protecting our environment

Assessment

  • Delegates are evaluated using a multi-format question paper and a multiple choice hazard spotting exercise
  • When you pass, you can choose to receive the IOSH Working safely certificate and/or the IOSH safety passport as proof of your qualification

How the course delivery style suits you

  • Memorable and thought provoking facts and case studies help drive the points home over the whole course
  • Each module is backed by crystal clear examples and recognisable scenarios, and summaries reinforce the key learning points
  • The course includes interactive games and quizzes, helping delegates learn in a refreshingly informal way
  • Minimal disruption to working days and shifts – the programme is delivered in just one day, including the assessment
  • Efficient and effective learning – health, safety and environmental basics are covered in a single programme

Business benefits

  • Recognised by CSCS as equivalent to Level 1 Award in health and safety in a construction environment, enabling delegates to apply for a CSCS green card once they have passed the CITB Health, Safety & Environment Operators Test
  • Greater productivity as fewer hours are lost due to sickness and accidents
  • Improved company-wide safety awareness culture and appreciation for safety measures
  • Active staff involvement to improve the workplace
  • Nationally recognised and respected certification
  • Enhanced reputation within the supply chain

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Level 1 Award in Principles of Health and Safety in the Workplace

This qualification is intended for learners working in any environment, including retail, manufacturing, food premises, and the care environment.  It is also suitable for learners who are returning to work or for those starting work for the first time.  Learners gaining this qualification will know that health and safety is the responsibility of everyone within a business, including contractors, visitors and suppliers.  It covers the importance of health and safety in the workplace, common hazards and risks and the requirement for workplace procedures.

Mandatory Unit

  • Understanding health and safety in the workplace

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
This qualification is usually achieved by taking a half-day course.

How is the qualification assessed?
It is assessed by a multiple-choice examination, where the learner must answer at least 10 out of 15 questions correctly.  The examination will take a maximum of 30 minutes to complete.

Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

This qualification is intended for learners already in workplaces and those who are preparing to start or return to work.  It is also very useful for young people to raise their ability to identify and understand hazards when preparing for work experience or going into employment.

Persons gaining this qualification will know that health and safety is the responsibility of everyone within a business, its contractors, visitors and suppliers.  The subject areas covered within this qualification are regarded by the Health and Safety executive (HSE) as being important to maintaining safe working procedures in the workplace.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
This qualification is usually achieved by taking a 1-day classroom-based course.

How is the qualification assessed?
This qualification is assessed by a 30-question multiple-choice examination lasting 1-hour.

Level 2 Award Safe Moving and Handling

This qualification is an introduction to moving and handling activities for those starting work, returning to work or who need specific training in manual handling, as well as being a suitable qualification for refresher training.

Learners gaining this qualification will understand that moving and handling must be carried out correctly and will recognise its importance in ensuring a safer working environment.

Subjects covered include the reasons for safe manual handling, manual handling risk assessments principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety.

How is the qualification assessed?

This qualification is assessed in 2 parts.

Part 1 assessed a Multiple-Choice Exam – Learners must answer a series of multiple-choice questions across the breadth of the course syllabus within a 30-minute time frame.

Part 2 assessed by Practical Assessment.

Level 2 Award in the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health

This accredited qualification is for anyone who is likely to come into contact with hazardous substances within a variety of working environments including: manufacturing, cleaning, healthcare, transport, utilities and office environments.

It gives learners the knowledge to recognise the risks associated with hazardous substances and how to control them. Subjects covered include laws relating to hazardous substances in the workplace, risk assessments, safe use of hazardous substances in the workplace, control precautions and procedures for dealing with hazardous substances.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
This qualification is usually achieved by taking a half-day course.

How is the qualification assessed?
It is assessed by a multiple-choice examination, where the learner must answer at least 10 out of 15 questions correctly.  The examination will take a maximum of 30 minutes to complete.

Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment

This is suitable for learners working in any environment who need to be more risk-aware. It improves their knowledge of risk in the workplace and the basic steps they can take to control it. This qualification is designed to be an introduction to the principles of risk assessment.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
This qualification is usually obtained by taking a one or half-day classroom-based course depending on the method of delivery.

How is the qualification assessed?
This qualification is assessed through a 20-question, multiple-choice question examination lasting 30-minutes.

Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment

This qualification is designed for learners with a responsibility for conducting risk assessments at low risk premises. It covers the principles of risk assessment, the relationship between hazard and risk and requires learners to use the knowledge learned on the course by undertaking a risk assessment, therefore laying a foundation for further development as a risk assessor.

How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
20 guided learning hours – usually 2 day course. It is recommended that the knowledge element of the qualification is completed on day one of the course and that day two is dedicated to the production of a risk assessment.

How is the qualification assessed?
Part 1: Multiple choice examination 30 questions lasting 1 hour.
Part 2: Practical Assessment – Learners are expected to undertake a risk assessment.

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