IOSH Working Safely

Study for a become qualified for an IOSH Qualification entirely online.

SHEilds Ltd


£119 inc VAT
Study method
Online, self-paced
8 hours
IOSH Working Safely
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Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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This course is not a route to holding a CSCS card

The working safely course is a 1-day awareness level course and requires a minimum of 8 hours of study. The student is assessed in two sections at the end of the course, exams and Hazard Spotting Assignment.

Suitable for all employees within the organisation and gives a basic introduction to health and safety.


IOSH Working Safely


Undertaking the IOSH Working Safely is a good basis for more detailed learning for those who want to study health and safety at a higher level.

Courses which are often recommended to help boost personal development after completing the IOSH Working Safely are the IOSH Managing Safely, NEBOSH National General Certificate and the NEBOSH International General Certificate.

Exams and how you’re assessed

The working safely course is a 1 day awareness level course and should take approximately 8 hours of study.

The student is assessed in two sections of the final assessment. They have 2 chances within a 6 month period to do this- if not they will be required to re-registered.

  • Interactive Examination – 16 questions where you must select the correct answer.
  • Hazard Spotting Assessment – 4 scenarios where you must provide responses to 3 questions within each scenario.

Who is this course for?

Suitable for all employees within the organisation and gives a basic introduction to health and safety.


There are no prerequisite entry requirements for this qualification

Career path

IOSH Managing Safely, NEBOSH General Certificate.

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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