Health and Safety Award level 1

Course Overview

This flexible roll-on/roll-off course provides you with details of the health and safety principles, which can apply to all work environments. It is useful to employers who need to make sure that employees abide by health and safety legislation.

It is a flexible course, which runs regularly throughout the year, so it s always a good time to apply. It requires approximately 10 hours of learning.

What You'll Learn

Year 1

This course is broken down in to four key areas: understanding the importance of health and safety procedures; understanding the key rights and responsibilities relating to health and safety; an awareness of potential hazards and the conditions that can cause risk; and identifying safe practices and protective equipment. Please note that this course runs on various dates throughout the year.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but you will be required to complete an initial assessment and guidance session.

Course Fees

Tuition fees

Tuition Fees (16-18): £0
Tuition Fees (19+): £70.00
Total Fees: £0

Additional Costs

£You will not be required to pay a fee for this course if you are in the following categories:
In receipt of JSA / In receipt of Employment and Support Allowance Work Related Action Group.
Evidence of benefits will be required on application.


If the course is longer than one year the total fees are for the first year only and further fees may apply in future years. All fees are based on a ‘home’ learner status. Please contact us for information on overseas fees.

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Course and Career progression

On completion of this course you could progress further by enrolling on workskills award, short vocational programme or employment. This qualification will support learners to gain employment.

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