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Course overview

The IOSH Managing Safely course gives people in positions of responsibility an overview of how to identify, evaluate, and control workplace risks. It helps those responsible for the safety and welfare of other workers to assess and control workplace risks. This includes evaluating the safety systems already in place within your organisation.

The IOSH Managing Safely course was developed by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). This is a global chartered body that creates training courses to promote high standards of health and safety in the workplace.

An IOSH Managing Safely certificate is a sought-after accreditation and supports continued professional development.

Classroom Courses & Covid
We continue to operate classroom courses safely throughout the UK, working with our venues to ensure they adhere to strict Covid-secure measures. We use larger training rooms to enable social distancing, follow government guidelines on hand sanitising, facemask wearing and no longer allow a buffet-style food service. A copy of our Covid Classroom Risk Assessment is available on request.

Modules breakdown

IOSH Managing Safely includes 7 study units:

  • Unit 1: Introducing managing safely
  • Unit 2: Assessing risks
  • Unit 3: Controlling risks
  • Unit 4: Understanding responsibilities
  • Unit 5: Understanding hazards
  • Unit 6: Investigating incidents
  • Unit 7: Measuring Performance

Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes of IOSH Managing Safely course:

  • Understand the importance of managing health and safety in the workplace
  • Define the key terms relating to health and safety
  • Understand how to assess, reduce, identify, and control risks in the workplace
  • Measure health and safety within your own workplace
  • Apply best practice principles to your organisation’s health and safety systems

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Do I need this course?

Upon completion of the course, learners will:
  • Gain greater productivity as less hours will be lost to sickness and accidents
  • Improve their organisation’s safety awareness culture and appreciation of safety measures
  • Get staff actively involved to improve the workplace
  • Receive a certificate which is internationally recognised, and will enhance your organisation’s reputation within the supply chain
Your organisation will also benefit from:
  • Peace of mind from training that’s designed and quality-controlled by IOSH professionals
  • Flexibility – the programme can be delivered flexibly so that it suits your business
  • Efficient and effective learning – health, safety and environmental basics are covered in a single course
  • Globally-recognised, respected and certificated training for your managers and supervisors
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Other Information

Training manuals

Training manuals will be provided on the start date of the course.

IOSH Managing Safely course exams & assessment

IOSH Managing Safely is assessed in 2 parts:

  • Multiple-choice examination, in which candidates must demonstrate what they have learnt.
  • Practical assessment, in which participants must show how to apply the knowledge they have gained throughout the course to real-life situations.

An IOSH Managing Safely certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of both parts of the assessment.

How do I book?

Call our office on 0808 164 2780 and speak to one of our friendly customer service team. They will discuss dates and availability and can take payment by debit or credit card to confirm your place.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to pay for IOSH membership?

Candidates do not need to buy IOSH membership to complete one of our IOSH courses.

Are there any entry requirements for an IOSH course?

There are no entry requirements for IOSH Working Safely, Managing Safely or Leading Safely.

When will I receive my IOSH certificate?

Your IOSH certificate is sent via post and usually arrives within 2-3 weeks of completing your IOSH course.

If I complete an IOSH course do I receive IOSH membership?

Completing an IOSH course does not give you membership of IOSH, although this is something you might want to consider separately.

What happens if I fail the IOSH assessment?

The Skills Training Group IOSH Pass Pledge will cover your additional studies, but you retake the exams at your own cost.