IOSH Managing Safely Course

Course Information

The IOSH Managing Safely Course is delivered over 3 days either as an open classroom course, which we deliver at our training centres monthly in Hull & Leeds or as a corporate training with 4+ delegates attending the course anywhere in the United Kingdom.

Understanding of the course material is evaluated by means of a 45-minute written assessment paper consisting of 20 multi-format questions and a practical assessment.

An IOSH Managing Safely certificate is awarded to all those who attend the course and successfully complete both the written and practical assessments carried out by our trained professionals.

All courses are open to those wishing to be accredited in Managing Safely through IOSH. 

Who needs this qualification

Managers and supervisors in any sector and any organisation who are required to manage risk and resources within their organisation.

If you don't think this course is right for you, then take a look at our IOSH Working Safely Courses or find out more information about what IOSH courses are for.

Course Content

The course has 7 modules (units)                                                                           

  • Introducing Managing Safely      
  • Assessing Risk
  • Controlling Risks
  • Understanding Responsibilities
  • Understanding Hazards
  • Investigating Incidents
  • Measuring Performance

Why is this training important

This course will teach delegates the need to understand their obligations with regards to Health and Safety and also understand the benefits of having a Health and Safety Management system in place within their organisation. A robust Health and Safety Management system is a key function in any industry. The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 require all employees to provide a safe place to work. To do this they must undertake risk assessments on all activities and control those risks, so far as reasonably practical. This course will give them the knowledge to comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. 

Frequently asked Questions

What is IOSH Managing Safely?

Answer: The IOSH Managing Safely 3 Day Classroom Course is designed for anyone who has a requirement to Manage Health and Safety within their workplace. 

How long is the IOSH Managing Safely Certificate valid for?

Answer: The IOSH Managing Safely certificate does not have an expiry date, however IOSH do recommend that you take a refresher course every three years to keep your knowledge up to date.

What is the difference between IOSH and Nebosh?

Answer: Courses are delivered by NEBOSH Accredited Course Providers and the NEBOSH General Certificate is a globally recognized qualification in Health Safety and Environment. The Qualification is intended to provide Managers, Supervisors and Employees who require a broader knowledge of risk management and understanding of health and safety principles and practices.

For some, it is the first step towards a life-long career in health and safety.  For others, it forms part of an important set of qualifications that brings them accomplishment and advancement at any chosen field.

IOSH is the world's biggest professional health and safety membership and is also the only Chartered body for health and safety professionals. A world leader in health and safety training, with approximately 160,000 take their courses every year. 

This intensive 3 day course is designed for everyone obliged with any responsibility for managing health and safety requiring a broad based knowledge in health and safety and has a need to develop practical safe systems of work.

It is for is for non-health and safety expert personnel who have to manage risk and resources. Managers, supervisors and any individual with responsibilities in health & safety in any sector and any organization – It is designed to get managers up to speed on the practical actions they need to take to handle health and safety in their teams.

What Qualifications do I need to teach IOSH?

Answer: All trainers of IOSH courses will need to:

  • be a Technical member of IOSH.
  • have up to date CPD.
  • have an adult training qualification at level 3 on a regulated qualifications framework; OR have successfully completed the IOSH Train the Trainer course.
  • have two years substantial face-to-face training experience.

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Upcoming Dates

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If you require a course for more than 4 delegates, and the dates available are not suitable, please contact us.