IOSH Working Safely (Aug - Dec Dates)
Campus Sighthill Campus
Qualification SCQF Level 5
Study mode Part time
Duration 41 weeks
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This course is designed for employees at any level within a manual job (e.g. factory or construction worker) who require a basic grounding in health and safety. This course will introduce staff to why health and safety are important and how it can make a difference to their wellbeing at work. The IOSH Working Safely course will set employees up for further professional study.
This course is studied through classroom learning part-time, 1 day per week, incorporating tutoring, exercises, video content and a test.
This course will allow employees to progress on to the IOSH Managing Safely course which can also be studied at Edinburgh College.
Your employer may be entitled to funding towards this course find out more here: www.edinburghcollege.ac.uk/fwdf
What you will learn
- Introducing working safely
- Defining hazard and risk
- Identifying common hazards
- Improving safety performance
- Protecting our environment
How the course is assessed
- Assessment via a multi-format question paper and a multiple choice hazard spotting exercise
Number of days per week
- 1 day per week
- No minimum entry requirements
English Proficiency RequirementsIELTS 5.5
- IOSH Working Safely is now recognised by CSCS as equivalent to a Level 1 Award in health and safety in a construction environment.
|Campus||Study mode||Start date||Duration|
|Sighthill Campus||Part time||29/08/22||41 Weeks|
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