IOSH Working Safely®
The IOSH Working Safely® course provides workers at all levels with essential health and safety knowledge, meeting the UK Government's guidelines for introductory health and safety training.
Prices starting from £85 +vat
What is IOSH Working Safely®?
IOSH Working Safely® is an entry-level course which provides key health and safety training to employees across your organisation, enabling them to work safely and effectively. It fulfils employer obligation to provide proper training, as well as health and safety awareness to employees so that they can minimise the risks they face in the workplace. In turn, this minimises the risk of fines and legal issues that may arise from workplace injury.
Developed by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), the course teaches to the high standard of Health and Safety promoted by this globally chartered body, providing employees with practical, jargon-free knowledge and skills that they can apply effectively to the workplace.
A complete classroom experience you can do from home
Structured learning with access to E-learning materials
Interact live with your tutor and other students
Designed to work around your schedule
Complete the course in your own time
Access learning materials from any device
Book exams when you're ready
Study alongside colleagues and learn together
Choose from classroom or virtual learning from home
Tailored course content to your workplace
Benefits for Employers
IOSH Working Safely fulfils your responsibility as an employer to provide training so that your employees work in a manner which ensures their health and safety.
By providing effective health and safety training your employees will be more productive, with less time taken off work due to workplace injury.
IOSH Working Safely provides minimal business disruption, deliverable to your team in just one day.
The course provides employees with an internationally recognised health and safety certificate as evidence of their training.
Benefits for Learners
IOSH Working Safely provides the key health and safety knowledge you need, minimising risk to both your health and safety as well as that of fellow employees.
The course allows you to take an active role in the health and safety culture and practices of your organisation.
IOSH Working Safely teaches you to identify and manage both risks and hazards in the workplace, providing transferrable skills you can use for the rest of your career.
Phoenix is rated 4.9 stars on Trustpilot, helping thousands of students acquire the IOSH Working Safely® certificate each year.
Teaching and Support
We go the extra mile to make sure our course attendees receive the best possible learning experience and support, whether that be through study guides, student groups or our team of expert tutors and mentors.
Phoenix Health and Safety is an IOSH Approved Partner. This means our IOSH course materials, tutors, and learning environments are all quality-assured and stamped with excellence.
The Phoenix Pass Pledge
Every Phoenix IOSH course entitles you to continue studying free of charge if you fail to meet the required standard in examinations, though with pass rates above industry standard this is rarely required.
IOSH Working Safely® is suitable for staff at all levels of a business, no matter their level of seniority.
IOSH Working Safely includes 4 units of study:
Module 1: Introducing working safely
Module 2: Defining hazard and risk
Module 3: Identifying common hazards
Module 4: Improving safety performance
The duration of the IOSH Working Safely course depends on the method of study:
When studied through E-learning, we recommend spending 7- 8 hours on the course.
When studied in-house or through the virtual classroom, the course is 1 day.
Our classroom course timings are 09:00-17:00 Monday - Friday.
By the end of the course, candidates will be able to do the following:
Appreciate the importance of risk management in the workplace
Be aware of workplace health and safety in line with UK legislation
Identify common hazards and risks
Know how to make a difference to the health, safety and wellbeing of themselves and others
IOSH Working Safely® is assessed in 2 parts:
A short, multiple-choice test.
A hazard spotting exercise.
The IOSH Working Safely certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of both parts of the assessment.
Following the completion of IOSH Working Safely®, IOSH Managing Safely® is the appropriate next step for both supervisors and managers, providing the knowledge and skills necessary to supervise a workplace where health and safety is always a priority.
How long is IOSH Working Safely valid for?
Once you have successfully completed the course you will be rewarded with a certificate that does not expire. Despite the lack of expiry date however, IOSH recommends completing a refresher every 3 years to ensure your knowledge and understanding is also kept up to date.
How long does it take to complete the IOSH Working Safely Course?
When studying through E-learning, we recommend spending 7- 8 hours on the course. When studying in-house or through the virtual classroom, the course is 1 day.
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 am I entitled to an IOSH membership?
Completing an IOSH course does not provide you with an IOSH membership, although this is something you might want to consider separately.
What happens if I fail the IOSH assessment?
The Phoenix Pass Pledge will cover your additional studies, but you retake the exams at your own cost.
IOSH Leading Safely®️
Leading Safely®️ is designed to equip business leaders and senior managers with the health and safety knowledge necessary to safeguard their employees and business.
IOSH Managing Safely®️
Ideal for supervisors, managers, and team leaders, IOSH Managing Safely®️ helps those responsible for the health and safety of others to identify, assess and control workplace risks. IOSH Managing Safely is appropriate for any sector or industry.
Health and Safety Awareness for Employees
Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, employers are required to ensure that workers are provided with adequate information and training to minimise risks at work.