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We’ve designed the IOSH Managing Safely Refresher e-learning course for managers, team leaders and supervisors with health and safety responsibilities.

 In particular, it enables candidates to:

  • Revise key management responsibilities as outlined on the Managing Safely course.
  • Update their knowledge in line with any relevant changes to legislation, standards and good practice guidance

Who is IOSH Managing Safely Refresher suitable for?

The IOSH Managing Safely Refresher is suitable for anyone who has previously gained the IOSH Managing Safely qualification, and now wishes to refresh their knowledge via online study.

We recommend that everyone who passes an IOSH Managing Safely course takes IOSH refresher training within three years of completion.

Course programme and duration

The refresher course has been created by the Institution of Occupational Health and Safety (IOSH) to provide continued support to managers, team leaders and supervisors in dealing with health and safety issues in the workplace. It consists of six modules:

  • Module 1: Thinking back – reflect on full Managing Safely course
  • Module 2: Leadership
  • Module 3: Plan – review and deliver policy
  • Module 4: Do – undertake risk assessment
  • Module 5: Check – review data types
  • Module 6: Act – applying lessons learnt in the workplace

The course involves six hours of study, completed at a pace comfortable for the candidate. With e-learning, this can be over a maximum of six months.

Learning outcomes for employees:

  • Refresh knowledge gained from the Managing Safely course.
  • Build on existing understanding and capabilities.
  • Understand how good leadership can influence in health and safety.
  • Manage health and safety in the workplace more effectively.
  • Refresh knowledge of crucial health and safety terms.
  • Update understanding of the critical benefits and components of a health and safety management system.
  • Review the different types of performance measurements.
  • Identify how the law can affect health and safety in the workplace.
  • Assess, reduce and control risk in the workplace.
  • Learn how to apply risk profiling in an organisation.
  • Understand the importance of lessons learnt and continuous improvement.

Benefits of the refresher course for employers:

  • Enhance your organisation’s reputation with stakeholders by showing a strong commitment to protecting staff.
  • Internationally recognised certification.
  • Ensure that the business can operate effectively by bringing key staff up-to-date with current health and safety legislation.
  • Promote a positive safety culture across the business.
  • Enhance productivity by reducing hours lost to accidents and absence.
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Assessment and certification

Candidates must pass an online assessment paper consisting of short multiple-choice questions. A certificate is awarded upon completion. If you are unsuccessful at the first attempt, the course fee allows for one resit of the final assessment at no additional cost.

To book this course you must have passed the IOSH Managing Safely course previously. You'll also need your original IOSH certificate number - details of how to get this easily from IOSH are included in the course materials.

What can I do after this course?

The next step after studying the Managing Safely refresher course is IOSH Leading Safely, which is designed for directors and senior managers.

IOSH Managing Safely can also be a stepping stone to many NEBOSH health and safety courses available from Phoenix..

Course fees

IOSH Managing Safely Refresher E-Learning costs £145 plus VAT for each candidate. This includes access to online training materials.

We include up to six months of mentorship and administrative support per participant to help ensure you get the best from your IOSH online training.

Please note that completing this course does not give you membership of IOSH, although this is something you may wish to consider separately.

Why study online with Phoenix?

This e-learning course provides a flexible, cost-efficient alternative to the Phoenix in-house refresher course.

The advantage of studying online is that it puts you in control of your learning. Candidates can study at their own pace and in their own time, anywhere with a suitable internet connection. Stop whenever you wish and pick up from where you left off at a convenient time. This allows candidates to study outside their working hours and place of work, so it is ideal for managers who need to continue fulfilling a demanding role while studying.

Phoenix online courses are compatible with all types of computers, tablets and smartphones. The study materials include interactive exercises, revision tasks, informative video clips and additional reference materials surrounding the key issues.

Once candidates have registered and paid for the course, they receive a secure login for their learning account. Phoenix mentors provide expert support, and you can contact them by phone, email, social media or via our online platform. As such, help and advice are available whenever required.


We offer discounts for group bookings of more than ten candidates. Please contact our Sales Team on 0345 500 8811 for further details.

Frequently asked questions

When and how will I receive my results/certificate?

You will get the result immediately after the end of the online exam. Confirmation of results can be printed or saved as proof of completion.

Are there any entry requirements?

Candidates must have previously gained the IOSH Managing Safely qualification.  There are no other entry requirements.

Do I need to pay for the exam?

No, the exam is included in the cost.

What happens if I fail the assessment?

The price of the course includes one resit with full support from Phoenix tutors.