Health and Safety in Education

Colleges and Universities

Health & Safety in Education (Colleges and Universities) will give all staff working in a further or higher education setting a basic yet comprehensive knowledge of health and safety.

Course description

This course, accredited by RoSPA, meets the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) ‘Working Safely’ standards and will give anyone working in a college or university the knowledge to tackle underlying causes of accidents in their organisation. It covers the essential facts to help you work more safely and contribute to the overall safety of your organisation.

This five module course delivers six CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • an introduction to health and safety, the fundamental concepts and risk assessment
  • common workplace health and safety hazards and how to control them
  • improving performance
  • the Plan,Do,Check, Act approach to managing health and safety
  • emergency procedures, accident investigation and first aid.

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  • Fulfil your legal duty of care in the key areas the law and inspection requires
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Key features and benefits

Duration 6 hours

Target Audience Education

  • This course is enhanced with a narration feature for accessibility purposes
  • Accredited by RoSPA
  • Available online only
  • This course is level 2 (as graded against the nationally accepted levels for training courses).
  • Delivers 6 CPD hours
  • 80% pass mark
  • Certificate upon completion provides evidence of learning

Partners / major users

RoSPA