Health and Safety in Education: Staff Awareness

This course is aimed at those who work within any educational establishment.

Course description

It delivers essential information to allow all staff to understand, follow and contribute to HSE compliant health and safety systems implemented by leadership.

By the end of the course you will understand:

  1. The legal position and who enforces health and safety law in the UK.
  2. Health and Safety policies and procedures.
  3. Risk assessments - including the HSE’s 5-step process for undertaking them.
  4. The importance of communication, co-operation, co-ordination and consultation in your organisation.
  5. Statutory inspection, maintenance and monitoring of systems and equipment.
  6. Specific health and safety considerations including fire/emergency procedures, first aid, display screen equipment, working at height, manual handling, hazardous substances, electricity, welfare, asbestos, water hygiene and lone working.

Health and safety in Education: Staff Awareness, what are my buying options?

Buy as a standalone course

This course costs £18.50 excl. VAT and you can buy online today.



Buy as part of a training package

This course is included as part of EduCare for Education®, our bestselling training course package which combines a wide range of courses such as Child Protection, Online Safety and The Prevent Duty into one cost-effective bundle.

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Why EduCare?

Our content experts ensure your courses are kept up-to-date. We constantly monitor changes to statutory guidance, legislation and inspection requirements, as soon as changes are confirmed, we update your course content at the earliest opportunity.

EduCare’s online learning management system is incredibly easy to use with training courses that can be accessed at any time and from any computer with internet access.

With EduCare you can:

  • Fulfil your legal duty of care in the key areas the law and inspection requires
  • Provide robust evidence of staff training
  • Access powerful management reports so you know who has completed the training
  • Allow ALL staff to complete essential duty of care training
  • Access additional resources to extend subject knowledge
  • Keep up-to-date with legislation changes
  • Download personalised certificates
  • Train anytime, anywhere - 24/7
  • Provide training certified for CPD

Key features and benefits

Price £18.50 excl. VAT

Max. Duration 2 hours

Target Audience Education

  • A fully interactive course, including optional narration for accessibility, comprising one module and one questionnaire
  • Two CPD credits with a personalised downloadable certificate
  • 70% pass mark
  • Additional resources including downloadable infographics and additional scenarios to contextualise health and safety understanding.
  • Printable module for future reference.
  • Course id: 151

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What customers say

"EduCare have been the primary provider of online Child Protection training for Solihull College and University Centre staff since October 2014. We felt that the EduCare product was engaging, current, well presented and sufficiently detailed, whilst their customer services are responsive and supportive."

Reza Mosavian
Head of Learning Technologies, Solihull College