IOSH WORKING SAFELY (AUG - DEC DATES)
SCQF Level 5
Built Environment

Course Overview
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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.

What You Will Learn
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  • Introducing working safely 
  • Defining hazard and risk 
  • Identifying common hazards 
  • Improving safety performance 
  • Protecting our environment
Entry Requirements
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  • No minimum entry requirements
English Proficiency Requirements
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  • IELTS 5.5
How the course is assessed
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  • Assessment via a multi-format question paper and a multiple choice hazard spotting exercise
Career Opportunities
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  • IOSH Working Safely is now recognised by CSCS as equivalent to a Level 1 Award in health and safety in a construction environment.
Number Of Days Per Week
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  • 1 day per week
Course Cost And Funding Options
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Fee: £173 Sighthill part-time (year 1)
Course Delivery
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