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IOSH Working Safely Course Outline

This is a concise 1-day course that provides an introduction to employees on the essentials of working safely. There will be an assessment at the end of the day. Below are the IOSH Working Safely course outline:   

  • Introducing Working Safely
  • Defining hazard and risk
  • Identifying common hazards
  • Improving safety performance
  • Protecting our environment

At the end of this IOSH Working Safely course, participants will:

  • Understand why they must work safely
  • Understand the difference between hazards and risks
  • Understand hazard identification
  • Appreciate and be able to successfully contribute to improved safety performance within the workplace

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Who should attend this IOSH Working Safely Training Course?

If you have managerial experience of health and safety and would like to more effectively manage health and safety in your working environment, then we would recommend the IOSH Managing Safely certification. 

Prerequisites for attending this IOSH Working Safely Course

There are no specific prerequisites for attending the IOSH Working Safely Course. This certification is designed to provide a basic understanding of health and safety principles and is suitable for individuals with varying levels of knowledge and experience.  

IOSH Working Safely Course Overview

This 1-day IOSH Working Safely V5.0 course is an introduction to health and safety measures that are taken in the workplace, aimed at all employees of any organisation.  It serves to allow staff to actively and successfully contribute to a safer working environment. This has many benefits:

  • Employees can better protect themselves and their colleague
  • Employees are aware of their individual responsibilities and have an overview of workplace safety
  • Increases productivity of your organisation - fewer hours spent on time off and accidents
  • Builds a greater appreciation for workplace safety across all levels of your organisation
  • Staff can distinguish between a hazard and a risk 


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What's included in this IOSH Working Safely Certification Training Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

IOSH Working Safely Examination

The exam for the IOSH Working Safely V5.0 course consists of two assessments. These assessments follow instructor-led training at the end of the day.  

  • 10 Multiple Choice Questions – 20 minutes
  • 3 Hazard Spotting Exercises

The results will be posted to you 2-3 weeks after sitting the exam. An e-certificate will also be sent out to you.

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Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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IOSH Working Safely Course FAQs


We provide you with a comprehensive IOSH workbook, the IOSH assessment, a certificate, and light refreshments.
Yes, the IOSH Working Safely training course includes an exam that must be passed in order to receive the IOSH certificate. The IOSH exam is designed to test the learner’s understanding of the course content and their ability to apply this knowledge in a workplace context.
The IOSH Working Safely certification exam typically consists of two parts: a multiple-choice test and a hazard spotting exercise. The IOSH Working Safely test should take 30 minutes and the passing mark is 30 out of 49. Part 1 contains 33 marks and the passing mark is 20 on the other hand part 2 contains 16 marks and the passing mark is 10.
If you fail the IOSH Working Safely certification exam, you will have the opportunity to retake the assessment. The exact process for retaking the exam may vary depending on the training provider delivering the course, but typically, participants will be given a set amount of time to review the study materials and prepare for the retake.
This course certification does not have an expiry date, however it is recommended that the course is repeated every 3-5 years as a refresher, to keep you up to date with the most recent developments in health and safety and to refresh your memory so you are continually working to the best of your health and safety ability.
To ensure that you are taking a genuine IOSH Working Safely Course, you should check that the training provider delivering the course is accredited by IOSH. Alternatively, you can ask the training provider to provide evidence of their accreditation and check this against the list of accredited providers on the IOSH website. It is also important to check that the course materials and assessments are consistent with the IOSH Working Safely syllabus. The knowledge academy all IOSH Courses are accredited by IOSH.
Yes, the knowledge academy is accredited by IOSH and we are providing the latest syllabus of the IOSH Working Safely Course.
The results will be posted to you 2-3 weeks after sitting the exam. An e-certificate will also be sent out to you.
Completing an IOSH training, including the IOSH Working Safely training, does not automatically entitle you to an IOSH membership. This membership requires a separate application process and the fulfillment of certain criteria.
The length of time it takes to complete the IOSH Working Safely online training course can vary depending on the format of the course and the learner’s pace. In a classroom-based or virtual training format, the IOSH Working Safely program typically takes one day to complete, with the assessment taking place at the end of the day. For e-learning formats, participants can complete the course at their own pace, but it is typically designed to take around 6-8 hours to complete. In-house IOSH training may also vary in length depending on the needs of the organisation and the trainer delivering the course.
The price for IOSH Working Safely Course certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for IOSH Working Safely Course.

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Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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