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At The Knowledge Academy, our classroom-based training courses allow delegates to study and learn in a friendly, engaging, and interactive environment. We ensure the very best level of teaching, with first-rate instructors, resources, and state-of-the-art facilities. We provide courses of varying durations and can arrange weekend and residential courses in order to suit your requirements.

Furthermore, our classroom courses are carried out in thousands of locations worldwide, making training easily accessible wherever you are. Our courses typically begin at 9.00 am and continue until 5.00 pm each day, with breaks and refreshments provided. , As our most popular form of training available, we pride ourselves in continuously delivering an outstanding learning experience for our delegates in the classroom.

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  • Direct support from our experienced trainers throughout the course
  • Training courses available in thousands of locations globally
  • Partake in engaging and valuable activities in the classroom to boost your learning potential
  • Receive an all-encompassing learning experience

Online Training

Our online-based training courses aim to provide you with a complete training experience. Due to their flexibility, these courses are greatly suited to busy working professionals, or any individual who would prefer the convenience of an online training course.

Our Computer-Based Training (CBT) courses remove the time and cost associated with travelling to course locations. You can complete your chosen course in any location, and work at your own pace, as the learning portal can be accessed 24/7. All of our online training courses have technical and administrative support and mobile access. Furthermore, each course has been carefully designed to incorporate informative, instructive, and engaging content. In this way, online learning can guarantee a valuable and enjoyable training solution.

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  • Our flexible online courses provide you with 24/7 access
  • 90 days access
  • Enjoy an engaging and interactive learning experience
  • Courses available through our easy-to-use learning portal

In-house Training

Our In-house training option allows you to select any of our courses and receive training at a venue of your choice, by any method of your choice.

In-house courses deliver training to multiple employees at once, thus reducing travel expenses and providing you with the ultimate convenience and value for money. In addition, this option allows you to receive a training course that has been specifically tailored to meet your business needs, ensuring first-class quality, applicability, and value.

By choosing to bring bespoke training to the office, you can improve business performance, and make your organisation more streamlined, resourceful, and profitable. With over 25 years’ of experience, we are the market-leaders of In-house training.

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  • Reduce the costs of employees taking time away from the workplace to train
  • Streamline your business with this bespoke training solution
  • Maximise your training budget
  • Monitor your employees’ progress and ensure that they receive applicable qualifications

Virtual Training

Our Virtual training courses provide you with the option to learn using a specialised simulated virtual environment. In this environment, our expert training instructors will be able to convey information and provide you with the all the knowledge you require to earn your qualification with The Knowledge Academy. As the largest global training provider, this method of training allows us to extend our training scope to those who may not be able to attend a classroom course itself, but would like to receive direct training and support from an instructor.
Using this training delivery method, you would benefit from the convenience of remote access and the elimination of the time and cost associated with travelling to a training venue.

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  • Receive direct support from our experienced trainers
  • Acquire the benefits of a classroom course, without the need to travel
  • Train from the comfort of your own home using remote access
  • All virtual training courses come with technical and administrative support

NEBOSH Award In Health And Safety At Work

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Duration: 3 Days

Exams: Yes

Accredited: Yes

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NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at Work

This introductory 3-day course will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve the NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at Work. The NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at Work will help to improve the safety of an organisation by preparing employees to recognise and deal with hazards at work - helping to decrease accidents and accomplishing cost savings for the business.


This certification is the perfect introduction to health and safety for any employee, regardless of practicing industry, as it covers the fundamental values of health and safety and the current best-practice guidance to adhere to. The principles and practices that this NEBOSH course teaches can be applied to any workplace and in any worldwide situation, making it one of the most valued and suitable Health and Safety Certifications.


What is NEBOSH?

NEBOSH (The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health) is an awarding body offering globally recognised health, safety, and environmental qualifications. NEBOSH qualifications fall into three categories based on the range of knowledge they demonstrate: Awards demonstrate basic understanding, Certificates demonstrate broad knowledge and Diplomas are professional qualifications.


Please note, the examination has to be taken at a minimum of 20 working days after the course end date, this is directly arranged with The Knowledge Academy.

NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at Work Outline

Element 1: Health and Safety Foundations

  • Fundamentals of workplace health and safety

  • Reasons for practicing good standards of health and safety

  • Key internal and external sources of health and safety information


Element 2: Principles of fire and explosion

  • The role and responsibilities of relevant health and safety parties

  • Key features of a system to effectively manage health and safety

  • How accidents are caused and the role and function of accident recording and investigation

  • Techniques of improving health and safety performance


Element 3: Causes and prevention of fires

  • Causes of fires and explosions in typical work activities

  • Appropriate control measures to minimise fire risks


Element 4: Work equipment hazards and controls

  • General health and safety requirements

  • Main hazards and controls for work equipment


Element 5: Transport safety

  • Hazards presented by the movement of vehicles in the workplace and the appropriate control measures


Element 6: Electricity hazards and controls

  • Hazards associated with the use of electricity in the workplace

  • Control measures that need to be taken when working with electrical systems or using electrical equipment


Element 7: Fire safety

  • The benefits of adequate fire risk assessment and the matters which should be addressed when undertaking a basic fire risk assessment.

  • Basic principles of fire prevention and fire controls in the future in the workplace


Element 8: Manual handling and repetitive movement hazards and controls

  • Hazards from manual handling and repetitive physical activities

  • Ways of controlling risks from manual handling and ergonomic risks


Element 9: Hazards and controls associated with hazardous substances

  • Forms of, classification of and routes of entry for hazardous substances

  • Sources of information to be considered when undertaking an assessment of the health risks from substances commonly encountered in the workplace

  • Controls that should be used to reduce the risk of ill-health from exposure to hazardous substances

  • Steps to minimise the environmental impact of fire and firefighting operations


Element 10: Work environment hazards and controls

  • Common welfare and work environment requirements, hazards, and controls in the workplace

  • Hazards to pedestrians in the workplace and the appropriate control measures

  • Common psychosocial hazards which may be encountered in the workplace, the persons affected and control measures

  • Health effects associated with exposure to noise and vibration and the appropriate control measures

  • Requirements for, and effective provision of, first aid in the workplace

Who Should Attend?

The course is suitable for any worker in any position looking to understand the principles of health and safety, but it will be particularly useful for:

  • Leaders and Supervisors

  • Managers

  • HR professionals



There are no prerequisites for this course.

NEBOSH, an acronym for the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health, is a global health and safety qualification that demonstrates that an individual is a proficient and effective health and safety operator.
No, NEBOSH certifications do not expire. However, health and safety practices and guidance frequently change as more medical research is conducted and new best-practice protocols are established - it is therefore recommended that candidates resit their NEBOSH certification every 5 years to ensure their knowledge is up to date.
Yes, an exam voucher is provided to candidates - allowing them to sit the examination through NEBOSH. Please note, the examination has to be taken at a minimum of 20 working days after the course end date, this is directly arranged with The Knowledge Academy.
The first is a 1 hour, 40 question, multiple-choice assessment and the second is a 1-hour practical workplace risk assessment.
Tuition from an experienced instructor, light refreshments, NEBOSH Certificate - on successful completion of both exams, a NEBOSH Health and Safety Certificate will be awarded, and NEBOSH Exam Voucher.
All of our instructors have several years of health and safety practice experience - they will impart their knowledge throughout the course to help you become aware of situational differences that dictate health and safety protocols.

NEBOSH Award in Health and Safety at Work Examination

The NEBOSH exam is split into two sections - individuals must pass both in order to be awarded with the NEBOSH Health and Safety in the Workplace Certification.

NEBOSH Exam Part 1

  • 1-hour

  • 40-question multiple-choice assessment


NEBOSH Exam Part 2

  • 1-hour practical workplace risk assessment

Key points about this course

Duration: 3 Days

Exams: Yes

Accredited: Yes

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