Health and Safety Training in the Workplace – Level 1 – Half Day

This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides learners with a basic introduction to health and safety in the workplace, including the role that everyone plays in maintaining a safe working environment.

Course description

During this half day course, learners will develop a basic knowledge of health & safety issues such as: hazards and risks in the workplace, workplace conditions that can affect health and safety, and the requirements for workplace procedures.

Who should attend?

TheΒ Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF) has been designed for all employees working in any workplace, to help raise their awareness of H&S in the workplace.

Candidates need a basic command of English (defined as Level 2). While we are often able to provide support to people who do not have English as a first language, our ability to do so is limited by the time available and the number of people who require assistance. We may be able to make special arrangements if requested in advance. Please contact us if you need any guidance.

Booking for a group? Have a look at on-site training options.

Need something else? Check all of our Health and Safety training courses.

What are the different learning methods for this course? 

Face to face learning (Our Fave!)

Learning is entirely classroom based, this course requires half a day in the classroom. We always recommend this type of training to get as much concentrated experience and practice of manual handling as possible

Virtual Classroom

This qualification can be delivered online using a virtual classroom. It can be delivered entirely online by combining remote training and an invigilated e-Assessment or Learners can complete the remote training and then attend a face-to-face assessment session. Please contact us if you would like to use this option.

What topics are covered on the Health and Safety in the Workplace course?

Roles and responsibilities of employers and employees
The importance of health and safety in the workplace
Workplace hazards and risks:

  • Slips, trips and falls
  • Working at heights
  • Manual handling
  • Hazardous substances
  • Machinery and vehicles
  • Electricity
  • Fire
  • Stress

Workplace conditions that can affect health and safety
Personal Protective Equipment and its uses
Importance of personal hygiene
The purpose of first aid provision
The need for reporting incidents and ill health

Assessment and certification


Continuous observation by the trainer and multiple-choice theory assessment.


Successful candidates receive a nationally recognised, Ofqual accredited Level 1 Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF) certificate, valid for three years.

Any questions?

Just contact us πŸ‘

Requalification Checker

Unsure which course you need to requalify? Use our handy tool to check the course you need



Prepare for anything with our first aid supplies πŸ‘€