IOSH Working Safely

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Personal Learning Accounts

Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Virtual Classroom Study is equivalent to face-to-face classroom courses, but delivered in an online environment.



Health and Safety

Start Date

Start Date

In a nutshell

A Personal Learning Account is a new initiative from the Welsh Government. It is a free and flexible way to learn. The initiative will offer people the chance to access free, part-time courses that offer flexible and convenient learning around their existing lifestyle.

IOSH is the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health. It is the largest health and safety membership body in the world with members throughout Europe.

Every year, nearly 120,000 people from a range of different industries attend IOSH training courses.

IOSH training is internationally recognised and highly regarded, making it an excellent addition to any employee's list of accreditations.

This highly recognised entry-level course helps promote a basic understanding of health and safety practices, which can be used to further your training as an employee or to refresh your knowledge.

It may also help with your training outcomes as you look to progress in your chosen sector.

This course is for...

...anyone over 19, living in Wales, in employment and earning less than £29,534 a year.

...anyone who is not currently in a management role, but requires an awareness of workplace health and safety.

Course content

The Working Safely course material is split into six different units:

  • Course introduction
  • Why is it important to work safely
  • Improving safety performance
  • The environment
  • Multiple choice test
  • Hazard assessment

The course includes certification and IOSH Membership.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal requirements, however it is important that learners have a suitable standard of English language in order to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus.

Additional information

This course is delivered by virtual classroom. Virtual classrooms are equivalent to face-to-face classroom courses, but delivered in an online environment.

You will need to put aside 1 day to attend this course.

The course includes an exam which is invigilated online and you need to have access to an internet enabled device with a microphone and a webcam.

Where can I study IOSH Working Safely?


All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

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