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IOSH Working Safely

Official IOSH Qualification

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Do you want to pursue a career in the health and safety industry? Then this IOSH Working Safely course could be perfect for you.

  • Official IOSH Qualification.
  • Successful students can become affiliate of IOSH.
  • Ideal for those who require a base level of skills and understanding in health and safety.
  • Follows global legislation.
  • Understand the outline of occupationsal safety and health.
  • Improve safety performance.
  • Submit assignment and take exam online.
  • Progress onto ISOH Managing Safely course.
This course is only available to study online.

Course overview

This IOSH Working Safely course will allow you to explore the essential principles of workplace safety and empower you to prioritise your well-being.

The IOSH Working Safely qualification is widely recognised and respected, providing individuals with the necessary knowledge and skills to promote a safer working environment. Whether you are an employee seeking to enhance your own safety awareness or an employer committed to fostering a culture of well-being, this course will equip you with the tools needed to make a positive impact.

During this course, you will delve into a wide range of safety topics, including hazard identification, risk assessment, accident prevention, and the importance of effective communication. You will gain a solid foundation in understanding safety responsibilities, recognised potential risks, and taking appropriate actions to mitigate them.

Through practical examples and interactive exercises, you will learn how to create a safer working environment by adopting a proactive approach to safety. By the end of this course, you will have the knowledge and confidence to contribute to a positive safety culture in your workplace, ultimately safeguarding yourself and your colleagues.

Upon successful completion of the IOSH Working Safely course, you will receive a recognised qualification that demonstrates your commitment to workplace safety. This qualification not only enhances your professional profile but also equips you with the skills to create a safer and healthier work environment for all.

What next?

Upon completion of this IOSH Working Safely course, you could develop your knowledge further by studying another one of our health and safety courses.

Here are some job roles within the health and safety industry:

  • Health and safety officer/coordinator
  • Safety inspector
  • Occupational health specialist
  • Environmental health and safety manager
  • Risk manager
  • Ergonomist
  • Safety trainer/instructor
  • Construction safety officer
  • Industrial hygienist
  • Health and safety consultant

Course Duration

Up to 6 months.

Course Outcome

You will receive your official IOSH Working Safely qualification.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.


Online exam. Hazard spotting assessment.

Course content

Extra info

Course duration

You will have up to 6 months to complete your course. This is plenty of time to ensure you are able to study for your course, at your own pace.

During this time you will receive full tutor support.


You will be assessed by an interactive online exam and a hazard spotting assessment. Both you are able to complete online.

Online Exam

There are 33 questions in online exam. These are multiple choice and you will be required to select the right answer out of a choice.

Hazard Spotting Assessment

You will be given four scenarios. You will give a response to three questions within each scenario.

Study method

You will study for your course entirely online and receive full tutor support through email.

The online portal makes learning more interactive with presentations, audio recordings and interactive modules.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. Anyone is able to enrol onto this course.

Course outcome

If you are successful, you will receive your official IOSH Working Safely qualification. You will then be able to become an affiliate of IOSH.


Once you have completed this course, you may want to complete IOSH Managing Safely course.

You can also progress on to your NEBOSH General Certificate.

Awarding body

IOSH, which stands for the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, is a globally recognised professional body dedicated to promoting and improving health and safety in the workplace. With over 46,000 members across various industries and sectors, IOSH plays a crucial role in setting standards, providing guidance, and facilitating professional development in the field of occupational safety and health.

With an IOSH qualification, professionals can demonstrate their commitment to workplace safety, enhance their career prospects, and contribute to the well-being of employees and organisations. The knowledge and skills gained through IOSH courses enable individuals to make informed decisions, implement effective safety measures, and ensure compliance with relevant regulations and standards.


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