What is special about this course?
Accredited by the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), this is a one-day interactive course based on what people need to know about health and safety at work. Working Safely is for people at any level, in any sector, who need to understand the basics of health and safety.
There are no formal entry requirements.
Working Safely covers 5 interactive modules:
- Introducing working safely
- Defining hazard and risk
- Identifying common hazards
- Improving safety performance
- Protecting our environment
How will I study my course?
- Short course
How long will my course last?
This is a one day, classroom based course. A short assessment is built into the training at the end of the course and successful delegates will receive a nationally recognised and respected IOSH Working Safely certificate.
Where can I study my course?
- Fort William
Visit the course booking page to see upcoming course dates. Alternatively, call your local college centre or the BEST team for more information and to register your interest.
£130 for IOSH training only
£200 combined cost for IOSH training, CITB Health, Safety & Environment Operative Test and CSCS Green Labourer Card
A Fee Waiver or funding of up to £200 could be available to help with payment of course fees, depending on your personal circumstances.
This support will be available for people who are 16 or over, living in Scotland and either in low paid work or actively seeking work. To be eligible, you must have income of £22,000 a year or less, or be on certain benefits.
You will also not be undertaking any secondary, further or higher education, SDS funded training or participating on the Community Jobs Scotland programme.
Please contact your local college centre for more information about eligibility, or call us on 01397 874000.
What can I do on completion of my course?
Candidates can progress to the IOSH Managing Safely course 4-day course.
Is there more information available online?
You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.