NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Award (NEBOSH HSW)

This NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Award qualification is a perfect introduction for anyone looking to have an understanding of the basic principles of health and safety as part of their job, relevant to all industry sectors.

This practical qualification helps organizations in achieving reduced accidents, improved safety culture and better cost savings.


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Nebosh HSW 24th Jun’24 27th Jun’24
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Learning options

There are varied choices of learning that cover:

  • Online/E-learning
  • Virtual classroom learning
  • Onsite at the workplace

This course is an optimal first step to developing knowledge of health and safety and is particularly relevant to supervisors and all management roles.

NEBOSH HSW course includes two core units that cover important topics such as health and safety responsibilities, and basic control measures that ensure a safe working environment.

The course delivers learners with the skills and knowledge that empower them to:

  • Recognize the need for health and safety management and ensure appropriate measures are in place.
  • Carry out investigations in the workplace that enable finding hazards, assessing the risk levels and deriving control measures.
  • Knowledge of analyzing the causes of accidents and how to prevent them.

The NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Award is an internationally recognized qualification among most employers and professional memberships in more than 180 countries across the world! This qualification focuses on the clear health and safety roles and responsibilities of individuals within the organization.

Nebosh HSW Syllabus

Units HSA1 of the NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Award is assessed by a three-hour workplace health and safety review.

Assessment Element summary

Unit HSW 1: Health and Safety at work

1 Why and how you manage health and safety
2 Dealing with common workplace hazards
3 Stopping incidents and ill-health before they happen
4 Learning from incidents

NEBOSH HSW Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirement is needed. But it is recommended that learners should be good at English.

Who is it for NEBOSH HSW?

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of all seeking an understanding of the principles of health and safety as part of their job including:

  • Team leaders and supervisors
  • HR professionals
  • Facilities managers

  • Supervisors from any sector/organization
  • Anyone interested in health and safety

This valuable certification serves as a strong foundation for pursuing higher-level qualifications.

Employers benefits

The NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Award helps to:

  • Minimize incident and injury rates and related loss time and absenteeism.
  • Improves awareness of health and safety.
  • Enhances employee engagement and instils a safety culture.
  • Ensure legal compliance of the organization with the latest and best safety standards.
  • Preserves the reputation of the business against health and safety failures and penalties.
The NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Award emphasizes determining solutions for common and everyday workplace health and safety issues.

This course delivers practical skills that enable learners to:

  • Understand risk assessments and control strategies.
  • Deriving control strategies to various common workplace hazards.
  • Gives confidence to manage workplace hazards effectively.

NEBOSH Learning Partners provides organizations with flexible learning choices, ensuring delivery of the course as per the unique requirements.

Learners enrolling in this course as first NEBOSH Award-level qualification can pursue other NEBOSH qualifications at this level, such as Working with Wellbeing.

Also, they can progress their growth with Certificate-level qualifications, such as the NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.

Learning Modes

NEBOSH Health and Safety at Workplace (HSW) can be delivered in various learning modes.

Virtual / Online Live Learning
In-Company Training

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