NEBOSH Health and Safety At Work Award

NEBOSH Health and Safety At Work Award

NEBOSH Courses

When it comes to health and safety training, NEBOSH is the name that stands out. Designed to equip you with comprehensive knowledge and skills, this course is the perfect stepping stone to a rewarding career in health and safety or as a way to build the skills of your health and safety team. Align this with Ligtas as your GOLD learning partner; you can be sure this is a recipe for success.

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NEBOSH Health and Safety At Work Course Overview

The NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Award Qualification (HSA) provides the perfect introduction to individuals looking for a good understanding of Workplace health & safety or who are looking to start a career in Health and Safety.

It covers the principles of health and safety rather than specific laws, focusing on common workplace hazards and how to identify and control them.

The NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Award consists of one unit which must be successfully completed within six months to achieve the NEBOSH Health and Safety Award qualification.

Unit HSA1: Health and Safety at Work

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


Units HSA1 of the NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Award is assessed by a three-hour workplace health and safety review which should be carried out in the learner’s own workplace.

Exams are on-demand throughout the year.

Who Is the NEBOSH Health and Safety At Work Course For?

This qualification is particularly relevant for team leaders, supervisors, facilities managers, and anyone wishing to ensure they work safely.

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NEBOSH Health and Safety At Work Award

Learning Outcomes

Completion of the NEBOSH Health and Safety At Work Award will allow learners to understand the following:

  • Understand why health and safety needs to be managed, ensuring effective processes are in place
  • Inspect the workplace, recognising a range of common hazards, evaluating risks (taking account of current controls
  • Recommending further control measures and assigning actions
  • Understand why incidents happen and how to investigate them

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Benefits To The Organisation

According to the Health and Safety Executive, workplace injuries and ill-health cost UK businesses around £18.8bn in 2019/20.

To go home safely at the end of the working day is a right, not a privilege.

In today’s world, understanding health and safety is paramount in order to gain a core understanding of how individuals behaviours and responsibilities directly impact health and safety management.

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Online Learning

Designed for flexibility, the online option lets you learn at your own pace from the comfort of your home or office. With access to rich digital resources, interactive modules, and virtual support, online learning is perfect for those balancing work, study, and personal commitments.

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NEBOSH Health & Safety at Work Award


Important Information For Learners

Please note any NEBOSH Exam fees are charged in addition to the course fee for online courses. NEBOSH Examination Fees can be found here.

Also, once an online course has been accessed, it is important to note that there can be no deferrals or cancellations.

Please inform us of any access needs or reasonable adjustments which may be required during training/assessment.

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Learner eligibility

It is important that you have a suitable standard of English language to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus. NEBOSH recommends that learners undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests.

After reading the course entry requirements do you feel you have a suitable standard of English to complete this course?

Yes or no?

If you selected yes we would welcome you to sign up for the course, however, if you answered no or are unsure about anything please use the contact information listed below to contact us.

Email: enquiries@ligtas.co.uk

Telephone: 02922 800 000

In the event that a learner wishes to make a complaint about their course, details of the Ligtas complaints procedure can be found here.

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If you would like to book a session with one of our trainers to explain our terms and conditions, please contact us at 02922 800 000 or enquiries@ligtas.co.uk

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Why Choose Ligtas?

NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner Status

Ligtas is a NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner. NEBOSH is the world’s leading accreditation body for the health and safety industry. This means that Ligtas has excelled in the six learning excellence principles:

  • Ensure all learners understand what is expected of them and what they can expect from their Learning Provider
  • Create a learning environment that is engaging and encourages interaction that is appropriate for the course and type of delivery
  • Provide accurate course materials and continually update and improve them
  • Ensure tutors are qualified, knowledgeable, competent, and engaging
  • Give learners feedback on their progress and provide appropriate support
  • Review course delivery and learner feedback and action as necessary

This course is delivered by our Learning partner RRC, who also are holders of the NEBOSH Gold Learner Partner Status.

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