IOSH Approved Behavioral Science for Leadership in Safety

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How often has it been said that behavioural change is the key to improving performance? This course sets out to do exactly that: change behaviours and improve safety performance. Ideally suited to those who have already completed a formal health and safety course, this is the next step to delivering great results back in the workplace.

Specifically for Leaders, Managers and Supervisors in all industries the online IOSH Approved Behavioural Science for Leadership in Safety course will have a positive influence on your behaviour and that of your colleagues. Become a workplace influencer by upskilling yourself on the main principles of people behaviour and putting this into practice.

Brought to you through Astutis' exclusive partnership with BSST, this course has been designed by leading Performance Psychologist, Darren Sutton. It couples his unparalleled knowledge with over 20 years of experience in senior management in the Health and Safety sector. Each module of the course is introduced by Darren via video. You can start the course as soon as you are enrolled.

It takes between 6-8 hours to complete the course. You can complete the course in one sitting or in bite-sized chunks over a week or two, including the IOSH assessment.

A digital IOSH certificate is awarded once you successfully pass the course. If you want to initiate change within your organisation (or your life in general for that matter) then this is the ideal starting point.

What's included in the course?

  • Six engaging modules and an online course assessment
  • A conversational style throughout
  • Each module is introduced by a Performance Psychologist via a short video
  • Interactive and easy-to-use learning platform
  • Information from experts in niche areas of safety performance
  • Access to academic papers
  • IOSH Certificate awarded to every successful delegate

Course Duration: 6 – 8 hours

Course Modules:

Module 1 - Safety Leadership

What is the impact of leadership and culture? In this module we explore this very thing and get an understanding of the variety of leadership styles, including your own! Also, lets challenge the status quo and find out how we can take different approaches.

Module 2 - Avoiding Failure or Creating Excellence

Here we challenge the theory that traditional Safety courses give you around accident causation – think Swiss Cheese and Root Cause Analysis. Let’s challenge ourselves to think this through differently because things don’t always happen sequentially, especially where people are involved.

Module 3 - Key Drivers of Behaviour

What is the relationship between our thoughts, feelings, actions and performance? In this module we get to learn about different behavioural change models to better understand human behaviour as a whole.

Module 4 - Behavioural Science Relating to Safety Performance

Here we introduce on 3 key steps – Purpose, Autonomy and Mastery and the positive influence that this has on people and their performance in the workplace.

Module 5 - ABC Analysis

Creating improved behaviours by examining the core principles. This section is all about shifting mindsets.

Module 6 - Goal Setting

Traditional target setting based on lagging indicators do not always work. Here we look at creating goals that initiate change and benefits that are both scalable and sustainable. 

Examination:

You will be required to undertake a 45-minute multiple-choice test, comprised of 14 questions. A score of at least 9 is required to pass the course.

At the end of the multi-choice, you are asked to upload your KISS statement. A score of 6 out of 9 marks is required to pass the course.

Uploading your Reflective Journal is optional. Please think about the principles you learned from the program and choose what resonated with you.

FAQ

How do I access the assessment?

The course assessment is built into the online course. Once you have completed all six-modules you will have access to complete the assessment.

Whats included in the course?

  • Six engaging modules and an online course assessment
  • A conversational style throughout
  • Each module introduced by a Performance Psychologist via a short video
  • Interactive and easy to use learning platform
  • Information from experts in niche areas of safety performance
  • Access to academic papers
  • IOSH Certificate awarded to every successful learner

Will the course be useful to me?

This flagship course has been designed by a leading Performance Psychologist, Darren Sutton. He’s the only safety professional in the world who holds an MSc in performance psychology. Darren is passionate about helping people and their organisations to become the very best that they can be and has held leadership roles in some of the most challenging environments in the world.

Our courses are applicable across all industries and workplaces. Whether you’re in a high-risk industry like rail, construction or manufacturing or you’re in retail, nuclear or healthcare our courses will help you and your organisation improve performance in safety and health

This course helps great leaders and their organisations become even better still. Applying behavioural safety approach helps leaders shift their team’s attitudes and mindsets from feeling like they Have to work safely to avoid something bad happening, to Wanting to work safely – and then they are Proud to work safely.

in association with Astutis

 380.0 Ex. VAT