NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Award


The NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Award Qualification (NEBOSH HSA) provides the perfect introductory qualification for people who need an understanding of the principles of health and safety in their role. It enables organisations to improve the safety culture, reduce accidents and increase costs savings.

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The NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Award Qualification (NEBOSH HSA) serves as an essential entry point for individuals seeking foundational knowledge of health and safety principles relevant to their roles. This qualification empowers organizations to foster a safety-focused culture, leading to reduced accidents and enhanced cost savings.

Ideal for those desiring a comprehensive understanding of workplace health and safety or aiming to embark on a career in this field, the NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Award enjoys global recognition across more than 180 countries. It delineates clear responsibilities within the health and safety domain, fostering accountability within businesses.

Comprising two core units, this course delves into crucial topics such as health and safety responsibilities and fundamental control measures essential for maintaining a safe working environment.

Learners emerge equipped with knowledge and practical skills enabling them to:

– Comprehend the importance of health and safety management, ensuring the implementation of effective processes.
– Conduct workplace inspections, identify hazards, assess risks, and propose control measures.
– Understand the causes of accidents and learn how to conduct thorough investigations.

Gain a solid foundation in health and safety practices with the NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Award, propelling both personal and organizational safety initiatives forward.

Course duration: 23 hours.

Course Modules:

Module 1

Why and how you manage health and safetyUnderstand why health and safety needs to be managed and ensure effective processes are in place.

Module 2

Dealing with common workplace hazardsUnderstand different risks and hazards in the workplace and begin to evaluate risk.

Module 3

Stopping incidents and ill-health before they happenRecognise control measures and how to use them whilst implementing actions to counter the hazard.

Module 4

Learning from incidentsUnderstand why accidents happen and how to stop them.

By applying the knowledge and skills gained from the NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work qualification, you will be able to contribute to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace.


Unit HSA1 of this course is evaluated through a workplace health and safety review, encompassing the following components:

1. Evaluation of current health and safety management practices and identification of areas for enhancement.
2. Identification and assessment of health and safety issues, along with their control measures and potential risk reduction strategies.
3. Selection of the most significant issue warranting improvement.

This assessment is to be conducted at your workplace or at an appropriate facility if workplace access is not feasible.

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