All members of staff in all workplaces are required to undertake health and safety training.

Whether you are an employer, self-employed, or employed you need to be sure that you’re up to date with how to identify the hazards and control risks in the workplace. 

Preparing any member of staff for the workplace is vital. NTP's new online health and safety awareness course offers an understanding of the importance of health and safety, and employee and employer responsibilities under health and safety law. 

What Will You Learn?

The course outlines common workplace hazards and effective methods to reduce them, with the additional knowledge of reporting procedures should any person be involved in an accident or incident.

The course is aimed at both employers and employees and offers a low cost but effective way to ensure you understand your obligations and what to do to with regards to health and safety in your role.

Course Curriculum

What will I learn in this course?

  • 1

    Student Support

    • Welcome

    • Accessing Student Student

  • 2

    Health and Safety Awareness

    • Health and Safety

    • The HSE Story

  • 3

    Health and Safety

    • Course Objectives

  • 4


    • Types of Law

    • HSWA at 40 - Looking back, thinking forward - video

  • 5

    Health and Safety at Work Act

    • Employer's Duties

    • Test

    • Safe Working Environment

    • Lighting

    • Moving around the premises

    • Hygiene and Welfare

    • Cleanliness & Comfortable Conditions

  • 6

    Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

    • Safe Use, Handling, Storage of Articles and Substances

  • 7

    Safe Systems of Work

    • Safe System of Work (SSOW)

    • Training , Information & Supervision

    • Safe Access & Egress

    • Provide and maintain Plant and systems of work that are safe and without risk to health

    • HSE Real people video

  • 8

    Health & Safety at Work Act 1974

    • Employees Duties

    • Quick Question

    • Hazard, Near Miss & Accident

    • Why Accidents Happen

    • Accidents, Incidents & ill Health

    • Behaviours

    • Causes of Unsafe Behaviour

    • Accident Reporting & Recording

    • The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR)

    • What Causes Accidents - Safety Training Video - Preventing Accidents & Injuries

  • 9


    • Powers of an HSE Officer

    • Enforcement Notices, Prosecution & Fees for intervention

    • Enforcement Notices, Prosecution & Fees for intervention cont.

    • When an inspector calls

  • 10

    Hazard Spotting Excercise

    • Spot the hazards

  • 11

    Health & Safety Test

    • H&S Test

Who Would Benefit From This Course?

This course will be of particular interest to if you if you'd like to explore and understand your responsibilities under the Health & Safety Act in the workplace. This course is aimed at both employers and employees as both can benefit from the gaining an understanding 


Upon completion of this course, you will automatically receive a certificate of completion accredited by NTP Online Learning.

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Why Learn With Us?

  • Everything you need to know

    This course is designed to equip you with the knowledge you need with regards to manual handling. It's been written and created by health and safety experts and contains all the information you need.

  • Learn when you want to

    You can access the course 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Login and learn whenever you want to. Your progress is saved and upon completion of the course you'll be able to carry out a risk assessment on your organisation.

  • Support when you need it

    All of our online courses come with full support via email and telephone so you will never be stuck and alone. You get course access and full support for 1 year included within the course.

  • Never miss an update

    As an NTP online student you will receive notifications when the course is updated to ensure you are always up to date with the latest legislation and best practises.

  • Affordable and convenient

    We've kept the price of this course low to make it affordable for everyone. The course is set up to allow you to access it whenever you want. You don't have to plan when you learn, just log in when you feel like it and your progress will always be saved.

  • Evidence of training

    Upon completion of the course, you will receive a completion certificate that will act as proof as training for your personal CPD record.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below you'll find the answers to the questions we get asked the most.

  • How do I start this course?

    Simply click the BUY THIS COURSE button at the top or bottom of the page and follow the on-screen instructions to complete checkout. Once you've completed the purchase you will be granted instant access to the course. Please check your emails for your welcome email.

  • How long do I get access to the course for?

    You have access to the course for 1 year from the date of purchase.

  • How long will the course take to complete?

    All our courses vary in length, the length of the course will be stated in the course description. The beauty of our courses is that you can complete them at your own pace, in your own time whenever you want to study.

  • What happens if I need help?

    As a student of NTP, you'll be granted access to a student's online group where you can ask any questions you may have. You also have the option to ask questions via email, within the course itself and by using our online chat feature.

  • Will I get a certificate?

    Yes! Once you've completed the course in full you will automatically be issued a certificate. For CPD accredited courses you will also receive a CPD certificate

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