Health and Safety Level 1

Health and Safety Level 1

Updated Jun 22, 2024
Course Description

Course Overview

This course is, quite simply, for everybody. Even people who have been in a work environment for a period of time require refresher training on key H&S issues. The course is also suited to new workers who are required to take health and safety induction training at the start of their employment.


Course Outline

The course is divided into 5 easy to follow interactive modules and includes a multiple choice test at the end:

  • Introduction to Health and Safety: what is health and safety at work?, what is a hazard?, what is risk?, what commonly causes accidents?, what are common types of ill-health?, what factors influence health and safety?, health and safety law, what are employers' responsibilities?, what are employees' responsibilities?, and why is health and safety important?
  • Workplace Hazards and Risks: Part 1 –slips, trips, and falls, working at height, manual handling, and hazardous substances.
  • Workplace Hazards and Risks: Part 2 –machinery and vehicles, electricity, fire, and stress.
  • Workplace Conditions – good housekeeping, the benefits of good housekeeping, welfare facilities, and safety signs.
  • Workplace Procedures – the importance of reporting, first aid arrangements, first aid kit, personal protective equipment, and personal hygiene.


Target Audience

This qualification is for everybody. It is ideal for people with an understanding of Health and Safety and who want to add a formal qualification to their CV. It is also a great course for anybody wanting a job in industry as this nationally recognised qualification is accepted by all employees.


Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, learners will have an understanding of:

  • What health and safety at work is and why it is important.
  • The work-related hazards and risks that commonly cause accidents and ill-health.
  • Your and your employer's responsibilities for upholding health and safety.
  • The welfare facilities that your employer should make available to you.
  • The safety measures and procedures your employer will put in place and how you can help to uphold them.


Course Inclusions

This Intellelearn Health and Safety course includes:

  • Stop-Start technology meaning you learn at your convenience
  • All device compliant meaning you can use laptop-tablet-smartphone at anytime


Approximate Duration

1 hour