Health and Safety Executive

Health and Safety Executive

Course Overview

According to HSE, approximately 28 million working days are lost every year due to work-related illness and workplace injury. The Health and Safety Executive course is designed to provide learners with the practical skills and knowledge to identify potential hazards and implement effective measures in the workplace to ensure a safe working environment at all times.

Through case studies and instructor-led audiovisual material, you will deepen your understanding of health and safety laws, policies and regulations in the UK, and the types of accidents, injuries and illnesses that commonly arise in the workplace. You will also get step-by-step training on how to conduct a detailed risk assessment, taking you through risk control best practice procedures that are integral to the role of a health and safety executive.

Highlights of Health and Safety Executive Course

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of HSE laws and RIDDOR guidelines
  • Understand the common accidents, illnesses & injuries that can occur in the workplace
  • Learn which types of working environments are considered high-risk and require PPE
  • Familiarise with some key hazard and risk control best practice procedures 
  • Know how to conduct a health and safety risk assessment in the workplace
  • Develop the skills and competency to ensure a safe and healthy working environment for all
  • Deepen your understanding of the role and responsibilities of a health and safety executive

Course Design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

Certificate of Achievement

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme

After successfully completing the course, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new achievement. Endorsed certificates can be ordered and get delivered to your home by post for only £109. There is an additional £10 postage charge for international students.

CPD Certification from One Education

After successfully completing the MCQ assessment of this course, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.


This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to participate in an automated multiple choice question exam. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for Quality Licence Scheme endorsed and CPD accredited certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

In addition, to enhance the depth of your knowledge regarding the course and further assess your learning, you are advised to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course, which you can complete anytime you wish. After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.

Who is this Course for

This introductory training course is ideal for professionals who work in high-risk environments, such as those who work in the construction industry; however, it applies to all types of work settings. To provide you with ease of access, this course is designed for both part-time and full-time students, and there are no specific entry requirements.

Career Path

Once you have successfully completed the course, you will receive a recognised certificate fo achievement, which will fast track your career in the following fields:

  • Health & Safety Executive
  • Site Supervisor
  • Construction Project Manager
  • Health & Safety Consultant

Course Curriculum

Health and Safety Executive
Module 01 : Health and Safety at Work and the Laws 00:23:00
Module 02 : Managing for Health and Safety 00:31:00
Module 03 : Risk Assessment and Common Risks 00:21:00
Module 04 : Workplace Health, Safety and Welfare 00:19:00
Module 05 : Accidents and Ill Health at Work 00:17:00
Module 06 : Electrical, Fire and Gas Safety 00:25:00
Module 07 : Safety in Different Work Settings 00:21:00
Module 08 : Work Equipment Hazards and Risk Control 00:22:00
Module 09 : Other Health and Safety Hazards at Work 00:23:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Health and Safety Executive 00:40:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Health and Safety Executive 00:40:00
Assignment – Health and Safety Executive 6 days, 4 hours
Recommended Materials
Workbook – Health and Safety Executive 1 week, 2 days

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