Group Price from £290.00 + £7.00 / person for accreditation + Vat

This course is based on the first part of the Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace – an introduction to health and safety adapted for health and social care – and the Award in Hygiene, this one day course provides candidates with a good understanding and knowledge of health and safety in the health and social care sector.

Course Description

Everything you want to know about our course

This one day course provides candidates with a good understanding and knowledge of Health and Safety in the Health and Social Care Sector. This accredited course provides general information that all employees in this sector must be familiar with from a legal standing, it provides information on specific social care systems / policy and procedures. Candidates completing this course will have a better understanding of their individual roles and responsibilities within the company and will gain an insight into how they fit into and contribute to the safe working practices of the business.


  • Employees gain an understanding of:
    • their health and safety responsibilities and those of their employers
    • the main risks and hazards for patients / clients and carers
    • the importance of following safe systems, procedures and rules
    • hazards and controls in respect of safety and occupational health
    • how their own actions can reduce health and safety risks
  • The qualification has the flexibility to suit differing client needs
  • A tailor-made course where the content is specifically focused on a market sector

Course content

  • legislation
  • health
  • safety
  • welfare
  • hygiene awareness
  • hygiene hazards
  • personal hygiene
  • cleaning

On completing this qualification candidates will be able to:

  • appreciate the nature of health and safety in a health and social care context
  • understand the scope of legislative requirements
  • understand the importance of preventing work-related ill health
  • understand the principles of accident prevention
  • understand the risks associated with poor welfare