The career benefits of achieving an IOSH Managing Safely Qualification are most relevant to first line management and appointed safety representatives, helping learners to develop a balanced perspective of safety & health issues and an understanding related control systems.
The course syllabus and training material introduces first line management team members into what an occupational health and safety management system consists of. The course focuses of policy, organising, implementation, monitoring and the review aspect of a functional occupational health and safety management systems.
The UK Health & Safety Executive published document HSG65 is used throughout the course which contains the basic fundamentals of achieving a successful health and safety management.For a classroom course, candidates will sit an exam at the end of the course followed by the completion of a work based risk assessment. The submission date for the risk assessment is arranged by the course training centre.For eLearning candidates, the exam is undertaken online under timed conditions and once passed the student downloads the project forms to complete and uploads back to their course site for marking.
This course will provide a sound foundation and familiarisation for candidates wishing to progress onto a NEBOSH national general certificate or International general certificate course, making it a sound starting point for further career progression and development.
Kai Young CMIOSH