Adult Skills and Community Learning

This course is designed to make sure that businesses, employers and employees are aware of legislation which cover their own safety and the safety of customers, contractors and the public.

Length of course

1 day

Course content

  • Current legislation around health and safety in the workplace
  • Risk assessments, RIDDOR (reporting of injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences regulations), and accident prevention
  • Fire, electricity, workplace equipment and exposure to noise and vibration
  • COSHH (control of substances hazardous to health), manual handling, hazards, risks and working at height
  • Responsibilities of both the employer and employee
  • Assessment by a multiple-choice examination

Entry requirements

No previous knowledge is required

Course fees

The cost of the course is £65 which includes all tuition and registration fees.

If you receive certain benefits you may be entitled to a fee reduction or remission. See our information about paying for a course for details.

Dates, times and venue

This course takes place in the boardroom at Wellington House, Barnsley, S70 1WA.

It runs from 9.30am to 4.30pm on the dates below:

  • 13 May 2019
  • 10 June 2019
  • 15 July 2019

How to apply

Call us for more information or to book your place. You'll need to take your National Insurance number with you to the session.

What our learners say

  • This course has helped me build-up my self-confidence. The tutor put us all at ease and explained things that I didn't understand
    Adult learner