NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Award Qualification

The NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Award Qualification (HSA) provides the perfect introduction to individuals looking for a good understanding of Workplace health & safety or who are looking to start a career in Health and Safety.

The NEBOSH HSA provides the perfect introduction to health & safety in the workplace
Choose how you study: Online, Classroom or In-Company. Plus Textbooks
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The NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Award Qualification covers the principles of health and safety rather than specific law, focusing on common workplace hazards and how to identify and control them. This qualification is particularly relevant for team leaders, supervisors, facilities managers and anyone wishing to ensure they work safely.

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Benefits of achieving the NEBOSH Safety at Work Award Qualification

  • Valued by employers – both in the UK and internationally
  • Provides confidence to handle workplace hazards effectively
  • Provides an excellent foundation for further NEBOSH qualifications

RRC is an Accredited NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner delivering NEBOSH Award courses worldwide

  • Online: Flexible, self paced study, around 26 hours of study – worldwide
  • Classroom: Tutor led 3 day course + assessment - Available in English
  • In-Company Training: worldwide

RRC offer you more than any other NEBOSH provider:

  • RRC is a NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner - Guaranteeing you the best NEBOSH learning experience
  • 90+ years experience in training & education
  • 45 years experience in delivering health and safety training
  • Choice of learning methods
  • Above average exam pass rates
  • Teaching and support from a team of 50 NEBOSH approved expert tutors

NEBOSH Health & Safety at Work Award Qualification Content

The NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Award consists of one unit which must be successfully completed within six months to achieve the NEBOSH Health and Safety Award qualification.

Unit HSA1: Health and Safety at Work

  • Why and how you manage health and safety
  • Dealing with common workplace hazards
  • Stopping incidents and ill-health before they happen
  • Learning from incidents

Assessment:

Units HSA1 of the NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Award is assessed by a three-hour workplace health and safety review which should be carried out in the learner's own workplace.

Exams are on-demand throughout the year.

NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Award ONLINE

  • Available 24/7 Worldwide
  • Around 26 hours of study + assessment (can be completed in 2-6 months)
  • Ideal for those whose lifestyle needs a really flexible high quality learning method

Online Learning with RRC

  • Flexible, self paced study
  • Mobile-friendly, innovative, interactive online study including videos, animations, quizzes, tests and reviews of your progress
  • Unlimited tutor support by a team of expert tutors
  • Assessment completed in the workplace
  • RRC Guaranteed Support & Money Back Guarantee
  • Interest Free Payment Plans
  • New Digital Book available where users can highlight material, add notes and bookmarks, and synchronise between online and offline versions for offline study (desktop only for offline use)

Online Course expected in January 2022

NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Award Live Online


  • Real time live Zoom classes delivering a classroom learning environment in the comfort of your own home
  • Provides structured learning with scheduled dates
  • Available worldwide - classes run 09:00 to 17:00 UK time

Live Online Learning with RRC

  • Mobile-friendly, innovative, interactive live online study. Each day includes a combination of:
    • live Zoom sessions with an experienced RRC tutor
    • topical presentations
    • activities that stimulate discussion with fellow learners and the tutor
    • collaborative activities and group exercises
  • Assessment completed at your workplace
  • Guaranteed support until you complete your course
  • Unlimited support from RRC’s Trainer Team & Customer Services Team throughout your studies.
  • New Digital Book available where users can highlight material, add notes and bookmarks, and synchronise between online and offline versions for offline study (desktop only for offline use)

 

Live Online course expected in January 2022

Overview of our Live Online Courses

NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Award Classroom

  • Available In-Company only
  • 3 day course + assessment
  • Ideal for those who like a traditional, structured learning environment away from their workplace

Classroom Learning with RRC

  • Expert teaching from highly experienced NEBOSH approved trainers
  • Professional training environment - providing the perfect environment to learn with refreshments throughout the day including lunch 
  • World class learning resources - access to RRC’s online resources from the moment you register, and full colour printed study texts supplied on the first day of your course
  • Advice and support from the RRC Trainer & Customer Service Teams
  • RRC Guaranteed Support & Interest Free Instalment Plans

NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Award IN-COMPANY

RRC is a fully approved NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner and can help you cost-effectively train your staff.

  • In-Company Classroom and Live Online: effective and cost & time efficient. Available Worldwide.
  • Training Contracts: send your staff to our open classroom or live online courses at discounted rates
  • Online: ideal for training teams across multiple sites, with discounts on standard fees for bulk licences
  • Bespoke: courses can be tailored to meet your specific sector and/or translated into any language

Why Businesses Choose the NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Award Qualification (HSA):

  • Course approved and examined by NEBOSH, an internationally recognised health & safety body
  • Available from RRC in English
  • Certificate issued by NEBOSH, guaranteeing quality of training and delegates achievement
  • High quality training guaranteed through RRC’s Gold status in the NEBOSH Learning Partner Scheme
  • Improved productivity & profitability through:
    • Reduction in accidents and safety incidents
    • Improved workforce satisfaction through increased safety awareness throughout the organisation
    • Enhanced reputation with customers and suppliers
    • Reduction in costs arising from avoidable insurance claims and legal fees

NEBOSH Health and Safety at Work Award FAQs

Where can I sit my exam?

The assessment can be completed anywhere within the workplace.

How long does the Award take to complete?

This will depend on how you choose to study. The Classroom course is 3 days plus assessment. For Online study on average, learners complete this course in around 2-3 months.

How long does the assessment take?

The assessment should take around 3 hours to complete.

What does the practical assessment involve?

You will need to carry out a risk assessment within a workplace.

What does Gold Learning Partner mean?

RRC are delighted to have been evaluated as a NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner, the highest level in the NEBOSH Learning Partner programme.

NEBOSH introduced a Learning Partner Programme in September 2019 which recognises those Learning Partners that provide learners with the best possible learning experience.  

All NEBOSH Learning Partners have been classified based on their performance against the programme’s principles which represent global best practice in the provision of course tuition and support. The key principles are:

  • Ensure all learners understand what is expected of them and what they can expect from their Learning Provider
  • Create a learning environment that is engaging and encourages interaction that is appropriate for the course and type of delivery
  • Provide accurate course materials and continually update and improve them
  • Ensure tutors are qualified, knowledgeable, competent and engaging
  • Give learners feedback on their progress and provide appropriate support
  • Review course delivery and learner feedback and action as necessary

Learner Partner Status

Learning Partners can be identified as follows:

  • Gold - greatly exceeds the principles
  • Silver - exceeds the principles
  • Bronze - meets the principles

Can I pay the course fees in instalments?

Course fees can be paid in up to a maximum of four monthly instalments. For UK customers instalments can be paid over 10 months. Click here for more information.

What is the difference between Online, Live Online, e-Learning and Distance Learning?

Live Online is delivered in real time through zoom and is very similar to a classroom course. The tutor will deliver the course with breaks to allow time for group work, exercises and private study.

Online & elearning are just different words for the same thing and mean a flexible self study course delivery with tutor support you can access via email. Distance Learning, means learning at a distance but is commonly used to describe the more traditional paper based study, RRC do provide the complete study text which you can download and study off line thus giving you the option of how you study the course

What happens if I fail the assessment?

If you do not pass your assessment, you can book a re-sit with our Exams Team. 

Can I do the assessement online?

The assessment can be done in person at your workplace or can be submitted online through the RRC learning portal.

Can I study the NEBOSH Certificate once I have completed this course?

There are no specific entry requirements for the NEBOSH Certificate so you do not have to study the HSW first; however having this Award will give you an excellent introduction to the subject.

Do I have to pay VAT if I am based outside the UK?

Only companies outside of the UK who can provide a valid VAT number will be exempt from VAT. All individuals irrespective of their location will have to pay VAT.

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