Foundation Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

This CIEH Foundation Certificate course has been designed to provide fundamental knowledge and understanding of health and safety for employees working in any type of business, whether in the private or public sector environment. The generic syllabus represents a foundation of knowledge required by everyone at work and is also considered a first step for employees who have been given further responsibility as part of a new role eg team leaders, chargehands etc but who may not have had any formal health and safety training.


One day

Training aims

To provide employees with a basic understanding of the principles of health and safety, enabling employees to contribute to their employer's health and safety arrangements.

Session Content

  • Workplace safety
  • Health and safety law
  • Fire prevention
  • Height, work equipment, hazardous substances
  • Accident and ill health
  • Risk assessment
  • Electricity, manual handling etc


A multiple choice question paper

Successful completion is necessary to achieve the Certificate, which is widely recognised

Maximum number of attendees

Ideally twelve.

Course dates.