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Online Health and Safety Courses

Our growing list includes Asbestos Awareness Training, Manual Handling, Moving and Handling People & Working at Height Courses.

Train4Academy offer a wide range of over 50 different Online Health & Safety Training Courses – all of which are written by industry experts and Approved by leading UK Awarding bodies including IOSH and ROSPA. Our Health and Safety Courses will ensure that you or your staff are trained to the level required to carry out work safely and effectively.


Abrasive Wheels

Abrasive Wheels

The use of abrasive wheels is regulated by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) This Act states that it is a legal requirement for those using potentially dangerous equipment to be appropriately trained. Almost half of all accidents are due to operator error or unsafe systems. This course is an essential requirement for all who use abrasive wheels in the course of their work.

CPD Certified

Accident Reporting

Accident Reporting (RIDDOR)

The reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013, puts the responsibilities for reporting accidents in the workplace onto the “responsible person”, usually owners, managers and supervisors in the smaller companies. All who report to the HSE (Health and Safety Executive), must know about the changes recently made, what must be reported and how to do it. This is vital knowledge for all employers or who are involved in supervising staff.

RoSPA Approved

Asbestos Awareness

Asbestos Awareness

If your business premises pre-dates 2000, asbestos could be present. If premises need refurbishment or maintenance work, asbestos particles could be disturbed, releasing dangerous particles into the air. Anyone who works in such a building, including anyone carrying out maintenance needs to be aware of how to protect themselves and others.

RoSPA Approved

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CMD Regulations

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) are regulations which apply to all construction projects from beginning to end. This includes small projects, for example maintenance, and large building projects. The course will help all involved in building work to organise safety, in a cost-effective way, and importantly, stay within the law.

RoSPA Approved

CLP Regulations

CLP Regulations

From June 1st 2017 all chemicals and mixtures of chemicals on sale must be labelled in accordance with the Classification Labelling and Packaging Regulations (CLP). This has resulted in a change, principally in the use of pictograms, on common substances, such as cleaning fluids. Everyone should understand the changes and be able to recognize the hazard pictograms.

CPD Certified

Confined Spaces

Confined Spaces

If work has to be carried out in a confined space, it can be hazardous because of the reduced oxygen level, the pressure of fumes, fire, or other, usually foreseeable, risks. This course will help those who work in confined spaces, or those planning the work, to identify the precautions and emergency measures that should be taken to ensure the safety of all.

RoSPA Approved

Understanding COSHH

COSHH (Understanding)

COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002) requires every work place to analyse those substances used, to decide if any will cause short or long-term health issues to workers. This will form a COSHH risk assessment and this course will help the user to write that assessment.

RoSPA Approved

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Dangerous substance and explosive atmospheres regulations

Dangerous Substance and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations (DSEAR 2002)

These regulations are concerned with protection against the risk of fire, explosion and other dangerous events that could result from the many hazardous substances now commonly used in the workplace. From June 2015 this also covers gasses and substances that may be corrosive to metals. Employers and managers must know these risks in order to control how they are used, stored and handled in the workplace.

RoSPA Approved

Display Screen Equipment (DSE)

Display Screen Equipment (DSE)

This DSE course is designed in line with the Display Screen Regulations Act (1992). The course helps to educate the user about DSE - for example tablets, touch screen devices, computers, laptops and mobile phones. DSE will inform the learner of the risks associated with use of these devices.

IOSH Bitesize Approved

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Driving Safety

Driving Safety

Many people drive as part of their work as well as the majority who drive to work. In today’s overcrowded roads this is a stressful task, as well as the additional pressures of meeting deadlines, which can cause us to “cut corners” with regard to planning and checks. This course aims to raise awareness of the many hazards which face us whilst driving and encourages us to take a little more time and care to save lives, ours and others.

CPD Certified

Electrical Safety Training

Electrical Safety Training

Although an everyday commodity, electricity has the potential to cause us injury or even death if used incorrectly. This course will highlight the hazards associated with the use of electricity and help to formulate controls to minimise hazards.

IOSH Bitesize Approved

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Energy Efficiency for Staff

Energy Efficiency for Employees

In our modern world we are becoming aware that our resources are finite and very valuable. In the workplace we must become more aware of waste and a large part of this is wasted energy. Simple methods will help save resources, add to profitability and ultimately save jobs.

RoSPA Approved

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Energy Efficiency for Managers

Energy Efficiency for Managers

Saving energy in the workplace is extremely important and will add to the overall profit and security of a company. The key to ensuring energy saving is the understanding of managers and supervisors which will allow them to encourage and direct efficiencies wherever possible.

RoSPA Approved

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Environmental Awareness Training

Environmental Awareness Training

This course is designed to educate and raise the user’s awareness of the effects we have on the environment. The training will also cover the key environmental issues found in most companies and businesses.

IOSH Bitesize Approved

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Farm Safety

Farm Safety

Agriculture and other related industries continue to show very high rates of accidents of all kinds. Health and Safety training is particularly important in farming and should form the basis of all decision making and planning. This course highlights the particular hazards associated with farmers and growers and the associated risks to health. This course is for everyone working within these environments.

RoSPA Approved

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Fire Safety (Understanding)

Fire can break out in any premises. It is unpredictable and deadly, but by understanding fire safety and taking precautions, the outcomes of fire can be minimised. This course is for those who have the authority to control systems in buildings and those who should follow correct fire prevention systems.

IOSH Approved

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Fire Wardens

Fire Wardens

Everyone in the workplace should have an understanding of the risks associated with fire, and how to minimise fire risks. However if a fire does start there may be a requirement of designated individuals, armed with greater degree of knowledge, to take control, help to organise others, preventing panic and on occasions to control evacuation. This course is for those individuals identified for this role, to help them act correctly when in an emergency situation.

RoSPA Approved

GHS Classification

Today, as we have often heard, we live in a global village. Products and substances produced in one area of the world are distributed throughout, but it became clear in the 1990’s that instructions were not standard. One substance labelled “Toxic” in one country, was not similarly labelled in another. A Globally Harmonized System (GHS) was therefore required. This course will enable those who use chemicals to understand and recognise the GHS labelling system.

RoSPA Approved

Hand-Arm Vibration

Hand-Arm Vibration

If during your work, you're having to occasionally use vibrating machinery or power tools, you are at risk of developing Hand – Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS). This is a medical term which covers damage to the fingers, hands and arms and can lead to tingling, numbness which can eventually become permanent. Understanding the risk associated with the use of vibrating machinery will help you take appropriate action to minimize the effect and control the risks.

RoSPA Approved

Health and Safety for Cleaners

Health and Safety for Cleaners

We all clean from time to time, and because it is so common, we often overlook the fact that cleaning is dangerous, from the strong chemicals we use, to risks associated with slips and trips or cleaning at height. All managers must provide a risk assessment covering the cleaning tasks and provide the correct equipment and PPE. This course will highlight the risk associated with this hazardous occupation and enables everyone to stay safe within the law.

RoSPA Approved

Health & Wellbeing

Health & Wellbeing

Staying Healthy whilst at work is a key element in maintaining a happy workforce. This course will help all managers and supervisors recognise the importance of health in the workplace, and understand the hazards of stress and musculoskeletal disorders, as well as other health triggers. A course for all in charge of the wellbeing of others.

RoSPA Approved

Hot Weather Conditions

Hot Weather Conditions

Working outside in hot weather can often lead to heat stress. This can also occur in indoor conditions such as bakeries and kitchens or forges. Water, or salt depletion can lead to weakness, headache, nausea, vomiting, cramps and dizziness. Understanding the problem and potential for illness will raise awareness and it is important that managers and workers take action to prevent the associated risks and devise and follow procedures to prevent and minimise this dangerous workplace hazard.

RoSPA Approved

Introduction to Health & Safety Audits

Introduction to Health & Safety Audits

Good health and safety in the workplace is a legal necessity, but how would we really know how effective our systems were without a health and safety audit? This course is intended for those who have the responsibility for carrying our internal health and safety audits, to enable the audit to be comprehensive, fair and effective.

RoSPA Approved

Introduction to Health and Safety

Introduction to Health and Safety

The understanding of health and safety in the workplace is a mandatory requirement under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and endorsed by many subsequent Acts and Regulations. A basic understanding is required as soon as individuals begin work. This course is simple but comprehensive and is an essential induction or refresher course.

IOSH Bitesize Approved

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IOSH Managing Safely

IOSH Managing Safely

If you are in a position of management or if you are a 'Duty Holder' then The IOSH Managing Safely Training course is for you. The course aims to provide a broad knowledge base of health and safety subjects alongside safe working systems.

IOSH Approved

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IOSH Working Safely

IOSH Working Safely

The IOSH Working Safely Training course is designed for all who need an initial understanding and working knowledge of health and safety as a subject. It is also a first requirement for individuals who wish to undertake IOSH Managing Safely Training.

IOSH Approved

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Laboratory Safety

Laboratory Safety

Laboratory Safety is essential to those individuals who work within laboratories. This Training Course has been designed for individuals in commercial, private and academic settings. The course contains essential information needed for laboratory staff to work safely in hazardous environments.

CPD Certified

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Ladder and Stepladder Safety

Ladder and Stepladder Safety

The HSE (Health and Safety Executive) say of ladders; “they can be a sensible and practical option for low-risk, short-duration tasks”, yet ladders can be extremely dangerous unless simple precautions and checks are carried out. We all use ladders at home and at work, but this course will help everyone keep safe and avoid unnecessary accidents that could be life changing.

IOSH Bitesize Approved

Lift Truck Safety

Lift Truck Safety

Lift trucks are dangerous. When accident statistics are examined, about ¼ of all workplace transport accidents involve lift trucks. Training on the use of lift trucks is essential, and this course will help operations become more familiar with the truck they use, understand the importance of conducting a daily truck inspection and recognise the risks associated with the truck and the operating environment.

RoSPA Approved

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Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER)

If your company uses lifting equipment, whether owned by them or not, you are subjected to the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER). LOLER also requires that all equipment is fit for purpose, appropriate, and regularly examined. This course will help managers, owners, and supervisors understand how regulations apply to general workplace; such as offices, shops, hospitals, farms, etc.

RoSPA Approved

Lockout/Tagout

Lockout/Tagout

In today’s industry, very dangerous machines are frequently used. If these are shut down for repair or maintenance, lockout or tagout is frequently imposed. This is a safety procedure to ensure that these machines are unable to be accidently or otherwise started, causing a threat to safety. This course will help explain these safety procedures and the general promotion of safe systems within the workplace.

RoSPA Approved

Lone Working (employees)

Lone Working (Employees)

Many individuals work alone, from night cleaners to care workers, but lone working can present hazards that may involve risk to the individuals. There are also legal aspects to lone working, which are covered by the Health and Safety Act 1974, and The Management of Health and Safety at work Regulations 1999. Understanding the risks to lone workers and minimizing them is an extremely important part of undertaking this type of work, to ensure everyone is safe.

RoSPA Approved

Lone Working (Managers)

Lone Working (Managers)

Employers are responsible for the health and safety of their employees. Workers also have responsibilities to follow safe systems, but these systems must be carefully planned to minimise the risks posed by working alone. This course will help those responsible for organising lone workers to understand those risks and to be aware of the preventive measures which could be adopted to help their workers stay safe.

RoSPa Approved

Manual Handling RoSPA Approved

Manual Handling (Understanding)

Manual handling is the moving of loads by pushing, pulling, or lifting when machinery is not involved. Many injuries have been caused by these activities and many can be avoided by using correct techniques. This course has been developed for staff where handling bulky or heavy items manually is involved in their jobs.

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Noise Awareness

Noise Awareness

Many work environments are noisy, but how noisy is too noisy? The HSE has estimated that approximately 17,000 people suffer hearing loss because of noise at work, and unfortunately once lost, hearing will never recover. This is an important course which describes simply and clearly the problems and possible solutions to noisy workplaces. This course is suitable for supervisors, managers and those who create systems, and workers who must follow systems.

IOSH Bitesize Approved

Office Safety

Office Safety Training is designed to provide office employees with key information on the various potential hazards present in the office environment. It also covers the measures an office worker can take to reduce health and safety risks.

RoSPA Approved

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PPE - Personal Protective Equipment

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

When looking at preventing or controlling hazards in a work environment the use of PPE is always a last option, but it does have its place. If PPE is worn, it must be worn correctly, be in good condition and be comfortable. If your work systems involve the use of PPE this is an essential course to understand the key issues.

IOSH Bitesize Approved

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Pregnancy Awareness

Pregnancy Awareness

Pregnancy is not an illness but it does raise issues of welfare in the work situation. This course aims to help managers understand their responsibilities, legal and ethical for their pregnant staff.

RoSPA Approved


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Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER)

Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER)

The PUWER Regulations pace duties and responsibilities on those who use work equipment whether they own that equipment or not, and on the employees who use the equipment. These tools, often powered by electricity or hydraulics, are often extremely dangerous and must be handled by trained employees who use them carefully and correctly. This course is essential for all who control or operate these types of work tools.

RoSPA Approved

Risk Assessment

Risk Assessment (Understanding)

For every task that must be undertaken in the workplace it is a legal requirement that a risk assessment must be completed to highlight any hazards that may be encountered. This course will help those responsible for completing risk assessments to do the task successfully.

IOSH Approved

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Safe Movement of Vehicles

Safe Movement of Vehicles

Few modern businesses can operate without the use of vehicles, whether that be cars, vans or fork lift trucks and lorries. Managing those vehicles in what can be restricted spaces is difficult and must start with a risk assessment of the situation. This course will help define the problems concerning vehicle movement and help those responsible to devise safe systems for all to follow.

RoSPA Approved

Slip, Trips and Falls

Slips, Trips & Falls (Understanding)

HSE Slips and falls are, according to HSE statistics, responsible for 40% of all accidents reported under RIDDOR. Simple falls can cause serious injuries. This course will highlight the causes of these accidents, which, can usually be preventable. An important course for all in any workplace.

RoSPA Approved

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Spill prevention & control

Spill Prevention & Control

There are many types of liquids that could spill. Some of these are simple such as water. Others are very hazardous, for example blood and body fluids or chemicals; each has its own dangers. Even water on smooth surfaces can cause slip hazards, but in the case of chemicals, fire or even explosion are possible. This course will identify the different types of spillage, common storage, and how to react in the event of a spill. This is important to help any manager or supervisor plan handling methods and emergency procedures.

RoSPA Approved

Steward Training

Steward Training

The definition of stewarding is 'one who handles another's property, finances, or other affairs'. This is most frequently applied in the role of organiser or official in events, such as football matches, exhibitions, or the controlling of a large amount of spectators. This is a very responsible role, and those involved need to be aware of how their actions could impact on the safety and wellbeing of others.

RoSPA Approved

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Stress Management for Employees

Stress in the workplace is a major cause of ill-health. This course aims to help workers understand and either prevent or manage stress in the workplace.

RoSPA Approved

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Stress Management for Managers

Stress Management for Managers

The loss of working days through stress is a significant drain on the economy and a potential threat to individual business. This course aims to raise the awareness of the known causes and triggers for stress to help put systems in place that will minimise and control its effects.

RoSPA Approved

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Student Health and Safety

Student Health & Safety

Life as a student can be very enjoyable, but it is not without its hazards. This course aims to identify those hazards and subsequent risks along with the dangers associated with drugs and alcohol.

RoSPA Approved

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Winter Weather Awareness

Winter Weather Awareness

In the UK, our weather is varied, in all seasons, and seems to take us unaware causing closures of systems and accidents. We can however, plan and this course will help those responsible for organizing their work, or even planning for a company, to maximise their resources to deal with adverse conditions. It will help managers and workers to ensure the safety of all in severe weather.

RoSPA Approved

Working at Height

Working at Height (Understanding)

Not only window cleaners and painters work at heights. All industries often require simple maintenance work to be completed at height for example something as simple as changing light bulbs. As an employer, you need to protect your employees and comply with the work at height regulations 2005. This course will enable those who have occasion to use ladders or other equipment to do so safely and follow current legislation.

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Working with Young People

Working with Young People

Those of us with experience and understanding in our various work roles are often asked to train or mentor new starters. Dealing with young people is not easy, and we often forget the mistakes we made which give us that experience. Whilst mistakes can be positive, young people are 50% more likely to have an accident at work, and we owe it to all starters to help young people start work safely. This is an important course for all who train or mentor young people.

RoSPA Approved

Young People at Work

Young People at Work

Starting work can be an overwhelming experience. Mostly we are young when we start and lacking in the understanding and experience we need. This course is intended for trainers and new starters, to help recognise the important basics needed immediately and understand what is expected. This is an important induction course which will help new starters fly from early beginnings.

RoSPA Approved