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Online Training Courses & Certification in Health and Safety, Food Hygiene & Business

Health & Safety Training Courses

Ensuring that the health and safety of employees and members of the public should be at the forefront of any business. Not only can unnecessary accidents or damage to health be detrimental to lives, but it can also have a big impact on the cost of a business, whether that is through lawsuits, damage costs or a negative reputation.

We are here to help you ensure that you or your employees are sufficiently trained, guiding you to select the correct online health and safety training courses that you need, which will help you to achieve legal requirements and protect the health and safety of yourself and others.

After 20 years of working in online learning, we are determined to provide the best health and safety training possible, working with professional Subject Matter Experts who are knowledgeable in all aspects of health and safety and relevant legislations. Our courses have also been thoroughly reviewed and approved by recognisable awarding bodies, so you can be assured that the courses you are receiving are reliable, engaging, and accurate.

We understand that health and safety are important within many job roles and sectors, which is why we provide a vast library of online health and safety training courses, which concentrate on different aspects, such as working at height, manual handling, asbestos awareness, fire safety and many more. We have courses which will benefit individuals, small businesses or larger companies.


Why Train4Academy?

  • Work towards compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
  • Unlimited retakes at no cost
  • Instant certificate
  • Customer support

Course Accreditations

CPD Certified RoSPA Approved E-learning course
RoSPA Approved E-learning course

Abrasive Wheels Duration: 30 Minutes

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. This online training course is an essential requirement for all who use abrasive wheels in their workplace.

CPD Certified Duration: 30 Minutes

Accident Reporting Duration: 30 Minutes

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.

RoSPA Approved Duration: 35 Minutes

Asbestos Awareness Duration: 1 Hour

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 Assured Duration: 1 Hour

CDM 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.

RoSPA Approved Duration: 35 Minutes

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.

CPD Certified Duration: 15 Minutes

Confined Spaces Duration: 30 Minutes

Confined Spaces

Work carried out in a confined space can be hazardous due to the reduced oxygen level, the pressure of fumes, fire, or other, usually foreseeable, risks. This course will help those who work in confined spaces to identify the precautions & emergency measures that should be taken.

RoSPA Approved Duration: 35 Minutes

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 Assured Duration: 2 Hours

Dangerous substance and explosive atmospheres regulations

Dangerous Substance & Explosive Atmospheres Regulations (DSEAR 2002)

These regulations are concerned with protection against the risk of fire, explosion & other dangerous events that could result from the many hazardous substances now commonly used in the workplace. An employer has a duty to assess the possible occurrance and to either reduce or eliminate the threat to a practicl level.

RoSPA Assured Duration: 30 Minutes

Display Screen Equipment (DSE)

Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Awareness

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

RoSPA Assured Duration: 30 Minutes

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.

CPD Certified Duration: 30 Minutes

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.

RoSPA Assured Duration: 30 Minutes

Energy Efficiency for Staff

Energy Efficiency Training

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.

CPD Certified Duration: 30 Minutes

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 and how renewable energy has revolutionised how we can live today .

RoSPA Assured Duration: 30 Minutes

understanding fire safety

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 online training course is ideal for those who have the authority to control systems in buildings & those who should follow correct fire prevention systems.

RoSPA Assured Duration: 90 Minutes

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.

RoSPA Assured Duration: 35 Minutes

Hand-Arm Vibration Duration: 30 Minutes

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.

RoSPA Approved Duration: 30 Minutes

Health and Safety for Food Workers

Health & Safety for Food Workers

The food industry is recognised as one of the most hazardous working environments and has its own risks which cause injury. This health and safety course is written to focus on the hazards of the industry and will meet your legal requirements to train all employees in health and safety.

RoSPA Assured Duration: 1.5 - 2 Hours

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.

RoSPA Approved Duration: 15 Minutes

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 Duration: 40 Minutes

Introduction to Health and Safety

Introduction to Health and Safety (Awareness)

This course has been designed to raise awareness on a variety of health and safety matters. Having a good understanding of health and safety is essential for everyone in the workplace, whether you are an employee, self-employed, a supervisor or a manager.

RoSPA Assured Duration: 1 Hour

IOSH Managing Safely Duration: 20 - 24 Hours

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 Duration: 20 - 24 Hours

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 Duration: 6 - 8 Hours

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 Duration: 30 Minutes

Ladder and Stepladder Safety

Ladder and Step Ladder Safety Training

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.

RoSPA Assured Duration: 30 Minutes

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.

RoSPA Approved Duration: 30 Minutes

loler-training-course.jpg Duration: 30 Minutes

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.

RoSPA Assured Duration: 30 Minutes

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.

CPD Certified Duration: 40 Minutes

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.

RoSPA Approved Duration: 30 Minutes

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.

RoSPA Assured Duration: 90 Minutes

Health & Wellbeing

Mental 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.

CPD Certified Duration: 30 Minutes

Noise Awareness

Noise Awareness

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 course describes simply and clearly the problems and possible solutions to noisy workplaces.

RoSPA Assured Duration: 30 Minutes

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.

CPD Certified Duration: 30 Minutes

PPE - Personal Protective Equipment

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE ) Awareness

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.

RoSPA Assured Duration: 30 Minutes

New and Expectant Mothers at Work

New and Expectant Mothers at Work

Pregnancy is not an illness but it does raise issues of welfare in the workplace. This course aims to help managers understand their legal & ethical responsibilities towards pregnant staff. The employer has a legal duty to carry out risk assessments to address potential issues that may become a risk to the employee's health, safety & well being.

RoSPA Approved Duration: 30 Minutes

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.

RoSPA Assured Duration: 30 Minutes

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.

RoSPA Assured Duration: 90 Minutes

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.

RoSPA Approved Duration: 30 Minutes

Slip, Trips and Falls Duration: 90 Minutes

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 Assured Duration: 90 Minutes

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.

RoSPA Approved Duration: 20 Minutes

Stress Awareness in the Workplace

Stress Awareness in the Workplace

Stress can affect anyone in the workplace. It can have a detrimental effect on employees and employers alike and is a major cause of sickness absence in the UK. All employers must ensure the health and safety of their employees outlined in the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

RoSPA Assured Duration: 30 Minutes

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.

RoSPA Approved Duration: 40 Minutes

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. This course will enable those who have occasion to use ladders or other equipment to do so safely and follow current legislation.

RoSPA Assured Duration: 2 Hours

workstation setup

Workstation Setup Training

Working on computers or other devices for long periods of time can lead to back, arm and shoulder problems. Setting up this equipment correctly can minimise these problems. This course will explain the practical actions which can be taken to minimise hazards.

CPD Certified Duration: 30 Minutes


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