The legal requirement
to train employees should extend beyond awareness and understanding
of health and safety issues. In addition there is a clear need for
key personnel to have the skills and knowledge to manage the health
and safety function.
The CIEH Advanced Certificate in Health & Safety in the Workplace is designed
for those working in any business regardless of their product or service range.
It is essential for all those who have an employment role that includes a responsibility
for the management of health and safety issues
It is also an appropriate technical qualification for those wishing to apply
to offer level 1 training.
There are no pre-requisites for entry to the course, however attendance at a
*Basic Health & Safety* course (level 1 qualification) would be beneficial.
The programme covers a defined syllabus requiring a minimum of 40 hours tuition
time and students are assessed on their performance in a 3 hour examination representing
60% of the final grade and two course assignments representing the remaining
Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will be able to manage health
and safety in most businesses, by developing auditing and monitoring programmes,
designing safe practices and procedures, liasing with enforcement officers, interpreting
legal requirements, staff training, and establishing risk assessment projects
(with additional training where necessary).
6 days 0930-4.30 plus examination
Candidates will also need to complete the two assignments
in their own time and then attend a further day to complete the examination.
Examination dates are pre-determined by the CIEH and are generally
held every two months at the venue where the course was held.