IOSH Leading Safely is an accredited health and safety awareness course that focuses on providing business leaders with the knowledge and leadership responsibilities to protect their employees.

Designed for people working within a leadership role including Directors, Chief Executives, Senior Executives and Senior Managers, this one-day course equips delegates with essential safety leadership and health management skills. Delegates will receive an internationally recognised certification at the end of it. 

Fancy learning more? Here is our overview of the IOSH Leading Safely course!

What is the IOSH Leading Safely course?

Developed by leading health and safety membership organisation, the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), IOSH Leading Safely is an incredibly valuable certification with huge rewards.

The one-day, classroom based session teaches business leaders the value of strategic safety and health and its integration into performance and business management systems.

The IOSH Leading Safely Training course ensures that business leaders have the knowledge, skills and expertise to implement effective health and safety strategies in line with government regulations.

Am I eligible for the IOSH Leading Safely course?

The IOSH Leading Safely Course is suitable for anybody employed in a senior management or leadership role looking to gain an understanding of their health and safety responsibilities in the workplace. 

Why take the IOSH Leading Safely Course? 

IOSH Leading Safely teaches delegates valuable skills for managing health and safety in the workplace, which has the knock-on effect of improving productivity and therefore profits, enhancing brand reputation in the supply chain and wider marketplace, and boosting workforce morale.

As an internationally recognised certification, the IOSH Leading Safely course offers incredibly valuable business benefits. The one-day course is also perfect for those with busy schedules as you can gain your accreditation within 5 hours!

Whatever the size of your organisation, our IOSH Leading Safely training course is a thorough health and safety program that can be adapted to suit the needs and wants of your particular business. 

What is covered in the IOSH Leading Safely course?

The IOSH Leading Safely course covers many aspects of good practice health and safety. Prior to the course you’ll complete an initial diagnostic questionnaire relating to your safety and health leadership behaviours. We will then:

  • Create a personalised report based on your questionnaire responses, including possible recommendations, actions and improvements.
  • Conduct a case study review that has been tailored to your organisation’s needs and industry.
  • Use an intuitive diagnostic tool (mobile app) that enables you to analyse your current health and safety performance against a set of competitors.

The IOSH Working Safely course content will also help participants:

  • Develop a strategic understanding of the value of safety and health.
  • Understand good practice from leading global organisations.
  • Understand where they want to position their organisation’s safety performance against other organisations.     
  • Plan for implementation.
  • Understand their operational responsibilities and the opportunities of good performance, as well as the consequences of poor performance.

How is IOSH Leading Safely assessed?

You’ll be pleased to know that there’s no formal examination for the IOSH Leading Safely. The training course is assessed through the completion of a personal commitment which will be the set of actions you are going to take following the recommendations of your report.

Is the IOSH Leading Safely available online?

At Grow Training, we believe that the IOSH Leading Safely is best delivered as a classroom-based training course. Our trainers will ensure you leave equipped with the in-depth knowledge required to become a responsible leader

You will be instructed by one of our IOSH licensed trainers at either one of our training centres in Glasgow or Edinburgh. We can also deliver the course in-house at your workplace if your premises are suitable.

Below, you can check out our upcoming course dates across the UK to find a convenient date and location for you.

Why take the IOSH Leading Safely with Grow Training?

Grow Training is an IOSH-approved training provider so we are qualified to deliver IOSH Leading Safely. Our trainers have had years of experience to fine-tune our materials and teaching style to ensure that delegates fully grasp the essentials of health and safety practice by the time they leave us.

Our enthusiastic trainers adapt course material so it is relevant to the needs of your particular business. We have a wide range of 5 star reviews from happy previous course delegates, so you know you’re in good hands.

Taking the course with Grow Training also offers you the opportunity to gain support before, during and after the course through the dedicated IOSH for Leaders app.

How to get started on the IOSH Leading Safely Course

If you’re interested in booking IOSH Leading Safely with us, you can check out the upcoming course dates we have available in a city near you below.

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Unlike other providers, we guarantee your booked course will go ahead, regardless of the number of spaces filled. This gives you peace of mind that your training needs will be met.

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All participants are required to be employed in a leadership or managerial role. All delegates who seek to take part in the course must complete the relevant pre-course questionnaire before starting a course so our accredited trainers can make tailored recommendations.

Upon completion of the course, successful candidates will receive an IOSH Leading Safely certificate.

The IOSH Leading Safely course is priced at a flat rate of £245 per person for one full-day of essential health & safety training.

At Grow training we offer another two accredited IOSH courses - IOSH Managing Safely and the IOSH Working Safely. The IOSH Managing Safely is a comprehensive health and safety course that takes place over 3 days, while the IOSH Working Safely is a 1-day online or classroom-based course designed for all employees.

Some of our other best-selling courses that may be of use to you include our Mental Health First Aid course as well as our ½ day fire safety Fire Marshal training course.


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