This introductory qualification is aimed at anyone who needs to understand the principles of health and safety as part of their job. In the modern workplace, this can mean just about anyone.
The qualification is particularly relevant to:
- Team leaders and supervisors
- HR professionals
- Facilities managers
- Those working with young people in a training environment.
Delegates need to be proficient in written English to successfully complete the assessments and NEBOSH recommends that candidates undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 5.0 or higher in IELTS tests in order to be accepted onto an Award in Health and Safety at Work programme.