Astutis Health, Safety & Environmental Blog

Is there funding available for IOSH Courses?

Written by Rhys Hart on 25 February 2019 13:12:03 GMT

Cost is a big factor that many people consider when choosing to partake in further professional study. One of the key points that people look at when making this decision is how they are going to fund their course. There are a couple of different ways that people tend to pay for their health and safety training.

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Why Choose A Widely Recognised IOSH Certification For Your Staff

Written by Astutis Blog on 22 February 2019 15:22:19 GMT

When in need of a qualification for workplace health and safety, there are a variety of courses to choose from. A decision you will often face is whether to choose an accredited or non-accredited equivalent course for your staff. In this blog, we will look at reasons to choose a widely recognised IOSH certification, the course options and compare accredited and non-accredited courses.

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Tags: IOSH Courses, IOSH Managing Safely

What are the IOSH Courses Assessments, Tests and Projects?

Written by Oliver Newman on 19 February 2019 14:39:19 GMT

Many people can be apprehensive when choosing to take part in further study due to the assessments that they will have to sit. Lots of learners won’t have studied since their time at school and can be daunted by the prospect. The suite of IOSH courses all have slightly different assessments that need to be completed in order to achieve your relevant certificate. However, they’re all designed to be easy to understand and suitable for the level of study. We’re going to look at the main IOSH courses offered by Astutis and what is required for the assessment of each.

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Overcoming the Challenges of Training your Staff in Health & Safety

Written by Kate James on 13 February 2019 10:20:23 GMT

Getting your managers trained in their health and safety responsibilities is fundamental for the success of any business regardless of its size, industry sector and location. Effective training can transform how well a company operates and will bring benefits beyond what is covered in the course. The business benefits of successful training will create a culture promoting safety awareness leading to less disruption to operations, compliance and a happier and motivated workforce.

If you are nodding in full agreement to these principles but wondering exactly how to successfully train your managers and team leaders and overcome the typical challenges of availability, commitment, motivation, to name a few, consider some of the following solutions.

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Tags: Advice for businesses & organisations, IOSH Courses, IOSH Managing Safely

Is There Funding For The NEBOSH General Certificate?

Written by Astutis Blog on 04 February 2019 17:06:54 GMT

Before studying for a National General Certificate many applicants enquire as to whether funding is available. The simple answer to that question is yes.

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How do I use Plan-Do-Check-Act to Manage Safety Well?

Written by Dafydd Jenkins MSc, BSc (Hons), FdSc, GradIOSH, SIIRSM on 30 January 2019 11:35:00 GMT

Health and Safety is managed in the same way as any other aspect of business. Management control is typically exerted through a cycle of Planning, Doing, Checking and Acting (PDCA). I’ll provide a practical guide on how to use the PDCA model for health and safety issues in your day to day role at work.

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How To Choose A NEBOSH General Certificate Provider?

Written by Astutis Blog on 29 January 2019 08:26:00 GMT

The many benefits associated with gaining a NEBOSH General Certificate make the decision on whether to study for one relatively easy. However, it can be slightly more difficult to decide which provider is best for you.

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Do NEBOSH Courses Expire?

Written by Astutis Blog on 26 January 2019 09:04:00 GMT

Before sitting a NEBOSH exam and answering its numerous questions, candidates tend to have some of their own.

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Ways to Take an IOSH Course

Written by Oliver Newman on 23 January 2019 09:21:02 GMT

Having decided that you or your staff need to take an IOSH Course, the first step will have been deciding which of the many courses on offer is right. Once the course has been selected then the next step is working out exactly how you/your workforce would like to achieve the IOSH Certificate.

There are a two main ways to take your IOSH Course: online and class-based. This blog is going to look at both methods in more detail.

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Tags: IOSH Courses, IOSH Managing Safely

How to Improve The Management and Leadership of Health and Safety

Written by Astutis Blog on 21 January 2019 08:43:04 GMT

All organisations and businesses have a duty to implement health and safety procedures regardless of industry or size.

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Tags: NEBOSH courses, NEBOSH General Certificate