Astutis Health, Safety & Environmental Blog

How Much Does an IOSH Course Cost?

Written by Kate James on Feb 25 2019

This is always the first question to ask – what is the cost? Usually it is closely followed by – is it worth it? Naturally, you need these key facts up front before you can make any reasonable decision. We’ll have a look at the typical cost you can expect, of the popular IOSH courses and important pointers to consider when choosing the right course for yourself or teams of employees. A course price should never be considered in isolation. It is important to find the training that delivers the best value for money and meets your objectives.

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Is there funding available for IOSH Courses?

Written by Rhys Hart on Feb 25 2019

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 Feb 22 2019

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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What are the IOSH Courses' Assessments, Tests and Projects?

Written by Oliver Newman on Feb 19 2019

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 Feb 13 2019

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

Ways to Take an IOSH Course

Written by Oliver Newman on Jan 23 2019

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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IOSH Course Entry Requirements

Written by Oliver Newman on Jan 18 2019

The great thing about IOSH courses is that they are designed to give everybody the chance to be trained in health and safety issues regardless of their role. We know health and safety affects everybody so we all have a responsibility to work safely. There are no entry requirements for any of the IOSH Courses and they are available to anybody who wishes to take this step to equip them with the essential health and safety knowledge for their role.

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How Long is an IOSH Certificate Valid For?

Written by Oliver Newman on Jan 11 2019

Completing an IOSH Certificate is a great achievement as IOSH is widely respected as the world’s leading membership-based organisation of health and safety professionals. You or your staff have developed essential health and safety skills that will benefit how effectively everybody works and the company’s performance. However, many people worry about how long their IOSH certificate, particularly IOSH Managing Safely  will be valid for and whether they will have to re-sit the course on a regular basis. Managers need to understand how best to keep their staff updated on health and safety best practice to ensure they are working effectively and safely.

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Who Are IOSH Courses For?

Written by Oliver Newman on Jan 04 2019

IOSH, the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is the world's leading professional body for people responsible for safety and health in the workplace. They offer courses for everyone with any level of responsibility in all companies. Popular IOSH courses are for employees who need an awareness of their safety responsibilities, Managers who must develop the skills to manage their teams effectively and Directors who recognise the need to integrate health and safety into their company strategy.

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Which IOSH Course is Right for Me or My Staff?

 

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (frequently referred to as IOSH) is the largest health and safety membership body in the world with over 44,000 members offering a wide range of IOSH courses. Every  year around 100,000 employees complete an IOSH Certificate, demonstrating that organisations are committed to making work practices safe, healthy and sustainable.
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