IOSH Managing Safely

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This course aims to ensure that people employed as line managers appreciate safety requirements. It will enable them to review their own departmental systems for safety, introduce new controls, or implement changes as appropriate to ensure safety in the workplace.

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We offer a variety of different learning styles:
Face-to-Face: 3 Full Days onsite plus 45 minute exam

Blended Learning: 3 days of Live delivery by Microsoft Teams with two x 2 hour sessions per day.
1 day attendance at College to undertake final assessment currently at Dumfries Campus.
All learners will be expected to undertake directed study and complete the “Risk Assessment Project” in their own time. When enrolling on this program of learning you should ensure that you make the whole of your working day dedicated to IOSH and not only the Live Sessions.



Entry Requirements

Blended Learning – It is essential that as a learner on this program that you have access to a camera enabled device and internet connectivity at the location you are attending Live Sessions. 100% attendance is expected for all live sessions and is a requirement of the Awarding Organisation so to being entered for final examination.

It is recommended that learners undergoing IOSH Managing Safely Courses have a base knowledge in Health and Safety and some Health and Safety remit as part of their job role. No formal qualification is required for entry to this program.

Course Content

  • Reactive monitoring
  • Risk assessment and risk control
  • Health & Safety legislation
  • Common hazards
  • Active monitoring
  • Safety management


Final assessment for this qualification includes successful completion and passing of a practical risk assessment project and by a multi-format examination of 45 minute duration on Day 4 which will be in College.

Additional funding information

No One Left Behind Training Allowance
Dumfries and Galloway Local Employability partnership (Funded by the Scottish Government) are proud to be working in partnership with DG College to offer eligible individuals funding to learn new, work-related skills and training.

You can use the money to build the skills you need for a job or get some training to take your career to the next level.

And because it’s not a loan, you don’t have to pay it back.

Check if you are eligible then follow the registration process.

Are you eligible?

You must meet all of the following criteria

  • 16 years of age or older
  • Resident in Dumfries and Galloway
  • Have the right to work and live in the UK.
  • Unemployed and looking to get back into work OR in employment and claiming an income-based benefit (i.e Universal Credit)

AND at least one of the following characteristics: (hyperlink to the definitions)

  • Parents with a child under the age of 19 (still registered in full time education)
  • Armed Forces Veteran
  • Asylum Seeker
  • Care Experienced
  • Caring responsibilities
  • Childcare needs
  • Criminal Convictions
  • Homeless or affected by housing inclusion.
  • Long Term health condition/ illness
  • No Limited work experience.
  • Refugee
  • Substance related conditions
  • Lack of Transport

If you meet the criteria, you could receive the full cost of your course fee.

Apply for your No One Left Behind Grant

To access support with the fees you must register with DG Works. Just follow the link or use the QR code. If you are already registered, please contact your Employment Key Worker for next steps.

Once you have completed the registration form and your eligibility has been checked someone from DG Works (part of Dumfries and Galloway Council) will contact you to ask you to provide the following evidence:

  • Reside in Scotland (e.g. evidence address)
  • Working Age (e.g. birth certificate)
  • Right to Live & Work in the UK (e.g. evidence of benefits)

If you have any questions please contact 01387 260035 or email

Course Contact Details

If you would like more information or to reserve a place on a course, please get in touch.

Telephone: 01387 734199

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