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Course Title:

Introduction to Health and Safety for Community Groups

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Course Description:

Are you running a community group or looking to start one?


Do you know what your responsibilities are around health and safety? If the answer is no, or if you think you could do with a refresher, then this is the course for you.


During this course, we will cover the responsibilities that voluntary and community groups have for the health and safety of anyone who works, volunteers or is part of the group. We will also look at the roles and responsibilities of individuals and introduce the UK’s health and safety regulations.




Entry requirements:

No formal qualifications are required. 


What could this course lead to?

Other Introduction courses you could go on are:

Introduction to Starting your Community Group
Introduction to Social Action

Or you could progress onto:

Exploring Workplace Rights
Exploring Discrimination and Stereotypes

Possible careers include Community Worker or Community Leader.


Funding Support Statement:

You may be eligible to study for free if you are unemployed, on certain benefits, or earn £17,374.50 a year or less.  We can confirm when you apply or contact our Student Support Services team to learn more.

Need more Information?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Virtual Open Events

Tuition Fee: £17.50*

* Please note the fee displayed is for the tuition fee only. If you are staying overnight at the college and you are not eligible for residential funding, there will be an additional charge to cover bed, breakfast and evening meal.
* Please confirm with The College Registry as fees can change and also with regards to your circumstances (unless otherwise stated).

email : mis at northern dot ac dot uk
Tel : 01226 776000