How To Choose The Right E-Learning Course For You

Careers By Matthew Coombes

While all of our training courses each have their own merits, the best course for you will depend on why you are taking the training.
In order to know what course will be the best for you, you will need to identify what level of training you’re looking for, and why you’re taking the training.

Asbestos Awareness

Awareness level training is ideal for those that need to develop an understanding of a subject, and want the confidence that the course has been created by somebody with relevant experience. You can spend time Asbestos e learning yourself, but with awareness training you can have the have the confidence to know that you are fully equipped with all of the knowledge that the United Kingdom Asbestos Training Association believe that you should have.

Working Safely skills

The IOSH working safely course has been developed by IOSH to provide workers with the key knowledge that they need in order to work safely in any job role, and any sector.

Everyone should have a knowledge of health and safety so that they understand what they need to do at work to keep themselves and others around them safe, and an IOSH working safely course can provide exactly that.

Managing Safely skills


We have been delivering IOSH Managing Safely training since 1991, and have had thousands of students complete this course with us. Managing Safely is quality assured by IOSH, and continually improved to ensure that it’s meeting the requirements of managers across the world when it comes to health and safety.

The course is ideal for managers, supervisors and team leaders that need to understand their requirements in the workplace for the management of occupational health and safety. Organisations and individuals across the world have used our e-learning platform to upskill their staff and start improving health and safety performance.

IOSH Managing Safely can be a great first step to take for those that are looking to start working towards a successful career in occupational health and safety.

Certificate courses

Certificate level training courses are a great way to develop new skills or to prepare yourself for starting a new career. NEBOSH training courses are highly recognised in the field of health and safety, and successfully completing a NEBOSH certificate course can be a great way to show knowledge of a subject.

NEBOSH General Certificate

The NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is an ideal qualification for those that are looking to start a career in health and safety, or for individuals that have responsibilities to manage health and safety at work. The course covers important health and safety legislation and provides a broad but robust level of knowledge.

The general certificate is held by over 200,000 people and can be tackled bit by bit via our online platform. The Open Book Exam is completed in your own home or suitable workspace, and the risk assessment is completed at your workplace and submitted online.

NEBOSH International General Certificate

The NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is the internationally applicable version of the general certificate. It is ideal for those with the responsibility to manage health and safety at work, and focuses on the internationally applicable standards such as the information from the International Labour Organisation. The International General Certificate is held by nearly 90,000 people worldwide, and has been created in collaboration with leading experts and organisations from across the world.

NEBOSH Fire Certificate


The NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety covers international best practice management of fire safety. The new course has been updated to better reflect the needs of the modern workplace and now comes with a new assessment format. The course is assessed with an Open Book Examination which is completed online and a FSC2 Risk Assessment which is completed in your workplace. The risk assessment provides you with a template to fill in at work, so you can also measure your current performance as you complete your course.

This course is applicable worldwide as it is based on best practice rather than specific legislation, so the information in the course should apply well to any organisation in any part of the world.

Alternative to online training

National Vocational Qualifications use an online platform to allow you to submit work remotely. This type of qualification is only available within the UK and is based on an individual’s current workplace. You can get credit for your skills, and submit work that you have already created as part of your day-to-day role. The courses are accredited by City & Guilds, and are a great way to develop your approach to health and safety at work. We offer the NVQ as Level 3 (Certificate level) and Level 5 (Diploma level).


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