IOSH Managing Safely

The IOSH Managing Safely course develops the legal, moral and social duties of sector supervisors, managers or directors by giving guidance on how to control their workforce in accordance with current health & safety and best practice.

Usually run as a 3 day block course, this course can also be run one day a week over 3 weeks.  Our Managing Safely courses are run frequently in Rainham, Kent or we are happy to deliver in-house courses at preferential rates.



£450plus VAT (£540 Total cost)

(These costs include exams and all associated costs)

Course Content

The IOSH Managing Safely Course covers recognising commonly found workplace hazards and knowing how to control them, determining why accidents involving injury or damage occur in the workplace.  It also explains how aspects of human behaviour can affect health and safety at work, how to apply principles of good management to health and safety, how to use effective communication and make sure that health and safety law is obeyed within their own workplace, whilst covering the principles of management, health and safety law, accident causation and prevention, risk assessment and control, monitoring safety performance, human factors and communications, occupational health hazards, machinery safeguarding, electrical safety, fire prevention, and manual and mechanical handling.  Other subjects bespoke to company requirements can also be covered. There are many interactive exercises to enhance the learning experience.

This course is designed for people in supervisory or management positions in all types of organisations, who need a broad understanding of health and safety at work.  Directors of companies have also greatly benefited from attending. This internationally-recognised training course is also ideal for companies that need to meet the ever increasing demand for evidence of health and safety compliance. Companies have been known to develop a competitive edge as a result of what they have learnt during the course and subsequently put into practice.

The course is assessed by a short assessment paper and post-course practical assignment. Certificates are awarded for successful completion of both.

The IOSH Managing Safely course typically last four days, timings are 8.30 am – 5 pm daily. The course can be delivered as a 3 Day Block or one day a week over a three week period, or any combination of multiple days over consecutive weeks. The IOSH Managing Safely certificate does not have an expiry date however IOSH recommend that candidates undergo a refresher course every five years.

Typical fees for open courses are £450 plus VAT; however this can vary for in house courses (dependant on location and numbers). The course fees are inclusive of the IOSH Managing Safely Workbook and certification charges.

We run open IOSH Managing Safely courses regularly in our training centre in Rainham Kent or we are happy to travel to your location if suitable facilities are available.

It pays to be selective when booking training courses because not all training providers are what they appear to be. When booking an IOSH Managing Safely Course you need to feel assured that your training provider is fully licenced to provide that training and is not then going to sub-contract the work. Lighthouse Safety Training are fully accredited by IOSH to provide IOSH Managing Safely course an d proof of that accreditation can be seen at our accreditation page.


Enjoyable course, not a chore to be here!

October 2019 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Gemma was engaging and delivered the course well.  She had plenty of knowledge on the subject and answered all questions from the delegates.

October 2019 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Really good course – very useful and would thoroughly recommend

October 2019 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Great course.  Everything was covered and fully explained.

October 2019 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Very well run, good quality course.  Gathered a good understanding of managing safely.

October 2019 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Best training I’ve done in many years, credit to Tom great tutor.

August 2019 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Excellent training technique, Tom is an excellent trainer.

August 2019 (IOSH Managing Safely)


This was a very enjoyable course with a very knowledgeable instructor who new how to cater for all abilities in the class to get the best outcome for all delegates.

August 2019 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Refreshing, engaging, delivered in a manner that’s relateable.

IOSH Managing Safely (August 20109)


The most enjoyable course I have ever attended.  It didn’t feel like a course more like having a chat but the knowledge was easy to take in and understand.  Our instructor was brilliant at delivering the information and implanting the knowledge which I have gained.

IOSH Managing Safely (August 2019)


Exceeded expectations.  More interesting than I thought. Informative and detailed but to the point. Tutor was informative and funny, breaks it up.  Really enjoyable course.

July 2019 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Tom made this course, his approach to training is second to none.  A credit to Lighthouse Training.

July 2019 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Louise was an excellent trainer showing great patience and an ability  to keep differently abled candidates up to speed effortlessly.  Presentation and explanation of course content was second to none.  Very impressed by her abilities.

May 2019 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Excellent course. Fun and entertaining at times. Informative and realistic

May 2019 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Very clear explanation of course material with plenty of real life examples.  Gemma conducted the course in a relaxed and well paced manner and kept it lighthearted where appropriate.

May 2018 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Very professional tutor, motivated the group well and led interesting and challenging conversations.

May 2019 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Rick obviously knows his subject inside and out and attempted to divulge as much info as possible without drowning us, yet having enough to be able to understand and put into use later.  Wicked sense of humour.

March 2019 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Really enjoyed the course heavy going but the tutors teaching style helped to pull the more relevant information to the front. Gave good advice on what to focus on for revision.

Also, good sense of humour (tutor) and made everyone feel included and at ease.

March 2019 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Gemma was a really friendly trainer. She has a unique quality of reassuring and calming those anxious about the test. I thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience and would definitely recommend to others.

October 2018 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Good course, great tutor, fine bunch of fellow pupils. Good extra info from Gemma with relevant examples. Good supply of biscuits!

April 2018 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Gemma’s teaching style was great, catering to everyone’s additional needs. Also very knowledgeable, caring and helpful.

April 2018 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Had a really enjoyable week. I’ve learnt so much in just four days.

April 2018 (IOSH Managing Safely)


An excellent course and I would strongly recommend to others too. The course content was excellent. The tutor was very knowledgeable and has excellent teaching skills.

November 2017 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Excellent course and refreshed and added to the knowledge I already had. Tutor very friendly, approachable and informative. Would recommend course and trainer to others.

November 2017 (IOSH Managing Safely)


The course was delivered by the tutor very clearly with suitable videos and material.

November 2017 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Very impressed – would recommend.

November 2017 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Excellent awareness covering all relevant areas. Stephen was patient, clear and ensuring all colleagues were competent with the knowledge of Health & Safety. Thoroughly recommend to Berry Gardens.

November 2017 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Very knowledgeable and entertaining. Happy with the course and tutor.

February 2017 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Really enjoyed these training sessions – great trainer, very helpful. Great knowledge, Thank you.

February 2017 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Happy with most aspects and found a hard subject interesting very good.

August 2016 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Gemma conducted the course very well, and can be commended on this

July 2016 (IOSH Managing Safely)


The course was very well run, looking forward to coming back and completing the NEBOSH General. Kept us all stocked up on biscuits and tea throughout. Thanks

July 2016 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Course was well presented, tutor made it enjoyable and time elapsed quickly. Information given was of high quality.

July 2016 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Rick is extremely knowledgeable and made the learning enjoyable and fun. Will definitely recommend Lighthouse for training

April 2016 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Staff/instructor very polite, helpful and instructive.

April 2016 (IOSH Managing Safely)


A very worthwhile course. Feel that is one of the most useful courses I have been on and has developed my skills more than most.

April 2016 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Good group kept atmosphere lively and enjoyable and aided learning process.

November 2015 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Really enjoyed the course. Rick was great, very personable and professional.

November 2015 (IOSH Managing Safely)


I had to give a small presentation on the course the following week at a conference I attended. I praised you up big time and got a very good response from the audience, so hopefully some more business coming your way. I would just like to say what an excellent course it was, taught by an outstanding trainer!

October 2015 (IOSH Managing Safely)


Trainer made the course fun and easy to follow and a generally welcoming environment. i would recommend to everyone

July 2015 (IOSH Managing Safely)


I enjoyed the course, lots of information and good help of what we can put into practice back at the yard where we lack & where we can improve. Ricks information & knowledge is exceptional and answered any questions to clear up any misunderstanding.

February 2014 (IOSH Managing Safely)

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