Health and Safety Management in Schools - Head of Department

Health and Safety Management in Schools - Head of Department

Health and Safety Management in Schools - Head of Department

About this Health & Safety course

Course Overview

This course provides heads of department with the appropriate health and safety knowledge to suitably manage their department. A school has several key areas, these include practical departments. The Head Teacher is ultimately responsible for the whole school but depends on the experts in each area to ensure the school’s activities and facilities are managed correctly. This course will enable heads of department to use their specialist knowledge while applying some effective measures to ensure they comply with health and safety requirements.

Intended Outcomes

The aim of this course is to provide heads of department with the knowledge and understanding to be able to effectively manage the health and safety of their department. The head of department is the expert in their particular subject but also the responsible person for the safety and health of those working and learning under their control. This course has been designed so that on completion of the course heads of department will be able to:

  • Recognise the importance of the health and safety management
  • Understand their role and responsibilities
  • Appreciate the consequences of failing to manage health and safety effectively
  • Know how to plan and carry out successful health and safety management within your department
  • Understand the importance of monitoring and reviewing health and safety systems and procedures

Who is it for

Designed for all Heads of Department at secondary schools.


30 to 45 minutes.

The Cost

This course is available as part of our eLearning annual licence which includes unlimited access to the full Health and Safety eLearning Library for £1,385 plus VAT per annum.

Alternatively, if your school subscribes to our annual Health and Safety Support Service, you will receive access to our entire health and safety eLearning library at no extra cost.


To successfully complete the course, learners will be required to pass a short assessment.


Upon successful completion of he course learners will be issued accredited certificate to download. The course equates to 1 hour of CPD.

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