Certificate in Using Machinery

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James Whelan Chartered health and safety expert
Course 27min 7 modules

Our course provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to ensure you understand your health and safety obligations with respect to using machinery.

CPD Certified ROSPA Certified

This course has been assured by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) qualifications

All employers should consider how their workers use machinery and have adequate maintenance arrangements in place to ensure it remains safe to use. It’s essential that all staff who use machinery at work are trained and competent in its use to protect the health and safety of themselves, their colleagues and others who may be affected by the way it is used. 

Developed by James Whelan, chartered health and safety expert, this course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to ensure you understand your health and safety obligations with respect to using machinery. 

Please note: This course consists of learning through video, task completion and further reading/research. Please consider this when planning and allocating your time. To successfully understand and achieve the objectives of the course, learners are expected to engage in all aspects of the learning process to ensure they can successfully apply the knowledge and skills they have gained in their own setting.

Designed in line with the following policies: 

  • Health and safety: advice for schools and colleges, DfE
  • The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998

Important note for non-UK learners: Although this course reflects best practice principles and might be useful for learners outside the UK, please note that it is based solely on UK guidance and legislation. Please make sure you also adhere to relevant legislation applicable in your own country.