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Flexible Ways of Studying the IOSH Managing Safely Course

January 2024

 

If you've decided the IOSH Managing Safely is the exact course you need to improve the health and safety standards in your organisation, your next decision is to choose how you will acquire the qualification. There are three primary ways of studying the IOSH Managing Safely course and they are:

  • Online
  • Virtual
  • Classroom

Anyone can study the IOSH Managing Safely as it's a foundational course designed to introduce employees to health and safety, but the method you choose will largely come down to your budget, availability and motivation. Those looking for options that need a more flexible approach should look at the online and virtual options primarily.


Online Learning

Online learning is the most cost-effective, flexible and innovative approach to learn health and safety. Not only is the IOSH Managing Safely Online offered in multiple languages, it gives learners the freedom to work

convenient, lively, tried and tested option of learning. If you can’t take time off work to attend a classroom course, you prefer a more flexible method of learning where you are in control of when you work or you would like to study the course in your own language the online IOSH Managing Safely course is the best solution for you.

IOSH Managing Safely online courses are fully accredited and offers the same certificate as a classroom course.


How Does Online Learning Work?

Online learning is an interactive learning experience that helps you learn health and safety concepts in an engaging and enjoyable way. Our industry-renowned online course has received widespread praise for it's flexibility and innovative learning methods.

You'll work through course materials that include animation, video, and audio, and apply what you've learnt by having a go at lively, work-based interactive activities. After each module, you'll have the chance to test your understanding with progress checks and revisit any harder topics. Even your assessment is taken online and will be available after you've worked through all of the course materials. 

If you happen to lose your internet connection, you can also continue to learn offline by downloading the PDF course notes - these also make a handy resource to reference once you've completed your course. 

Explore the IOSH Managing Safely Online Course below: 



Online Course Features

It's important to remember that not all online courses are the same. The level of quality, engagement and support will differ between course providers, so it's always a good idea to ask for a trial of your course before you commit. Below are just a few features that we think are essential to ensuring a positive learning experience:

  • A dedicated online tutor to offer you support via email or phone.
  • Lively, interactive activities that are based on real workplace scenarios. 
  • Checkpoints at the end of each module with feedback.
  • Full-colour digital course notes to download for studying on-the-go.
  • A course that is fully optimised to run on all mobile devices.

The IOSH Managing Safely online course offers a revolutionary, enhanced learning method, designed for both professionals and businesses. Astutis’ team of industry experts, learning and graphic designers created the IOSH Managing Safely Simulation course.


Online Course Duration

It’s recommended that you dedicate 24-32 hours to complete the IOSH Managing Safely course, with an additional 2-3 hours to complete the test and workplace practical risk assessment.

All you need is a reliable internet connection and a laptop, computer or mobile device and you are ready to study! Once you've signed up to your course, you'll receive access to your personalised learning website so you can start studying straight away. You'll have 6 months to complete your course and assessment. 

Designed to offer practical, real-life challenges with an innovative learning style, the IOSH Managing Safely course implements elements of audio, visuals, animation, and gamification. Take a look at our IOSH Managing Safely course demo.  

essential course for Managers and Supervisors, but what if you have more than 1 member of staff who needs training? Training a large amount of people comes with its own set of challenges, even with something as flexible as online learning. So, we developed a unique approach to help businesses train groups of staff based around our online learning course. We call it, Online Plus.


What is Astutis Managing Safely Online Plus?

Online Plus offers a more structured, supported approach by allowing you to add additional extras to your IOSH Managing Safely online course. The ‘Plus' part of the online course are the extras you can add to benefit and support your staff teams' learning, making the experience more company specific and personalised.

Online Plus is also used for staff that have a target date to successfully complete IOSH Managing Safely, and helps you plan and execute your studying efficiently. 


Online Plus Features

  • Tutor-led class training on any aspect of the course content i.e. preparing for the assessments or integrating your company documents.
  • Webinars on any aspect of the course content.
  • Discussion forums online to share learning and ideas.
  • Detailed progress reports for staff.

 

Virtual Classroom Learning

The virtual classroom method is the halfway house between the classroom and online versions of the course, led by an experienced health and safety tutor online. Similarly to classroom, these courses are held on specific dates but, unlike classroom, they eliminate all the hidden costs of face-to-face training such as travel expenses, food and accommodation.


Virtual Classroom Course Duration

The IOSH Managing Safely classroom course typically lasts 3 days. There is a short multiple-choice test at the end of the course, which will be done in the virtual classroom with the tutor present. You then have 2 weeks to submit the workplace risk assessment.


Virtual Classroom Course Features

Virtual courses offer a more traditional learning experience in a modern setting. You'll be guided through the course by a tutor and you'll take part in discussions, group activities and question and answer sessions. The Astutis virtual classroom course includes:

  • Expert instructor-led sessions.
  • Course materials, including a workbook.
  • Tutor support.

The IOSH Managing Safely is an accredited health and safety qualification that delivers essential learning to those in positions of responsibility. Read our blog to find out why you should take the IOSH Managing Safely. 

Delve into our blog to discover how hard the IOSH Managing Safely course is.

Once you have completed your IOSH Managing Safely course below you are recommended to refresh your knowledge every 3 years by taking the IOSH Managing Safely Refresher course.

 

 

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