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NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Health and Safety Leadership Excellence

NEBOSH, in collaboration with the British Health and Safety Regulator, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), has developed a comprehensive course known as the NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Health and Safety Leadership Excellence. This course is specifically designed to enhance leadership skills within the realm of health and safety, making it an excellent choice for HSE leadership training.

This course is particularly suitable for organisations seeking to enhance the skills of their line managers, supervisors, and other staff members in leadership roles. It offers a thorough understanding of their roles and their potential influence within a health and safety system. By undertaking this course, leaders can gain an in-depth understanding of their responsibilities and learn how to effectively influence health and safety policies within their organisations.

Learning Methods



1 day

Entry Requirements

No entry requirements

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NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Health and Safety Leadership Excellence Explained

As health and safety regulations continue to evolve and become more complex, the NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Health and Safety Leadership Excellence is becoming increasingly essential. This course, also known as the NEBOSH Leadership Excellence course, offers comprehensive training that equips leaders to effectively manage health and safety in their organisations.

The course is structured around one central unit, which covers key areas such as the HSE ‘Make it Happen’ model. This model provides a roadmap for leaders to implement effective health and safety measures in their organisations. Additionally, the course offers valuable insights on how to minimise human errors and build stronger relationships with the workforce, two factors that are critical for maintaining a safe and healthy work environment.

The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Health and Safety Leadership Excellence is globally recognised by employers and professional memberships, making it a valuable addition to any leader's qualifications. By undertaking this safety leadership training, individuals can significantly improve their leadership skills, particularly in the context of health and safety. This can lead to enhanced safety protocols, improved employee well-being, and a more resilient organisation.

Whether you're a manager, supervisor, or in a leadership role, the NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Health and Safety Leadership Excellence offers a comprehensive training program to boost your safety leadership skills. Start your journey towards leadership excellence training today and make a tangible difference in your organisation's health and safety standards.


  • HSL1

    Health and Safety Leadership


  • Reflective statements and post-course action plan

Course Length

  • 1 day

Learning Methods

  • On-Site

    Professional HSE training delivered at your premises

  • Virtual

    Live-online, engaging and interactive classes

There are no formal entry requirements, however NEBOSH recommend that learners undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests.

Health and Safety Leadership Provides the core understanding and philosophies required to expertly lead with a keen focus on health and safety in mind.

NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Health and Safety Leadership Excellence Syllabus Guide

NEBOSH HSE Award in Health and Safety Leadership Excellence Fact Sheet

NEBOSH Progression Pathways

Learners will need to complete reflective statements at different points throughout the course. The statements will need to highlight how their knowledge, skills and behaviours can have a positive and negative effect on health and safety performance at their company and be based on:
  • Building and promoting a share health and safety vision
  • Being considerate and responsive
  • Providing support and recognition
  • Promoting fairness and trust in relationships with others
  • Encouraging improvement and innovation and learning

Learners are also required to make a post-course action plan. The plan should include a commitment to a leadership intervention that will improve health and safety management within their area of influence.

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The course will help provide your workforce with a comprehensive understanding of core leadership values in relation to health and safety. It will gift learners with a throrough insight in leadership strategies and philosophies, helping to expand their impact in a postive way on your business. By having a heavily health and safety compliant leadership team, a positive health and safety culture will trickle down your workforce establishing a progressive workplace.
Workplace Training

NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Health and Safety Leadership Excellence for Your Workforce

Develop your people for a better organisation.

By applying the knowledge and skills gained from the NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Health and Safety Leadership Excellence qualification, you will be able to contribute to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace. 

Our training has been tried and tested by 100,000 health and safety professionals. We offer a range of learning options, including virtual classroom, online and on-site classroom courses delivered at premises of your choice on a day of your choice.

Benefits Of Staff Training At Your Organisation

Cost and time saving benefits for larger number of staff.
Your own dedicated account manager to organise all aspects of your training.
Relevant training for your staff can be tailored to company requests.
Choice and convenience of training delivery options to suit your staff.

Whats The Best Way For My Staff To Learn?

Dependent on staff availability, location, budget and your company needs, choose from the options:

Online - Our interactive and multimedia rich courses for staff to fit in around their commitments

Classroom - Expert tutor-led delivery, hosted in a professional training environment across 6-sites within the UK. Alternatively classroom training can be delivered on-site at your premises for multiple learners.

Virtual - The Virtual Learning Academy is the most modern approach to delivering live-online training without the need to travel

Workplace Training

Helping You To Train Your Staff

Independent and practical consultancy support provided by our Chartered Health and Safety, and Environmental practitioners.

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