Gateshead College offers a wide range of courses designed to help organisations large and small ensure that they comply with relevant legislation by giving their employees adequate health and safety training.

Training can be tailored to your own specific requirements and we are happy to come to your premises to assess your risks and discuss your training needs. Our training courses are delivered here at one of our campuses or at your premises for your convenience by experienced and knowledgeable trainers . We are able to offer all of our courses at very competitive prices.

To book a course or to find out more please give us a call on 0191 490 2246 or email us here.

Available courses (click to view)

  • Covers the main legal requirements for health and safety in the UK, identification and control of workplace hazards and the practical application of this knowledge
  • Management of Health and Safety (NGC1)
  • Controlling workplace hazards (GC2)
  • Health and safety practical application (GC3)

Cost: £975 plus VAT per candidate

  • Aimed at Managers & Team Leaders
  • Understanding H&S responsibilities
  • Understanding common workplace hazards
  • Assessing & controlling risks

Cost: £275 plus VAT per candidate

  • An outline of occupational safety and health
  • Defining hazard and risk
  • Identifying common hazards
  • Improving work safety

Cost: £95 plus VAT per candidate

  • The role of the Fire Warden & relevant legislation
  • Fire hazards & prevention
  • Fire Protection
  • Evacuation
  • Combustion, growth and spread of fire
  • Extinguishing fire including a practical extinguisher session

Cost: £90 plus VAT per candidate

  • Fire hazard awareness and preventing fire
  • Evacuation and Fire drills
  • Chemistry of combustion and fire behaviour
  • Theoretical and practical use of extinguishers

Cost: £350 plus VAT per session for up to 15 delegates

  • Classification of fires
  • Extinguishers and their uses
  • Extinguishing a fire practical session

Cost: £200 for up to 10 delegates

  • An overview of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • Inspection and Enforcement
  • Identification of fire hazards
  • Assessing, evaluating and reducing risk
  • Evacuation planning and safety of people
  • Fire protection systems and equipment
  • Staff training
  • Completion of records

Costs on request

  • Training for the use of a wide selection of evacuation chairs
  • Relevant legislation
  • Personal emergency evacuation plans (PEEPs) and evacuation procedures
  • Safe use of evacuation chairs and potential issues
  • Evacuation chair practical demonstration & practice

Cost: £300 plus VAT for up to 6 delegates