Course overview

PSC Safe Return to Work Workshop City of Bristol College

This course is an induction for PCS members wishing to become more involved in tackling health and safety issues.

Additional information

Who is this course for?

This short, online course is for new health and safety reps.

What you'll learn

The workshop will help you to be more confident in:

  • How to implement the PCS 5 tests
  • Health and safety concerns
  • Safety Rep functions
  • Consultation – safety committees
  • Risk assessments
  • Inspections
  • Action plans

Course entry requirements

We will invite you to a course information meeting event where you will receive information, advice and guidance about the course you have applied for. This will be an opportunity for you to gain valuable information about the course and give you the opportunity to tour our excellent facilities and ask any questions you may have.

You will be asked to provide a copy of your last school report and/or a reference from an employer or relevant professional other. This is to ensure we can support you to be able to achieve well on the course.

You need 3 GCSEs at Grade 1 to Grade 3, including Maths and English, or a previous vocational qualification.

Some Level 1 qualifications in trade-based subjects may require a slightly higher entry requirement based on the specific content of the course.

Don’t have any formal qualifications? Don’t worry, let us know and we can assess you to ensure you will be able to achieve well on the course.

We are firmly committed to finding the right course for you to ensure you can flourish! Talk to us today if you have any concerns about the application process; we are here to help take you to the next level.

To enrol on this course you will need to be a trade union representative.


How is the course delivered and assessed?

This course is currently delivered online with full tutor support.

Assessment is through course work, there are no exams.

Future career and study opportunities

This course will help you improve your skills as a Rep. You may continue to more courses.

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