ISO 45001:2018 – Foundation Training Course

This course aims to provide delegates who have an existing basic knowledge of, or experience in, occupational health and safety management, with an understanding of the management systems approach and the requirements of ISO 45001. It additionally provides a basis for delegates who wish to go on to complete CQI and IRCA Certified OHSMS Auditor Training courses.

Duration – 7 Hours

Who should attend?

  • All managers and key personnel in the organisation who have responsibilities for specific OH&S issues.
  • Personnel who provide strategic input into the OH&S management system (specialist contractors, occupational health staff, design engineers etc.)
  • Legal advisors and experts
  • Other staff who might be involved in the implementation or the auditing of a OH&S management system (e.g. QMS, EMS project managers and auditors)


        On completion, successful delegates will have the knowledge needed to:

  • Explain the purpose of an occupational health and safety management system, of occupational health and safety management system standards, and the business benefits of improved performance of the occupational health & safety management system.
  • Outline the structure and content of ISO 45001.
  • Explain the specific occupational health & safety management system related requirements of ISO 45001.


  • The general requirements of OH&S management systems, with specific reference to ISO 45001:2018
  • Risk assessments and evaluation of legislative compliance
  • Establishing objectives and monitoring improvements
  • Basic requirements of ISO 45001
  • Health & safety hazards, risk assessment and risk controls Legislation
  • Implementation issues & initiating an OH&S MS

DATESJune 2018July 2018Aug 2018Sept 2018Oct 2018Nov 2018Dec 2018Jan 2019Feb 2019Mar 2019Apr 2019
Glasgow 8-919-201-211-1230-1
London 15-163-421-222-320-21
Manchester 15-1610-1129-309-1020-21
Belfast 22-2324-2518-1920-21

Abertay also provide the Prince2 Foundation Course and the Prince2 Practitioner Course, Prince2 Practitioner and Foundation Course for those who have already completed the Foundation course. As well as Prince2 Abertay provide a range of ISO Auditor Courses for ISO9001 Quality, ISO 14001 Environmental Management Courses and ISO 45001 Health and Safety.
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