IOSH Managing Occupational Health and Wellbeing

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What is IOSH Managing Occupational Health and Wellbeing?

The IOSH Managing Occupational Health and Wellbeing course is designed to provide delegates with the tools and techniques to improve health and wellbeing across their organisation. They won’t suddenly become health and wellbeing experts – but it will help them to become line managers who truly care about the health and wellbeing of an organisation’s most important asset – its people.

Who is the IOSH Managing Occupational Health and Wellbeing Course Suitable For?

The IOSH Managing Occupational Health and Wellbeing course is suitable for managers and supervisors working in any sector, and for any organisation.

What's Included in the IOSH Managing Occupational Health and Wellbeing Course?

Course Delivery

Online (Instructor-led)

Course Duration

The guided learning hours are six hours 15 minutes, which is 5 hours 45 minutes of learning, and 30 minutes for the end of day assessment.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

  1. State what health management is and explain why it makes good business sense to have a good health profile​
  2. Summarise occupational safety and health and employment requirements and describe what to consider in a health needs assessment
  3. Describe how the vision and direction of an organisation influence health and wellbeing in the workplace​
  4. Explain ways to monitor health risks in a risk management process and state who can provide help with managing occupational health and wellbeing issues
  5. Relate health hazards to different categories and explain their causes and impact
  6. Carry out a health risk assessment identifying the hazards, risks and controls and recognise any specific health risks that need to be prioritised
  7. List types of common non-work-related physical and mental health conditions and describe how they impact fitness for work​
  8. Describe the requirements and types of health assessments for specific worker groups
  9. Describe the components of a drug and alcohol policy and testing process and explain how to manage results
  10. Explain ways to conduct absence management and recognise the benefit of getting people back to work
  11. Explain the aims and business benefits of a workplace wellbeing programme and how to promote and monitor it​
  12. Describe health choices and how they can enable a healthy lifestyle
  13. Recognise mental health issues and explain how to approach the individual to find a way forward
  14. Describe how the culture, attitudes and behaviours of leaders influence overall wellbeing

Course Structure

The course covers 4 Modules over 1 Day.

Module 1: A healthy company (90m / 1 hr 30m)

  • Defining occupational health
  • The scale of the problem
  • Benefits of good health management at work
  • WHO Global Plan of Action (GPA)
  • WHO healthy workplace model
  • Health management
  • Health needs assessment
  • Linking health to business practices
  • The three P’s of management
  • Management system approach
  • Where to get help and support

Module 2: Health risk management (105m / 1 hr 45m)

  • Health risk assessment steps
  • Hierarchy of risk control
  • Monitoring programme
  • Health monitoring techniques
  • Workplace monitoring techniques

Module 3: Fitness for work (85m / 1hr 25m)

  • Non-communicable diseases (NCDs)
  • The impact of health on work
  • Common non-work-related health conditions
  • Why a health assessment may be needed
  • When to do a health assessment
  • Health assessments
  • Substance misuse
  • Identifying a drug or alcohol problem
  • Drug and alcohol policy statements
  • Drug and alcohol testing
  • Managing substance-related problems
  • Benefits of getting people back to work
  • Effective ill health and absence management
  • The return-to-work process

Module 4: Wellbeing in the workplace (55 mins)

  • Overall wellbeing strategy
  • Aims and benefits of a wellbeing programme
  • Five modifiable risk factors
  • Mental health
  • Building a healthy culture

Course Assessments

There is a risk assessment project to complete which must be submitted within 2 weeks of the course completing.

Assessment 1

Completed at the end of the course, and comprises of 20 Questions over 30 minutes. One mark will be awarded for each correct answer - the maximum mark for the complete assessment is 41; the minimum pass mark is 25.

Assessment 2

The health risk assessment project is broken down into a number of stages, which should flow from start to finish, telling a complete story of the three tasks being performed, associated health hazards, risks and their required controls (Part A) along with an action plan of how the health risks will be monitored (Part B).


The course is certificated by IOSH. This qualification does not expire.

For short courses a completion certificate is available at the end of the course. You can screenshot this or print it out to confirm completion of the training.

For accredited courses a certificate will be sent directly to you from the appropriate awarding body.

All you need to complete our e-learning courses is a computer, tablet or smartphone and an internet connection.

E-learning is flexible, efficient, and cost-effective, meaning you can progress through the modules at your own pace, at your own time to fit the training in around your work and personal life.

Short online courses also help employers to demonstrate that they have fulfilled their legal duties to ensure their personnel have been adequately trained.

Once the courses have been completed, a confirmation of results can be saved or printed as evidence. This can then be kept on record as evidence of suitable training.

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Step 3

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Since RRC's establishment in 1928, RRC International, better known to many as The Rapid Results College, has helped millions of individuals all over the world achieve professional, educational and vocational qualifications.

Today, RRC is the UK's leading international provider of health and safety and environmental management qualification training.

RRC has over 90 years of experience in delivering high quality professional training, with a clear focus on our customers’ needs and the quality of what we do.
International Reach - RRC has established training centres in the UK, Dubai, Georgia and Tunisia, along with a global network of partners expanding the reach of RRC’s training and consultancy services.

Helping Business Improve HSE Performance - The expertise in HSE developed over the last 45 years of our history also allows us to work with organisations, developing and delivering innovative bespoke training solutions that help improve our customers' HSE performance.

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