Course description

Are you running a community group or looking to start one? Do you know what your responsibilities are around health and safety? If the answer is no, or if you think you could do with a refresher, then this is the course for you. During this course, we will cover the responsibilities that voluntary and community groups have for the health and safety of anyone who works, volunteers or is part of the group. We will also look at the roles and responsibilities of individuals and introduce the health and safety regulations.

What can this course lead to?

Other Introduction courses you could go on are: Introduction to Starting your Community Group Introduction to Social Action. Or you could progress onto: Exploring Workplace Rights Exploring Discrimination and Stereotypes.

Want to learn more?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Open Events.


Northern College, Yorkshire

Course session dates

This is a one-day course for

  • 21 November 2022
  • 20 February 2023

Course fees and funding support


* This course is fully funded for eligible students.

If you are not eligible, the cost of the course is £17.50. If you choose to stay residentially, and you are not eligible via the residential funding assessment, there will be an additional fee to pay. The vast majority of students are eligible to study and stay residentially for free and we will confirm when you apply.