We are not currently able to offer any accredited/certificated health & safety at work and on specific topics such as COSHH, electrical safety, etc. Contact details for some of the colleges close to Newcastle are given below:
Newcastle College, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5BR, Phone: 0191 200 4000 www.newcastlecollege.co.uk
Gateshead College, Durham Road, Low Fell, Gateshead, NE9 5BN, Phone: 0191 490 2246, www.gateshead.ac.uk
TyneMet College, Embleton Avenue, Wallsend, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE28 9NJ, Phone: 0191 2295000, www.ntyneside.ac.uk
South Tyneside College, St George's Avenue, South Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE34 6ET, Phone: 0191 4273500, www.stc.ac.uk
Northumberland College, College Road, Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 9RG, Phone: 01670 841200, www.northumberland.ac.uk
Other Training Providers
There are also a number of national and local companies and organisations specialising in the provision of health and safety training, and who may be able to offer accredited courses or other training tailored to your specific needs. Unfortunately we are unable to provide a comprehensive list of all such providers, but they may be easily found via internet searches, telephone and business directories, etc.
First Aid Training
Two well known national training providers are:
St John Ambulance, St John House, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 9PQ, Phone: 0191 273 7938, www.sja.org.uk
British Red Cross, Croft House, Western Avenue, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 8SR, Phone: 0191 2737961, www.redcrossfirstaidtraining.co.uk
Information on other providers approved for the provision of first aid at work training can be obtained from the Health and Safety Executive. Phone: 0191 202 6200.
Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH)
The CIEH has developed a number of recognised short training courses on Health & Safety and other topics. The courses are provided by registered centres around the country.
National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH)
NEBOSH is an awarding body for a range of accredited courses which will fulfil the more detailed needs of health and safety practitioners, managers, supervisors, employee representatives, etc.
Details of the courses and local providers may be obtained from: NEBOSH, Dominus Way, Meridian Way, Meridian Business Park, Leicester, LE19 1QW, Phone: 0116 263 4700, www.nebosh.org.uk
Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH)
IOSH, The Grange, Highfield Drive, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 1NN, Phone: 0116 257 3100, www.iosh.co.uk
Royal Society For The Prevention Of Accidents (RoSPA)
RoSPA Training Centre, 353 Bristol Road, Edgbaston Road, Birmingham, B5 7ST, Phone: 0121 248 2000, www.rospa.co.uk
British Safety Council
National Safety Centre, Chancellors Road, London, W6 9RS, Phone: 0208 741 1231, www.britishsafetycouncil.co.uk
Health and Safety Training Ltd
Health & Safety Training Ltd, Unit 6, Wesley Way, Benton Square Industrial Estate, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 9TA, Phone: 0191 6440 332, www.hst.uk.com