Safe Work Leader One (SWL1)

Those who require to carry out the duties of a SWL1.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of SWL1 responsibilities and account-abilities.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of SWL2 responsibilities and account-abilities.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of SWM responsibilities and account-abilities.
  • Identify non-technical skills.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of risk perception and assessment.
  • Explain the differences between a risk and a hazard.
  • Identify risk control measures.
  • Apply effective communications.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of what is included in a safe work pack (SWP).
  • Demonstrate an effective site safety briefing.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the Sentinel system.

What do you need to attend this course?

  • Must hold the required medical level.
  • COSS must be held for SWL1.


3 Days

What happens after I pass the course?

Your track safety card will be updated to include SWL1

Request a course

There are no scheduled sessions available for this training course, but we often arrange courses on request. Please call us on 01925 813897 or complete our Course Request form.


  • All our training includes lunch.
  • All equipment is provided, no need for laptops
  • Free tea, coffee and refreshments supplied
  • Free WIFI available for all delegates
  • Multi Faith prayer room
  • Accessible toilet

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