Lead Awareness Training

Lead Awareness
£25 +VAT

This Lead Awareness Training course provides learners with an understanding of how to work safely with lead. The course explains where you may encounter lead when working and the correct working procedures you should adopt to protect your health.

The course also outlines the responsibilities that employers have if their workplace and work activities involve employee exposure to lead.

This course has been updated and is legally accurate in line with any guidance changes that have resulted from Brexit legislation - including any revisions to deadlines.

  • Written in compliance with the Control of Lead at Work Regulations 2002 (CLAW)
  • Developed by health and safety professionals
  • Accredited by CPD and Assured by RoSPA
  • Online training course and assessment with no time limits
  • Full audio voiceover
  • Approximate duration: 2 hours
  • On completion, certificate is posted next working day
  • Downloadable PDF certificate available on completion

Who should take this course?

This Lead Awareness Training course is suitable for anybody who encounters lead at work. This includes, but is not limited to, construction workers, carpenters, builders, painters and decorators, and plumbers.

The course can also be taken by those who are employers in these sectors. It outlines their duties and how to install controls to protect their employees.


CPD Approved
RoSPA Approved

All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

This course is also assured by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents through their RoSPA Qualifications Assurance System, as providing up-to-date, quality and content-approved training.

On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit. 

This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 1 year. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.

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If you wish to try this course then register for a demo by clicking the 'interactive demo' button. You will be given the option to purchase and continue with your course at the end of your demo!

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Course content

1Introduction to Lead Awareness

Where lead is found, how lead affects your health, why lead is dangerous, those at greater risk from lead, routes of lead exposure, and rates of lead exposure.

2Lead and the Law

The Control of Lead at Work Regulations 2002, protecting your health, employer responsibilities, training and supervision, self-employed workers, and the assess, control, review method.

3Lead Controls

Preventing exposure, engineering controls, additional controls, welfare facilities, personal protective equipment, fit testing, further requirements for PPE, safety data sheets (SDSs), and hazard labelling and packaging.

4Lead and Your Health

How your health is checked at work, recommended blood lead levels, reducing blood lead levels, and data protection for medical information.

 Download Course Overview (PDF)

Aims of the course

By completing this course, you will:

  • Be aware of where you might encounter lead while working.
  • Understand the health impacts of lead exposure and methods to minimise exposure.
  • Know how to work safely to minimise hazards to yourself and others.
  • Understand your employer's legal responsibilities in terms of lead.


The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 10 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.