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Sharps Awareness Training Course

Sharps Awareness training course raises your awareness of the dangers of sharp objects and mishandling them. You will learn about the health risks of mishandling sharps, how to safely handle them, and the disposal of sharp objects on the course.

The knowledge you gain will allow you to work safely with sharps avoiding their associated injuries and illnesses.

Why Take the Sharps Awareness Training Course?

Sharps training is imperative for anyone who works with sharp objects in their occupation. The course is ideal for doctors, hospital workers, those who perform police searches and customs workers.

The course is also suitable for managers and supervisors of those who handle sharp objects. The course will give you a better understanding of the risks your workers face. This will make it easier for you to talk over control measures with your staff.

What Does the Sharps Awareness Training Course Involve?

This Sharps Awareness course covers the following topics (for the full list of topics covered in this training, keep reading):

  • Legislation surrounding Sharps Awareness
  • Contactable diseases and illnesses from sharp object injuries
  • Preventing injury

HOW IS THE Sharps Awareness Training Course DELIVERED?

This course can be delivered in the following ways:

3B Training can deliver courses for a group of your employees in-house at your site or venue of your choice.

We can deliver this course can be delivered to a group of your employees, making the course incredibly relevant to your company

The relevancy will help to create an internal discussion about current processes.

If you would like to book an in-house course, fill in the enquiry form on this page, and our friendly team will assist you.

3B Training offer a variety of eLearning courses.

This course is also available to complete online via eLearning.

The eLearning course is an ideal alternative for those who don’t have time to attend a set course date and prefer to complete the course independently.

This delivery format is also a good option for anyone who finds learning difficult in the classroom.

For more information, visit our Sharps eLearning course page.

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£ + VAT

BENEFITS OF THIS Sharps Awareness Training Course:

  • Qualify in just three hours of training
  • Learn how to work with Sharps safely
  • You can complete this course in the classroom or online
  • We can deliver this course in-house
  • Valid for three years
Sharps Awareness Training Course Content

The trainer will cover the following subjects on the course:


To pass, you have to complete a short multiple-choice examination at the end of the course.

Enjoyed the course, Paul was knowledgeable about his subject. Been picking sharps up as part of my job for the past 18 years.
Steven Cheeseman


  • How long is the Sharps Awareness course?
    How long is the Sharps Awareness course?

    This training course is around three hours long.

  • What are the entry requirements for Sharps Awareness course

    Anyone can attend the course if they feel that the course is relevant to their job role.

    We ask that you have a good understanding of English to get the most out of your training course.

  • Is this Sharps Awareness course accredited?

    Yes,  3B Training are the accreditors of this course.

    Providing quality training is part of our ethos. Our quality and course team work hard on our short courses to ensure that our course content is of the highest standard.


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