Introduction to General Health and Safety for Property Managers

A one day course designed to introduce new entrants to the sector to the minimum Health & Safety knowledge essential to their career path. This course is not intending to turn beginners or new on-site staff into Fire Safety Risk Assessors, CDM experts, etc. merely to furnish them with the awareness to perform the day job safely and give comfort to their employers.


This course is suitable for those who are new to managing health and safety in residential property within your organisation.


  • Health and Safety law and the requirements for risk assessments.
  • Understanding the various types of risk assessment required in residential property.
  • Hazards associated with residential property, including fire, asbestos, legionella, work at height, electricity and hazardous substances.
  • Requirements and implementation of systems to manage health and safety hazards in residential buildings.
  • Selection and management of contractors.
  • Legal issues and enforcement of health and safety. 

The course is not designed to enable you to:

  • Provide competent advice or health and safety assistance as required in legislation.
  • Undertake a detailed risk assessment as required in legislation.


This course is provided by the Association of Residential Managing Agents and course bookings will need to be made through registered accounts at


ARMA member cost: £195 +VAT
Non-member cost: £270 +VAT

Discount Code

ARLA Propertymark members can enter the code ARLA19 into the Pass Code field of the registration form to pay ARMA Member rate, saving you £75+VAT. 


The course dates are available on the ARMA website.

Courses are usually held in London or Manchester.

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Level: Foundation 
CPD: 7 hours

face to face

Face to Face

Course Provider

David Whitney, Block Management Trainer


The Association of Residential Managing Agents (ARMA) is the leading trade association for companies that manage private residential leasehold blocks of flats in England and Wales.

ARMA promotes high standards of leasehold management by providing advice, training and guidance to its members. ARMA also produces guidance materials for leaseholders and residents’ management companies whilst campaigning for improvements in legislation governing the leasehold sector. More information on the Association can be found at