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Manual Handling - Cost £35

Come on, put your back in to it! In most jobs, in almost all sectors, there are elements of manual handling. And with the moving of objects there is often questionable advice from well-meaning friends and colleagues.
Injuries as a result of manual handling equate to over one-third of all workplace injuries. This course provides the knowledge and skills to avoid you becoming a part of that statistic.

The Course

This course offers a comprehensive guide to best practice when it comes to manual handling. Ideal as part of a staff induction, as refresher training for existing staff or for those looking to go on to achieve a recognised manual handling qualification.

Areas Covered

• The definition of manual handling
• The LITE stairway to safety
• Safe lifting techniques
• Correcting lifting techniques
• Lifting with more than one person
• Examples of manual handling

Who Is It Aimed At?

Ideal for employee inductions, refresher training or anyone who will be involved in manual handling as part of their job role.
The course can also be used as part of the on-programme element of the new apprenticeship standards, supporting the knowledge, skills and behaviours apprentices need to effectively integrate into the workplace.


Prerequisites

No prior knowledge needed.

Typical Duration

30 - 40 minutes.

Health & Safety Level 1

Health & Safety Level 1- Cost £40

The HSE estimates that there are approximately 600,000 non-fatal workplace accidents in Britain each year. Equipping workers with an awareness of how to work safely can minimise the risk of harm to your workforce. The costs associated with workplace injuries can be catastrophic.

The Course

This course is an ideal introduction to health and safety in the workplace. Ideal as part of an induction process or awareness training for those working in low risk jobs the course covers the 8 key modules of an RQF level 1 health and safety qualification.
The course covers the key content and knowledge required to go on to achieve a recognised level 1 health and safety qualification. To achieve a regulated qualification the learner must sit an assessment with a recognised training provider.

Areas Covered

• Accidents including slips, trips and falls
• Legal responsibilities
• Hazardous substances (COSHH)
• Workplace health, safety and welfare
• Work equipment
• Fire
• First aid
• Manual handling

Who Is It Aimed At?

Ideal for employee inductions, or anyone working within a low-risk environment.
The course can also be used as part of the on-programme element of the new apprenticeship standards, supporting the knowledge, skills and behaviours apprentices need to effectively integrate into the workplace.

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge needed.

Typical Duration

1 - 2 hours.

Health and Safety Level 2

Health & Safety Level 2 - Cost £50

The HSE estimates that workplace injuries cost the UK economy over £15 billion per year. Official figures estimate the cost to business at £3.2 billion with individuals losing approximately £8.6 billion. Effective training can reduce the potential risk of harm occurring in the workplace, and save you money!

The Course

An ideal introduction to health and safety for anyone working in a low to medium risk environment. Although it does not provide a qualification itself, it does provide the knowledge and understanding required to go on to achieve a level 2 health and safety qualification.
The nine modules of this course covers the key content and knowledge required to go on to achieve a recognised level 2 health and safety qualification. To achieve a regulated qualification the learner must sit an assessment with a recognised training provider.

Areas Covered

• Accidents including slips, trips and falls
• Legal responsibilities
• Risk assessment
• Hazardous substances (COSHH)
• Workplace health, safety and welfare
• Work equipment
• Fire
• First aid
• Manual handling

Who Is It Aimed At?

Ideal for employee inductions or for anyone wishing to go on to achieve a level 2 health and safety qualification.
The course can also be used as part of the on-programme element of the new apprenticeship standards, supporting the knowledge, skills and behaviours apprentices need to effectively integrate into the workplace.

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge needed.


Typical Duration

2 - 3 hours.

Health & Safety Level 3 - Cost £250 

Effective management of health and safety has the potential to save you vast sums of money. Accidents in the workplace cost business in the UK tens of billions of pounds every year. From increased insurance premiums to the cost of replacing injured staff and in the worst instances facing litigation, the risks to your business are severe.
Effective training can reduce the risk of harm occurring in the workplace and save you money!

The Course

Designed to provide a wide-ranging level of knowledge around health and safety, this e-learning course covers health and safety law, the hazards present in a workplace and how to implement effective and necessary controls. At the end of the course learners will have the knowledge and skills to effectively supervise staff.
Comprising of 11 modules the course covers the key syllabus of level 3 health and safety qualifications, and provides the knowledge a learner requires to go on to achieve a recognised qualification.

Areas Covered

• Introduction to health and safety
• Accidents, injuries and work-related health
• Legal aspects of health and safety
• Risk assessment
• Hazardous substances (COSHH)
• The workplace
• Using equipment safely
• Fire safety
• Ergonomics, manual handling and display screen equipment
• Measuring and monitoring performance
• The role of line managers and supervisors

Who Is It Aimed At?

Ideal for supervisors or managers with health and safety duties, or anyone looking to go on to achieve a level 3 health and safety qualification.
The course may also be used as part of the on-programme element of the new apprenticeship standards, supporting the knowledge, skills and behaviours apprentices need to effectively integrate into the workplace.

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge needed.


Typical Duration

6 - 9 hours.

Fire Safety Level 2 - Cost £40

Most fires can be prevented. Everybody within the workplace has responsibility for fire safety. The key to avoiding fire within your business is understanding factors and behaviours within your business and carrying out a thorough assessment to minimise risk.
This course will equip learners with the knowledge and skills to avoid the risk of fire in your business.

The Course

This course offers a comprehensive guide to best practice when it comes to fire safety. Ideal for managers, supervisors, team leaders, fire marshals and staff working in any area where there is a potential risk of fire.
The course is also ideal for employee inductions, as refresher training for existing staff or for those looking to go on to achieve a recognised level 2 fire safety qualification.

Areas Covered

• Introduction to fire safety
• The characteristics of fire
• Fire safety legislation
• Assessing and managing risk

Who Is It Aimed At?

This course is particularly useful for managers, supervisors and fire marshals and all staff working in any area of the business where there is the potential risk of fire. It is also ideal for anyone taking a level 2 fire safety qualification.
The course can also be used as part of the on-programme element of the new apprenticeship standards, supporting the knowledge, skills and behaviours apprentices need to effectively integrate into the workplace.

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge needed.


Typical Duration

2 - 3 hours.

Display Screen Equipment - Cost £15

Are You Sitting Comfortably?

Every day hundreds of thousands of us spend multiple hours using display screen equipment (DSE), a computer at work, a laptop or tablet at home, with little regard for the health problems it may cause us. From postural issues to eye strain, repetitive strain injury to headaches - if you’re using display screen equipment regularly you may suffer from one or more of these conditions. The good news is that there are steps you can take to make working with DSE as comfortable as possible. This course outlines the steps you should take.

The Course

This E-Learning course on Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Short Course is designed to ensure that users of DSE set up their work stations effectively and ergonomically, avoiding the health risks associated with their use. Learners undertaking this course will learn what DSE is, the health risks associated with its use, how to use DSE appropriately and the importance of correct posture and regular breaks. Finally, the course will outline the kind of support employers should provide for users of DSE at work.

Areas Covered

• What is DSE?
• DSE health risks
• Workstation design
• Correct working position for DSE
• Portable equipment
• Identifying risks and safe working practices
• Eye tests and eyewear
• Assessing DSE

Who Is It Aimed At?

Any employee or manager who works with display screen equipment, such as display screens, laptops, touchscreens and other similar devices. This course can be used as a stand-alone module or included in an induction programme. It may also be useful as part of the on-programme phase of the new apprenticeship standards, helping apprentices integrate into the workforce effectively and efficiently.

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge needed.


Typical Duration

20 to 40 minutes.

Introduction to Fire Safety in the Workplace - Cost £15

According to government statistics, there are 15,000 fires in workplaces and places where people gather in England every year. That’s 40 fires a day.
The costs associated with fire are significant from physical costs including destruction of property, loss of income and increased insurance premiums, through to immeasurable, profound costs including loss of life, severe injury and reputational damage.
However, fire is preventable.

The Course

This Fire Safety in the Workplace Short Course is designed to help you and your business understand the risks of fire and the steps that can be taken to mitigate the risk of fire. It will provide the knowledge required to prevent fire and protect people from harm.
The course outlines from the very basics of how fire starts and spreads, through to risk assessments and managing risk, as well as outlining the legal obligations of different people in the workplace and their roles and responsibilities relating to fire safety.

Areas Covered

· The fire triangle
· Causes of fire
· Hazards associated with fire
· How fire spreads
· Fire protection
· Fire classification
· Fire extinguishers
· The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order
· Fire safety briefings
· Employees’ responsibilities
· Fire risk assessment
· Actions in the event of fire

Who Is It Aimed At?

Any employee or manager where there is a requirement to understand fire safety, their roles and responsibilities and the risks associated with fire. This course can be used as a stand-alone module or included in an induction programme.

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge needed.


Typical Duration

20 to 40 minutes.

Equality & Diversity - Cost £15

For an organisation to thrive, it must strive to create an environment with equality of opportunity for all, and that celebrates the differences that make us unique.
Equality and diversity concerns avoiding discrimination and ensuring that there is equal opportunity for all stakeholders, which in turn leads to a positive company culture and better staff engagement levels.

The Course

This e-learning Short Course in Equality & Diversity is designed to help your organisation understand the importance of providing equal opportunity for all.
Learners on the course will understand what is meant by the term equality and diversity, and the consequences of inequality. It will equip learners with the tools to promote inclusion and create fairer workplaces. Finally, learners will learn the legal and moral frameworks that govern equality and diversity.

Areas Covered

• What is meant by the term equality and diversity?
• Consequences of inequality
• Human rights
• The Equality Act
• Inclusive and exclusive models of society
• Promoting inclusion
• Creating fairer workplaces

Who Is It Aimed At?

This E-learning’s Short Course in Equality & Diversity is ideal for all levels of employee within a business and as part of the induction process for new employees.
The course is also ideal for use as part of the on-programme element of the new apprenticeship standards and can support the knowledge, skills and behaviours apprentices need to effectively integrate into the workplace.

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge needed.


Typical Duration

20 to 40 minutes.

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