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Our online e-learning platform is the quick, easy and fun way to get up to speed with all the latest regulations in a whole host of subjects.

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Health & Safety eLearning Courses

This course is aimed at anyone who uses abrasive wheels, or employs people who use abrasive wheels as part of their work. It covers different types of AW, safety in their use and how to identify the type of wheel.

Approved by IIRSM & CPD Duration 100 mins*

As well as informing you about the risks of working with asbestos, the course will deliver a lot more information about: Recognising asbestos, where it’s used, minimising the risks and the legislation about working with asbestos.

Approved by RoSPA & IATP Duration 65 mins*

This course covers the same subjects as our Asbestos Awareness course with an additional module aimed specifically at architects and designers working with buildings that may contain asbestos. It provides information about the legislation governing asbestos in work and outlines the responsibilities of architects and designers.

Approved by RoSPA & IATP Duration 65 mins*

The Level 1 Awards in Food Safety provide an ideal solution to staff induction training including:

New employees with minimal or no prior food safety knowledge;

Employees handling low-risk or wrapped foods (category A);

Front of house employees, such as waiting or check out staff;

Back of house employees, such as kitchen porters or warehouse staff.

Approved by RoSPA and CPD Duration 55 mins*

The Level 1 Awards in Food Safety provide an ideal solution to staff induction training including:

New employees with minimal or no prior food safety knowledge;

Employees handling low-risk or wrapped foods (category A);

Front of house employees, such as waiting or check out staff;

Back of house employees, such as kitchen porters or warehouse staff.

Approved by RoSPA and CPD Duration 55 mins*

The Level 1 Awards in Food Safety provide an ideal solution to staff induction training including:

New employees with minimal or no prior food safety knowledge;

Employees handling low-risk or wrapped foods (category A);

Front of house employees, such as waiting or check out staff;

Back of house employees, such as kitchen porters or warehouse staff.

Approved by RoSPA and CPD Duration 55 mins*

Level 2 Awards in Food Safety are suited for anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled. Training your employees with our online system will go a long way to give them greater awareness of the dangers that poor food safety standards pose, as well as covering how food safety risks actually arise and how to control and prevent them.

Approved by RoSPA & CPD Duration 75 mins*

Level 2 Awards in Food Safety are suited for anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled.

Food Handlers and their employers have a legal duty to manage Food Safety. These obligations are set out by a number of EU and UK Laws. These Laws state that food handlers must make sure that food which is prepared, cooked, served or sold, is safe for human consumption. Failing to follow food safety standards can cause food to become contaminated with potentially fatal consequences.

Approved by RoSPA & CPD Duration 75 mins*

Level 2 Awards in Food Safety are suited for anyone working in a catering, manufacturing or retail setting where food is prepared, cooked and handled.

Typical environments may include:
• Pubs, hotels, restaurants;
• Supermarkets and retail environments;
• Food and drink manufacturers;
• Hospitals;
• Care homes;
• Schools;

Approved by RoSPA & CPD Duration 75 mins*

In December 2008 the Food Standards Agency agreed a National Food Hygiene Rating Scheme. It is now running in all areas of Wales, Northern Ireland and in 99% of England.

This course is intended to give you an overview of how the National Food Hygiene Rating Scheme works, what the scoring criteria are and how these are assessed by the inspectors, the appeals process, the Safer Food Better Business management system, E-Coli and concludes with some practical advice for ensuring your premises gets the best score possible.

Approved by CPD

Training your employees with our online system will go a long way to giving them greater awareness of the dangers that poor manual handling poses, as well as covering safe handling techniques, practical solutions to manual handling issues and the use of mechanical aids.

Approved by IIRSM & CPD Duration 75 mins*

This course will provide candidates with a general understanding of basic fire awareness including what should be done in the event of a fire, how to prevent a fire occurring and a basic introduction of the protocol of extinguishing a fire.

Approved by RoSPA, CPD & IFE Duration 60 mins*

This course covers the same content as the Basic Fire Safety course with additional content tailored specifically for employees that work in care homes.

The course will provide candidates with a general understanding of basic fire awareness including what should be done in the event of a fire, how to prevent a fire occurring and a basic introduction of the protocol of extinguishing a fire.

Approved by RoSPA & CPD Duration 60 mins*

Fire marshals (sometimes known as fire wardens) are civilians trained to assist in emergency fire evacuation procedures at businesses and other organizations. It is a legal obligation that workplaces must have a sufficient number of fire marshals to deal with fire emergencies.

Our online fire safety training courses are aimed at all employees to assist them in identifying and reducing the risk that fire presents in the workplace.

Approved by RoSPA & CPD Duration 220 mins*

This course covers the same content as the Fire Marshal course with additional content tailored specifically for employees that work in care homes.

Our online fire safety training courses are aimed at all employees to assist them in identifying and reducing the risk that fire presents in the workplace.

Approved by RoSPA & CPD Duration 220 mins*

This course provides training in the use of different types of fire extinguishers and the protocol of tackling a fire.

Approved by RoSPA & CPD Duration 25 mins*

These courses are aimed at users of display screen equipment (DSE) and those responsible for assessing display screen equipment. A ‘user’, is anyone who regularly uses display screen equipment for a significant part of their normal work. In practice, if you use display screen equipment continuously for more than one hour a day, then you’re a ‘user’.

Approved by IIRSM Duration 50 mins*

These courses are aimed at users of display screen equipment (DSE) and those responsible for assessing display screen equipment. A ‘user’, is anyone who regularly uses display screen equipment for a significant part of their normal work. In practice, if you use display screen equipment continuously for more than one hour a day, then you’re a ‘user’.

Approved by IIRSM Duration 110 mins*

This course covers what you need to know about the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH). It’s aimed at anyone who is exposed to Substances Hazardous to Health at work, as well as line managers with responsibility for such people.

Approved by IIRSM Duration 125 mins*

Current legislation set out by the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 along with the HSE’s updated code of practice known as L8 which was published in 2001, states that Companies and building owners have a legal duty to manage Legionella.
Our interactive video based training course is aimed at all employers and staff to assist them in identifying the danger that Legionella poses, as well as covering ways to identify & assess sources of risk from Legionella in the premises and implement & manage a control programme.

Approved by RoSPA Duration 75 mins*

This course is aimed at anyone who undertakes work at height, or who employs people who regularly work at height.
The term work at height applies to a wide range of situations ranging from the obvious ones like working on platforms, ladders, scaffolds or stages to working alongside deep trenches. This is because the crucial thing to understand about work at height is that it’s not how far you climb, but how far you can fall. ‘Falls’ doesn’t just mean people falling from heights. If materials or equipment fall, that will obviously present an equally dangerous hazard to anyone below.

Approved by RoSPA Duration 105 mins*

Working safely is in the interest and concern of all staff – both the employers and employees. Although most of the legal duties fall to the employer, Health and Safety law is one of the few pieces of legislation that places duties on the employee as well. There are three reasons for managing risk at work that bring benefit for all concerned – moral; not causing harm to work colleagues, legislative; the law requires it! – And finally financial; all accidents bear a cost to both parties.

The course covers why we should work safely, defines hazard and risk, identifying common hazards, improving safety performance and protecting the environment. Training is a big part of changing attitudes towards taking risks in the workplace and can make a real difference.

Approved by RoSPA & IIRSM Duration 150 mins*

What is Emergency First Aid? Well it’s exactly that, the first aid to be offered if an incident occurs. Not many of us are confronted with scenes of blood and gore in our everyday lives – so usually first aid could be as simple as sticking a plaster on a small cut.
But what if you did find yourself confronted with a more serious situation. This Emergency aid course will highlight some of the most common situations that you might come across and the actions that you can take to help.

Approved by IIRSM Duration 150 mins*

Business Skills eLearning Courses

This course covers the commitments that should be laid out in your company’s anti-harassment and bullying policy so as to comply with UK law. It explains the differences between harassment and bullying, the steps that can be taken if either of these occur in or out of work, and some case studies to illustrate the points covered throughout the course.

Approved by CPD Duration 32 mins*

This course will consider what conflict is as well as its impact and role in the workplace. We will consider some of the triggers for workplace conflict and how it develops before looking at a number of different ways of managing it.

Approved by CPD Duration 45 mins*

Customer service is the act of taking care of the customer’s needs by providing and delivering professional, helpful, high quality service and assistance before, during, and after the customer’s requirements are met.

But how is this done?

Approved by CPD Duration 45 mins*

If you or your organisation handles personal information about individuals you have
legal obligations to protect that information.
The benefits of good data safety are numerous and include, good business practice,
the protection of people’s rights and the protection of your organisations reputation.
In recent years some companies and individuals have experienced serious legal
consequences for data protection breaches and this highlights why it is so important
to get it right.
Training should be a vital part of any company’s data protection policy.

Approved by CPD Duration 70 mins*

The aims of the disciplinary procedure are to provide a framework within which managers can work with employees to maintain satisfactory standards of conduct and to encourage improvement when necessary.

This course covers the aims of the disciplinary procedure, penalties including investigations,
allegations and suspensions, procedures for carrying out hearings, and appeals.

Approved by CPD Duration 45 mins*

Effective delegation is an essential skill to learn if you want to be an effective manager. After all, the best managers don’t strive to be super-heroes.

This course will start with the essentials – defining exactly what we mean by delegation and why it’s so important. It then goes into details about, the elements of delegation, overcoming the barriers to delegation, how you can choose which tasks to delegate and who to the process of delegation and much more.

Approved by CPD Duration 110 mins*

We’ve all heard and used the words ‘equality’ and ‘diversity’ before but what do they
actually mean and how do they affect you as an employer or employee?
Well if you take the words on their own they are actually quite different, equality is
the state of being equal, especially in rights and opportunities.
Diversity is the state of being different or varied.

Approved by CPD Duration 70 mins*

A leader doesn’t necessarily have to be a ‘manager’, but it’s difficult to see how a manager could be truly effective without having at least some leadership skills.

This course will introduce you to some of the import techniques and theories that can help you to improve your leadership skills and be more effective in your role.

Approved by CPD Duration 90 mins*

Negotiation is a basic means of getting what you want from others. It’s a back and forth communication designed to reach an agreement when you and the other side have some interests that are shared and others that are opposed.

This course covers the basics of what constitutes a negotiation, the key stages of a negotiation, skills you can apply to your negotiations and some practical advice so you can bring all of this together and become a more effective negotiator.

Approved by CPD Duration 46 mins*

Giving a successful presentation can be one of the hardest parts of many people’s jobs. What about the structure? The content? How should you use visual aids? Being a successful presenter also involves understanding your audience, their
expectations and needs.

This course covers the common mistakes people make when preparing for and giving a presentation so you can avoid these, as well as going over good practice and providing some practical advice that you can put to good use the next time you have a big presentation to make.

Approved by CPD Duration 55 mins*

The effective management of projects is an essential skill in many workplaces. Correct control of stages and different aspects of projects helps to increase the chances of projects being successful.

This course covers some of the common project management methodologies, setting goals, and actually achieving them, identifying the need for a project to be started, using key project management tools and much more.

Approved by CPD Duration 90 mins*

Right now, potential customers will be searching for your products and services ‐ and if they don’t find their way to your site, you could be deferring them to a competitor. Imagine if your website would rank above your competitors’, using the kind of search terms that turn your visitor traffic into revenue. When it’s done well, search engine marketing can give search engines exactly what they need to put your website in a prime position on Search Engine Results Pages.
The key is understanding what search engines need ‐ and since 90% of all searches in the UK are via Google, this pretty much means understanding Google. This course will explain the proven techniques that will help you reach and maintain the number one results spot.

Approved by CPD Duration 80 mins*

The starting point in any social media activity for business is your website or microsite and your social media activities will invariably be referencing this site so the first measurement of success in your social media activity will be the traffic you’re generating for your site through social media channels.

This course is designed to assist people in business to understand how social media techniques can be used as an effective business marketing tool. The object is to provide sufficient information to enable you to develop a social media strategy for a business and implement that strategy personally or through the informed engagement of third party specialists.

Approved by CPD Duration 100 mins*

Using Facebook in your business is about providing an effective means for your customers to interact with you and connect their friends to your business. Recommendation is the most powerful way a potential customer can be connected to a business, particularly when it’s being recommended by a friend. So if you know that a trusted friend likes a particular brand, you’re much more likely to engage with that brand.

Approved by CPD Duration 80 mins*

Twitter is a social media platform that is used by a wide range of people, from celebrities, who use it to communicate with their fans to companies and brands who can use it to engage their customers and attract new ones. It is also used by people for the social aspect – to chat and share information with friends. In fact, there is no restriction to who or what can have a Twitter account and often a larger company such as Starbucks will also have individual accounts for each product such as Frappuccino’s and even individual store locations.

Approved by CPD Duration 55 mins*

Linkedin is a very well established and respected social network with over 259 million users in more than 200 countries. It’s known as “Facebook in a Suit” or the most professional level of Social networking for businesses. Linkedin is a very valuable tool to find the key decision makers within certain companies. It’s used for finding the best point of contact, gaining familiarity with their background before a call or sales pitch, making such contact much more effective.

Approved by CPD Duration 45 mins*

The Health and Safety Executive states that ‘work related stress develops because a person is unable to cope with the demands being placed on them’. This can come from any aspect of their life but it often comes from demands placed on them at work. So why is stress a problem in the workplace?

This course will cover an introduction to stress and why it’s a problem, some of the causes of stress and some ways to minimise the risk of stress.

Approved by CPD Duration 30 mins*

Good Time Management will improve and enhance the time spent in the workplace and can even go a long way to improving the quality of the work you produce. For most people however this is easier said than done. We’ve all experienced that feeling of having more work to do than we can possibly complete in the time we have. This can lead to increased stress… dissatisfaction… and demoralisation…

This course can help, by introducing you to some of the theories and techniques of time management that can really make a difference.

Approved by CPD Duration 105 mins*

Health & Social Care eLearning Courses

This course is intended to give you an overview of the common types and symptoms of dementia as well as going into how it can affect the brain in different ways. It also covers strategies to use with clients with dementia and dealing with challenging behaviour. The course is intended for anyone who works with or around people that may be suffering with dementia.

Approved by CPD Duration 25 mins*

The course will start by defining dignity and privacy within the healthcare sector, and will explain how the two are quite often linked. It will then go on to give you a range of useful professional tips about setting up the right working relationship with your service users, and discuss some of the issues that can arise when dignity and privacy are not respected.

Approved by CPD Duration 50 mins*

End of life care should be several things, compassionate, cost effective, holistic and effective. There are usually a number of people involved in the care of people at the end of their life and it can be a difficult process to be part of.
This course will provide you with information about what to expect, how to handle some of the emotions associated with this time, and working with the other professionals involved in end of life care.

Approved by CPD Duration 25 mins*

At the end of this course you will be able to understand the need for secure handling of information in social care settings and you will know how to access support for handling information in those settings.

Approved by CPD Duration 20 mins*

Infection prevention and control measures aim to ensure the protection of those who might be vulnerable to acquiring an infection…. OK but why is this important? Well every year at least 300,000 people develop a Health Care Associated Infection. This has a huge impact on the patient, the staff and the institution it occurs in. Whereas if there is good infection prevention and control, patients will have better health and more independence.
This course will start by defining infection prevention and control and explaining the impact of good and bad infection control. It then goes into detail about, the legislation that applies to infection control, the different types of microorganisms, how bacteria are transmitted, the chain of infection, and much more.

Approved by CPD Duration 60 mins*

This Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines course will start by explaining the key terminology used when handling medicines. It then goes into detail about the roles of the people involved, some of the different groups of medicines, providing different levels of support to patients, infection control, label interpretation and much more

Approved by CPD Duration 60 mins*

Learning disabilities, however they are acquired, are lifelong. They are neurological disabilities and as such affect how an individual understands and remembers information, how they learn and communicate.

People can be born with learning disabilities or they may acquire them later in life.

Duration 50 mins*

People often equate the words mental health with mental illness and there are many definitions of what mental health actually is. Mental health issues can happen to anyone despite social background, intelligence, gender or other factors

Duration 25 mins*

People often equate the words mental health with mental illness and there are many definitions of what mental health actually is. Mental health issues can happen to anyone despite social background, intelligence, gender or other factors

Duration 25 mins*

This course will start by defining the various terms used when talking about nutrition and hydration in care environments, the basic elements of nutrition and eating a healthy balanced diet, identify the reasons why vulnerable people might suffer with dehydration and the tools you can use to identify people that are at risk of malnutrition and the steps you can take to deal with this condition.

Duration 65 mins*

This course will give you an understanding of person centred approaches for care and support, and how to implement a person-centred approach in an adult social care setting. It starts by explaining what we mean by person centred care and where this term originated. It then goes on to analyse the values represented by person centred care and explains why care should be as much as possible tailored to each service user. Finally it will give you an overview of care plans, daily reports, the importance of obtaining consent and much more.

Duration 45 mins*

This course will give you an understanding of person centered approaches for care and support, and how to implement a person-centered approach in an adult social care setting. It starts by explaining what we mean by person centered care and where this term originated. It then goes on to analyse the values represented by person centered care and explains why care should be as much as possible tailored to each service user. Finally it will give you an overview of care plans, daily reports, the importance of obtaining consent and much more.

Duration 100 mins*

This course starts with an overview of the Government’s Prevent strategy, and then looks at some of the reasons people become extremists.

It goes on to cover the objectives of the Prevent strategy, how to base your actions on a risk based approach, what to do if you are concerned and much more.

Duration 65 mins*

This course is aimed at anyone who has a duty of care for, or comes into contact with, adults in need of care and support, either as a paid professional or a volunteer. This includes, but isn’t limited to, those that work in domiciliary care, the NHS, community centres, prisons or with a family member at home, and sets out the roles and responsibilities everyone must undertake to protect an adult’s right to live in safety, free from abuse and neglect. You and the organisation you work for must take appropriate and proportional measures necessary for the protection of adults in your care, while still
ensuring they are supported and empowered to have control over how they want to live their lives and this course can bring you one step closer to being able to do this..

Duration 75 mins*

This course, ‘Safeguarding Children’, is aimed at anyone who has a duty of care for, or comes into contact with children in their chosen profession.

During this course you will hear many facts, figures and details surrounding the risk to children, the types of abuse suffered, how to recognise the signs of abuse and key safeguarding legislations put in place to minimise the abuse of children.

Duration 75 mins*

A key part of your progression within the adult social care sector will be focused on your personal development. In a number of sectors it is even a legal requirement to continue to develop your skills and knowledge and it is essential to ensure you are working to the most up to date standards and guidance.
The course will start by looking at the way standards are set, monitored and regulated for social care organisations and workers throughout the UK. It then goes on to cover the codes of practice and legislation, reflecting on your work to ensure continued improvement, communication, feedback and much more.

Duration 35 mins

When working in the adult social care sector, communicating is essential to develop your understanding of a service user’s needs, so you can provide them with the support they require.
If the information exchanged is inaccurate or misleading, mistakes can be made which can result in ineffective care and a negative view of the service. Professionals will form many different relationships in their work. Some will be formal and others more informal.

Duration 75 mins

Why Choose eLearning

Our top 5 reasons for choosing to study online.

1: Flexibility

Learn at your own pace

2: Location

No need to travel to the classroom or college

3: Choice

Online learning offers access to a huge array of courses and subjects

4: Savings

Our online courses are affordable

5: Success

Students taking online courses regularly outperform students in traditional classrooms

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