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Whether you’re working in a large, busy restaurant or catering for a small charity, it’s vital that you understand how to spot and reduce food hazards and handle food properly. This short and informative food safety course will tell you everything you need to know about storing, preparing and serving food in a safe manner to ensure you and the people you work with, or care for, are safe from harm and kept nourished without risk.
First aid saves lives. Knowing what to do in an emergency can make all the difference. It’s a simple set of skills, but mastering them can have an incredible impact.
This first aid course is suitable for anyone who wants to learn first aid. It covers all the major first aid topics and includes everything from basic everyday skills to coping with emergencies and delivering child CPR.
The Care Certificate was introduced in order to raise the standard of care of elderly and vulnerable people in our society. It set out a 15-standard programme of care training for care workers, replacing the Common Induction Standards (CIS) and the National Minimum Training Standards (NMTS).
In this training suite, you’ll get all the theoretical knowledge you need to underpin the practical demonstration elements of your care certificate standards training or social worker training.
The Children’s Workforce Development Council (CWDC) was set up to promote the training needs of everyone whose work is mainly with children, young people and families. When it closed in 2012, its work transferred to the Teaching Agency, Children's Improvement Board and the Department for Education.
This comprehensive induction bundle straddles the work of all these agencies and sets out the first things you need to know when working in child’s or young person’s development.
The Common Assessment Framework (CAF or Early Help) is a standardised, shared assessment and planning framework used to help early identification of children’s additional needs.
It’s also used to promote co-ordinated service provision to meet these needs and is a key element of the Every Child Matters: Change for Children Programme.
Are you certain that the decisions you are making are in the best interests of the people in your care; especially when they are vulnerable? Are you up to speed on where the law stands regarding these decisions?
The Mental Capacity Act 2005 outlines the things you need to research, consider and assess before you make choices based on mental capacity.
The Basic Life Support (BLS) course is for people who want to be equipped in daunting situations and learn essential life-saving techniques.
Whether you need the skills to progress to the next level of your career, improve your level of care for a loved one or simply want to be able to lend a hand in a life-threatening situation, the BLS course covers essential knowledge from how to use a defibrillator (AED) and how to give CPR to how to stop someone from choking.
Have you ever found yourself in a life-threatening situation? Have you ever wished you had more skills to help someone in danger?
If you want to be able to approach daunting situations with confidence and use a defibrillator (AED), provide CPR, or stop someone from choking, then you’ll want to take this course. Basic life support training (BLS) saves lives and you could really make a lasting difference to someone.
Through your career and even an ordinary workday, you’re quite likely to work with people from a wide range of backgrounds and preferences.
Diversity training in the workplace can help companies and employees understand and better support individuals from any ethnic group, of any age and with any disability, gender, sexual preference or any other protected characteristic.
The dangers of fire need no introduction, but surviving a fire comes down to a blend of factors. Good building design matters; and the UK has strict regulations in this regard. But having the right fire safety awareness training can save lives – both yours and others around you. Knowing how to prevent a fire and what to do in the event of one might be the best knowledge you ever acquire.
Moreover, by law, your employer is required to provide fire safety training courses.
If you work alone, you have responsibility for your own safety; but are you aware of lone working policy? Have you ever completed a lone working risk assessment? This course gives you all the essential skills you need to prepare yourself for safe working in your own home, or working at an employer’s building and travelling for work alone; so you never have to feel compromised or at risk.
In the workplace, everyone has a responsibility to minimise risks to the health and safety of both themselves and others.
This 11 module course covers the elements you need to know to work safely in your workplace.
With over 60 courses in our Workforce Induction category, you’re likely to find what you’re looking for as a starter in a new industry (or even if you’re looking to refresh your knowledge and skills).
You can hone in on a specific industry or role (including the food industry, roles within the health, social or childcare space, or roles involving data protection and security) for relevant classes, or browse the rest of our courses for some more general knowledge about how best to conduct yourself in the workplace, both individually and around others.
Many of our courses listed will help to ensure you’re adhering to all the rules and guidelines as an employee, and also make sure you are aware of how to help yourself and others in different types of situations. As an employee, you’re bound to encounter problems you’re not exactly sure how to solve – and we’re hoping you’ll learn them here through our short, engaging e-training courses.
For those preparing to work in the food industry, we offer a variety of Food Safety and Hygiene courses to ensure you’re ready to go. Whether working in a restaurant, hotel, cafe, bar or running a catering business of your own, your first order of business should be to understand how to handle food properly in order to become a trusted source for your customers. With our selection of five courses, you’ll be able to cover all the bases needed to succeed within the food industry, including food prep, safety, hygiene or allergies.
For those working as part of a health and social care team, we recommend taking a look at some of specific courses within this category to make sure you’re doing everything you can to be an exceptional member of staff and take care of your patients as best you can. Whether you’re a carer in domiciliary settings, in a care home, or a manager of care providers – these courses will be important for you to take on. Family members who want to understand more about the safe handling or medication of those they’re taking care of will also find good value in a few of our Health & Safety courses.
Safeguarding Children and Safeguarding Adults are another two categories of courses useful for those working regularly with adults and children who find themselves in vulnerable or high-risk situations. While many of these courses will be useful for working with these individuals daily, they also contain useful information for parents, or those looking to help out a family member or friend in need.
Regardless of what industry you’re currently working in (and the day-to-day responsibilities that come with it), we think there’s great value in getting some basic training under your belt regarding health and safety, as well as learning about different laws within the workplace and issues that might arise with you or your peers.
It’s always good to be prepared and informed, and we’re hoping a few of our e-training courses will provide the guidance you need to feel confident and secure in the workplace.