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COLLEGE COURSES 2013


COLLEGES Safeguarding of Young Adults Awareness Our course is designed for those individuals who work with young adults in either a paid or voluntary capacity. It relates to the issues surrounding safeguarding young adults by exploring the concepts and issues of vulnerability, abuse and neglect.

Equality and Diversity Our course has been updated to incorporate the Equality Act 2010. It has been developed to provide staff with an introduction to diversity in the workplace, and an understanding of how other people and cultures should be respected. This course is suitable for all levels of staff.

Learning Outcomes: Understanding what is abuse and neglect; emotional abuse; physical abuse; abuse by neglect; sexual abuse; abuse to vulnerable learners; how to respond to a disclosure, child protection legislation.

Learning Outcomes: Knowing the aims and objectives of equality and diversity; the law; how the affects you; what is equality and diversity; knowing the different types of diversity; knowing what is equality in the workplace; scenarios.

Safeguarding of Young People for Managers Our course is designed for those individuals who have a higher minimum level of expertise and therefore a fuller understanding of how to work together to identify and assess concerns and to plan, undertake and review interventions. This includes GPs, hospital and community health staff, family centre workers, teachers, education welfare officers, social workers, police (uniformed and non-specialist), staff in refuges, psychologists, Local Safeguarding Children Boards members, mental health and learning disability staff and probation officers.

Fire Safety at Work Fire is a major hazard that can be a risk in many places of work. Procedures need to be in place in case this emergency occurs. Our course provides knowledge to help prevent and reduce the risk of fire within the work place. Learning Outcomes: Understanding fire safety legislation; how fire starts; how fire spreads; fire prevention; in case of fire; types of fire; using a fire extinguisher.

Learning Outcomes: Identifying different types of abuse; knowledge of how to respond to a disclosure; safer recruitment policy; allegations against professionals; legislation.

First Aid Our course is designed to promote the core principles of First Aid, including heart attacks, bleeding, medical conditions, breaks, sprains, poisoning, allergic reactions, respiratory problems and dealing with an unconscious casualty.

Data Protection Our course has been developed to provide a solid understanding of the issues surrounding data protection in the workplace. It covers the legal requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998 and suggestions for keeping data safe.

Learning Outcomes: A good understanding of first aid; bleeding and burns; bone, joint and muscle problems; medical conditions; poisoning and allergic reactions; respiratory problems and resuscitation; scene of an emergency.

Learning Outcomes: Why you need to protect data; obtaining data fairly and lawfully; processing data for a specified purpose; maintaining accurate and up-to-date data; making sure data is not kept longer than necessary; process data and data subject rights; keeping data secure; why data cannot be transferred outside the EEA; keeping data safe.

Food Safety Food borne diseases can occur at any stage of food preparation, from production to consumption. Our course demonstrates the essential requirements for dealing with food within the workplace. Learning Outcomes: Safe storing of food; food safety hazards (incorporating contamination); food safety laws; managing health and safety in food premises; personal hygiene; keeping a clean working environment; taking temperatures; refrigeration (chilling and cold storage of food); cooking (hot storage and re-heating of food).

Epilepsy Awareness Our course covers many topics, some of which include epilepsy facts, causes of epilepsy, seizure classification, partial seizures, generalised seizures, seizure management, triggers and precipitants.

Health and Safety Awareness Health and Safety is an essential aspect of every working environment. Our course raises awareness of Health and Safety issues that can occur in the workplace. Employees will learn of risk assessments and the importance of taking responsibility to ensure a safe working environment.

Learning Outcomes: Knowing what epilepsy is; epilepsy facts; epilepsy and learning disability; possible causes and long-term prognosis; seizure classification and management; triggers and precipitants; observation and recording; need-to-know points; non-epileptic attack disorder; epilepsy and mortality; epilepsy and behaviour; psychosocial impaction.

Learning Outcomes: Health and Safety management; risk assessment and control; work activities; workplace hazards; taking responsibilities.

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COLLEGES Health and Safety Law Health and Safety is an essential aspect of every working environment. Our course will provide an understanding of the legislation and responsibilities surrounding Health and Safety in the workplace, including an understanding of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

Risk Assessment in Colleges An effective health and safety culture in a college is the basis for a safe working environment for students, employees and visitors. Our course is aimed at all employees and individuals who are charged with the health and safety responsibility in a college environment. This course aims to equip the learner with the knowledge and skills required to implement a successful risk assessment, under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, in their place of work. .

Learning Outcomes: Understanding of the Health and Safety Act 1974; employer's duties; employee's duties; regulations; enforcement.

Learning Outcomes: Understanding what risk assessment is; looking for hazards; deciding who might be harmed and how; evaluating the risk; recording your findings; reviewing and revising.

Lone Working Our course provides a solid knowledge base for any lone workers, providing the correct information and skills to ensure that the right decisions are made in a potentially hazardous situation.

RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations) Our course provides valuable information on the reporting of injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences explaining the legal duties required, the types of incidents that must be reported, how to report such incidents and the records that must be kept.

Learning Outcomes: Knowing the definition of lone working; recognising risks to lone workers; personal strategies for safety; organisational strategies for personal safety; legislation.

Managing Violence and Aggression in the Workplace Our course raises the understanding of the background and risks associated with dealing with potentially violent conflict. Employees will learn skills to manage personal safety risks and to handle their own verbal and non-verbal behaviour in order to calm aggressive patients.

Learning Outcomes: Understanding what RIDDOR is; the ways to report; what Is reportable under RIDDOR.

COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous To Health) Our course is suitable for all employees who may be exposed to risk as any part of their duties. The course covers immediate and long-term health hazards, risk factors, control measures to reduce risk, safe handling techniques, basic legal requirements and what to expect from a COSHH assessment.

Learning Outcomes: Recognising aggression; defusing aggression; when aggression turns violent; assessing the risk; case studies; the effects of violence and aggression; legislation.

Learning Outcomes: Basic requirements of COSHH; compliance with COSHH.

Manual Handling of Objects Our course is aimed at those who carry out manual handling activities at work with regard to the hazards of manual handling, the risks involved, what controls are available and what to expect from a manual handling assessment. Upon completion, employees will be able to look carefully at their own work activities and contribute to the development of safer methods and tasks, in co-operation with their managers and supervisors. Learning Outcomes: Understanding the need for competent manual handling; physical factors; tips and techniques; legislation.

Manual Handling of People Our course is aimed at meeting the requirements of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 that applies to moving and handling in the workplace. The techniques taught for patient handling are based on best practice and evidence-based research, taking into account the minimal handling directives. Learning Outcomes: Understanding the importance of the correct handling of people; damage caused by bad technique; good handling technique; what the legislation says; success stories. 3


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AIM Awards Our course output has received Quality Recognition by AIM Awards, the Ofqual approved Awarding Organisation, which provides the award and certification of QCF qualifications.

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