All Antiflame Training Courses

Safe Working with Sharps

  Introduction :- This half day course raises awareness of the health risks from contaminated sharps and teaches how to handle and dispose of such items safely and legally. It includes practical training in the safe methods of handling sharps and emergency procedures for minimizing risk following needlestick injury.   Content :-   Discuss types of health and safety risks caused by sharps to users, the public and people at work Explain legal issues when handling and disposing of sharps Correct method of picking up, storing and disposing of sharps Correct response in the event of needlestick injury  Who should attend? :-   Any persons who may in the course of their work encounter syringes, discarded needs etc should attend this training.   Duration :- Half Day Minimum   Maximum attendees :- 15 delegates...

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Protection of Vulnerable Adults

  Introduction :- This one day course ensures that staff can recognise and respond to abuse and neglect and are aware of their responsibilities with regard to the protection of vulnerable adults. Content :- Understanding when and how to respond to abuse and neglect Define the terms of “vulnerable adult” and “abuse” Describe the different forms of abuse, mistreatment and neglect Describe the factors associated with the abuse/mistreatment of vulnerable adults Relevant legislation and guidance Who should attend? :- Duration :- Maximum attendees...

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Pressure Area Care

  Introduction :- Patients of reduced mobility concerning Osteoarthritis, Parkinson’s disease and stroke victims etc have a high risk of developing pressure sores Aims :-: . This course is aimed at providing a general awareness on the causes and prevention of pressure sores. Content :- What are pressure sores? How to recognise the development of a pressure sore Who is at risk? How to prevent pressure sores Advice for carers Who should attend? :- Duration :- Maximum attendees...

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Nutrition in Practice

  Introduction :- Consumers have become increasingly aware of the effect of poor diet and businesses are keen to understand the links between diet and health to meet changing customer demands. Aims:- The aim of the course for the student to understand basic nutrition concepts, including metabolism, vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates and life cycle. Content :- Introduction to Nutrition Current policy, legislation and voluntary guidelines The Balance of Good Health The relationship between nutrition, diet and health Nutritional Requirements of the Elderly The effects of food processing on nutrient content Food labelling Who should attend? :- Duration :-  1 day Maximum attendees...

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Mental Health Awareness

  Introduction :- It is important to raise general awareness about mental health and reduce the stigma of mental illness. This is a practice-based course aimed at helping participants to work more effectively and appropriately with people who experience a range of mental health problems. Aims :-: On completion of this course delegates will have an awareness of the skills and confidence necessary for working or dealing with people experiencing a wide range of emotional and mental health problems. Content :- Care and responsibility Dealing with inappropriate behaviour Priorities of treatment Role play Powers of sectioning The Mental Health Act Voluntary confinement Who should attend? :- Duration :- Maximum attendees...

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Infection Control

  Introduction :- This course raises awareness regarding risks, how to minimise risks, how to prevent cross contamination and how to understand the implications surrounding the maintenance of a hygienic environment. Content :- What is Infection Control Sources of Infection Care Activities and Spread of Infection Breaking the Chain of Transmission Risks, Hazards and Risk Assessment Infections and Infestations Microbiological Hazards Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Sterilisation, Disinfection and Cleaning Procedures Hand Hygiene and Washing Equipment (PPE)  Blood and Body Fluids (including sharps injuries etc.)  Procedures for Waste Disposal Who should attend? :- This course has been designed for those delegates who work within the care sector and who need to be aware of the issues surrounding infection Duration :- Maximum attendees...

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HIV and Aids Awareness

  Introduction :- This course covers the transmission of HIV and Social Implications which will enable participants to explore personal and professional issues. Content :- HIV/AIDS – the basics – establishing the facts and dispelling myths concerning the difference between HIV and AIDS, the HIV antibody test Discuss and develop awareness on the affects of HIV and AIDS Consider attitudes and prejudices which may affect practice Developing a resource pack of information Who should attend? :- Duration :- Maximum attendees...

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Health & Safety in Catering Services

Aims :- To make selected staff more aware of the need for Health and Safety in all aspects of Catering Services and their personal responsibilities for safety at work. To enable them to apply the Organisations Code of Practice so that so far as is reasonably practicable they reduce risks to themselves and others. Understand the division of responsibility for safety between Management and Staff and accept their personal responsibility for the safety of themselves and others. Recognise and give effective and appropriate first aid treatment for the most common injuries sustained in catering services. These will include various forms of bleeding, burns and scalds and unconsciousness. Recognise the day to day hazards, understand the difference between hazard and risk, and take appropriate action to reduce the risks. Understand the need for care in the use of substances and apply the correct procedures for their storage and use. Recognise hazardous manual handling situations, state the actions which increase the risk of injury and implement basic principles to reduce the risk of injury. State the elements necessary for fire to happen, implement the precautions to reduce the risk of fire in everyday work situations. Be able to select and use the correct fire fighting equipment for various types of fire and state the correct procedure to be followed in the event of a fire occuring. Who should attend? :- Duration :- Maximum attendees...

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Food Hygiene

  Introduction :- Food Safety is an important issue in any food business and many food safety problems, such as food poisoning or contamination, can be attributed to lack of training and poor understanding of food safety. Food legislation requires that all food handlers undertake training and keep their knowledge up-to-date with a refresher course at least every three years. Aims :- On completion, delegates will understand: The principles of food safety and how applied in the workplace Hazards and control of food safety risks Content :- What is food safety? Food safety law Food safety hazards and food borne illness Temperature control and storage Personal hygiene Effective cleaning and disinfection Pests and their control Who should attend? :- Anyone involved in handling food, in catering, care, retail and manufacturing Duration :- Maximum attendees...

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CIEH Level 2 Awards in Food Safety

FUNDAMENTAL FOOD HYGIENE KNOWLEDGE FOR ALL FOOD HANDLERS Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Manufacturing Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Retail Introduction :- Training providers have identified a growing need to make learning more relevant to specific business environments to increase effectiveness. These new qualifications are required to address new National Occupational Standards reflecting sector-specific needs. In line with this demand, the CIEH Level 2 Awards in Food Safety have been designed to address the food safety needs of the catering, manufacturing and retail sectors. Aims :- For all delegates to receive a  Foundation Certificate in Food Hygiene. Content :- Legislation Food safety hazards Temperature control Refrigeration, chilling and cold holding Cooking, hot holding and reheating Food handling Principles of safe food storage Cleaning Food premises and equipment Who should attend? :-  All  staff from catering, manufacturing and retail sectors Duration :- One day programme Maximum attendees :- ...

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Foundation Certificate in Food Hygiene

  Introduction :- This course meets the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health Food Hygiene Regulations. Content :- Food hygiene Food and disease Food contamination Preventing food poisoning Cleaning the workplace Personal hygiene Food storage Design of premises Food preparation Who should attend? :- This training is essential to those who work in the catering and hospitality industry and also all other places where food for public consumption is handled. Duration :- Maximum attendees...

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Elder Abuse

  Introduction :- Elder abuse is a serious problem that is still under acknowledged and largely unreported. Cases that do come to light are often dismissed as a domestic issue, in a way that domestic violence and child abuse once were rather than being related to wider issues of discrimination requiring action at all levels. Aims :-: This course aims to raise awareness of elder abuse and how it can be prevented and reported. Content :- What is abuse Who is abused Who abuses Different types of abuse Where does it happen Why does it happen Who should attend? :- Duration :- Maximum attendees...

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Disability Awareness in Action

  Introduction :- This one day course is practical and hands on for delegates participating. The course offers an insight into many forms of disability through simulation and is led by two disabled tutors. The workshop aims to answer the 2 questions people want to ask about disability issues 1. How would I know a person has a disability? e.g. identifying specific disabilities. 2. How do I enable disabled people to access my services? e.g. encouraging  a‘can-do’ approach. Aims :-: Explore five areas of disability – i.e. blind and partial sight, learning difficulties/disabilities, deaf issues, mental health and mobility. Encourage participants to recognise barriers towards disabled people that exist in their organisation and working practices, and to look for ways to remove them. Introduce good manners and best practice to ensure an equal service is provided for disabled people. Help organisations comply with legislation. Content :- Statistics and terminology for specific groups of disabled people. Lively and interactive debates, games and quizzes. An opportunity for participants to ask specific questions on disability issues. Who should attend? :- Duration :- Maximum attendees...

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Diabetes Awareness

  Introduction :- This half day course is designed for carers or care teams who need to gain an understanding of this topic. The course is designed to clarify varying causes of diabetes. Delegates will develop their skills and gain a basic knowledge in this topic, whilst exploring self help, care interventions and multidisciplinary guidance. Content :- Discuss the courses of diabetes Understand how diabetes affects the body Recognise the signs and symptoms of poorly controlled diabetes. Consider the range and variety of problems experienced by people with diabetes Who should attend? :- carers or care teams Duration :- Maximum attendees...

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COPING WITH DEMENTIA

  Introduction :- This course is designed for care staff to increase their understanding of Dementia and to develop appropriate communication skills for Dementia clients. Aims :-: By the end of the course delegates will be able to: Understand what Dementia is and what its common features are Understand the changes in client communication during the progression of the illness Adapt their communication style to meet individual client needs Empathies with those who have Dementia Content :- What is Dementia? The Stages of Dementia The practicalities of working with Dementia Changes in client communication as the illness progresses How to adapt your own communication skills to work with Dementia clients How to focus on the person and not just their Dementia Who should attend? :- Anyone who works with the elderly. Duration :- Maximum attendees :- 12...

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COPING WITH BEREAVEMENT AND LOSS

  Introduction :- This course covers the phenomenon of death, with a special emphasis on implications for older people. Issues such as the meaning of death, the dying process, and supporting clients, families, and care staff through the bereavement process, are examined. Aims :- By the end of the course delegates will have a greater understanding of the issues relating to ageing, death and bereavement, as well as the skills to positively support their clients and colleagues through the bereavement process Content :- Understanding the ageing process The effects of death  on the lives or older persons, their families and carers Death in context Theories of the bereavement process Developing the skills to positively support clients, families and colleagues through the bereavement process Who should attend? :- Anyone working with the elderly Duration :- ½ Day or Fullday. Maximum attendees...

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Challenging Behaviour/ Managing Violence & Aggression

  Content :- What is appropriate behaviour Why boundaries and goals are important The link between stages of development and settings The importance of behaviour policies involving parents and carers Realistic boundaries and achievable goals within Who should attend? :- Duration :- This is a 3 Day course but can be condensed into 1 day Maximum attendees...

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Care Planning

  Introduction :- A one-day course that is designed to give participants the knowledge of how to develop and implement the care planning system. Participants will learn how to assist in the development of working within the care planning system in line with the organizations policies, and how to understand and implement the care planning system of practice. Content :- To give the historical context as to why the care planning system was introduced. To look at the positive outcomes of using the care planning system To look at the potential barriers which may exist to the successful implementation of care planning. To examine how to overcome barriers which could hamper the implementation of care planning, from individual members of staff, to the team, through to the organizations point of view. To recognize how implementing the care plans will be beneficial to the clients. Who should attend? :- Duration :- Maximum...

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Administration of Medication

  Introduction :- A three hour course that raises awareness and teaches delegates the guidelines for administration of medication for adults in residential or day care community settings   Aims :- Content :- Company Policy Legislation Drug administration for care staff Routes of drug administration Drug interaction Misused drugs Dispensing drugs in the home Prevention of misuse Who should attend? :- Duration :- Maximum...

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Challenging Behavior and De-escalation Techniques

  Introduction :- The course will deliver an introduction to challenging behavior, which explores the reasons why people behave in certain ways, the types of behavior and methods of diffusing and de-escalating aggressive incidences. Aims :- The aim of this course is to make delegates aware of the need to:promote a non-aversive approach and respectful intervention when people are distressed Content :- Understanding challenging behavior  Identify features of it and reasons behind it  De-escalation skills  Managing positive outcomes  Trigger points  Physical Intervention Who should attend? :- Support staff working in the Health and Social Care sector with people who have challenging behavior. Duration :- One day. Maximum...

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EPILEPSY AWARENESS

  Overview The aim of this course is to help students develop an appreciation of different seizure types and their appropriate management.  All students will develop a greater understanding of risk assessment and be able to recognise the signs of Epilepsy and treat accordingly. Outline On completion of the course, delegates will understand:   The main effects of epilepsy as experienced by the service users groups The importance of supporting service users to take medication as directed by their doctor That service users may have unpredictable moods and behaviours from epilepsy   The syllabus includes:   What Epilepsy is and how it is caused. How to recognise at least three types of seizure and how they present Know how to safely care for someone having a seizure What documentation is required following a...

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Risk Assessment

  Introduction :- Risk Assessments are the key element of effective Health and Safety management. Generic and specialized assessments are required by a number of regulations. This course aims to provide the skills and knowledge to allow delegates to achieve competency in this process. Aims :-: On completion, delegates will be able to: Explain the purpose of risk assessment Confirm the stages of the risk assessment process Undertake risk assessment in their work environment Content :- What is risk assessment? Legal Standards The risk assessment process Carrying out risk assessment Practical  risk assessment in the workplace Who should attend? :- Senior Executives, Managers, Health and Safety reps Staff with responsibility for risk assessment Duration :-  4 – 6 hours Maximum attendees...

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CIEH Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment

Introduction :- The CIEH Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment is a new CIEH qualification designed to help improve the workplace culture for occupational health and safety. Aims :-: Its main purpose is to enable learners to understand the basic principles of risk assessment. This qualification will therefore give all employees the ability to contribute to the process and act always to protect their own health and safety and that of others. Content :- Main causes of accidents and ill health, and their implications for people in the workplace Legal requirements for risk assessment Principles of risk assessment including: Hazards, risks and control measures The five steps of risk assessment The five steps of risk assessment Risk assessment review and record keeping Who should attend? :- This course is designed for all persons in the workplace Duration :-  1 Day Maximum attendees...

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Manual Handling – Principles and Practice

  Introduction :- This new CIEH qualification provides essential information about manual handling hazards and their control. The CIEH has developed this qualification to benefit anyone who has to carry out any manual handling activities at work by introducing them to the hazards of manual handling, the risks involved and the controls that are available to help prevent injury. The course in addition will teach learners techniques to lift, carry, push and pull objects safely within their individual capabilities with the aim of reducing the number of work-related injuries associated with manual handling. Part 1 will allow learners to understand the risks associated with manual handling and to make recommendations to manage those risks.Part 2 will allow learners to apply the principles of safer handling to a range of everyday manual handling tasks. Aims :-: To give you maximum flexibility this one qualification gives you two possible outcomes. Part 1 can be delivered as a half-day programme for learners who only wish to gain the CIEH Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling. Those who need to learn about practical manual handling techniques can stay on for a further half day training session and assessment to gain the full CIEH Level 2 Award in Manual Handling – Principles and Practice. Content :- manual handling hazards, risks and controls how manual handling operations can cause injury and harm the scope of legal requirements and where guidance can be found the process for assessing manual handling risks the value of risk assessment and how it applies to safe manual handling practice manual handling techniques – lifting loads from low levels/working at low levels/lowering from height/pushing loads/pulling loads/carrying/team handling Who should attend? :- Designed for any employee Duration :- 1...

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Preventing, Slips, Trips & Falls

  Introduction :-  “Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls” is for all workers. Workers learn how to prevent one of the leading causes of disabling injuries in the workplace. This course analyzes why falls happen. Unsafe acts and unsafe conditions are explained as the main causes of falls. Workers will learn the importance of eliminating unsafe actions and how to dotheir part in eliminating unsafe conditions. The course can be customized to meet your site-specific needs. Aims :-:By the end of the course delegates will be able to: Understand current general legislation. Recognize unsafe actions and conditions. List examples of unsafe actions. List examples of unsafe conditions. Relate actions to falling risks. List actions that promote slipping and tripping. Recall behaviour that promotes slipping and tripping. Relate conditions to falling risks. Describe conditions that promote falling risks. List locations where falls are more likely to occur. List items that promote slipping and tripping. Prevent slipping and tripping. List actions that lower the risk of falling. Recall behaviour that lowers the risk of slipping and tripping. List equipment and tools that reduce the risk of falling. Identify locations to keep clear of obstacles. Identify locations where extra caution is necessary. React safely to hazards. State the steps to take when a hazard is encountered Content :- Legislation including Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999. Why Falls Happen Facts of falling Unsafe actions and conditions Unnoticed Hazards Preventing Falls Ladders Spills Walkways Shoes Who should attend? :- This course is designed for all persons in the workplace. Duration :-  1day Maximum attendees :- 12...

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Personal Safety Awareness

  Introduction :-  This course is intended for frontline staff and professionals whose work brings them into contact with members of the public. Their work may expose them to situations that may become volatile and confrontational, resulting in violence and abuse. On completion of the Aims :-: On completion of the course delegates will be able to: – Understand the nature of conflict and its causes Recognise the importance of effective communication, observation and calmness in preventing aggressive or violent situations Content :-  Trigger factors – where danger comes from  Street safety – anti surveillance techniques  De-escalation techniques  Different Warning and Danger Signs  Impact Factors  The Use of Distance  Explanation of ‘Reasonable Force’  Different Methods for Dealing with Conflict Situations  Debrief – mechanisms to relieve anxiety Who should attend? :- Duration :- Maximum attendees...

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Manual Handling

  Introduction :- This three hour course is designed to raise awareness in the techniques of manual handling and an understanding of the principles of movement. This course can be tailored to address delegates daily activities. Aims :-: This course is aimed at those who carry out manual handling activities at work and is an introduction to the hazards and risks involved, the controls available and what to expect from a manual handling assessment. Content :- Manual Handling Regulations 1992 Principles of movement Manual handling injuries and the activities which cause them Risk assessments Responsibilities imposed by the Manual Handling Operations Regulations (M.H.O.R.) Accident prevention Who should attend? :- This course is aimed at those who carry out manual handling activities at work and is an introduction to the hazards and risks involved, the controls available and what to expect from a manual handling assessment. Duration :-  3 –  4 Hours Maximum attendees :- ...

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Managing Safely Certificate – Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)

  Introduction :- Managing Safely is for managers and supervisors in any sector. The course is designed to get managers up to speed on practical actions to ensure Haelth and Safety in their teams. Jargon is kept to a minimum; the emphasis is on what delegates need to know in practice. Aims :-: On completion, delegates will be able to apply management skills to Health and Safety issues. Content :- 1. Introducing Managing Safely How managers are responsible for their teams Why safety has to be managed 2. Assessing risks What do ‘risk’ and ‘risk assessment’ actually mean in practice? A simple explanation of these terms, with practical exercises 3.Controlling risks Advice on how to focus on the best techniques for controlling the key risks 4. Understanding your responsibilities The legal requirements for managers How the legal system works Introduction to a Health and Safety management system 5. Identifying hazards All the main issues that any manager should consider in the workplace Including entrances and exits, work traffic, fire, chemicals, electricity, physical and verbal abuse, bullying, stress, noise, housekeeping and the working environment, slips trips and falls, working at height, computers and manual handling 6. Investigating accidents and incidents Why accidents should be investigated Why things go wrong How to complete an investigation into an accident or ‘near miss’ 7. Measuring performance How to check and measure performance to improve health and safety Consideration of the basic performance indicators Proactive and reactive measuring 8. Protecting our environment An introduction to waste and pollution How managers can reduce environmental impacts of their organisation Each module contains case studies and facts and figures from the real world to support and  reinforce the learning objectives.  The course also contains checklists and other materials which can be utilised in the workplace after completion of the modules. Who should attend? :- Managers Supervisors ,Key staff in safety Duration :- Maximum attendees...

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Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

  Introduction :- This Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace from the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health provides a general introduction to all aspects of Health and Safety at work, and is nationally recognized in all occupational areas. Aims :-: On completion, delegates will be able to ensure that their work activities are carried out safely, reducing risk to themselves and others. Content :- General Health and Safety A healthy and safe workplace Health and Safety Regulations Occupational Health Accidents and reporting procedures Manual handling Work equipment Fire safety Workplace safety First aid Who should attend? :- Any level of employee in any type of business. Duration :- 3 – 6 hours Maximum attendees...

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Fire Warden

  Introduction :- This training covers the Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations (as amended) 1997 and the Fire Precautions Act 1971. It requires an employer to assess the suitability of measures currently in place to protect people from the risk of fire. The employer is required by law to provide suitable training for those members of staff who are responsible for assisting in the fire evacuation procedure in the workplace. This course covers the essential knowledge that is needed for this role. Content :- Fire Triangle and Principles of Combustion Risk Assessment Building Design and Fire Escape Plan Role of the Fire Warden Equipment and its limitations Who should attend? :- All members of staff who are responsible for assisting in the fire evacuation procedure in the workplace. Duration :- 3 – 4 hrs Maximum attendees :- ...

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Fire Safety

  Introduction :- This three hour course is intended to raise fire awareness and give instruction on what to do in the event of a fire.  Under current legislation employers are required to provide Fire Training for all employees. Content:- Legal requirements Company and individual responsibilities Types of fires and fire prevention Evacuation procedures Action when fire occurs Sounding the alarm Calling the fire service Action on arrival of the fire service Fire drills Who should attend? :-  All Staff Duration :-  3 – 4 hours Maximum attendees...

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Fire Fighter Safety Training

  Introduction :-  Ask the question “what single event can ruin a business in under one hour” and the answer will be an uncontrollable  fire. With insured fire losses in the UK currently exceeding £1 billion per annum, companies, the insurance industry and government are actively seeking ways to improve the UK’s fire safety record. Aims :-:By the end of the course delegates will be able to: Confidently conduct fire risk assessments Maintain fire records Advise management on any significant fire hazards Assess the suitability of means of escape Identify effective practices for managing fire wardens, fire inspections, maintenance of equipment and associated communication issues Content :- Fire Safety Management Fire Wardens Schemes Compiling a Fire Emergency Plan Practical Exercises in Fire Emergency Planning Combustion & Fire Chemistry Maintain Records & Documentation Practical Fire Fighting Fire Risk Assessment Ask the question “what single event can ruin a business in under one hour” and the answer will be an uncontrollable fire. With insured fire losses in the UK currently exceeding £1 billion per annum, companies, the insurance industry Who should attend? :- Staff and operatives with specific responsibilities for fire emergency procedures. Those who have completed Module 1 – Staff Fire Safety Training Duration :-  1 day Maximum attendees...

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Display Screen Equipment Training

  Introduction :- This course is aimed to provide companies with effective risk assessors to cover the requirements of the Display Screen Equipment Regulations. Aims :-:By the end of the course delegates will be able to: Understand legislation applicable to display screen users. Understand work station analysis. Understand risk assessment to keyboard, mouse, screens, desks, surfaces, chairs, footrests, task design, software.and the environment. Understand health effects. Understand the need for eye tests and correct appliances. Deal with practical compliance issues. Conduct effective display screen equipment assessments. Content :- Legislation including Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Display Screen Equipment Regulations, Analysis Equipment risk assessment Health Eye Tests Compliance Who should attend? :- This course is designed for all persons who are required to carry out Display Screen Equipment assessments in the workplace Duration :- Maximum attendees...

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COSHH Awareness

Introduction :- As part of an overall safety system, all staff need to understand the dangers associated with hazardous substances, their potential for causing injury, ill health and damage and the means for protecting themselves and others. It is a requirement of the COSHH Regulations that staff receive appropriate information, instruction and training in the handling of hazardous substances. Aims :-: On completing this course candidates will be able to identify the hazards associated with those substances, the risks and controls available and what to expect from a COSHH assessment. Content :- Identifying potential dangers of hazardous substances, and the need to comply with employers practices and procedures Recognising hazards Identifying appropriate safety measures for those activities that are covered by a general COSHH assessment Housekeeping, general chemical safety Personal protective equipment and uses   Who should attend? :-  All staff in the workplace Duration: – 4 – 6 hours Maximum attendees: – 12 Legislation including Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1998. Why risk assessments? HSE 5 Steps Hazard Identification Risk Rating Control Actions Actions after assessment – Communications, recording and reviewing. Practical risk assessment exercises How to avoid common pitfalls Who should attend? :- This course is designed for all persons in the workplace. Duration :-  4 – 6 hours Maximum attendees...

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3 Day Project Management Training Course

  Introduction :- To obtain the greatest benefit from this course it is normally obtained by running it over 3 days, with a seperation between the training days (e.g. 3-5 days) and each candidate (or team) having a genuine project to implement for their company. The individual projects will then be established and progress monitored and developed over the period of the course. The candidates, with their gained knowledge, will have built a real project plan to implement for the benefit of their company on completion of the course. Day1 Projects – The controlled approach The ‘Kipling’ guide – Who, What, Where, Why, When and How (and How Much?) What does a business project look like? Creating a Plan (PRD – Project Requirements Definition) Identifying the Products – PBS (Product Breakdown Structure) The Project Scope and Stakeholder management Moving from ‘What’ to ‘How’ ‘How’ in detail – WBS (Work Breakdown Structure)   Day 2 Review Estimating for the plan Schedule the project – Network Diagram, Dependencies, CPA (Critical Path Analysis) Resources for the Schedule Re-schedule Risk – Definition, Identification and Planning   Day 3 Review Risk Management Completing the plan – PRD (Project Requirements Definition) Project management. – Control, monitoring and reporting (Milestones) Review   Duration :- Maximum attendees...

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Working at Heights

  Introduction :- The Work at Height Regulations 2005 came into force on 6 April 2005. The Regulations will apply to all work at height where there is a risk of a fall liable to cause injury. The Regulations place duties on employers, the self-employed, and any person that controls the work of others (for example, facilities managers or building owners who may contract others to work at heights Aims :- The aim of this course is to make delegates aware of the need to: Properly plan and organize work at height Ensure those working at height are competent Understand the need carry out risk assessments and select the appropriate work equipment Control the risks from fragile surfaces Properly inspect and maintain equipment for working at height. Content :- New legislation What is ‘Working at Height’? Types and causes of accidents when working at height Employer/employees’ responsibilities How to work at height safely/specialist training requirements Risk assessments, method statements and permits to work Types of access equipment Personal protective equipment Harness, lanyards and anchor points Post-theory question paper Question and answer session Course appraisals and close Who should attend? :- The training will benefit managers, supervisors, foremen and operatives who organize, plan, supervise and carry out work at height. Duration :-  1 day Maximum attendees...

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Basic Safety for Selected Maintenance Employees

  Aims :- On the completion of this Safety Principles Course, delegates will understand; The process, purpose, and importance of adopting safe working practices and general safety awareness, with an emphasis on the use of hand tools and power operated tools in the prevention of accidents/incidents.   The definition and the identification of hazards and risks associated with maintenance duties when working in a site environment in close proximity to work colleagues and members of the public, including identifying hazards and risks associated with the use of short duration low level access equipment, when undertaking maintenance duties .   The rationale and process for undertaking maintenance procedures in a safe manner including, the wiring of plug tops, fuse and cable selection, basic carpentry, basic plumbing, risk assessments, inspections, safe systems of work, manual handling techniques, the use of personal protective equipment, signage, emergency procedures and control procedures. Content :- An introduction to safe working practices and general safety awareness Defining hazards and risks associated with the use of power operated tools Identifying common electrical hazards and prevention associated with plugs and sockets Safe manual handling techniques, including team lifting and use of access equipment Practical and written knowledge check Who should attend? :-   This course is appropriate for everyone involved in line management, including charge hands, foremen, supervisors, site managers, project managers as well as proprietors of smaller companies. Duration :- 1 day Maximum attendees...

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Ladders and Stepladders Training

  Introduction :- The Work at Height Regulations 2005 require that ladder users must possess such technical knowledge, experience or training as may be appropriate, having regard to the nature of the activity, or be supervised by such a person. The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 require that users of work equipment receive ‘adequate’ training. The aim of this course is to train people in the skills and knowledge needed to achieve the standards of competency to carry out the duties of pre-use inspection and the safe use of ladders and stepladders. Aims :-: On completion of this course, delegates will be able to identify defects that the inspection aims to discover and to have a basic understanding of duties with regard to the statutory instruments i.e. the law, also HSE and DTI information on ladders and stepladders. Content :- Statutory instruments and standards Types / classes of ladders and stepladders Analysis of accidents Safe use of ladders and stepladders Hazards when using ladders and stepladders Inspecting and setting up / securing Inspection tagging systems Ladders accessories Care and maintenance Storing and transportation Basic checklists Written test paper Revision session / appraisals Who should attend? :- The training will benefit individual trainees involved with using ladders and stepladders Duration :-  1 day Maximum attendees...

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Asbestos Awareness

  Introduction :-     This course is designed as an introduction to asbestos awareness, to make people who are likely to disturb asbestos, that has deteriorated or has been damaged and is releasing fibres aware of the dangers that can arise during their work activities.    It will allow delegates the opportunity to understand how to identify areas where they are most likely to come across asbestos in building and materials.  Enabling the delegates to understand the importance of procedures and safe systems of work managing and controlling asbestos related issues. Aims :- On the completion of this course, delegates will understand; The legal duty to manage the risk from asbestos containing materials. How to identify and control work related hazards associate with asbestos. The promotion of health and safety standards in the workplace by incorporating control measures and  co-operating with whoever manages the identified asbestos risk. Content :- Brief overview of current health and safety legislation. Principles of Risk Assessment, including definitions of hazard and risk. Company procedures for the identification and management of asbestos Asbestos risk prevention principles. Company asbestos management and risk assessment. Asbestos identification, reporting and management principles. Stages and procedures for the assessment of any ACMs. Practical exercises and case studies. Knowledge questionnaire/checklist. Who should attend? :- company, managers/supervisors and employees. Duration :-  1day Maximum attendees :-  10...

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An Introduction to Child Protection

Introduction :- In addition to sessions tailored to meet individual needs we are pleased to offer two specific child protection courses: Aims :- This course will help participants to: Explore attitudes and values with regard to safeguarding children Understand broad definitions of child abuse and neglect Deal appropriately with disclosures Have an awareness of how a child’s race, culture, gender and ability inform an assessment of their needs Know how to make a referral Act appropriately on suspicion or knowledge that a child may be at risk of suffering harm Understand the Child Protection system and professional roles within this Content It is important for anyone who works in child care settings to recognise the importance of working in a co-ordinated manner in relation to Child Protection issues. Understand how discrimination can impact on children and families in the child protection system and to develop anti – oppressive practice. Who should attend? :- This course is aimed at those who work with children in a variety of settings including schools, youth programmes, family support centres, community groups etc. The course aims to enhance awareness and encourage good practice. Duration :- 1...

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Child Protection Awareness Course – Level 1

  Introduction :- Child Protection Awareness – level 1 is a must for anyone who works with children. An ideal one day introduction to the basics of child protection. Child abuse and neglect are realities in our communities. The workshop looks at what child abuse is, how to spot potential signs of abuse, how to respond if a child confides in you and the steps that can be taken to safeguard their welfare.  . Aims :- Course Benefits This course provides an introduction to child protection and will help you to recognise and know what to do if you believe that a child is at risk. The course aims to define child protection, looks at signs of abuse and neglect and provides information on reporting strategies. It also covers: how to make your working environment safe for children, including safe practices; what to do if you believe that a child is at risk; who to approach or report to; what actions to take and which legislation applies in this area. The course includes a step-by-step toolkit to help you work towards good practice including staff recruitment and human resources policies. Broaden your knowledge of child protection issues now, spot warning signs, know how to report concerns and understand your role. Content :- What is child protection? Definitions, types of abuse & protection  Finding out about abuse What can you do? How do you feel? Protecting children – and you Responding and reporting Working with others CRB disclosures, policies & procedures Case studies Have we covered everything? Where you go from here Useful books, links and contacts   Who should attend? :-  Anyone who works with children: for instance, project workers, youth departments, youth programmes, family support, hostel workers, child minders, parent and toddler groups, play groups, workers in the community, church leaders, volunteers and teachers… in fact anyone who wants to understand the importance of child protection awareness. Duration :-  1...

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Child Development

Introduction :-  The Course has both a practical and an applied component and delivers a wide syllabus of topics to provide the student with an introduction to the width and breadth of the subject area. This Course will provide useful background for those students who are currently working with children or who would like to learn more about children, issues that impact upon raising children and the early years of development. Content :- The Development Cycle On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:   Summarise puberty and the role it plays in the Development Cycle. · Define the educational procedure and identify what is often forgotten in this procedure. The Growing Mind On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to: Identify which neurons are involved with: specialist organs of sense, the muscular system and speech and memory. Explain the principles which schools skills are subject to. Parent, Child, Teacher Relationships On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:  Define what occurs as a child matures.  Explain what the word considerateness conveys. The Growing Child On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:  Identify the physiological functions that an infant must co-ordinate.  Define the corpus of behaviour. The Complexity of Growth On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to: Summarise what the primary susceptibilities of the organism to illness are determined by. Identify four areas in a childs make up in which tensional activity might be perceived.   Ethical Sense On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:  List and define the phases to the dynamic which governs the growth of ethical sense.  Explain how primitive shamefacednessmight be interpreted Who should attend? :- The Course is essential background to those considering a career in Social Care or any other child related discipline. Duration :-  4 – 6 hours Maximum attendees:-...

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Challenging Behavior – Children

  Introduction :- Children and young people may display anti-social behaviors, which are the visible signs of deep hurt, anger or frustration with aspects of their lives. When behavior becomes so difficult that it effects a child’s development, it can be known as a conduct disorder. Teenagers with conduct disorder may become involved in criminal activity, be excluded from schools, families and society. Aims :- The day aims to provide the delegates with a greater understanding of the nature of challenging behavior to help them deal more effectively with this type of difficulty in their work. Content :- The concept of antisocial behavior and the range of diagnostic criteria in this area Parental, school and environmental factors which impact upon antisocial behavior  Links between challenging behaviors and classic mental health difficulties demonstrating themselves in deliberate self harm, para suicide and delinquency Characteristics of attention deficit disorder and the treatment implications Who should attend? :-  Anyone working within the children’s services environment. Duration :- 4 – 6 Hours Maximum attendees...

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Challenging Behavior and Development

Introduction :- The course will deliver an introduction to challenging behavior, which explores the reasons why people behave in certain ways, the types of behavior and methods of diffusing and de-escalating aggressive incidences. Aims :- The aim of this course is to make delegates aware of the need to: promote a non-aversive approach and respectful intervention when people are distressed Content :- Understanding challenging behavior  Identify features of it and reasons behind it  De-escalation skills  Managing positive outcomes  Trigger points  Physical Intervention Who should attend? :- Support staff working in the Health and Social Care sector with people who have challenging behavior. Duration :- One day. Maximum...

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Teaching Qualifications

C.I.E.H  Level 3   PTTLS Preparing to teach in the life long learning sector C.I.E.H   Train the Trainer C.I.E.H Level 3  Training skills and practice  (TSP)

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Epilepsy and Buccal/ Midazolam Awareness

Course Content: Definition of epilepsy Epilepsy the facts Causes and diagnosis Classification and management of seizures When to call an ambulance Triggers and precipitants Need to know points Observing and recording Epilepsy and mortality SUDEP Anti-epileptic drug therapy The Theory of the Administration of Buccal Midazolam Status epilepticus What is Midazolam Uses in epilepsy, and other conditions Appropriate doses DVD demonstration Side effects Possible difficulties in administration Overdose identification / action Action if midazolam is ineffective Health and Safety Organisational policy/protocols Individual care planning and recording Risk assessment/promotion of safety Duty of care issues Ethical and legal responsibilities Recap question and answer session Evaluations Learning Outcomes: Students will gain understanding of and confidence in the management and accurate recording of different seizure types All will be able to recognise the emergency situation and act as appropriate All will develop an understanding of the theory of administering buccal midazolam,   Training will ensure that all  delegates will have the  knowledge to provide a safe, effective environment for people with epilepsy Core Components: Epilepsy awareness The administration of buccal midazolam Awareness Health and safety issues Opportunity for discussion All Delegates will receive a certificate of...

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CIEH Risk Assessment Principles & Practice

  Introduction :- This course is aimed to provide delegates with an appreciation of the legal requirements for risk assessment and to show delegates that risk assessment is not a document but a way of working. Aims :-: Understand current general legislation. Carry out risk assessments. Understand the HSE 5 Steps to Risk Assessment Understand hazard identification, risk rating and control actions. Understand the actions to be taken after risk assessment ( communication, recording and reviewing) Identify common pitfalls. Content :- Legislation including Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1998. Why risk assessments? HSE 5 Steps Hazard Identification Risk Rating Control Actions Actions after assessment – Communications, recording and reviewing. Practical risk assessment exercises How to avoid common pitfalls Who should attend? :- This course is designed for all persons in the workplace. Duration :-  4 – 6 hours Maximum attendees...

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Abrasive Wheels Course

  Introduction :- The course aims are to introduce candidates to the hazards involved with the use of, and the mounting of abrasive wheels on a spindle, and the controls measures available. It also covers the requirements of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 and other related legislation. Aims :- By the end of the course all delegates will: Be aware of current legislation associated with the use of abrasive wheels Understand the hazards and precautions including personal protective equipment Be able to position work guards and rests Understand various compositions and markings Be able to maintain abrasive wheels Be able to inspect, test, mount balance, dress and set true abrasive wheels Be able to check speed requirements Understand grinding operations Be aware of hand arm vibration The aim of this course is to make delegates aware of the need to: Content :- Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 Personnel Protective Equipment British standard marking system Storage, handling, transportation, inspection and testing of abrasive wheels Hazards arising when using abrasive wheels/discs Function of the main components Dressing and balancing band rest adjustment (off hand and pedestal grinders only) Changing an abrasive wheel or disc Who should attend? :- This course is designed for all personnel whose company intends to appoint to carry out duties of mounting or to supervise the mounting of abrasive wheels Duration :-  1 Day Maximum attendees :-  10 Candidates Note: When booking please make us aware whether the course is for cutting-off saws and angle grinder or for offhand and pedestal...

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