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eLearning: Fire Safety Awareness

This engaging and thought-provoking course will give learners an insight into fire safety in the UK.

With interactive features, the course discusses legislation regarding fire safety in the workplace, the typical fire hazards that you might encounter, what causes a fire, and what to do should a fire start where you work. This course is intended for every workplace needing to know about fire safety.
Course Code: EDU 19/1008

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eLearning: Workstation Assessment

It is important for you to refresh your knowledge on working safely with computers. This short course gives you the help and guidance needed to ensure the workplace is set up correctly and your work routine is designed to minimise the risk to your health and safety.

This course is for AfC staff only.
Course Code: EDU 19/1009

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eLearning: Health and Safety Induction

This engaging course will provide a basic introduction to health and safety processes at Achieving for Children.

In order to comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act and regulations, employers must control the risks in the workplace, which includes providing a Health and Safety induction to staff.
Course Code: EDU 19/1012

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eLearning: Infection Control and Prevention

Germs are everywhere – while they’re often harmless, they can be deadly. So, we need to understand what we can do to prevent them from spreading as much as we can. In this course, we explore how different types of germs can affect us when in our bodies, and how we can keep ourselves safe, including having good hand hygiene, and using the correct Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

This elearning course is essential for all practitioners working with children, young people and their families, whether new to post or to refresh their knowledge and understanding.

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Course Code: SFVSS 21/010

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Paediatric First Aid 2-day

The Paediatric First Aid training course is designed for people caring for children in any organisation setting. It is suitable for au pairs, nannies, childminders, school staff, nursery and pre-school workers, sport and leisure staff, crèche leaders, parents and anyone responsible for the welfare of children.

In order to meet the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework at least one person who has a current paediatric first aid certificate must be on the premises, and available at all times when children are present, and must accompany children on outings. Childmin ...
Course Code: EDU 20/499

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How to complete and manage a COSHH Assessment

According to the Health and Safety Executive “Most businesses use substances, or products that are mixtures of substances. Some processes create substances. These could cause harm to employees, contractors and other people.

Sometimes substances are easily recognised as harmful. Common substances such as paint, bleach or dust from natural materials may also be harmful.” (Health and Safety Executive, http://www.hse.gov.uk/coshh/basics.htm).

A Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) assessment concentrates on the hazards and risks from substances in the workplace and constitutes a ...
Course Code: HLTH 20/005

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Manual Handling

All employers have a legal duty under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 to ensure employees are suitably trained. Further information is available at http://www.hse.gov.uk/msd/pushpull/regulations.htm

According to the Health & Safety Executive, “Manual handling accounts for over a third of all workplace injuries, and includes work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) such as pain and injuries to arms, legs and joints, and repetitive strain injuries of various sorts..”
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Course Code: EDU 20/903
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Session 1Friday 14 May 202109:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Fire Safety – Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans

This course is designed to assist staff to arrange a Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP) for those that require one on your premises.

Under current fire safety legislation it is the obligation of the person(s) having responsibility for the building to provide a fire safety risk assessment that includes an emergency evacuation plan for all people likely to be in the premises, including disabled people, and how that plan will be implemented (HM Government, 2007).

As the responsible person for the building you must: carry out a fire risk assessment of the premises and review it regula ...
Course Code: SFVSS 20/171(2)
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Session 1Tuesday 18 May 202109:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Moving and Handling (AfC Health and Therapies)

Research tells us that moving and handling accidents account for more than a third of all accidents reported each year to the enforcing authorities. It is estimated that in excess of 500,000 people in Great Britain suffer from a musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) mainly affecting the upper limbs or neck that was caused, or made worse, by their current or past work.

Staff working with children and young people will not only be involved in moving children in many different circumstances but also equipment and resources. It is important that they use appropriate techniques to protect themselves in ...
Course Code: SFVSS 21/058
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Session 1Tuesday 18 May 202109:30 - 16:30Moor Lane Centre, Moor Lane, KT9 2AA
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Paediatric First Aid 2-day (EVENT FULL)

The Paediatric First Aid training course is designed for people caring for children in any organisation setting. It is suitable for au pairs, nannies, childminders, school staff, nursery and pre-school workers, sport and leisure staff, crèche leaders, parents and anyone responsible for the welfare of children.

In order to meet the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework at least one person who has a current paediatric first aid certificate must be on the premises, and available at all times when children are present, and must accompany children on outings. Childmin ...
Course Code: EDU 20/500

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Session 1Thursday 20 May 202109:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
Session 2Friday 21 May 202109:30 - 16:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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