Health and Safety

First Aid at Work

Description
This course provides participants with all the knowledge, skills and objectives necessary to act as First Aiders within the workplace.
The First Aid at Work certificate is awarded by the First Aid Industry Body in accordance with Health and Safety Executive (HSE) regulations and is valid for three years. A copy of the latest edition of a First Aid manual and delegate pack will be provided for each participant.
Attendance is required on all 3 dates.
Successful candidates will be awarded the HSE First Aid at Work certificate.
Impact Statement
Practitioners:
  • Will be confident and prepared to deal with First Aid situations as and when they arise at work
Audience

All interested staff from all schools. This course is open to anyone wishing to train as a First Aider.
Candidates must be physically fit with the ability and temperament to undertake First Aid training


Date
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£355 (non RBG school £365)
NEW DATES TO BE CONFIRMED
To make a booking please Login or Register
Date
13th January 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
14th January 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
15th January 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£355 (non RBG school £365)
To make a booking please Login or Register
Date
23rd March 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
24th March 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
25th March 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£355 (non RBG school £365)
To make a booking please Login or Register
Date
8th June 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
9th June 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
10th June 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£355 (non RBG school £365)
To make a booking please Login or Register

Display Screen Assessor

Description
This half-day workshop provides participants with knowledge of the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 as amended by the Health and Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2002.
Impact Statement
On successful completion of this workshop, delegates should be able to:
  • Identify who are Display Screen Users
  • Know the health effects associated with Display Screen work
  • Know how to carry out a Risk Assessment
  • Carry out a practical risk assessment exercise on a work station
  • Know how to control risks identified
Audience

This workshop is aimed at managers and staff with responsibility for assessing others in the workplace.


Date
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Salveo Ltd
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
To make a booking please Login or Register
Date
21st January 2020 (9:30am - 12:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Salveo Ltd
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
To make a booking please Login or Register

Safer Recruitment

Description
This workshop is the Safer Recruitment Consortium accredited, updated version of the Safer Recruitment training for Headteachers, school Governors and other staff who are likely to sit on interview panels or appoint staff. It is still a requirement for every school appointments panel to include at least one member who has completed the Safer Recruitment training. Course content provides clear explanations of government guidance regarding the safer recruitment process. It also includes an update of the most recent legislation changes (i.e. the Keeping Children Safe in Education – Sept 2018, DBS, Disqualification by Association and other pre-employment checks) that affect Safeguarding and Child Protection. It is recommended that you refresh your training every 5 years.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will be safer and have safeguarding needs met in a more appropriate and timely manner
Practitioners:
  • Will have an awareness and understanding of offender behaviour
  • Will be able to identify the key features of staff recruitment that helps deter or prevent the appointment of unsuitable people
  • Will be able to consider policies and practices that minimise opportunities for abuse
  • Will begin to review their own and their settings policies and practices, with a view to making them safer
Settings:
  • Will be safer organisations
  • Will comply with government guidance and legislation
Audience

All Headteachers, school Governors, Business Managers and other staff likely to sit on interview panels or administer staff appointment


Date
9th December 2019 (9:00am - 5:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioner from Proactive Safeguarding and Positive Learning
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
To make a booking please Login or Register
Date
4th February 2020 (9:00am - 5:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioner from Proactive Safeguarding and Positive Learning
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
To make a booking please Login or Register
Date
28th April 2020 (9:00am - 5:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioner from Proactive Safeguarding and Positive Learning
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
To make a booking please Login or Register

First Aid Paediatric Course

Description
This course will provide participants with training as Paediatric First Aiders within the workplace, incorporating particular skills for the treatment of injured and ill children and babies.

Day 1 will cover working with children aged 8 and above
Day 2 will cover working with babies from birth to 1 and children 1-7 years.

All participants will receive a delegate pack. It should be noted that there is no examination on the second day. Participants will be continually assessed during the course. Attendance is required on both dates. Successful candidates will be awarded an Emergency First Aid (Children and Babies) certificate, valid for three years.
Impact Statement
Pupils:
  • Will be safer and have safeguarding needs met in a more appropriate and timely manner
Practitioners:
  • Will feel confident and prepared to deal with First Aid situations as and when they arise
Audience

All interested staff from all schools.
This course is open to anyone wishing to train as a First Aider – especially those working with children and babies.
Candidates must be physically fit with the ability and temperament to undertake First Aid training


Date
9th January 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
10th January 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£210 (non RBG school £235)
To make a booking please Login or Register
Date
19th March 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
20th March 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£210 (non RBG school £235)
To make a booking please Login or Register
Date
5th May 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
6th May 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£210 (non RBG school £235)
To make a booking please Login or Register
Date
11th June 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
12th June 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£210 (non RBG school £235)
To make a booking please Login or Register

Fire Safety Awareness

Description
The fire safety training courses are designed to raise standards of fire safety and awareness in the workplace, reducing the chance of business closure, damage and loss of life. Fire safety training is mandatory for employers to train employees in fire safety and awareness. It is also a requirement to comply with Article 21, Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
A practical demonstration will be take place along with training on how to use a fire extinguisher.
Impact Statement
At the conclusion of this course, delegates will:
  • Recognise their responsibilities as part of your fire safety policy
  • Improve upon fire awareness of the workplace and at home
  • Identify fire hazards at work and appreciate the consequences of poor fire safety
  • Have gained practical fire fighting skills.
Audience

This course would benefit any individuals in the workplace, building environments, public buildings, voluntary clubs, etc. Those who have a designated role as part of your fire safety policy (such as nominated Fire Wardens/Marshals, department heads, managers, health & safety representatives and/ or facilities management) may benefit from the A&E FIRE WARDEN course.


Date
14th January 2020 (9:30am - 12:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
A&E Fire & Security
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
To make a booking please Login or Register
Date
14th January 2020 (1:00pm - 3:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
A&E Fire & Security
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
To make a booking please Login or Register

First Aid at Work - Requalification

Description
This 2 day course will review the knowledge, skills and objectives necessary for First Aid.
This will include CPR, resuscitation, bandaging, burns and other First Aid issues. A copy of the latest edition of the First Aid at Work manual will be provided and the new certificate will be valid for three years. Attendance is required on both dates.

Candidates can now requalify up to 28 days after the expiry but must produce their First Aid at Work certificate on the first day of the course as proof of eligibility.
Impact Statement
Practitioners:
  • Will be up-to-date and confident in their ability to deal with First Aid situations as and when they arise at work
Audience

Those renewing their Health and Safety Regulations, First Aid at Work certificate


Date
16th January 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
17th January 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£240 (non RBG school £265)
To make a booking please Login or Register
Date
26th March 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
27th March 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£240 (non RBG school £265)
To make a booking please Login or Register
Date
4th June 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
5th June 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£240 (non RBG school £265)
To make a booking please Login or Register

Managing Challenging Conversations and Conflict

Description
From time to time all staff will be faced by a difficult and demanding parent. From challenging safeguarding decisions, academic results to accusations of bullying some parents can be very intimidating or even aggressive. This course is suitable for anyone (including support and admin staff) from primary, secondary and special school as well as FE colleges and will examine effective ways of handling such situations. This course is suitable for all staff who come into face to face or telephone contact with parents.
Handling violence and aggression in the workplace is easier when you know what to do. Our course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to deal with these situations.
Impact Statement
Staff:
  • Will appreciate what are acceptable and unacceptable levels of behaviour
  • Will identify the causes of anger and aggression in adults
  • Will be able to use body language to gain rapport with difficult people
  • Will be able to apply diffusion techniques
  • Will be able to use effective conflict resolution techniques
  • Will be able to practice assertive communication
  • Will be able to deal with aggression that turns to violence
Schools:
  • Will have the tools to draw an effective action plan and risk assessment to deal with aggressive adults
  • Will know how to ban verbally and physically aggressive adults from Schools
  • Will feel confident about dealing with anger or aggression in people
Audience

All school staff


Date
5th February 2020 (1:30pm - 4:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioner from Proactive Safeguarding
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
To make a booking please Login or Register
Date
1st May 2020 (1:30pm - 4:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioner from Proactive Safeguarding
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
To make a booking please Login or Register

Health and Safety for Persons with Responsibilities for Buildings

Description
The course aims to stipulate the health and safety responsibilities of a designated person within a building.
Impact Statement
The delegate will have gained an appreciation and knowledge of:
  • Understand that the Health and Safety at work Act 1974 provides legislation on the protection of all those who are supposed to be on a premises.
  • How to work in a safe and healthy manner and contribute to improving health and safety in the workplace
  • Understand that Risk Assessments must be used to identify hazards, and control measures put in place to reduce risk
  • Have knowledge on guidelines around temperature, ventilation, lighting, removal of waste management, floor space
  • Appreciate that good housekeeping can reduce slips and trips
  • The basic principles around Manual Handling and COSHH (chemicals stored safely)
  • Understood the importance of Fire Safety and regular fire checks, fire drills etc.
  • Able to consider the overall welfare of those on their premises
Audience

This course is designed for those who have a responsibility towards Health and Safety aspects within a building. It would be suitable for managers, supervisors or team leaders.


Date
13th February 2020 (9:30am - 4:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Accessible Training Ltd
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
To make a booking please Login or Register

Managing and Implementing Fire Safety

Description
The aim of this Workshop is to provide delegates with and understanding of fire prevention, responses to fire in the workplace and how to correctly deal with them. A practical demonstration will be take place along with training on how to use a fire extinguisher.
Impact Statement
Delegates will be able to:
  • Gain fire safety awareness of their surrounding environment
  • Understand fire prevention in the workplace
  • Learn correct responses in the event of fire
  • Practical fire fighting skills and fire extinguisher knowledge
  • Roles and responsibilities of the fire warden
Audience

This Workshop is aimed at H&S representatives, department heads, managers or any designated personnel for this role.


Date
22nd April 2020 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
A&E Fire & Security
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
To make a booking please Login or Register

Paediatric Moving and Handling - Refresher

Description
This course refreshes the knowledge from previous training about the problems associated with caring for children and young people needing assistance with moving or who use a wheelchair and offers the opportunity to practice up to date techniques and explore strategies for the safer handling of children and young people.
Impact Statement
By the end of the course, participants will have:
?? Reviewed spinal anatomy and biomechanics to enable staff to understand the importance of back care in the workplace and in all aspects of daily life
?? Considered the risks of low level/floor working and potential solutions
?? Discussed appropriate legislation and, where relevant codes of practice, and their relevance to the assessment of children and young people needing assistance when moving or being moved
?? Explored the importance of balanced decision making with regards to equality for children and young people with care needs and / or disability and discussed the importance of promoting independence
?? Considered the dangers of unsafe methods to children, young people and staff
?? Discussed and participated in a range of current techniques and strategies for working with children and young people requiring assistance with mobility
?? Practiced using a range of large and small handling equipment designed to aid transferring children and young people in the paediatric setting in line with current accepted good practice
?? Explored various unexpected situations and considered solutions to problems such as falling, and dealing with a fallen person
Audience

For those who need to refresh their moving and handling knowledge and techniques


Date
23rd April 2020 (9:30am - 12:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Salveo Ltd
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
To make a booking please Login or Register

Moving and Handling of Objects

Description
The course aims to provide the learner with the knowledge on how to move objects to reduce the risk both to yourself and others. The course will also cover specific legislation in this area and how this could affect an individual or organisation within the workplace.
Impact Statement
By the end of the session the delegates will learn how to improve manual handling techniques, move and handle loads safely and be able to conduct a personal manual handling risk assessment. They will acquire the following
knowledge base which informs practice.
  • An understanding of current legislation
  • Explore employer and employee legal responsibilities
  • Explore local organisational policies, and where to seek advice and gain information
  • Implement ELITE principles
  • Make use of risk assessments
  • Understand the importance of multidisciplinary team work
  • Recognise manual handling risks and how injuries occur
  • Understand normal human movement patterns
  • Know the principles of safe practice
Audience

The Workshop is suitable for anyone involved in the moving and handling of inanimate objects.


Date
21st May 2020 (9:30am - 12:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Salveo Ltd
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
To make a booking please Login or Register