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Health and Safety in Health and Social Care Settings

This is a Virtual Course

A virtual learning course is a course you can take using your own computer, completing the course online at your own convenience. You do not need to attend any classes, and you can print your own qualification off after you have successfully completed the course. Click here to purchase the course; you can pay by either debit or credit card, and you will then be ready to start the course.

This course has been developed for individuals working in a wide variety of health and social care settings, it provides learners with the knowledge and skills required to promote and implement health and safety.

On completion, learners will have an increased understanding of their own responsibilities and the responsibilities of others, relating to health and safety in the work setting. The course provides learners with the required knowledge to prevent the spread of infection, promote fire safety and know how to handle hazardous substances and materials.

On completion of this Virtual College course learners will be able to:

  • Understand your own responsibilities and the responsibilities of others, relating to health and safety
  • Be able to carry out your own responsibilities for health and safety
  • Understand procedures for responding to accidents and sudden illness
  • Be able to prevent the spread of infection
  • Be able to move and handle equipment and other objects safely
  • Be able to handle hazardous substances and materials
  • Be able to promote fire safety in the work setting
  • Be able to implement security measures in the work setting
  • Know how to manage stress

The content of this course has been mapped to the underpinning knowledge within the following units on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF):

Promote and implement health and safety in health and social care

This unit is a mandatory unit within the following qualifications: Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England

Contribute to health and safety in health and social care

This unit is a mandatory unit within the following qualifications: Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England

For a full list of qualifications in which these units are mandatory please click here:

For more information about this or any of our other courses mapped to the QCF please contact us on the details provided below.

Description

Lesson Plan

  • Welcome and Learning Objectives
  • Introduction
  • Understand own responsibilities and the responsibility of others, relating to health and safety
  • Be able to carry out own responsibilities for health and safety
  • Understand procedures for responding to accidents and sudden illness
  • Be able to reduce the spread of infection
  • Be able to move and handle equipment and other objects safely
  • Be able to handle hazardous substances and materials
  • Be able to promote fire safety in the work setting
  • Be able to implement security measures in the work setting
  • Know how to manage stress

Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

Certification

On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.

Duration

Approximately 3 and a half hours. With approximately 180 interactive screens, it is estimated that this course will take approximately 3 and half hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning course you can complete this training in convenient stages and revisit whenever you wish. The system will record your progress throughout.

Target Audience

This course is aimed at those working within health and social care settings including professional care and support workers and practitioners.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course

Interview Process

No interview required.

Questions & Answers

Who is the course for?

This course is aimed at those working within health and social care settings including professional care and support workers and practitioners.

Does the course lead to a qualification?

On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate

This is a virtual course. You can view more details, or purchase the course online.

Course details

  • Attendance: Virtual Course
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Hours per week: Flexible
  • Days: Flexible
  • Start Time: Flexible
  • End Time: Flexible
  • Duration: Flexible
  • Course Fees: £30 + VAT (discounts for block bookings) No fee remission available on this course.
  • Venue: E Learning - Online learning -You can do your course from home or work
  • Faculty: .
  • Department Manager: .

Qualifications

  • Level:
  • Qualification Name: Health and Safety in Health and Social Care Settings
  • Awarding Body: The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

Contact Information

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This is a virtual course. You can view more details, or purchase the course online.

You can also download a printable application form (PDF 209KB).

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