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In recent years there has been a call from all areas of society to change the way we view and deal with mental health issues. This is particularly relevant in the workplace. On completion of the course MH First Aiders will have:-An in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing-Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues-Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress-Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening-Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support including self help resources whether thats self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mixture of different support strategies.The training is delivered by an experienced and qualified Mental Health First Aid instructor, using a combination of: presentations, group discussions and workshop activities.

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The Emergency First Aid at Work may be more suitable for lower risk work environments, such as offices and shops and/or organisations with fewer than 100 employees. For regulatory purposes, successfully completing the Emergency First Aid at Work course will enable the candidate to act as a first aider in the workplace. Who is it for? Anyone identified by their employer as being suitable to take on the role of an emergency first aider in their workplace. Assessment: The assessment criteria has changed delegates must:participate in all three assessment activities;complete a test paper;demonstrate competence in first aid procedures for the management of a casualty:who is unresponsive and breathing normally (recovery position);who is unresponsive and not breathing normally (cardiopulmonary resuscitation);with external bleeding who is in shock. The assessment will be conduced by the trainer on the day. Course Duration: 6 hoursProgression: Re-qualification is mandatory every 3 years.

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The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 place a general duty on employers to provide first-aid treatment to employees within the workplace environment. The employer has overall responsibility for the risk assessment (assessment of first-aid need) that will establish the level of first-aid cover required. If, having assessed first-aid needs, an employer decides to appoint first aiders, the first aiders must have a valid certificate of competence.Course ObjectivesTo refresh knowledge and understanding of administering first aid at work. This course provides information and updates to secure delegates already sound knowledge gained from their previous First Aid at Work training.By the end of the course participants will be able to:Act safely, promptly and effectively during emergencies at work;Use first aid equipment;Understand employer duties and legislation;Maintain first aid records;Recognise the importance of personal hygiene in first aid procedures.Who is it for? Anyone who has already completed an Award in First Aid at Work course where the 3 year certificate is due to expire within the next three months.Topics Covered:roles and responsibilities of a first aider;assessing an incident;unconscious casualties;cardiopulmonary resuscitation;choking;external bleeding;shock;minor injuries;secondary survey;injuries to bones, joints and muscles;suspected head and spinal injuries;chest injuries;burns and scalds;eye injuries;sudden poisoning;anaphylaxis;major illnesses.AssessmentThe course is assessed through a practical exam. If successful the delegate will receive a First Aid At Work certificate, which is valid for three years. It is strongly recommended that delegates attend an annual 3 hour first aid refresher course please contact Ouch for further details).Please note: To continue and renew this qualification learners must attend an First Aid at Work Re-qualification course within the final 3 months of the 3 year certificate expiry period.Course Duration: 2 daysOfqual Accredited: YesOfqual Reference: 600/7559/4

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The course provides delegates with the information necessary to undertake and document DSE risk assessments. It gives an insight into the legislation and background behind DSE assessment and examines the implications of incorrect DSE usage. As well as being a legal requirement, DSE assessments can also prevent ill health and musculature disorders that poorly designed workstations can cause. The course incorporates a practical session covering how to set up and use a workstation correctly.Who is it for?Any supervisors or management responsible for carrying out initial or reviewing current DSE risk assessments.Topic areas:LegislationRisk assessments and pre-assessment questionnairesDefinition of a userHealth effectsWork routinesEye/Eyesight tests and corrective appliancesTraining for the userWorkstation analysisWorkstation set upLaptop useDocumentationCourse ObjectivesBy the end of the course delegates should have the knowledge and understanding necessary to enable the undertaking and co-ordination of workstation assessments. Delegates will gain a deep understanding of the problems caused by working with poorly designed workstations. A thorough knowledge of legal requirements along side ways in which to implement new strategies will be gained throughout the course.AssessmentDelegates will receive a certificate of attendance.Course Duration6 hours

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IOSH Leading SafelyAs a responsible leader you know the importance of safety and health. Now learn its value. As a senior executive, your time is precious. Thats why weve designed our Leading Safely course in conjunction with business leaders to cover only what you need, in as short a time as possible. Whatever the size of your organisation, the course will show you how investing in safety and health can reap valuable business benefits, including:Reduction in accident rates, absence and sick leaveImproving productivityIncreased profitsEnhanced reputation among stakeholdersReduced insurance premiums and legal costsBetter business continuity and stronger brand

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The Emergency First Aid at Work may be more suitable for lower risk work environments, such as offices and shops and/or organisations with fewer than 100 employees. For regulatory purposes, successfully completing the Emergency First Aid at Work course will enable the candidate to act as a first aider in the workplace. Who is it for? Anyone identified by their employer as being suitable to take on the role of an emergency first aider in their workplace. Assessment: The assessment criteria has changed delegates must:participate in all three assessment activities;complete a test paper;demonstrate competence in first aid procedures for the management of a casualty:who is unresponsive and breathing normally (recovery position);who is unresponsive and not breathing normally (cardiopulmonary resuscitation);with external bleeding who is in shock. The assessment will be conduced by the trainer on the day. Course Duration: 6 hoursProgression: Re-qualification is mandatory every 3 years.

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Mental Health Champion Training (1 day course) Our one day mental health awareness and skills course qualifies delegates as an Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Champion. MHFA champions are able to provide support to both management and co-workers. By having MHFA champions at all levels of the workforce, organisations will be more able to meet their goals regarding the health and wellbeing of their employees. On completion of the training champions will have:- An understanding of common mental health issues- Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness- Ability to spot signs of mental ill health- Skills to support positive wellbeingThe training is delivered by an experienced and qualified Mental Health First Aid instructor, using a combination of: presentations, group discussions and workshop activities.

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Asbestos awareness training is legally required for anyone who may be exposed to asbestos materials during their work and those that supervise their activities. Successful completion of the course will demonstrate a basic awareness of asbestos and compliance with Regulation 10 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012.What youll learn?Our hands-on Asbestos Awareness course is fantastic highly interactive and taught by experts. During the course you will: Understand the legislation involved in dealing with asbestos Find out how damaging asbestos can be to your health Decipher the types, uses and likely occurrences of asbestos Learn about to deal with asbestos in an emergencyAsbestos Awareness Training is designed for employees whose work could expose them to asbestos. The training is also useful for anyone requiring a better understanding of the basic elements of asbestos and is a good stepping stone to more in-depth courses.FacilitiesThis is a 3.5 hour course which can be run in-house for up to 12 delegates or join one of our open courses at our own training facilities.

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The Emergency First Aid at Work may be more suitable for lower risk work environments, such as offices and shops and/or organisations with fewer than 100 employees. For regulatory purposes, successfully completing the Emergency First Aid at Work course will enable the candidate to act as a first aider in the workplace. Who is it for? Anyone identified by their employer as being suitable to take on the role of an emergency first aider in their workplace. Assessment: The assessment criteria has changed delegates must:participate in all three assessment activities;complete a test paper;demonstrate competence in first aid procedures for the management of a casualty:who is unresponsive and breathing normally (recovery position);who is unresponsive and not breathing normally (cardiopulmonary resuscitation);with external bleeding who is in shock. The assessment will be conduced by the trainer on the day. Course Duration: 6 hoursProgression: Re-qualification is mandatory every 3 years.

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Asbestos awareness training is legally required for anyone who may be exposed to asbestos materials during their work and those that supervise their activities. Successful completion of the course will demonstrate a basic awareness of asbestos and compliance with Regulation 10 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012.What youll learn?Our hands-on Asbestos Awareness course is fantastic highly interactive and taught by experts. During the course you will: Understand the legislation involved in dealing with asbestos Find out how damaging asbestos can be to your health Decipher the types, uses and likely occurrences of asbestos Learn about to deal with asbestos in an emergencyAsbestos Awareness Training is designed for employees whose work could expose them to asbestos. The training is also useful for anyone requiring a better understanding of the basic elements of asbestos and is a good stepping stone to more in-depth courses.FacilitiesThis is a 3.5 hour course which can be run in-house for up to 12 delegates or join one of our open courses at our own training facilities.

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This course is designed to be relevant to most workplaces, as there are many shared fire hazards and risks, e.g. electrical appliances and people. Experienced fire training professionals provide an exciting training experience using the latest equipment and focusing on the teaching of realistic fire management techniques. The delegates will be taught the correct selection and use of fire extinguishers via a practical demonstration where delegates will use a variety of extinguishers in real fire situations. Who is it for? This course is suitable for employees who may be part of a first response team or have specific fire safety responsibilities to management. Topics Covered: Legislation Truth; about fire; Causes of fire and ignition sources; Fire prevention measures; Fire extinguisher use and maintenance Emergency procedures; Arson awareness; Inspection records; Hot works (permits); Fire hazard identification and risk control. Course Objectives By the end of the course the delegates will have been given a working knowledge of fire safety procedures/policy and will have the skills necessary to provide assistance to the fire safety manager. Assessment Delegates receive a certificate of attendance. Course Duration: 6 hours (1 day)

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The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 place a general duty on employers to provide first-aid treatment to employees within the workplace environment. The employer has overall responsibility for the risk assessment (assessment of first-aid need) that will establish the level of first-aid cover required. If, having assessed first-aid needs, an employer decides to appoint first aiders, the first aiders must have a valid certificate of competence.Course ObjectivesTo refresh knowledge and understanding of administering first aid at work. This course provides information and updates to secure delegates already sound knowledge gained from their previous First Aid at Work training.By the end of the course participants will be able to:Act safely, promptly and effectively during emergencies at work;Use first aid equipment;Understand employer duties and legislation;Maintain first aid records;Recognise the importance of personal hygiene in first aid procedures.Who is it for? Anyone who has already completed an Award in First Aid at Work course where the 3 year certificate is due to expire within the next three months.Topics Covered:roles and responsibilities of a first aider;assessing an incident;unconscious casualties;cardiopulmonary resuscitation;choking;external bleeding;shock;minor injuries;secondary survey;injuries to bones, joints and muscles;suspected head and spinal injuries;chest injuries;burns and scalds;eye injuries;sudden poisoning;anaphylaxis;major illnesses.AssessmentThe course is assessed through a practical exam. If successful the delegate will receive a First Aid At Work certificate, which is valid for three years. It is strongly recommended that delegates attend an annual 3 hour first aid refresher course please contact Ouch for further details).Please note: To continue and renew this qualification learners must attend an First Aid at Work Re-qualification course within the final 3 months of the 3 year certificate expiry period.Course Duration: 2 daysOfqual Accredited: YesOfqual Reference: 600/7559/4

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In recent years there has been a call from all areas of society to change the way we view and deal with mental health issues. This is particularly relevant in the workplace. On completion of the course MH First Aiders will have:-An in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing-Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues-Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress-Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening-Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support including self help resources whether thats self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mixture of different support strategies.The training is delivered by an experienced and qualified Mental Health First Aid instructor, using a combination of: presentations, group discussions and workshop activities.

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The course provides delegates with the information necessary to undertake and document DSE risk assessments. It gives an insight into the legislation and background behind DSE assessment and examines the implications of incorrect DSE usage. As well as being a legal requirement, DSE assessments can also prevent ill health and musculature disorders that poorly designed workstations can cause. The course incorporates a practical session covering how to set up and use a workstation correctly.Who is it for?Any supervisors or management responsible for carrying out initial or reviewing current DSE risk assessments.Topic areas:LegislationRisk assessments and pre-assessment questionnairesDefinition of a userHealth effectsWork routinesEye/Eyesight tests and corrective appliancesTraining for the userWorkstation analysisWorkstation set upLaptop useDocumentationCourse ObjectivesBy the end of the course delegates should have the knowledge and understanding necessary to enable the undertaking and co-ordination of workstation assessments. Delegates will gain a deep understanding of the problems caused by working with poorly designed workstations. A thorough knowledge of legal requirements along side ways in which to implement new strategies will be gained throughout the course.AssessmentDelegates will receive a certificate of attendance.Course Duration6 hours

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This course provides delegates with the theoretical and practical skills to undertake non-licensed works with ACMs. Persons requiring this type of training would include trade operatives undertaking tasks with ACMs as defined in HSG210 and in accordance with CAR 2012 Reg 3(2). Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 requires every employer to ensure that adequate information, instruction and training is given to their employees who are or who are liable to be exposed to asbestos, or who supervise such employees. The course enables employees to take necessary measures to safeguard themselves and others affected by work activities.

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Your organisation needs to manage Asbestos to ensure the safety of all affected by your works. This course will show you how to do this in a practical way to reassure all concerned. You will find this course invaluable in giving your staff the tools to enable your business no matter what size, to carry out its duties in respect of Asbestos legislation and compliance.

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The First Aid at Work consists of two units that will enable successful delegates to act as a first aider in their workplace.Unit 1: Emergency First Aid in the workplace.Unit 2: Recognition and management of illness and injury in the workplace.Who is it for?Anyone identified by their employer as being suitable to take on the role of a first aider in their workplace.Topics CoveredTraining programme for unit 1:roles and responsibilities of a first aider;assessing an incident;unconscious casualties;cardiopulmonary resuscitation;choking;external bleeding;shock;minor injuries. Training programme for unit 2: secondary survey;injuries to bones,joints and muscles;suspected head and spinal injuries;chest injuries;burns and scalds;eye injuries;sudden poisoning;anaphylaxis;major illnesses.Course Duration: 3 daysOfqual accredited: YesOfqual reference: 600/7559/4Progression: A first aid re-qualification is mandatory every three years.

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The First Aid at Work consists of two units that will enable successful delegates to act as a first aider in their workplace.Unit 1: Emergency First Aid in the workplace.Unit 2: Recognition and management of illness and injury in the workplace.Who is it for?Anyone identified by their employer as being suitable to take on the role of a first aider in their workplace.Topics CoveredTraining programme for unit 1:roles and responsibilities of a first aider;assessing an incident;unconscious casualties;cardiopulmonary resuscitation;choking;external bleeding;shock;minor injuries. Training programme for unit 2: secondary survey;injuries to bones,joints and muscles;suspected head and spinal injuries;chest injuries;burns and scalds;eye injuries;sudden poisoning;anaphylaxis;major illnesses.Course Duration: 3 daysOfqual accredited: YesOfqual reference: 600/7559/4Progression: A first aid re-qualification is mandatory every three years.

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The First Aid at Work consists of two units that will enable successful delegates to act as a first aider in their workplace.Unit 1: Emergency First Aid in the workplace.Unit 2: Recognition and management of illness and injury in the workplace.Who is it for?Anyone identified by their employer as being suitable to take on the role of a first aider in their workplace.Topics CoveredTraining programme for unit 1:roles and responsibilities of a first aider;assessing an incident;unconscious casualties;cardiopulmonary resuscitation;choking;external bleeding;shock;minor injuries. Training programme for unit 2: secondary survey;injuries to bones,joints and muscles;suspected head and spinal injuries;chest injuries;burns and scalds;eye injuries;sudden poisoning;anaphylaxis;major illnesses.Course Duration: 3 daysOfqual accredited: YesOfqual reference: 600/7559/4Progression: A first aid re-qualification is mandatory every three years.

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The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) Managing Safely training course is intended for managers and supervisors in any sector and any organisation. This course is widely recognised as the minimum standard of health and safety training for managers at all levels, providing an excellent basis for those wishing to progress their health and safety professional qualifications. Ouch trainers use their extensive knowledge and practical experience to deliver an interactive enjoyable learning experience for all delegates.Who is it for?The IOSH Managing safely course is aimed at managers and supervisors with health and safety responsibilities, but is equally valid for directors, senior officers and health and safety officers in low risk organisations. Topics Covered:The concept of managing safely;Identifying hazards;Assessing and controlling risks (risk assessment);Understanding your health and safety responsibilities (i.e. the legal framework);Incident and accident investigation;Measuring performance;Protecting our environment and environmental safety.AssessmentAt the conclusion of the course, delegates are required to undertake a multi-format assessment and a short workplace based practical project. Delegates must complete their project and return it to us within 14 days of the course completion. Delegates will receive an IOSH Managing Safely certificate or a credit-card sized passport card.Course Duration: This course will be delivered over four days (normally over two weeks).

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The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) Managing Safely training course is intended for managers and supervisors in any sector and any organisation. This course is widely recognised as the minimum standard of health and safety training for managers at all levels, providing an excellent basis for those wishing to progress their health and safety professional qualifications. Ouch trainers use their extensive knowledge and practical experience to deliver an interactive enjoyable learning experience for all delegates.Who is it for?The IOSH Managing safely course is aimed at managers and supervisors with health and safety responsibilities, but is equally valid for directors, senior officers and health and safety officers in low risk organisations. Topics Covered:The concept of managing safely;Identifying hazards;Assessing and controlling risks (risk assessment);Understanding your health and safety responsibilities (i.e. the legal framework);Incident and accident investigation;Measuring performance;Protecting our environment and environmental safety.AssessmentAt the conclusion of the course, delegates are required to undertake a multi-format assessment and a short workplace based practical project. Delegates must complete their project and return it to us within 14 days of the course completion. Delegates will receive an IOSH Managing Safely certificate or a credit-card sized passport card.Course Duration: This course will be delivered over four days (normally over two weeks).

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The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) Managing Safely training course is intended for managers and supervisors in any sector and any organisation. This course is widely recognised as the minimum standard of health and safety training for managers at all levels, providing an excellent basis for those wishing to progress their health and safety professional qualifications. Ouch trainers use their extensive knowledge and practical experience to deliver an interactive enjoyable learning experience for all delegates.Who is it for?The IOSH Managing safely course is aimed at managers and supervisors with health and safety responsibilities, but is equally valid for directors, senior officers and health and safety officers in low risk organisations. Topics Covered:The concept of managing safely;Identifying hazards;Assessing and controlling risks (risk assessment);Understanding your health and safety responsibilities (i.e. the legal framework);Incident and accident investigation;Measuring performance;Protecting our environment and environmental safety.AssessmentAt the conclusion of the course, delegates are required to undertake a multi-format assessment and a short workplace based practical project. Delegates must complete their project and return it to us within 14 days of the course completion. Delegates will receive an IOSH Managing Safely certificate or a credit-card sized passport card.Course Duration: This course will be delivered over four days (normally over two weeks).

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The First Aid at Work consists of two units that will enable successful delegates to act as a first aider in their workplace.Unit 1: Emergency First Aid in the workplace.Unit 2: Recognition and management of illness and injury in the workplace.Who is it for?Anyone identified by their employer as being suitable to take on the role of a first aider in their workplace.Topics CoveredTraining programme for unit 1:roles and responsibilities of a first aider;assessing an incident;unconscious casualties;cardiopulmonary resuscitation;choking;external bleeding;shock;minor injuries. Training programme for unit 2: secondary survey;injuries to bones,joints and muscles;suspected head and spinal injuries;chest injuries;burns and scalds;eye injuries;sudden poisoning;anaphylaxis;major illnesses.Course Duration: 3 daysOfqual accredited: YesOfqual reference: 600/7559/4Progression: A first aid re-qualification is mandatory every three years.

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The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) Managing Safely training course is intended for managers and supervisors in any sector and any organisation. This course is widely recognised as the minimum standard of health and safety training for managers at all levels, providing an excellent basis for those wishing to progress their health and safety professional qualifications. Ouch trainers use their extensive knowledge and practical experience to deliver an interactive enjoyable learning experience for all delegates.Who is it for?The IOSH Managing safely course is aimed at managers and supervisors with health and safety responsibilities, but is equally valid for directors, senior officers and health and safety officers in low risk organisations. Topics Covered:The concept of managing safely;Identifying hazards;Assessing and controlling risks (risk assessment);Understanding your health and safety responsibilities (i.e. the legal framework);Incident and accident investigation;Measuring performance;Protecting our environment and environmental safety.AssessmentAt the conclusion of the course, delegates are required to undertake a multi-format assessment and a short workplace based practical project. Delegates must complete their project and return it to us within 14 days of the course completion. Delegates will receive an IOSH Managing Safely certificate or a credit-card sized passport card.Course Duration: This course will be delivered over four days (normally over two weeks).

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The Emergency First Aid at Work may be more suitable for lower risk work environments, such as offices and shops and/or organisations with fewer than 100 employees. For regulatory purposes, successfully completing the Emergency First Aid at Work course will enable the candidate to act as a first aider in the workplace. Who is it for? Anyone identified by their employer as being suitable to take on the role of an emergency first aider in their workplace. Assessment: The assessment criteria has changed delegates must:participate in all three assessment activities;complete a test paper;demonstrate competence in first aid procedures for the management of a casualty:who is unresponsive and breathing normally (recovery position);who is unresponsive and not breathing normally (cardiopulmonary resuscitation);with external bleeding who is in shock. The assessment will be conduced by the trainer on the day. Course Duration: 6 hoursProgression: Re-qualification is mandatory every 3 years.

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IOSH Leading SafelyAs a responsible leader you know the importance of safety and health. Now learn its value. As a senior executive, your time is precious. Thats why weve designed our Leading Safely course in conjunction with business leaders to cover only what you need, in as short a time as possible. Whatever the size of your organisation, the course will show you how investing in safety and health can reap valuable business benefits, including:Reduction in accident rates, absence and sick leaveImproving productivityIncreased profitsEnhanced reputation among stakeholdersReduced insurance premiums and legal costsBetter business continuity and stronger brand

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Mental Health Champion Training (1 day course) Our one day mental health awareness and skills course qualifies delegates as an Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Champion. MHFA champions are able to provide support to both management and co-workers. By having MHFA champions at all levels of the workforce, organisations will be more able to meet their goals regarding the health and wellbeing of their employees. On completion of the training champions will have:- An understanding of common mental health issues- Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness- Ability to spot signs of mental ill health- Skills to support positive wellbeingThe training is delivered by an experienced and qualified Mental Health First Aid instructor, using a combination of: presentations, group discussions and workshop activities.

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The course provides delegates with the information necessary to undertake and document DSE risk assessments. It gives an insight into the legislation and background behind DSE assessment and examines the implications of incorrect DSE usage. As well as being a legal requirement, DSE assessments can also prevent ill health and musculature disorders that poorly designed workstations can cause. The course incorporates a practical session covering how to set up and use a workstation correctly.Who is it for?Any supervisors or management responsible for carrying out initial or reviewing current DSE risk assessments.Topic areas:LegislationRisk assessments and pre-assessment questionnairesDefinition of a userHealth effectsWork routinesEye/Eyesight tests and corrective appliancesTraining for the userWorkstation analysisWorkstation set upLaptop useDocumentationCourse ObjectivesBy the end of the course delegates should have the knowledge and understanding necessary to enable the undertaking and co-ordination of workstation assessments. Delegates will gain a deep understanding of the problems caused by working with poorly designed workstations. A thorough knowledge of legal requirements along side ways in which to implement new strategies will be gained throughout the course.AssessmentDelegates will receive a certificate of attendance.Course Duration6 hours

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In recent years there has been a call from all areas of society to change the way we view and deal with mental health issues. This is particularly relevant in the workplace. On completion of the course MH First Aiders will have:-An in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing-Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues-Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress-Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening-Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support including self help resources whether thats self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mixture of different support strategies.The training is delivered by an experienced and qualified Mental Health First Aid instructor, using a combination of: presentations, group discussions and workshop activities.

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This Paediatric first aid course meets the requirements for those working in Ofsted regulated child-care settings. The course content and duration follows the guidance set out by the Department for Education in the Early Years foundation stage statutory framework (EYFS).

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Manual Handling for Operators introduces delegates to the hazards and risks associated with manual handling, the controls available and what to expect from a manual handling risk assessment. The course includes a practical assessment of lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling activities. The qualification highlights manual handling issues and prepares delegates to look carefully at their own work activities and contribute to the development of safer methods and tasks, in cooperation with their managers and supervisors. Our enthusiastic trainers have a wealth of experience in manual handling and have an innovative approach to education; we aim to make our courses fun and engaging for delegates. We try to tailor the course content to ensure it is relevant to the organisation or industry.

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The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) Working Safely training course is intended for people at any level in any sector, needing grounding in the essentials of health and safety. This course is widely recognised, and offers everyone an understanding of why they must ‘work safely’. It shows what they need to know – and are perhaps reluctant to learn about – in a refreshingly informal way. Ouch trainers use their extensive knowledge and practical experience to deliver an interactive enjoyable learning experience for all delegates. Who is it for? The IOSH Working safely course is aimed at people at any level. Working safely isn’t supposed to turn delegates into safety experts. It focuses on why health and safety is important, and how individuals can make a real difference to the wellbeing of themselves and others through changing their behaviour. Topics Covered: Introducing “Working safely”; Defining hazard and risk; Identifying common hazards; Improving safety performance; Protecting our environment. Course Duration: 6 hours Assessment Multiple choice examination and a series of hazard spotting exercises. Delegates will receive an IOSH Working Safely certificate or credit-card sized passport card.

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The Emergency First Aid at Work may be more suitable for lower risk work environments, such as offices and shops and/or organisations with fewer than 100 employees. For regulatory purposes, successfully completing the Emergency First Aid at Work course will enable the candidate to act as a first aider in the workplace. Who is it for? Anyone identified by their employer as being suitable to take on the role of an emergency first aider in their workplace. Assessment: The assessment criteria has changed delegates must:participate in all three assessment activities;complete a test paper;demonstrate competence in first aid procedures for the management of a casualty:who is unresponsive and breathing normally (recovery position);who is unresponsive and not breathing normally (cardiopulmonary resuscitation);with external bleeding who is in shock. The assessment will be conduced by the trainer on the day. Course Duration: 6 hoursProgression: Re-qualification is mandatory every 3 years.

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In recent years there has been a call from all areas of society to change the way we view and deal with mental health issues. This is particularly relevant in the workplace. On completion of the course MH First Aiders will have:-An in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing-Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues-Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress-Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening-Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support including self help resources whether thats self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mixture of different support strategies.The training is delivered by an experienced and qualified Mental Health First Aid instructor, using a combination of: presentations, group discussions and workshop activities.

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This course provides delegates with the theoretical and practical skills to undertake non-licensed works with ACMs. Persons requiring this type of training would include trade operatives undertaking tasks with ACMs as defined in HSG210 and in accordance with CAR 2012 Reg 3(2). Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 requires every employer to ensure that adequate information, instruction and training is given to their employees who are or who are liable to be exposed to asbestos, or who supervise such employees. The course enables employees to take necessary measures to safeguard themselves and others affected by work activities.

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The Emergency First Aid at Work may be more suitable for lower risk work environments, such as offices and shops and/or organisations with fewer than 100 employees. For regulatory purposes, successfully completing the Emergency First Aid at Work course will enable the candidate to act as a first aider in the workplace. Who is it for? Anyone identified by their employer as being suitable to take on the role of an emergency first aider in their workplace. Assessment: The assessment criteria has changed delegates must:participate in all three assessment activities;complete a test paper;demonstrate competence in first aid procedures for the management of a casualty:who is unresponsive and breathing normally (recovery position);who is unresponsive and not breathing normally (cardiopulmonary resuscitation);with external bleeding who is in shock. The assessment will be conduced by the trainer on the day. Course Duration: 6 hoursProgression: Re-qualification is mandatory every 3 years.

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Welcome to Ouch Training...Training that gets results!Ouch provide modern, cost effective, behaviour based Health, Safety, Wellbeing and Business training. In addition, we design and deliver inspirational corporate events and public speaking engagements. We believe that a culture of learning benefits everyone and we aim to make this a reality through effective training, support and advice. From our head office in Dorset and our North West training centre in Manchester; we will direct our nationwide team of highly experienced, dynamic trainers and speakers. Our experienced trainers and speakers use interactive training styles and materials to deliver a range of courses and events. We believe that if the learning experience is enjoyable and relevant, delegates will remember their new skills and be able to use them when they are really needed. We deliver training on a wide range of topics including; Mental Health First Aid, Asbestos Safety, Behavioural Safety, Fire Safety, First Aid, Food Safety, Manual Handling, Business Training and Working at Height. Corporate events can range from company health and safety days to one-off lectures. Recent events include interactive collective learning lectures and bespoke drama productions. In cooperation with dynamic and innovative workplace film production company, Captured by Cass, we are now able to offer a bespoke video design and production service.

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