Health and Safety

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 (this has been extended throughout the Covid-19 pandemic)
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
18th January 2021 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
19th January 2021 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
This event will be delivered via an online Zoom platform for day 1.
Participants will be required to attend the PDC for their practical session on day 2. The time of this session will be agreed prior to day 2.
Venue
Online delivery - This session will be delivered virtually
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£240 (non RBG school £265)
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Date
18th March 2021 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
19th March 2021 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
This event will be delivered via an online Zoom platform for day 1.
Participants will be required to attend the PDC for their practical session on day 2. The time of this session will be agreed prior to day 2.
Venue
Online delivery - This session will be delivered virtually
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£240 (non RBG school £265)
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Date
7th June 2021 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
8th June 2021 (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)
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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 2019, 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
28th January 2021 (9:30am - 1:00pm)
29th January 2021 (9:30am - 1:00pm)
Zoom joining details will be provided nearer the date following application
Venue
Online delivery - This session will be delivered virtually
Tutors
Lead Practitioners from Proactive Safeguarding & Positive Learning
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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Date
8th March 2021 (9:30am - 1:00pm)
10th March 2021 (9:30am - 1:00pm)
Zoom joining details will be provided nearer the time following application - attendance is required on both dates
Venue
Online delivery - This session will be delivered virtually
Tutors
Lead Practitioners from Proactive Safeguarding & Positive Learning
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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Date
17th June 2021 (9:00am - 5:00pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Lead Practitioners from Proactive Safeguarding & Positive Learning
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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Fire Safety Awareness & Warden training

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 take place, along with training, on how to use a fire extinguisher and will include fire warden duties.
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
  • be aware of fire warden duties
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).


Date
1st February 2021 (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)
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Date
1st February 2021 (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)
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Legionella Awareness

Description
Training is an essential part of good legionella management. Legionnaire’s disease is a potentially fatal form of pneumonia which can affect anybody.

Organisations need to be sure that they meet the requirements of the revised ACoP L8: Legionnaire’s disease: the control of legionella bacteria in water systems.
Impact Statement
Organisations need to be sure that they meet the requirements of the revised ACoP L8: Legionnaire’s disease: the control of legionella bacteria in water systems.

Our Legionella awareness training provides essential information to enable good control and management of the risks that Legionella can pose in domestic water systems. By the end of the course, delegates will have a better understanding of where Legionella bacteria can be found and how to carry out risk assessments to monitor and control the potential hazards. They will also be able to understand the source of the bacteria and how it affects their health and will have improved knowledge of the legal responsibilities of preventing the bacteria and how to implement control measures to stop it returning.
Audience

Headteachers
Premises Managers
School Business Managers
Staff responsible for building management and maintenance.


Date
9th February 2021 (9:00am - 12:00pm)
Venue
Online delivery - This session will be delivered virtually
Tutors
Riverside Environmental Services
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
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Date
9th February 2021 (1:00pm - 4:00pm)
Venue
Online delivery - This session will be delivered virtually
Tutors
Riverside Environmental Services
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
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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
22nd February 2021 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
23rd February 2021 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
24th February 2021 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
This event will be delivered via an online Zoom platform for day 1&2.
Participants will be required to attend the PDC for their practical session on day 3. The time of this session will be agreed prior to day 3.
Venue
Online delivery - This session will be delivered virtually
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£355 (non RBG school £365)
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Date
28th April 2021 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
29th April 2021 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
30th April 2021 (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)
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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
25th February 2021 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
26th February 2021 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
This event will be delivered via an online Zoom platform for day 1.
Participants will be required to attend the PDC for their practical session on day 2. The time of this session will be agreed prior to day 2.

Venue
Online delivery - This session will be delivered virtually
Tutors
High Q
Cost
£210 (non RBG school £235)
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Date
26th April 2021 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
27th April 2021 (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)
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Date
9th June 2021 (9:00am - 4:00pm)
10th June 2021 (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)
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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
11th March 2021 (1:30pm - 4:30pm)
Zoom details will be provided nearer to the event date following application
Venue
Online delivery - This session will be delivered virtually
Tutors
Lead Practitioner from Proactive Safeguarding
Cost
£60 (non RBG school £70)
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Date
15th June 2021 (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)
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Personal Safety and Lone Working

Description
The aim of this Workshop is to provide delegates with self-awareness of certain situations for their personal safety and when lone working. How to defuse or exit from situations safely.

Candidates should wear loose fitting clothing as there will be a practical element.

Impact Statement
Participants will:
  • gain knowledge in risk assessment and
    reduction POPS assessment
  • develop self-awareness - responses to threat, emotional vs rational, fight or flight, triggers etc
  • manage first contact, expectations, common flashpoints, positive communication, attitude and behaviour cycle
  • gain knowledge in communication basic elements, blocks to communication
  • gain knowledge in defusing and calming, levels of escalation, strategies, win-win outcome, confronting unacceptable behaviour, assertiveness
  • explore high risk conflict - the law in relation to self-defence
  • be competent in post incidents - recording and reporting, effects of workplace violence,providing support
Audience

This Workshop is suitable for all staff and managers and those whose job roles require them to work alone/in the community.


Date
17th March 2021 (9:30am - 4:30pm)
Venue
The Professional Development Centre (PDC), 1 Waterdale Road, London SE2 0XT (only disabled parking available on-site)
Tutors
Specialist in Personal Safety and Lone Working
Cost
£125 (non RBG school £155)
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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 take place, along with training, on how to use a fire extinguisher.
Impact Statement
Delegates will:
  • gain fire safety awareness of their surrounding environment
  • understand fire prevention in the workplace
  • learn correct responses in the event of fire
  • gain practical fire fighting skills and fire extinguisher knowledge
  • understand 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
18th March 2021 (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)
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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:
  • 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
  • have an appreciation and knowledge of 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
  • have an appreciation and knowledge of the basic principles around Manual Handling and COSHH (chemicals stored safely)
  • understand the importance of Fire Safety and regular fire checks, fire drills etc.
  • be 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
25th March 2021 (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)
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