EduCare together with Ecclesiastical Insurance

We offer a 25% discount for settings receiving their insurance through Ecclesiastical Insurance.

EduCare has teamed up with Ecclesiastical Insurance to offer high-quality, effective online safeguarding and professional development training.

EduCare's training course packages provide online CPD training courses written or endorsed by subject experts, including Kidscape, Young Minds, Mentor, Bullying UK, and many more. Designed to meet all of your duty of care and compliance training needs, courses cover topics such as child protection, safer recruitment, child exploitation and online safety, preventing bullying, the Prevent duty, equality and diversity, person-centred care approaches and many more.

Each course is independently verified by the CPD Certification Service with personalised certificates to provide evidence of learning.

Sold as an annual licence, EduCare services allow access to new starters, governors, support/administration staff and volunteers all year round. This access means that for one annual payment, you can be confident that every learner within your setting or organisation is fully trained and able to provide the essential level of care and support that all children and vulnerable people deserve.

To claim the exclusive 25% discount on purchases of the EduCare packages, you must have an active policy with Ecclesiastical Insurance Office plc on the date of purchase. This discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

Ecclesiastical Insurance Members are eligible for an exclusive 25% discount on purchases of the EduCare packages. To purchase a licence, request a demonstration, or find out more, email Laura Brain, or call +44 1926 436230 and quote ECCINS25 for your 25% discount.

To claim the exclusive 25% discount on purchases of the EduCare packages, you must have an active policy with Ecclesiastical Insurance Office plc on the date of purchase. This discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

Education training courses

The following courses will provide essential Safeguarding and Duty of Care knowledge and are all included within the service.

Child Protection in Education

Child Protection in Education

Child Protection in Education, endorsed by Kidscape and Family Lives is designed for those who work with children and young people in an education setting.

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Safeguarding Young People

Safeguarding Young People

Safeguarding Young People, endorsed by established youth organisations, provides the key information needed to help raise your awareness of young people who may be vulnerable because of their age, relative inexperience, past abusive experiences or current circumstances.

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Child Protection in Education

This five module course delivers five CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • what forms child abuse can take and the effects it can have
  • radicalisation, extremism and the Prevent duty
  • signs that may mean a child is suffering abuse and how to respond if a child confides in you
  • processes for reporting abuse
  • the child protection system
  • good practice guidelines

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Safeguarding Young People

This four module course delivers four CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  •  Identify who may be vulnerable.
  • Recognise the signs and indicators of abuse.
  • Understand what to do if a young person confides abuse to you.
  • Learn about recording and reporting procedures.
  • Recognise good practice guidelines.

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Sexual Violence and Harassment between Children and Young People

Sexual Violence and Harassment between Children and Young People

This course, which maps to Part 5 of KCSIE, is written for those who work with children aged up to 18 years.

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Raising Awareness of Peer-on-Peer Abuse

Raising Awareness of Peer-on-Peer Abuse

Peer-on-peer abuse is any form of physical, sexual, emotional, financial, and/or coercive control exercised between children and young people; this includes intimate and non-intimate relationships.

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Sexual Violence and Harassment between Children and Young People

This two-module course will help you to:

  • Understand what sexual violence and sexual harassment are
  • Understand the relevant law and statutory guidance
  • Responding to Sexual Violence and Harassment between Children
  • Offer Support and Providing a Safe Environment

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Raising Awareness of Peer-on-Peer Abuse

The purpose of this course is to help you:

  • understand what peer-on-peer abuse is
  • understand the different types of peer-on-peer abuse
  • understand who peer-on-peer abuse may affect and what external influences there are
  • be aware of the prevalence of peer-on-peer abuse
  • understand social norms and peer pressure
  • recognise early signs that might indicate abuse
  • know what action to take if you know or suspect that a young person is experiencing abuse
  • implement preventative strategies within school or college.

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Safer Recruitment in Education

Safer Recruitment in Education

This course on safer recruitment looks at what you need to do to safeguard children and young people from unsuitable people who might apply to join your education setting.

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Online Safety

Online Safety

The purpose of this course is to help you understand how technology is changing, the nature of children and young people’s online world, and the risk and protective factors when going online. The course has a wide range of practical advice on what can be done by you as an individual and by any organisation you work for. The course was written in partnership with Childnet International, a non-profit organisation working with others to help make the internet a great and safe place for children.

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Safer Recruitment in Education

This four module course delivers four CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • the four key stages of the recruitment process
  • pre-recruitment planning and what must be in place before you advertise your post
  • rejecting candidates and meeting the right ones
  • obtaining the correct checks and references, including what's required from a DBS check
  • post-recruitment activities, including observation and supervision

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Online Safety

This two-module course will help you to understand the following:

  • Understanding Online Safety
    • Violent and extreme content
    • Potential risk factors
    • Types of content
    • How children can make and receive contact online
    • Conduct (e.g. Sexting, Online reputaton)
    • The law and statutory guidance

  • Developing a Safe Online Culture
    • Positive conversations
    • Reporting
    • Promoting good practice
    • Scenario (Short-term & long-term actions)
    • Further support available

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Raising Awareness of Honour-Based Abuse and Forced Marriage

Raising Awareness of Honour-Based Abuse and Forced Marriage

Whilst growing up, a child may be taught that a set of behaviours are deemed to be honourable. If they display any dishonourable behaviours they may be abused by their family or members of their community as punishment. This course was written in partnership with Karma Nirvana, a national award-winning charity that supports both men and women affected by forced marriage and/or honour-based abuse.

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Female Genital Mutilation Awareness

Female Genital Mutilation Awareness

This course will provide a thorough guide to help those working with young people spot the signs that Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has taken place, or signs that it will take place.

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Raising Awareness of Honour-Based Abuse and Forced Marriage

The purpose of this course is to help you:

  • understand what honour-based abuse is
  • understand the difference between a forced marriage and arranged marriage
  • understand the prevalence of this type of abuse
  • understand which communities are affected
  • recognise what laws exist to protect people
  • be aware of early signs that might indicate abuse
  • know what action to take if you know or suspect that a young person is at risk
  • understand the motives and consequences of forced marriage
  • know what support is available.

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Female Genital Mutilation Awareness

This course covers:

  • Understand what the law states regarding FGM and the mandatory reporting duty
  • Learn the prevalence, consequences and different types of FGM
  • Recognise the signs that FGM has taken place, or signs that a girl is at risk
  • Learn the roles and responsibilities of professionals.
  • Understand the importance of working together

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The Prevent Duty

The Prevent Duty

This course is designed to build your understanding of extremism and radicalisation, how people may be drawn into terrorism and what you should do if you have a concern. Meets national Police-approved standards.

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Preventing Bullying

Preventing Bullying

The purpose of the course is to help you understand, recognise and prevent bullying behaviour.

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The Prevent Duty

This one module course delivers one CPD hour and comprehensively covers:

  • what Prevent is
  • what extremism and radicalisation are
  • who may be vulnerable
  • how people may be drawn into terrorism
  • how messages are spread
  • reporting concerns.

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Preventing Bullying

At the end of the course, learners will:

  • Understand what bullying is, including the five components of bullying behaviour
  • Identify who may be affected by bullying, as there are some groups of people who are likely to be more affected than others
  • Understand the role technology can play in bullying behaviour (cyberbullying)
  • Be able to recognise a child who may be being bullied and understand the damaging physical and emotional effects
  • Be able to put actions in place to tackle bullying in their organisation or setting
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Mental Wellbeing in Children and Young People

Mental Wellbeing in Children and Young People

This course looks at mental health and emotional wellbeing in young people, highlighting some signs and symptoms, along with myths and the stigma associated with mental health issues.

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Dealing with Bereavement and Loss

Dealing with Bereavement and Loss

Produced in partnership with Winston’s Wish, the UK’s first childhood bereavement charity, this course will help you understand what needs to be in place to support everyone involved with a bereavement in a school or college.

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Mental Wellbeing in Children and Young People

After completing this course you will:

  1. Understand what mental health is in the context of the mental health continuum.
  2. Be able to identify some common issues faced by young people with regard to mental health.
  3. Recognise some of the signs and symptoms that indicate mental health issues in young people.
  4. Understand key risk factors that make some young people vulnerable to mental health issues.
  5. Learn about protective factors that build resilience in young people and some of the myths and stigma surrounding mental health issues.
  6. Pick up practical advice to help you support young people’s mental health and emotional wellbeing.

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Dealing with Bereavement and Loss

The course covers:

  • the effects of grief on a child or young person
  • how a death may impact school life, and how information about the death should be shared with pupils and staff
  • how to manage potentially difficult topics and avoid unnecessarily painful comments when communicating with a bereaved pupil or student
  • how to communicate with children and young people about tragic events in the media
  • the factors relating to how children or young people will respond to a death
  • how to ensure the bereaved pupil or student’s needs are respected and supported by all staff who come into contact with them
  • what should be included in a bereavement policy and the guidance staff need to support everyone during a potentially difficult time
  • when to seek further help and support on bereavement for children or young people, their families or even staff members within the school.

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Child Neglect

Child Neglect

Child Neglect is written to raise your awareness of neglect and to help you to understand the factors that may contribute to it.

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Substance Misuse Risks

Substance Misuse Risks

This course covers the issues surrounding substance misuse risks among children and young people, practical advice on the action to take to help and provide support.

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Child Neglect

This three module course delivers three CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • what neglect is and how common it is
  • the different areas of a child or young person's life that neglect may touch
  • the factors that may contribute to child neglect
  • the work of professionals in children's social care
  • the signs and indicators that should alert you to the possibility a child or young person is being neglected
  • how to report your concerns

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Substance Misuse Risks

By the end of this course you will:

  1. have a greater awareness of what substance misuse is and its prevalence
  2. understand the categories of drugs and their effects
  3. know more about the law and consequences
  4. have an increased understanding of why young people use drugs and alcohol
  5. recognise the early signs of drug or alcohol use that might indicate a concern
  6. understand the impact that substance misuse has on a family
  7. know how to take action if you know or suspect that a child or young person is using drugs or alcohol.

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Concussion Awareness

Concussion Awareness

Everyone involved in sport and education has an important role to play in the management of concussion and this course is designed to provide the essential knowledge to help keep everyone safe.

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The SEND Code of Practice

The SEND Code of Practice

This course provides an overview of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice: 0 to 25 years, first published in July 2014 and revised in January 2015.

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Concussion Awareness

This course provides an overview of what a concussion is, how signs and symptoms may present in an injured person and how to manage the injury.

By the end of the course you will:

  1. understand what concussion is
  2. recognise the signs and symptoms that may suggest a concussion has occurred
  3. learn what the immediate and ongoing management of concussion should be
  4. be familiar with the “red flags” that indicate an injured person should be transferred for urgent medical assessment
  5. be able to identify what the risks are following a concussion and how they can be minimised.

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The SEND Code of Practice

This four module course delivers four CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • the Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice: 0-25 years
  • what those in education must do for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities
  • Education, Health and Care assessments and Plans
  • maintaining and reviewing the EHC Plan

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Use of Reasonable Force in Schools

Use of Reasonable Force in Schools

Whilst the use of reasonable force in schools should be seen as a last resort in handling a serious incident, this course explains when and how it may be used.

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Fire Safety in Education

Fire Safety in Education

Fire Safety in Education provides the fundamental information needed to protect any education premises against fire.

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Use of Reasonable Force in Schools

The main objectives for this course are:

  • Understand what reasonable force is and who can use it
  • Learn when reasonable force can be used
  • Understand what happens in situations when reasonable force has been used
  • Identify good practice about incidents involving reasonable force

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Fire Safety in Education

This four module course delivers four CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • the importance of fire safety training including legislation
  • the nature of the fire
  • fire hazards
  • what to do in the event of a fire
  • how to use a fire extinguisher
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How to be an Effective Fire Warden or Fire Marshal

How to be an Effective Fire Warden or Fire Marshal

This course is aimed at employees who undertake additional fire safety roles and responsibilities in the form of fire marshals or fire wardens as part of their daily duties.

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First Aid Essentials

First Aid Essentials

First Aid Essentials, produced with West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, aims to give the confidence needed to react in an incident when someone urgently needs help.

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How to be an Effective Fire Warden or Fire Marshal

This course covers:

  • the importance of effective fire safety procedures
  • the legal position and the requirement for effective safety management systems that demonstrate statutory compliance
  • what should be included in a fire policy and procedure
  • the systems required to ensure the safety of vulnerable people such as employees or visitors with disabilities

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First Aid Essentials

This three module course delivers three CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • providing basic life support
  • how to react in life threatening situations
  • how to deal with someone who is choking, drowning, seizing, bleeding or having an allergic reaction
  • what to do if somebody has a broken bone or experienced a burn
  • how to handle day-to-day incidents such as nose bleeds, insect bites, stings, sprains and strains and sunburn

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Health and Safety in Education: Staff Awareness

Health and Safety in Education: Staff Awareness

This course is aimed at those who work within any educational establishment.

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Health and Safety in Education: Management Team

Health and Safety in Education: Management Team

This specific course is aimed at Senior leadership teams who are looking to set up Health and Safety Executive compliant systems policies and procedures for their staff.

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Health and Safety in Education: Staff Awareness

This course covers:

  1. The legal position and who enforces health and safety law in the UK.
  2. Health and Safety policies and procedures.
  3. Risk assessments - including the HSE’s 5-step process for undertaking them.
  4. The importance of communication, co-operation, co-ordination and consultation in your organisation.
  5. Statutory inspection, maintenance and monitoring of systems and equipment.
  6. Specific health and safety considerations including fire/emergency procedures, first aid, display screen equipment, working at height, manual handling, hazardous substances, electricity, welfare, asbestos, water hygiene and lone working.

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Health and Safety in Education: Management Team

This course covers: 

  • Recent health and safety statistics (HSE 2016/17).
  • Statutory compliance - the legal framework and who enforces health and safety law in the UK.
  • Leadership and governance arrangements for managing health and safety, using the Plan, Do, Check, Act process.
  • Policies and procedures.
  • Performance management and monitoring to ensure systems remain effective and highlight gaps in performance.
  • The importance of staff training to embed a health and safety culture.
  • Risk assessments including the HSE’s 5-step process.

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Equality & Diversity

Equality & Diversity

Equality & Diversity is a concise course that explains the fundamentals of equality and diversity and how they affect you.

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A Practical Guide to the GDPR for Education

A Practical Guide to the GDPR for Education

This course offers practical advice for staff working within an education setting that deal with personal data. The GDPR applies to both automated personal data and to manual filing systems where personal data is accessible according to specific criteria.

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Equality & Diversity

This one module course delivers one CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • what equality and diversity mean and how they affect you
  • barriers that can prevent equality from being realised such as prejudice, stereotyping, discrimination, victimisation and harassment
  • key legislation and both employer and employees’ responsibilities in relation to it
  • the Equality Act 2010 and the ‘protected characteristics’ that form the basis of the law

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A Practical Guide to the GDPR for Education

This course outlines key elements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in an education setting and will help you to understand:

  • what personal data is
  • how personal data is used
  • why there is a need for a change in data protection
  • the new GDPR
  • new legal requirements
  • Privacy Impact Assessments
  • new rights for ‘data subjects’

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Moving and Handling

Moving and Handling

This course is aimed at employees who undertake moving and handling inanimate objects as part of their daily activity.

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Food Hygiene and Safety

Food Hygiene and Safety

This Food Hygiene & Safety course is specifically designed for those who prepare and handle food.

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Moving and Handling

This course can be used as part of an employee’s induction programme, as a demonstration of employee theoretic competency and/or as refresher training.

The aim of the course is to guide you through:

  1. the legal position
  2. appreciating the costs related to moving and handling injuries
  3. the TILE assessment process
  4. understanding and appreciating the principles of safe lifting techniques
  5. identifying effective control measures that can be used to reduce the risk of injury
  6. supporting your organisation to develop a positive health and safety culture, with the application of a sensible proportionate approach.

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Food Hygiene and Safety

This four module course delivers five CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • how bacteria can cause food-borne illness
  • recognising high risk foods and food allergies
  • contamination and food spoilages and how to control it
  • effective hygiene
  • the importance of storage
  • HACCP and the law

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Child Protection Refresher 2019

Child Protection Refresher 2019

Child Protection – Refresher is designed for those who have already undergone level 1 or 2 child protection training who wish to refresh their knowledge, keep up to date with recent changes in legislation and guidance, and stay aware of recent serious case reviews. The content of this course has been updated to reflect KCSIE 2019 changes and includes new topics such as: Upskirting and breast ironing; Adverse childhood experiences; Child criminal exploitation.

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Child Protection in Sport & Active Leisure

Child Protection in Sport & Active Leisure

Child Protection in Sport & Active Leisure, written with Kidscape and Family Lives, is written for those who work with children and young people in a sport or leisure setting.

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Child Protection Refresher 2019

The content is divided into three concise learning modules that cover:

  • recent changes and how they will affect your work,
  • a refresher of what child abuse is and recognising
  • responding to signs of abuse

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Child Protection in Sport & Active Leisure

This five module course delivers five CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • what forms child abuse can take and the effects it can have
  • signs that may mean a child is suffering abuse and how to respond if a child confides in you
  • processes for reporting abuse
  • the child protection system
  • good practice guidelines

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Administration of Medication in Schools

Administration of Medication in Schools

Schools and early years settings must have a policy and procedures in place for the administration of medication to children and young people. This course contains statutory and non-statutory guidance on the operation of such a system and the responsibilities of staff and parents.

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Raising Awareness of Trafficking and Modern Slavery

Raising Awareness of Trafficking and Modern Slavery

The term modern slavery acknowledges the fact that millions of people are still held in conditions of slavery and servitude globally – including in the UK. Written in partnership with the Children’s Society, this course raises awareness of this issue.

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Administration of Medication in Schools

The purpose of this course is to help you understand:

  • The laws that apply to the administration of medication
  • The principles for safe practice in administering medication
  • The training requirements for schools, including how to administer prescribed medicine and awareness training for relevant medical conditions
  • The requirements for record keeping, including consent forms and records of all medicines administered to individual children
  • Planning for activities outside of school, such as school trips and residential visits
  • The policies and procedures schools should have in place

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Raising Awareness of Trafficking and Modern Slavery

The purpose of this course is to help you understand:

  • What modern slavery and trafficking are
  • Different types of trafficking
  • Who trafficking affects
  • The Modern Slavery Act 2015
  • Internal trafficking and county lines
  • How to spot the signs of trafficking
  • How to report concerns about a trafficked child or adult

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Serious Youth Violence

Serious Youth Violence

The impact serious youth violence has on individuals and the community is significant. Written in partnership with The Children’s Society, this course raises awareness of this major issue.

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Domestic Abuse: Children and Young People

Domestic Abuse: Children and Young People

Every day children and young people experience domestic abuse at home and can suffer a wide range of severe and long-lasting effects. The purpose of the course is to raise your awareness of children and young people who may be experiencing domestic abuse. Written in partnership with SafeLives, a national charity dedicated to ending domestic abuse.

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Serious Youth Violence

The purpose of this course is to help you understand:

  • what is meant by the terms 'serious youth violence'
  • how serious youth violence impacts upon communties
  • what we already know about serious youth violence
  • the vulnerabilities and risk factors that can lead to criminal exploitation
  • the process of recruitment and the four main stages; targeting, experience, hooked and trapped
  • child criminal exploitation, county lines and their definitions
  • what a gang is and the terminologies such as 'gang', 'youth group' and 'serious organised crime group'
  • further information on 'Organised Crime Groups' (OCG) and 'Serious Organised Crime Groups' (SOCG)
  • details on a report from the Children's Commissioner
    • it is estimated there are 27,000 children in England who self-identify as being gang members
    • tens of thousands more are said to be on the periphery
  • current statistics published by The Office of National Statistics
  • the reasons why young people say they carry weapons and the different criminal offences associated
  • contextual safeguarding and the importance of early intervention
  • signs and behaviours to look out for and case studies
  • next steps to take

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Domestic Abuse: Children and Young People

The purpose of this course is to help you understand:

  • What domestic abuse is and what forms it can take
  • What controlling and coercive behaviour is
  • The prevalence of domestic abuse
  • They key risk factors to be aware of
  • Some of the trigger events that can lead to violence
  • The impact domestic violence can have
  • What protective factors there are
  • What to do when you suspect a child or young person is witnessing and/or experiencing domestic abuse
  • What support, help and advice is available

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Child Exploitation

Child Exploitation

Child exploitation refers to a child or young person being used for someone else’s gain. Child exploitation is a form of abuse which can involve sexual, abusive or manipulative behaviour. The course is produced in partnership with NWG Network, a charitable organisation made up of thousands of practitioners. They offer support, advice and training and raise awareness of child exploitation.

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Raising Awareness of Asbestos

Raising Awareness of Asbestos

The purpose of this course is to help you understand what asbestos is, where it was used and the reasons why. It also covers asbestos regulation and good management for when asbestos is present.

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Child Exploitation

This course covers:

  • Models & forms of exploitation that a child or young person may be subjected to
  • A scenario exploring an example case of exploitation
  • Physical and psychological signs of exploitation
  • Factors that can increase a person's vulnerability
  • Short & long-term effects of exploitation and its impact on family members
  • Barriers to disclosure
  • What to do if you are worried about a child

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Raising Awareness of Asbestos

This course covers:

  • What asbestos is, its characteristics and where it is liekly to be found
  • A look at the three main types of asbestos
  • Common uses for asbestos
  • When and why asbestos is a problem
  • Useful statistics on asbestos from the Health and Safety Executive
  • What the Control of Asbestos Regulations say
  • The responsibilities of those in control or premises
  • Details on what not to do when asbestos is present
  • A look at property management and a useful checklist for managing anything asbestos-related

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Adverse Childhood Experiences

Adverse Childhood Experiences

The purpose of this course is to help you understand what adverse childhood experiences are and how they may affect children growing up. Using statistical evidence, the course also highlights the potential impact that ACEs can have in adulthood. Not everyone who has been exposed to ACEs will have negative outcomes, but understanding ACEs will help support the work and relationships you have with children.

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Supporting Staff Wellbeing in Schools Online Course

Supporting Staff Wellbeing in Schools Online Course

Staff wellbeing is of critical importance to schools, and whether you want to focus on your own wellbeing or are looking out for your colleagues, you will find information, guidance and support in this course. It considers the meaning of wellbeing, its impact on individuals and the workplace, common mental health issues and the causes of work-related stress. The course also explores what positive staff wellbeing means in practice, and how you can help to create it for yourself and your school.

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Adverse Childhood Experiences

The purpose of the course is to help you:

  • understand what ACEs are & the two main categories
  • understand trauma including the concept of 'Fight, Flight or Freeze' mode
  • understand the term toxic stress and its effects on the developing brains of children and adolescents
  • understand attachment theory and the differences between secure and insecure attachment in children
  • be aware of the potential negative impact (supported by statistics) that being exposed to ACEs
  • understand what the protective factors are
  • understand what children and young people who experience trauma need to enable them to cope
  • improve your listening skills to help you understand the child’s perspective and offer them appropriate support
  • understand resilience and how working with parents can help a child become more resilient
  • understand what you can do to help break the cycle of ACEs when working with children and families.

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Supporting Staff Wellbeing in Schools Online Course

This five module course delivers five CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • The meaning of mental health and wellbeing
  • The cost of mental health problems
  • Common mental health problems
  • Creating a culture of positive staff wellbeing
  • Taking a holistic approach
  • Supporting colleagues
  • Scenarios & signposting support
  • Work-related stress

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Overcoming Loneliness Online Course

Overcoming Loneliness Online Course

Loneliness can affect anyone from any background at any time of their life. It is often associated with the elderly, but children and young people also become lonely and isolated. This course is written in partnership with The Children’s Society, a national charity that works with the country’s most vulnerable children and young people. It will help you to understand what is meant by loneliness, the triggers for loneliness and how it can affect children or young people. Also included are ideas for helping children and young people overcome loneliness and where to go for further support.

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Overcoming Loneliness Online Course

This one module course delivers two CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • The key transitional times
  • What does loneliness mean?
  • Vulnerable groups
  • The effects of loneliness
  • Overcoming loneliness
  • Support & reflective summary
  • Triggers for loneliness
  • What we know about loneliness

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    You can purchase any of the following courses in addition to EduCare for Education® if they are relevant to your setting.

    Education Law for Management

    Education Law for Management

    A collection of courses that are suitable for those tasked with managing and monitoring school attendance and children missing education, as well as school exclusions.

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    Child Protection in Education (Music)

    Child Protection in Education (Music)

    Child Protection in Education (Music), developed by the Musicians' Union, is for those who work with children and young people in a music setting.

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    Education Law for Management

    Child Protection in Education (Music)

    This five module course delivers five CPD hours and covers:

    • what forms child abuse can take (including other harms such as FGM, forced marriage and sexual exploitation) and the effect it can have
    • extremism, radicalisation, and the Prevent duty
    • signs that may mean a child is suffering abuse and how to respond if a child confides in you
    • processes for reporting abuse
    • the child protection system

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    Working with Display Screen Equipment

    Working with Display Screen Equipment

    Display screen equipment (DSE) is common throughout the workplace. Regulations apply to those who work with DSE as a significant part of their normal work. We trust that you will find the information in this course useful in your work and daily life.

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    An Induction to Boarding

    An Induction to Boarding

    An Induction to Boarding, written by experts at the Boarding Schools’ Association, is designed to underline and reinforce the crucial underpinning knowledge and skills that are so necessary to any role in boarding schools and the associated pastoral duties.

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    Working with Display Screen Equipment

    This one module course delivers one CPD hour and comprehensively covers:

    • what display screen equipment is and the risks in using it improperly
    • your employer’s duties under the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992
    • what you should do to ensure your health and safety when using display screen equipment

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    An Induction to Boarding

    This three module course delivers three CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

    • the legal framework
    • safeguarding and child protection, and how they differ
    • the National Minimum Boarding Standards
    • how school policies, procedures and protocols work together to support you in your day-to-day boarding role
    • how to work safely and effectively, including the skills all boarding staff need
    • effective communication and information sharing

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    An Induction to Boarding for International Schools

    An Induction to Boarding for International Schools

    An Induction to Boarding for International Schools, written by experts at the Boarding Schools’ Association, is designed to underline and reinforce the crucial underpinning knowledge and skills that are so necessary to any role in boarding schools and the associated pastoral duties.

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    School Development Planning

    School Development Planning

    This EduCare course, written with the Independent Association of Prep Schools, focuses on the process of looking at all aspects of your school and planning how you wish to move it forward in order to achieve your strategic intent.

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    An Induction to Boarding for International Schools

    This four module course delivers four CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

    • best practice guidelines on the boarding environment 
    • key aspects of boarders' safety
    • safeguarding and child protection
    • school policies, procedures and protocols
    • creating a safe, effective and successful boarding framework
    • working effectively
    • assessing and meeting the needs of boarders

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    School Development Planning

    This five module course delivers five CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

    • what development planning is
    • what a successful development plan looks like
    • the development cycle timescales
    • understanding your current position
    • gathering evidence and perceptions
    • writing, sharing and reviewing the plan
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    School Admissions

    School Admissions

    The purpose of the course is to help schools that are their own admissions authority to understand their legal duties as detailed in the School Admissions Code 2014 (the Code).

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    SEND Awareness Courses - Dyslexia, ADHD, Autism

    SEND Awareness Courses - Dyslexia, ADHD, Autism

    Written in partnership with Connect, SEND Awareness includes three one-module courses designed to provide an overview of Autism, Dyslexia, and ADHD for those working in education.

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    School Admissions

    This two module course delivers two CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

    • an introduction to the Code
    • the law and guidance on school admissions
    • the role of the admissions authority in setting and consulting on its admissions arrangements
    • the role of the Schools Adjudicator
    • the key considerations of the Code
    • the key actions that an admissions authority must carry out under the Code

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    SEND Awareness Courses - Dyslexia, ADHD, Autism

    SEND Awareness contains three one-module courses, written in partnership with Connect.

    • Autism Awareness - covers what autism is, its prevalence and causes, how it is diagnosed and the implications for pupil learning.
    • Dyslexia Awareness - provides an overview of dyslexia and visual stress for those that work with children and young people.
    • ADHD Awareness - covers the causes, prevalence, symptoms and diagnosis through to treatment and how to support children with ADHD.

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    Assessing, Recording and Reporting Pupils' Progress

    Assessing, Recording and Reporting Pupils' Progress

    This online course, written with the Independent Association of Prep Schools, is specifically designed for use by teachers to assess, record and report pupils' progress in their school.

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    Health Awareness

    Health Awareness

    This set of courses will help you to understand important health issues including anaphylaxis, asthma, diabetes and epilepsy. At EduCare, we ensure that all of our training courses are written and endorsed by experts. These courses have been endorsed by the School and Public Health Nurses Association.

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    Assessing, Recording and Reporting Pupils' Progress

    This five module course delivers five CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

    • the purpose of assessment
    • the different outcomes of assessments
    • principles of good practice and how to apply them
    • the role of tests and examinations in assessment
    • recording and reporting progress
    • communicating with parents
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    Health Awareness

    Mental Health Awareness

    Mental Health Awareness

    This set of courses will help you to understand important mental health issues including self-harm, low mood and depression and anxiety.

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    Risk Assessments for School Trips

    Risk Assessments for School Trips

    Schools have been organising and delivering successful educational visits and trips for many years. This course has been written in partnership with health and safety experts to help you develop risk assessments that are sensible and proportionate for the level of risk presented during the trip.

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    Mental Health Awareness

    This package of courses delivers a total of three CPD credits across three separate courses and comprehensively covers important aspects of mental health such as:

    • Low mood and depression
    • Self-harm
    • Anxiety

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    Risk Assessments for School Trips

    This course covers:

    • the legal position for educational visits and their requirements
    • parental consent
    • policy, procedures and competency
    • the risk assessment process
    • the terminology used
    • other factors to be considered
    • what should be in place when using partnership, host organisations and tour operators
    • the importance of carrying out the required research
    • the evaluation and debrief process
    • contingency planning in the event of something going wrong

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    Anti-Fraud, Bribery and Corruption

    Anti-Fraud, Bribery and Corruption

    According to the National Crime Agency, fraud is the most commonly experienced crime in the UK. The impact isn’t simply a financial cost for big organisations; fraud has devastating physical, psychological and social effects on individuals, families and communities. By finding out more about fraud, bribery and corruption, you can help to reduce them, and keep yourself and your organisation safe.

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    Cyber Security

    Cyber Security

    Fraud and cyber-crime are the country’s most common offences and the biggest threat to national security. Many organisations become victims of cyber-crime because of human error, just not thinking or people not following the correct protocol. This course will help you understand the best practice to minimise the risk of a cyber-attack.

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    Anti-Fraud, Bribery and Corruption

    Anti-Fraud, Bribery and Corruption

    This one-module, CPD-acredited course covers:

    • What fraud, bribery and corruption are, and what form they can take
    • Being aware of the increased risk factors in organisations and industries
    • Examples of common types of fraudulent activities
    • The prevention and detection measures everyone must take
    • How to report a suspected fraud
    • Scenario examples of fraud, bribery and corruption
    • Further information on the organisations you can contact for help and advice

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    Cyber Security

    Cyber Security

    This one-module, CPD-acredited course covers:

    • Risk in the online world
    • Understanding what a cyber attack is
    • Understanding what information needs protection
    • The effects of cyber-crime
    • Understanding the types of cyber-attack
    • Understanding the cyber security policies your organisation should have in place
    • The steps you can take to minimise the risk of a cyber-attack
    • Guidance on the detection and reporting of cyber-crime
    • Information on the support available

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    Parental Responsibility in Schools

    Parental Responsibility in Schools

    This course will help you to understand your obligations and duties in relation to the rights and responsibilities of parents. It references the law and government guidance and offers a range of scenarios for your consideration.

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    Search, Screen and Confiscate for Schools

    Search, Screen and Confiscate for Schools

    Schools have a responsibility under health and safety legislation to minimise risks to pupils, staff and visitors, and they have statutory powers to make rules about pupil behaviour to facilitate this. Both searching and screening contribute to the safety of the school by enabling staff to identify and remove prohibited items such as weapons and alcohol.

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    Parental Responsibility in Schools

    This course covers:

    • The legal definition of a parent under family and education law
    • An overview of parental rights and responsibilities
    • Scenarios to establish who has parental responsibilities
    • Examples of how court orders are used to resolve disputes
    • Schools' legal requirements in relation to the admission register
    • Communication between schools and parents, with real-life situations for discussion
    • Dealing with conflict between parents and complaints
    • Information on surname changes, safeguarding and additional support

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    Search, Screen and Confiscate for Schools

    This course covers:

    • who can search and when?
    • what you can search for the consent and without consent
    • the statutory prohibited items
    • items the school can ban at their own discretion
    • examples of reasonable grounds for conducting a search
    • the extent to which the staff can search
    • how to conduct a search
    • what to do if a pupil refuses to co-operate with a search
    • different types of screening
    • what staff should do with confiscated items
    • what to do with electronic devices found during a search
    • recording and reporting searches
    • what the law says about searching, screening and confiscation
    • good practice

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    Care training courses

    The following courses will provide essential Safeguarding and Duty of Care knowledge and are all included within the service.

    Safeguarding Adults in Health & Social Care

    Safeguarding Adults in Health & Social Care

    This course has been developed for anyone working in a health or social care setting who is responsible for making sure care and support are delivered in ways that are safe.

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    Safeguarding Children in Health & Social Care

    Safeguarding Children in Health & Social Care

    This course has been developed for anyone in a health or social care setting whose work requires them to come into contact with children and young people.

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    Safeguarding Adults in Health & Social Care

    This course provides a thorough understanding of abuse and neglect and how staff can work effectively to reduce the risk of it happening in a health or social care setting.

    • Explains the term safeguarding
    • Describes organisational and individual responsibilities
    • Defines the types of abuse and who may be at risk
    • Explains how to respond if abuse is suspected or there is a disclosure
    • Explains how to report concerns
    • Describes ways of working which will limit the likelihood of abuse
    • Identifies good practice

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    Safeguarding Children in Health & Social Care

    This course provides a thorough understanding of abuse and neglect, how to recognise it and how to report it in a health or social care setting.

    • Explores normal child development and the developmental milestones
    • Describes the main forms of abuse
    • Covers signs that might indicate an abuse concern
    • Highlights the importance of children’s rights
    • Details how to respond and take action if abuse is suspected or a child or young person confides abuse
    • How to report concerns
    • Covers safeguarding legislation and good practice

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    Person-Centred Care Approaches

    Person-Centred Care Approaches

    This course is designed to show health and social care staff how to work effectively in a person-centred way.

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    Duty of Care, Privacy and Dignity

    Duty of Care, Privacy and Dignity

    This course provides a thorough understanding of duty of care, privacy and dignity and is suitable for anyone working in a health or social care environment.

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    Person-Centred Care Approaches

    This course will help to ensure that staff in health and social care are promoting and delivering person-centred values in their everyday practice.

    • Understand what is meant by person-centred values
    • Recognise why it is important to work in a person-centred way
    • Learn how to support people using person-centred values, including respect for their individuality, dignity and choices
    • Demonstrate awareness of the individual’s immediate environment and make changes to address factors that may be causing discomfort or distress
    • Understand how a person-centred approach supports individuals to engage in active and fulfilling lives
    • Promote emotional and spiritual wellbeing and support individuals to maintain their identity and self-esteem
    • Deliver and promote person-centred care in everyday practice

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    Duty of Care, Privacy and Dignity

    This course covers:

    • Discusses what duty of care means and how it can affect workers in their role
    • Explores the barriers that may be encountered between a person’s rights and exercising duty of care
    • Discusses what mental capacity means and how a person’s capacity may be assessed
    • Looks at how to handle difficult situations
    • Explains how to help people become active participants in decisions that that affect them
    • Examines how to effectively recognise and report adverse incidents that may occur from a patient’s medical management
    • Identifies the principles that underpin privacy and dignity in care and how to maintain it at all times

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    Mental Health, Dementia & Learning Disabilities

    Mental Health, Dementia & Learning Disabilities

    This course is essential learning for health and social care staff who support people with mental health conditions, dementia or learning disabilities.

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    Infection Prevention & Control

    Infection Prevention & Control

    This course will help to ensure that anyone who provides direct care to individuals in the health and social care sector understands the use of standard infection prevention and control measures.

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    Mental Health, Dementia & Learning Disabilities

    This course will help you:

    • Understand the difference between mental wellbeing and mental ill health
    • Recognise the conditions that affect mental health
    • Appreciate the different roles of people who work in mental health
    • Understand the signs and symptoms of different mental health conditions, dementia and learning disability
    • Understand the importance of promoting positive health and wellbeing for an individual who may have a mental health condition, dementia or learning disability
    • Recognise the importance of early detection Identify the adjustments which may be necessary in delivering person-centred care
    • Understand legal frameworks, policy and guidelines relating to the treatment and care of mental health, dementia and learning disabilities

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    Infection Prevention & Control

    This course covers:

    • Explains what a Healthcare-Associated Infection (HCAI) is and how these infections spread
    • Describes the impact HCAIs have on individuals, your duty of care and managing infections in the workplace to prevent their spread
    • Explores the factors that make it more likely that an infection will occur
    • Describes how healthcare staff can help prevent infections from being transmitted
    • Describes how hand hygiene and personal protective equipment help prevent the spread of infection
    • Identifies how to manage blood, body fluids and sharps, as well as the environment and care equipment
    • Explains how to assess an infection risk and the need for protective clothing
    • Describes the legislation related to infection prevention and control

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    First Aid Essentials

    First Aid Essentials

    This course has been developed for anyone who works in a health or social care setting to give them the confidence to provide emergency assistance.

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    Communication Skills & Handling Information

    Communication Skills & Handling Information

    This course provides a thorough understanding of communication skills and handling information, helping workers in the health and social care sector to develop positive relationships with those using the services and their families.

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    First Aid Essentials

    This course covers:

    • Understanding DR ABC
    • How to provide basic life support for adults, children and infants, including using a defibrillator
    • How to react in life threatening situations
    • How health workers can recognise patient deterioration in adults, children and infants
    • How to deal with an adult, child or infant who is in shock, choking, drowning, seizing, bleeding or having an allergic reaction
    • Understand what to do if somebody has a broken bone or experienced a burn
    • How to recognise if someone is having a stroke or heart attack
    • The first aid box and what it should contain

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    Communication Skills & Handling Information

    This course covers:

    • Explains the importance of effective communication at work
    • Illustrates how to meet the communication and language needs, wishes and preferences of individuals
    • Discusses the barriers to communication and how to effectively overcome them
    • Shows how to correctly record and report  the care work undertaken
    • Explains how to apply the basic principles of confidentiality in day-to-day practice

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    Fluids & Nutrition in Health & Social Care

    Fluids & Nutrition in Health & Social Care

    This course has been developed for anyone who has a responsibility for ensuring sufficient levels of hydration and nutrition as part of their work role in a health or social care setting.

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    Equality and Diversity

    Equality and Diversity

    This course provides a thorough understanding of equality and diversity, helping to introduce new recruits to the subject or act as a refresher for current employees.

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    Fluids & Nutrition in Health & Social Care

    This course provides a thorough understanding of how staff can ensure adequate hydration and nutrition for people in their care.

    • Understand why good nutrition and hydration are important
    • Identify the signs and symptoms of poor nutrition and hydration
    • Learn how to promote adequate nutrition and hydration
    • Know how to report concerns
    • Recognise the importance of food safety
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    Equality and Diversity

    This two module course delivers two CPD hours and will provide you with a thorough understanding of equality and diversity.

    • Understand what equality and diversity mean and how they affect you and your role
    • Recognise the barriers that can prevent equality from being realised such as prejudice, stereotyping, labelling and unfair discrimination
    • Understand the main types of discrimination and discriminatory practices in health and social care and how to challenge them
    • Learn how to model inclusive practice in your role
    • Learn about the key legislation and codes of practice, and both employers’ and employees’ responsibilities in relation to it

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    Understand Your Role in Health & Social Care

    Understand Your Role in Health & Social Care

    This course will provide information about the role and responsibilities of a health and social care worker, including understanding the boundaries of the role and when to refer to others for advice and support.

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    Mental Capacity

    Mental Capacity

    This training introduces the fundamentals of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS), and covers the measure put in place to protect those in hospitals or care homes from being inappropriately deprived of their liberty.

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    Understand Your Role in Health & Social Care

    By the end of the course, you will be able to:

    • describe your duties, responsibilities and agreed ways of working
    • list relevant standards and codes of practice
    • describe working relationships
    • explain the importance of partnership working
    • know how and when to access support and advice
    • explain how to escalate concerns
    • describe your employment rights

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    Mental Capacity

    This one module course delivers one CPD hour and comprehensively covers:

    • the meaning of ‘Mental Capacity’ and how it applies in practice
    • the five core principles of the Act
    • your own responsibilities with regards to the Act
    • the roles of Independent Mental Capacity Advocates and the Court of Protection
    • the purpose of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) and suitable restraint
    • the assessment process and action to take where concerns exist that someone is being deprived of their liberty

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    Your Personal Development in Health & Social Care

    Your Personal Development in Health & Social Care

    This course is designed to show health and social care staff how to maintain and develop their knowledge and skills through continuing professional development (CPD).

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    Child Neglect

    Child Neglect

    Child Neglect is written to raise your awareness of neglect and to help you to understand the factors that may contribute to it.

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    Your Personal Development in Health & Social Care

    By the end of the course, you will be able to:

    • explain why continuing professional development is important
    • identify sources for learning support
    • explain how feedback helps to improve the way you work
    • list learning opportunities
    • describe how reflective practice improves performance
    • describe the process for developing a personal development plan
    • describe functional skills

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    Child Neglect

    This three module course delivers three CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

    • what neglect is and how common it is
    • the different areas of a child or young person's life that neglect may touch
    • the factors that may contribute to child neglect
    • the work of professionals in children's social care
    • the signs and indicators that should alert you to the possibility a child or young person is being neglected
    • how to report your concerns

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    An Introduction to Risk Assessment

    An Introduction to Risk Assessment

    An Introduction to Risk Assessment is a concise course that explains the techniques for assessing risk within your organisation.

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    Manual Handling in Health

    Manual Handling in Health

    This course is designed to show health and social care staff what manual handling is and the risks associated with unsafe practice.

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    An Introduction to Risk Assessment

    This one module course delivers one CPD hour and comprehensively covers:

    • techniques for assessing risk
    • how to apply the techniques to protect your organisation
    • identifying hazards and risks
    • five steps to risk assessment
    • the hierarchy of risk
    • the processes for assessing risk
    • documenting significant risks

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    Manual Handling in Health

    By the end of the course, you will be able to:

    • recognise manual handling risk factors and how injuries can occur
    • understand your own responsibilities under legislation and organisational policies for moving and handling
    • understand the principles of safer handling
    • identify how to provide patients with the best quality care using appropriate, safe and dignified moving and handling strategies
    • choose suitable risk control strategies, resources and support.

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    Fire Safety

    Fire Safety

    Fire Safety, written by expert authors and accredited by the Institute of Fire Safety Managers, provides the fundamental information needed to protect any premises against fire.

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    How to be an Effective Fire Warden or Fire Marshal

    How to be an Effective Fire Warden or Fire Marshal

    This course is aimed at employees who undertake additional fire safety roles and responsibilities in the form of fire marshals or fire wardens as part of their daily duties.

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    Fire Safety

    This four module course delivers four CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

    • the importance of fire safety training including legislation
    • the nature of the fire
    • fire hazards
    • what to do in the event of a fire
    • how to use a fire extinguisher

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    How to be an Effective Fire Warden or Fire Marshal

    This course covers:

    • the importance of effective fire safety procedures
    • the legal position and the requirement for effective safety management systems that demonstrate statutory compliance
    • what should be included in a fire policy and procedure
    • the systems required to ensure the safety of vulnerable people such as employees or visitors with disabilities

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    Food Hygiene and Safety

    Food Hygiene and Safety

    This Food Hygiene & Safety course is specifically designed for those who prepare and handle food.

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    Food Hygiene Essentials

    Food Hygiene Essentials

    This one-module course has been developed for anyone who has responsibility for handling food as part of their work role in a Health or Social Care setting.

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    Food Hygiene and Safety

    This four module course delivers five CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

    • how bacteria can cause food-borne illness
    • recognising high risk foods and food allergies
    • contamination and food spoilages and how to control it
    • effective hygiene
    • the importance of storage
    • HACCP and the law

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    Food Hygiene Essentials

    This course has been mapped to the Care Certificate and CSTF standards for Health and covers:

    • Recognise the different types of food hazards
    • Focus on the role that bacteria plays in causing illness and spoiling food
    • Understand the 4C approach to avoiding hazards
    • Learn the importance of personal hygiene and maintaining hygienic premises and equipment
    • How to handle special dietary requirements and food allergies
    • Learn about the different policies and procedures relevant to your organisation

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    Safer Recruitment

    Safer Recruitment

    This course on safer recruitment looks at what you need to do to safeguard children, young people and vulnerable adults from unsuitable people who might apply to join your organisation.

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    Personal Safety

    Personal Safety

    This EduCare course on personal safety, accredited with the Police Crime Prevention Initiatives ‘Secured by Design’ seal of approval, covers the fundamentals of risk identification.

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    Safer Recruitment

    This four module course delivers four CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

    • the four key stages of the recruitment process
    • pre-recruitment planning and what must be in place before you advertise your post
    • rejecting candidates and meeting the right ones
    • obtaining the correct checks and references, including what's required from a DBS check
    • post-recruitment activities, including observation and supervision.

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    Personal Safety

    This three module course delivers three CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

    • The facts about personal safety
    • Strategies for diffusing difficult situations
    • Tips for staying safe
    • Working in other people's homes

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    The Prevent Duty

    The Prevent Duty

    This course is designed to build your understanding of extremism and radicalisation, how people may be drawn into terrorism and what you should do if you have a concern. Meets national Police-approved standards.

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    Female Genital Mutilation Awareness

    Female Genital Mutilation Awareness

    This course will provide a thorough guide to help those working with young people spot the signs that Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has taken place, or signs that it will take place.

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    The Prevent Duty

    This one module course delivers one CPD hour and comprehensively covers:

    • what Prevent is
    • what extremism and radicalisation are
    • who may be vulnerable
    • how people may be drawn into terrorism
    • how messages are spread
    • reporting concerns.

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    Female Genital Mutilation Awareness

    This course covers:

    • Understand what the law states regarding FGM and the mandatory reporting duty
    • Learn the prevalence, consequences and different types of FGM
    • Recognise the signs that FGM has taken place, or signs that a girl is at risk
    • Learn the roles and responsibilities of professionals.
    • Understand the importance of working together

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    Information Governance & Data Security

    Information Governance & Data Security

    This course is vital for anyone who works in the health or social care who works with or can access personal, confidential and sensitive information.

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    An Introduction to Effective Teamwork

    An Introduction to Effective Teamwork

    This course explores the different types of team and the stages of team development, as well as the roles individuals may take within a team.

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    Information Governance & Data Security

    This course will:

    • Gives an overview of the General Data Protection Regulation and its overarching principles for record writing, storage and sharing
    • Defines confidentiality, data protection, freedom of information and subject access requests
    • Identifies and discusses examples of good and poor information governance including confidentiality, the Caldicott principles, data protection, freedom of information, and how to handle subject access requests
    • Describes the principles of good record keeping, keeping records secure and the correct retention and disposal periods
    • Explains what an organisation must do to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation
    • Gives an overview of the Freedom of Information Act, its principles and how it affects data protection
    • Explains the responsibilities of those working in health and social care, including confidentiality and types of consent, ethical and legal dilemmas and how to share information appropriately.

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    An Introduction to Effective Teamwork

    This one module course delivers one CPD hour and comprehensively covers:

    • what is a team?
    • how teams develop
    • reviewing outcomes
    • analysing team performance
    • understanding team roles
    • the advantages and disadvantages of large and small teams

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    An Introduction to Leadership

    An Introduction to Leadership

    An Introduction to Leadership is a concise course that discusses the various types of leadership, whether leaders are born or made and practices common to leaders.

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    Raising Awareness of Honour-Based Abuse and Forced Marriage

    Raising Awareness of Honour-Based Abuse and Forced Marriage

    Whilst growing up, a child may be taught that a set of behaviours are deemed to be honourable. If they display any dishonourable behaviours they may be abused by their family or members of their community as punishment. This course was written in partnership with Karma Nirvana, a national award-winning charity that supports both men and women affected by forced marriage and/or honour-based abuse.

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    An Introduction to Leadership

    This one module course delivers one CPD hour and comprehensively covers:

    • are leaders born or made?
    • leadership styles
    • the leader’s vision
    • communication and employee satisfaction
    • the leadership model

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    Raising Awareness of Honour-Based Abuse and Forced Marriage

    The purpose of this course is to help you:

    • understand what honour-based abuse is
    • understand the difference between a forced marriage and arranged marriage
    • understand the prevalence of this type of abuse
    • understand which communities are affected
    • recognise what laws exist to protect people
    • be aware of early signs that might indicate abuse
    • know what action to take if you know or suspect that a young person is at risk
    • understand the motives and consequences of forced marriage
    • know what support is available.

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    Raising Awareness of Trafficking and Modern Slavery

    Raising Awareness of Trafficking and Modern Slavery

    The term modern slavery acknowledges the fact that millions of people are still held in conditions of slavery and servitude globally – including in the UK. Written in partnership with the Children’s Society, this course raises awareness of this issue.

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    Domestic Abuse: Children and Young People

    Domestic Abuse: Children and Young People

    Every day children and young people experience domestic abuse at home and can suffer a wide range of severe and long-lasting effects. The purpose of the course is to raise your awareness of children and young people who may be experiencing domestic abuse. Written in partnership with SafeLives, a national charity dedicated to ending domestic abuse.

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    Raising Awareness of Trafficking and Modern Slavery

    The purpose of this course is to help you understand:

    • What modern slavery and trafficking are
    • Different types of trafficking
    • Who trafficking affects
    • The Modern Slavery Act 2015
    • Internal trafficking and county lines
    • How to spot the signs of trafficking
    • How to report concerns about a trafficked child or adult

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    Domestic Abuse: Children and Young People

    The purpose of this course is to help you understand:

    • What domestic abuse is and what forms it can take
    • What controlling and coercive behaviour is
    • The prevalence of domestic abuse
    • They key risk factors to be aware of
    • Some of the trigger events that can lead to violence
    • The impact domestic violence can have
    • What protective factors there are
    • What to do when you suspect a child or young person is witnessing and/or experiencing domestic abuse
    • What support, help and advice is available

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    Health & Safety in Health & Social Care

    Health & Safety in Health & Social Care

    This course has been developed for anyone working in a health or social care setting who is responsible for the health, safety and security of individuals.

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    Adverse Childhood Experiences

    Adverse Childhood Experiences

    The purpose of this course is to help you understand what adverse childhood experiences are and how they may affect children growing up. Using statistical evidence, the course also highlights the potential impact that ACEs can have in adulthood. Not everyone who has been exposed to ACEs will have negative outcomes, but understanding ACEs will help support the work and relationships you have with children.

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    Health & Safety in Health & Social Care

    This course covers:

    • Identify legislation about general health and safety in the workplace
    • Describe the main points of your employer’s health and safety policies and procedures
    • Understand the importance of acting in ways that are consistent with legislation, policies and procedures for maintaining your own and others’ health and safety
    • Understand the organisation’s commitment to delivering services safely
    • Explain how to access additional support and information about health and safety
    • Understand how to apply and promote safe working practices specific to individual job roles
    • Understand the meaning of hazard, risk and risk assessment
    • Know how to raise health and safety concerns

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    Adverse Childhood Experiences

    The purpose of the course is to help you:

    • understand what ACEs are & the two main categories
    • understand trauma including the concept of 'Fight, Flight or Freeze' mode
    • understand the term toxic stress and its effects on the developing brains of children and adolescents
    • understand attachment theory and the differences between secure and insecure attachment in children
    • be aware of the potential negative impact (supported by statistics) that being exposed to ACEs
    • understand what the protective factors are
    • understand what children and young people who experience trauma need to enable them to cope
    • improve your listening skills to help you understand the child’s perspective and offer them appropriate support
    • understand resilience and how working with parents can help a child become more resilient
    • understand what you can do to help break the cycle of ACEs when working with children and families.

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    Conflict Resolution in Health and Social Care

    Conflict Resolution in Health and Social Care

    Staff working in health and social care can sometimes experience conflict situations involving patients, relatives or members of the public. This course will help you to feel well-equipped to resolve and prevent conflict, and offers practical suggestions to reduce your exposure to the risk of physical violence.

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    Conflict Resolution in Health and Social Care

    The purpose of this course is to develop your knowledge of:

    • who is responsible for security and the designated responsibility of specific roles
    • what causes conflict and the factors that may influence an individual's behaviour
    • the Assault Cycle model
    • how good communication skills can help to de-escalate difficult situations
    • procedural and environmental factors that can affect the likelihood of conflict
    • warning signals and danger signs of a possible attack
    • different methods and actions for handling conflict situations
    • what 'reasonable force' means
    • how to support those who have experienced a violent incident

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    Charity training courses

    The following courses will provide essential Safeguarding and Duty of Care knowledge and are all included within the service.

    Child Protection Fundamentals

    Child Protection Fundamentals

    This course provides an introduction to child protection for those whose work or volunteer activity brings them into infrequent contact with children.

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    Safeguarding Adults

    Safeguarding Adults

    Safeguarding Adults, endorsed by the Police Crime Prevention Initiative, provides the key information needed to help safeguard vulnerable adults.

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    Child Protection Fundamentals

    This course provides an introduction to child protection offering practical advice and real-life scenarios to enable you to implement safe working practices when working or volunteering with children. This course is not intended for those whose work brings them into regular contact with children and young people.

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    Safeguarding Adults

    This course provides a thorough understanding on safeguarding adults to anyone working with adults at risk.

    • Learn what abuse is
    • Identify situations in which adults are at risk
    • Recognise the signs of abuse
    • Understand the importance of taking action
    • Identify good practice guidelines

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    Health & Safety

    Health & Safety

    Health & Safety gives both the employer and employee a basic knowledge of health and safety in the workplace.

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    Fire Safety

    Fire Safety

    Fire Safety, written by expert authors and accredited by the Institute of Fire Safety Managers, provides the fundamental information needed to protect any premises against fire.

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    Health & Safety

    The course comprises six modules, six questionnaires and a proficiency test. Its content covers:

    • an introduction to health and safety, the fundamental concepts and risk assessment
    • common workplace health and safety hazards and how to control them
    • improving performance
    • the Plan, Do, Check, Act approach to managing health and safety
    • emergency procedures, accident investigation and first aid
    • essential ways to protect the environment.

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    Fire Safety

    This four module course delivers four CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

    • the importance of fire safety training including legislation
    • the nature of the fire
    • fire hazards
    • what to do in the event of a fire
    • how to use a fire extinguisher

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    How to be an Effective Fire Warden or Fire Marshal

    How to be an Effective Fire Warden or Fire Marshal

    This course is aimed at employees who undertake additional fire safety roles and responsibilities in the form of fire marshals or fire wardens as part of their daily duties.

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    Safer Recruitment

    Safer Recruitment

    This course on safer recruitment looks at what you need to do to safeguard children, young people and vulnerable adults from unsuitable people who might apply to join your organisation.

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    How to be an Effective Fire Warden or Fire Marshal

    This course covers:

    • the importance of effective fire safety procedures
    • the legal position and the requirement for effective safety management systems that demonstrate statutory compliance
    • what should be included in a fire policy and procedure
    • the systems required to ensure the safety of vulnerable people such as employees or visitors with disabilities

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    Safer Recruitment

    This four module course delivers four CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

    • the four key stages of the recruitment process
    • pre-recruitment planning and what must be in place before you advertise your post
    • rejecting candidates and meeting the right ones
    • obtaining the correct checks and references, including what's required from a DBS check
    • post-recruitment activities, including observation and supervision.

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    A Practical Guide to the GDPR

    A Practical Guide to the GDPR

    As well as providing comprehensive information about the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), this course also includes thought-provoking practical scenarios that will help organisations ensure their data and processes comply with GDPR requirements.

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    Equality & Diversity

    Equality & Diversity

    Equality & Diversity is a concise course that explains the fundamentals of equality and diversity and how they affect you.

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    A Practical Guide to the GDPR

    This course outlines key elements of the General Data Protection Regulation in an organisational setting and will help you to understand:

    1. what personal data is and how it is used
    2. why there is a need for change in data protection
    3. the new GDPR
    4. new legal requirements
    5. data maps
    6. Impact Assessments
    7. disposing of data and recycling
    8. new rights for ‘data subjects’
    9. promoting good practice
    10. thought-provoking practical scenarios.

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    Equality & Diversity

    This one module course delivers one CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

    • what equality and diversity mean and how they affect you
    • barriers that can prevent equality from being realised such as prejudice, stereotyping, discrimination, victimisation and harassment
    • key legislation and both employer and employees’ responsibilities in relation to it
    • the Equality Act 2010 and the ‘protected characteristics’ that form the basis of the law

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    Working with Display Screen Equipment

    Working with Display Screen Equipment

    Display screen equipment (DSE) is common throughout the workplace. Regulations apply to those who work with DSE as a significant part of their normal work. We trust that you will find the information in this course useful in your work and daily life.

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    Moving and Handling

    Moving and Handling

    This course is aimed at employees who undertake moving and handling inanimate objects as part of their daily activity.

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    Working with Display Screen Equipment

    This one module course delivers one CPD hour and comprehensively covers:

    • what display screen equipment is and the risks in using it improperly
    • your employer’s duties under the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992
    • what you should do to ensure your health and safety when using display screen equipment

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    Moving and Handling

    This course can be used as part of an employee’s induction programme, as a demonstration of employee theoretic competency and/or as refresher training.

    The aim of the course is to guide you through:

    1. the legal position
    2. appreciating the costs related to moving and handling injuries
    3. the TILE assessment process
    4. understanding and appreciating the principles of safe lifting techniques
    5. identifying effective control measures that can be used to reduce the risk of injury
    6. supporting your organisation to develop a positive health and safety culture, with the application of a sensible proportionate approach.

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    Food Hygiene and Safety

    Food Hygiene and Safety

    This Food Hygiene & Safety course is specifically designed for those who prepare and handle food.

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    First Aid Essentials

    First Aid Essentials

    First Aid Essentials, produced with West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, aims to give the confidence needed to react in an incident when someone urgently needs help.

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    Food Hygiene and Safety

    This four module course delivers five CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

    • how bacteria can cause food-borne illness
    • recognising high risk foods and food allergies
    • contamination and food spoilages and how to control it
    • effective hygiene
    • the importance of storage
    • HACCP and the law

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    First Aid Essentials

    This three module course delivers three CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

    • providing basic life support
    • how to react in life threatening situations
    • how to deal with someone who is choking, drowning, seizing, bleeding or having an allergic reaction
    • what to do if somebody has a broken bone or experienced a burn
    • how to handle day-to-day incidents such as nose bleeds, insect bites, stings, sprains and strains and sunburn

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    Raising Awareness of Trafficking and Modern Slavery

    Raising Awareness of Trafficking and Modern Slavery

    The term modern slavery acknowledges the fact that millions of people are still held in conditions of slavery and servitude globally – including in the UK. Written in partnership with the Children’s Society, this course raises awareness of this issue.

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    The Prevent Duty

    The Prevent Duty

    This course is designed to build your understanding of extremism and radicalisation, how people may be drawn into terrorism and what you should do if you have a concern. Meets national Police-approved standards.

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    Raising Awareness of Trafficking and Modern Slavery

    The purpose of this course is to help you understand:

    • What modern slavery and trafficking are
    • Different types of trafficking
    • Who trafficking affects
    • The Modern Slavery Act 2015
    • Internal trafficking and county lines
    • How to spot the signs of trafficking
    • How to report concerns about a trafficked child or adult

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    The Prevent Duty

    This one module course delivers one CPD hour and comprehensively covers:

    • what Prevent is
    • what extremism and radicalisation are
    • who may be vulnerable
    • how people may be drawn into terrorism
    • how messages are spread
    • reporting concerns.

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    Child Protection Course

    Child Protection Course

    Child Protection, endorsed by Kidscape and Family Lives, is written to provide a basic awareness of child protection and introduces the fundamentals for anyone whose paid or unpaid work or leisure activity brings them into contact with children and young people.

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    Child Protection Course

    This five module course delivers five CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

    • what forms child abuse can take and the effects it can have
    • signs that may mean a child is suffering abuse and how to respond if a child confides in you
    • processes for reporting abuse
    • the child protection system
    • good practice guidelines.

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    Value for money

    Our services deliver a high-quality service at the best value for money, prices depend on the size of your school, setting or organisation.
    This is as little as £1.50 per person, per course and includes 12 months access to all courses.

    Step 1

    Pay a one-off annual fee, based on the number of learners/pupils in your setting.
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    Step 2

    Get access to a range of 
    safeguarding and duty of care
    online courses for all learners,
    all year round.

    Step 3

    Ensure everyone is up-to-date
    on key duty of care issues,
    downloads their certificates, and
    attains their CPD hours.

    10 key benefits of training with EduCare

    Compliance

    Ensures learners are always up-to-date on key duty of care issues helping you maintain a safer, more compliant service.

    Verified for CPD

    All training courses have been verified to provide learners with CPD hours.

    Progress Monitoring 

    Administrators and managers can monitor learner progress with powerful management reports.

    Full Coverage

    Learners who may be in different locations, with varying work patterns, can all access the same content.

    Certification

    Personalised, certificates can be downloaded by each learner upon successful completion of any course.

    24-7 Access

    All courses are delivered online and can be accessed by anyone, at home or at work, 24-7.

    Helpful

    Our UK based Customer Services team are available to answer queries by phone, email or online chat

    Access for everyone 

    All new starters, support staff, volunteers, governors and parents can access training throughout the year.

    Informative 

    All our training courses are designed to be simple, clear and concise.

    Peace of mind 

    Training will be regularly updated as standards are introduced or modified.

    Circle of Excellence

    We work with a wide range of subject experts, who play a key role in contributing to, review, and endorsing our training. This ensures our courses are always accurate, up-to-date and of the highest quality. We also work with many of our key customers to ensure our training continually meets the needs of their sector.

    Kidscape
    Kidscape
    Family Lives
    Family Lives
    Bullying UK
    Bullying UK
    ACE Education
    ACE Education
    Boarding Schools' Association
    Boarding Schools' Association
    COBIS
    COBIS
    Early Years Alliance
    Early Years Alliance
    Childcare.co.uk
    Childcare.co.uk

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