EduCare Essentials - online training package for staff and volunteers

EduCare Essentials - online training package for staff and volunteers

EduCare has launched a new package of online training courses to help charities and business organisations keep staff and volunteers safe in the workplace and fulfil their duty of care.

EduCare Essentials - cost effective training package

EduCare Essentials has been designed to support charities and business organisations deliver essential training to their employees and volunteers in a cost effective way. The courses within EduCare Essentials are all delivered online which makes training even more affordable and easy to deliver. The package also helps save administration time and costs as it includes a reporting functionality to monitor learner progress. Downloadable certificates to evidence achievement are available at no additional cost.

The following courses are included in the EduCare Essentials package:

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 five modules, five 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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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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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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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

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

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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First Aid Essentials

First Aid Essentials

First Aid Essentials aims to give the confidence needed to react in an incident when someone urgently needs help.

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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. This course raises awareness of this issue.

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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

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

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.

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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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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

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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Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace

Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace

Bullying does not only affect children and young people; it can also be a very real concern in the workplace. The aim of this course is to raise awareness of the issue by including scenarios to show the impact of bullying and harassment on individuals and organisations. It gives practical suggestions for creating a friendly and inclusive workplace where bullying and harassment are not tolerated.

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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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Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace

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

  • What is bullying?
  • The law relating to bullying and harassment
  • The impact of bullying and harassment
  • Types of bullying
  • Signs of bullying and harassment
  • Addressing bullying and harassment
  • Where to go for advice and support

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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

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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Introduction to Customer Service

Introduction to Customer Service

This course is suitable for anyone tasked with understanding how their organisation can deliver great customer service.

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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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Introduction to Customer Service

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

  • appreciate the cost and reputational damage of losing customers
  • recognise that a customer service culture starts at the top of the organisation with the boss and senior management
  • take stock of current customer satisfaction and understand how to measure it
  • know what to analyse, benchmark and compare
  • understand the 80/20 rule by calculating a customer's 'lifetime value'
  • focus on the service you offer high-value customers
  • understand the 'moments of truth' and what you can do to ensure each moment reflects well on your organisation
  • view your staff as secret weapons in the fight for competitive advantage

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Child Protection in Sport & Active Leisure

Child Protection in Sport & Active Leisure

Encouraging children and young people to participate in sport or physical activity has countless benefits, ranging from improved physical and mental health to promoting friendships and building confidence. Voluntary organisations, and public and private sector providers play an important role. Anybody involved in organising, delivering or supervising sport and active leisure activities has a responsibility for child protection.

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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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Child Protection in Sport & Active Leisure

This course will help to raise your awareness of abuse and neglect, to recognise early signs that might indicate a problem and show you how to take action if you know or suspect that a child or young person needs help.

This CPD training and is also endorsed by Kidscape and Family Lives who are leading experts in child protection.

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

  • child development
  • categories of child abuse
  • responding to abuse and creating a safe environment

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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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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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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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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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An Introduction to Motivation

An Introduction to Motivation

This course covers the principles of staff motivation and the practical application of it in your own organisation.

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An Introduction to Motivation

CPD training

All courses within EduCare Essentials are verified for CPD by The CPD Certification Service. Learners are able to download a personalised certificate upon successful completion of any course to add to their own portfolios. Organisations can also use the certificates to evidence learning to any relevant membership body or inspectorate.

CPD Certified

In total, the package contains courses that amount to over 30 hours of CPD certified training.

Cost-effective training

EduCare Essentials has been priced very competitively and the price per learner decreases when buying for multiple staff and volunteers, down to just £5 per learner.

Kate Atwell, EduCare's Director commented:

"The courses in the package have all been available to purchase individually online. By putting them together in this way, our all of our customers in the business or charity secctor can now access the same kinds of savings that those in the Education, Sport and Health sectors have long been enjoying.

"The cost of the courses in the package would be over £330 when purchased individually. We have priced EduCare Essentials at a very competitive rate of £60 for an individual learner, a saving of over £250. This price becomes even more attractive when purchasing across an organisation for a number of employees or volunteers, reducing to as little as £5 per learner for our larger customers."

Management reports 

As with all our other customers who purchase our training in a packge, EduCare Essentials includes access to a reporting suite to monitor learner progress and record which courses have been accessed and completed.

Request a quote

To speak to one of our team about the EduCare Essentials training package, or to request a quote for your charity or organisation, please get in touch today.






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