Online Training Courses

We understand that sometimes it is just not practical to attend our onsite training. For this reason we have added a range of quality online training courses to our website.

We want all our customers to be 100% happy with all our services and this applies to our online training courses. For this reason we want to invite you to try before you buy.

Take advantage of our free trials on all online training courses. Take the first module of any (or all) of our courses before you decide if the course is right for you. No lengthy sign up process or credit card details needed.

Online Health & Safety Courses

Abrasive Wheels

Approved by IIRSM & CPD - Duration 100 mins*

This course is aimed at anyone who uses abrasive wheels, or employs people who use abrasive wheels as part of their work. It covers different types of abrasive wheel, safety in their use and how to identify the type of wheel.

Achieving Food Hygiene Rating Level 5

Approved by CPD - Duration 50 mins*

This course is intended to give you an overview of how the National Food Hygiene Rating Scheme works, what the scoring criteria are and how these are assessed by the inspectors, the appeals process, the Safer Food Better Business management system, E-Coli and concludes with some practical advice for ensuring your premises gets the best score possible.

Allergen Awareness

Approved by CPD - Duration 100 mins*

This course covers general allergies, food allergies and food intolerances and explains the differences between them. It covers the 14 allergens controlled by legislation along with food additives and how they can trigger allergic reactions. It takes a detailed look at the symptoms of food allergies and takes in the wider picture discussing the current theories of why rates are increasing. It then finishes off by covering practical steps that can be taken to reduce the risk from allergens and also what steps can be taken both internally and externally to monitor the control measures.

Asbestos Awareness

Approved by RoSPA & IATP - Duration 65 mins*

As well as informing you about the risks of working with asbestos, the course will deliver a lot more information about: Recognising asbestos, where it's used, minimising the risks and the legislation about working with asbestos.

Asbestos Awareness for Architects and Designers

Approved by RoSPA & IATP - Duration 75 mins*

As well as informing you about the risks of working with asbestos, the course will deliver a lot more information about: Recognising asbestos, where it's used, minimising the risks and the legislation about working with asbestos. This course is a variation on the Asbestos Awareness course that contains specific information for designers and architects.

Assessing Display Screen Equipment

Approved by IIRSM - Duration 110 mins*

This course is aimed at companies who employ users of display screen equipment, or DSE as it's often called and is intended to be completed by those who will be assessing the DSE set ups of employees. DSE is a term that covers a wide range of equipment. If equipment like this is not set up correctly, users are at increased risk from certain disorders.

Basic Fire Safety Awareness

Approved by RoSPA, IFE & CPD - Duration 60 mins*

This course explains, in brief, why fires occur and what actions you must take to help prevent them starting and the actions you must take when they do. By completing this course you will be making your workplace a safer environment.

Basic Fire Safety Awareness for Care Homes

Approved by RoSPA & CPD - Duration 60 mins*

This course explains, in brief, why fires occur and what actions you must take to help prevent them starting and the actions you must take when they do. By completing this course you will be making your workplace a safer environment. This course is a variation on the Basic Fire Awareness course that contains information that is specific to employees of care and residential homes.

Basic Legionella Management

Approved by RoSPA - Duration 75 mins*

Explaining the background to Legionella and Legionnaires' Disease, the potential risks associated with water systems and how these can be prevented or controlled.

Behavioural Safety

Approved by IIRSM - Duration 45 mins*

This course defines behavioural safety and explains the origins of the concept. It covers how it can be implemented in the workplace and some of the potential benefits. It includes analysis of some examples of 'at risk behaviours' and some examples of ways you can measure how well your organisation is doing when it comes to safety. Finally it touches on some of the key laws regarding health and safety in the workplace and how to ensure positive workforce attitudes.

CDM Awareness

Approved by IIRSM - Duration 40 mins*

This awareness course covers the core concepts of the regulations and details the various roles that are required for a construction project along with the key documents that need to be produced. It starts with an introduction to CDM, then covers some of the parameters that need to be checked when a project is being planned. It finishes by detailing a number of example projects that illustrate how the regulations can be applied.

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

Approved by IIRSM - Duration 125 mins*

This course covers what you need to know about the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health. It's aimed at anyone who is exposed to Substances Hazardous to Health at work, as well as line managers with responsibility for such people.

Display Screen Equipment Awareness

Approved by IIRSM - Duration 50 mins*

This course is aimed at users of display screen equipment, or DSE as it's often called. DSE is a term that covers a wide range of equipment. If DSE equipment like this is not set up correctly, users are at increased risk from certain disorders. As an employee, you share the responsibility to keep people safe at work. That means undergoing relevant training and ensuring that rules are followed.

Electrical Safety

Approved by IIRSM - Duration 45 mins*

This course will start by covering the many benefits electricity brings to society, as well as its key components voltage, current and resistance. It will explain the two main types of electricity, cover UK accident and death statistics, and describe a simple way of remembering the electrical hazards. It then goes on to provide basic instructions about how you could safely help someone you suspect has received an electric shock.

Emergency First Aid at Work - Online Annual Refresher

Approved by IIRSM - Duration 150 mins*

This Emergency First Aid Refresher course will highlight some of the most common situations that you might come across and the actions that you can take to help.

Fire Extinguisher

Approved by RoSPA & CPD - Duration 25 mins*

Note: This course requires Adobe Flash Player.
Learn how to identify the different types of fire extinguishers that might be installed within your workplace and what situations they might be used in. At the end of the final module you will be presented with a simulation that will test what you've learnt.

Fire Marshal

Approved by RoSPA & CPD - Duration 220 mins*

Note: This course requires Adobe Flash Player.
The main outcome of this training course is to provide you with the knowledge to carry out the functions of a fire marshal. - Please note, this course also contains all of the content in the Basic Fire Awareness and Fire Extinguisher courses.

Fire Marshal for Care Homes

Approved by RoSPA & CPD - Duration 220 mins*

Note: This course requires Adobe Flash Player.
The main outcome of this training course is to provide you with the knowledge to carry out the functions of a fire marshal. - Please note, this course also contains all of the content in the Basic Fire Awareness and Fire Extinguisher courses. This course is a variation on the Fire Marshal course that contains information that is specific to employees of care and residential homes.

Introduction to HACCP Level 2

Approved by CPD - Duration 80 mins*

This course will start by covering some of the key terms you will need to understand before moving on to identifying critical control points and analysing some of the key hazards. It'll show you how to determine control points and how to avoid cross-contamination in the food chain. It will also cover some of the control measures that can be taken along with how to address a problem if a critical limit is breached.

Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers

Approved by IIRSM - Duration 45 mins*

This course acts as an introduction to personal safety for lone workers and applies to those that work alone within business premises, mobile workers and homeworkers. It covers the legal responsibilities of both employers and employees, some of the common security precautions that can be implemented, practical steps you can take to avoid conflict in lone worker situations and other elements that can contribute to lone worker safety.

Introduction to Risk Assessment

Approved by IIRSM - Duration 90 mins*

At the end of this course, candidates will have an understanding of what a risk assessment is and how to complete one. To achieve this the course will define important terms, provide some basic background information to explain how important risk assessments are and discuss some of the legislation that applies. It will then go on to provide practical advice on how to identify hazards and analyse risk before finishing off by explaining the responsibilities of both employers and employees with regards to risk assessment.

Level 1 Food Safety - Catering

Approved by RoSPA & CPD - Duration 50 mins*

Food safety combines a number of practices to reduce health hazards. These include premises hygiene, personal hygiene, risk control, pest control and waste management. This level 1 course is about minimising the level of potential hazards in a food catering setting.

Level 1 Food Safety - Manufacturing

Approved by RoSPA & CPD - Duration 50 mins*

Food safety combines a number of practices to reduce health hazards. These include premises hygiene, personal hygiene, risk control, pest control and waste management. This level 1 course is about minimising the level of potential hazards in a food manufacturing  setting.

Level 1 Food Safety - Retail

Approved by RoSPA & CPD - Duration 50 mins*

Food safety combines a number of practices to reduce health hazards. These include premises hygiene, personal hygiene, risk control, pest control and waste management. This level 1 course is about minimising the level of potential hazards in a food retail setting.

Level 2 Food Safety - Catering

Approved by RoSPA & CPD - Duration 75 mins*

Food safety combines a number of practices to reduce health hazards. These include premises hygiene, personal hygiene, risk control, pest control and waste management. This level 2 course is about minimising the level of potential hazards in a food catering setting.

Level 2 Food Safety - Manufacturing

Approved by RoSPA & CPD - Duration 75 mins*

Food safety combines a number of practices to reduce health hazards. These include premises hygiene, personal hygiene, risk control, pest control and waste management. This level 2 course is about minimising the level of potential hazards in a food manufacturing  setting.

Level 2 Food Safety - Retail

Approved by RoSPA & CPD - Duration 75 mins*

Food safety combines a number of practices to reduce health hazards. These include premises hygiene, personal hygiene, risk control, pest control and waste management. This level 2 course is about minimising the level of potential hazards in a food retail setting.

Manual Handling

Approved by IIRSM & CPD - Duration 75 mins*

This course outlines exactly what constitutes manual handling and covers the regulations and legislation that apply to manual handling tasks. It then goes on to cover safe handling techniques and how to develop good habits in relation to manual handling. It finishes off by introducing some practical solutions and the use of mechanical aids.

Important note: Please note that this is an awareness course only, if your duties include manual handling you will also need further practical training, you can get in touch with us to arrange this.

Noise Awareness

Duration 55 mins*

This course will show you how dangerous noise can be in the workplace, and the main safety issues you should be aware of. It will take you through some of the simple science, the main laws that apply and introduce you to noise level limits. It also covers some of the specific health risks and how to avoid them by producing risk assessments, action plans and through the provision of appropriate Personal Protective Equipment.

Slips, Trips and Falls

Duration 60 mins*

This course will introduce you to some of the statistics relating to slips, trips and falls and dispel some of the myths surrounding them. It also touches on the law as it relates to slips, trips and falls. It contains real examples of where things have gone wrong and some practical steps that could have been taken to prevent these incidents. The course also covers some of the straightforward changes that can be made in most businesses to significantly reduce the risk of a slip, trip or fall incident occurring.

Working at Height

Approved by RoSPA - Duration 105 mins*

This course is aimed at anyone who undertakes work at height, or who employs people who regularly work at height. It covers what constitutes work at height, the safety issues, and how to assess and reduce some of the risks.

Important note: Please note that this is an awareness course only, if your duties include working at height you will also need further practical training, you can get in touch with us to arrange this.

Working in Confined Spaces

Approved by IIRSM - Duration 25 mins*

This course is aimed at anyone who undertakes work at height, or who employs people who regularly work at height. It covers what constitutes work at height, the safety issues, and how to assess and reduce some of the risks.

Important note: Please note that this is an awareness course only, if your duties include working at height you will also need further practical training, you can get in touch with us to arrange this.

Working Safely

Approved by RoSPA & IIRSM - Duration 150 mins*

Working safely is in the interest and concern of all staff - both the employers and employees. Workers have an expectation to go home at the end of the working day not having been injured - or having had their health affected by - any workplace activity, or as a result of it.

Online Health & Social Care Courses

Positive Handling in Schools

Approved by CPD - Duration 100 mins*

This course will start by looking at some examples and statistics which highlight the seriousness and extent of aggressive pupil behaviour, it will then go on to explain how you can identify the stages of aggression and provide some tips on how you could de-escalate a pupil before they lash out. It also looks at where the law stands on this subject and finally best practice in theory if you ever do need to restrain a pupil.

Prevent Duty

Approved by CPD - Duration 65 mins*

This course starts with an overview of the Government's Prevent strategy, and then looks at some of the reasons people become extremists. It goes on to cover the objectives of the Prevent strategy, how to base your actions on a risk based approach, what to do if you are concerned and much more.

Safeguarding Adults

Approved by CPD - Duration 75 mins*

This course is aimed at anyone who has a duty of care for, or comes into contact with, adults in need of care and support, either as a paid professional or a volunteer. You and the organisation you work for must take appropriate measures for the protection of adults in your care, while still ensuring they are supported and empowered. This course can bring you one step closer to being able to do this.

Safeguarding Children

Approved by CPD - Duration 75 mins*

Safeguarding is a term that describes the work and processes undertaken to minimise and manage the risks involved to vulnerable children. During this training video you will hear many facts, figures and details surrounding the risk to children, the types of abuse suffered, how to recognise the signs of abuse and key safeguarding legislations put in place to minimise the abuse of children.


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If you are unsure of which course you need or you just want some advice then please call any of our training centres and speak to one of our training consultants.

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