Effective communication skills help you express yourself and understand others. They enable you to convey complex ideas, engage audiences, drive action and ask for help or support. Having good communication skills also means being able to explain yourself in a way that others can understand and reciprocate.
First Aid covers the steps taken to help an injured or sick person in the first minutes after an incident has occurred.
This course aims to equip you with the tools needed to confidently respond to any first aid emergency you may encounter at work.
Mindfulness plays a major part in improving our mental health. It aims to decrease judgement and reduce the amount of time we spend dwelling on things which have happened in the past and worrying about the future.
Ergonomics is the science of designing or arranging workplaces, products, and systems so that they fit the people who use them and increase safety and efficiency. By setting up your workspace to protect your body from injury (or recurring pain), you’re better able to focus on your tasks, helping you to work more effectively and productively.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) is an important concept for all employers, employees and job applicants. It’s a way of protecting people at all stages of the employment cycle, and ensures that everyone has equal access to employment opportunities based solely on merit.
The promotion of disability awareness in our workplaces and communities is vital in establishing a society where people with disability are valued and included. For much of history, people with disability have experienced discrimination and stigma, often due to societal misconceptions about what it means to have a disability.
This course provides you with a thorough understanding of the principles of controlling the spread of infection in the workplace, and the cleaning practices that can help keep everyone safe and healthy.
Workplaces can present a range of hazards that workers need to be protected from. This is where Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) comes in. Understanding the importance of using, storing and maintaining PPE properly is integral to the health and safety of everyone in an organisation.
Every workplace uses chemicals to some extent, ranging from mild cleaning agents through to highly corrosive, flammable and poisonous substances. This course provides practical guidance on how to manage health and safety risks associated with hazardous chemicals used in the workplace.