You’ve probably heard before that there are different types of intelligence. You might be brainy, or creative, or good with people. Emotional intelligence looks at how effectively we can understand and express ourselves, relate to others, and cope with daily pressures in a constructive way.
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.
Featuring real-world scenarios, this interactive short course provides learners with the essential skills and knowledge necessary in developing customer relationships, resolving issues or complaints and creating positive customer service experiences all round.
Slips, trips and falls are the most common cause of workplace injuries. This course aims to help you prevent these incidents by knowing how to identify slip, trip and fall hazards in the workplace, and understanding how to manage these risks. You will also understand the different responsibilities of both employers and employees in preventing slips, trips and falls.
Performing duties whilst under the influence of drugs or alcohol is a leading contributor to workplace injuries in Australia. It’s crucial that both employers and employees understand their responsibilities at work, and that every workplace has a drug and alcohol policy in place.
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.