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Personal Safety for Lone Workers

Course Overview

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On average this
course contributes
1 hours
towards your CPD

Every day thousands of people will be exposed to situations in which they are left alone with customers or other members of the public during their working day. However there are many risks associated with working in isolation and without the support of colleagues, and violence against employees is unfortunately too common. By taking this module you will be taking real steps towards minimising risk and hopefully feeling safer.

After completing this course, learners should know:

  • What lone working is and why it is an issue worth finding out about
  • What responsibilities your employer has to you and what responsibilities you have too
  • The basic process of how people's roles are assessed to see what potential risks exist from lone working
  • Some of the key questions you can ask yourself in order to assess your own situation each time you work alone
  • Some key advice on how to act and what precautions to take in order to reduce the risks of lone working

Course Details

Lesson Plan

  • Welcome and Learning Objectives
  • Introduction to Lone Working
  • Employer and Employee Responsibilities
  • Assessing the Risks
  • Precautionary Measures
  • Summary

Target Audience

This module is designed for anybody who has to work alone or who is left alone with customers or other members of the public at some time in their working day.

Duration

It is estimated that this module will take approximately 1 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning module you can complete this training in convenient stages. The system will record your progress throughout.

Certification

On completion of this module you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.

CPD Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines


Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this module.


What our customers have said

I thought the module was very informative and easy to complete
10/04/2016 GB
It gave a full and accurate assessment of the risks of lone working, with good examples of how to avoid such risks.
03/04/2016 DT
I am not an overly confident eLearning user however I found this course clear and easy to use. It was interesting and very useful.
07/03/2016 DJ
I found the module easy to navigate and the pictures and captions were easy to remember
08/02/2016 AG
Ease of access to modules and system. Working at your own pace.
26/01/2016 JC
It was very easy to understand and informative and useful that there are no time limits set that the course needs to be completed in
06/01/2016 DF
Easily accessible, clear & easy to understand questions.
27/10/2015 BC
Good use of audio and visual - very refreshing to not just have a voice read out the slides!
23/10/2015 MH
It made me to understand and gain knowledge of lone work, which is my role as a social worker
22/10/2015 RM
The pop up animation makes it user friendly
20/10/2015 JD
It was informative and easy to read and understand with the opportunity to print of specific learning points as and when needed
EL 10/04/2015
It was easy to use and follow. Gives good advice on practice for Lone Workers
KP 31/03/2015
I enjoyed the module as I could relate it to both my job and personal life
MV 04/02/2015
I found it very user friendly and everything was well
DG 13/01/2015

Cost and Discounts

£15 + VAT - This cost is for a single user.

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact info@ukvirtual-college.co.uk, or telephone UKVC Sales on 01943 885089.

How it Works

The information below is specific to this particular course. If you would like a more general guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

Alternatively; if you have a specific question or concern why not contact us directly ?

What

This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material, and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.

How

The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consist of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course

When

This course is delivered fully online allowing you to learn at your own pace, however an average duration would be 1 hours.

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