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CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Safeguarding Adults Certification

    Online Course | Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Everyone has the right to live a safe and happy life; free from the threat of abuse. Unfortunately; many people experience at least one incident of abuse at some point in their lives. Adults who are less able to protect themselves from harm are at increased risk. For example; elderly adults and those with disabilities are much more likely to experience mistreatment and neglect than those in the general population. This course will provide you with an overview of what safeguarding means in practice and how vulnerable adults can be protected from abuse. The course addresses what can be done in the short term to help those in need and provides insight into the preventative measures that work to reduce the risk of abuse in the first place.

  • Step Ladder Safety Awareness

    Online Course | Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Workplace accidents can have serious consequences for both the casualty and their organisation. It is important that both employees and their employers understand the risks associated with working from height and that they know how to use equipment in a safe; appropriate manner. An individual can sustain an injury falling just a couple of metres. They can also suffer a back injury if they fail to take precautions when moving and positioning equipment. Stepladders are used frequently in the workplace; so it is essential that employees know when and how to use them. This course will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the risks associated with stepladders; how to put in place effective precautionary measures and how to ensure that equipment is fit for purpose. Not all accidents are preventable but when everyone knows how to work safely; the majority of incidents can be avoided.

  • Asbestos Awareness Certification

    Online Course | Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 apply to employers; employees; self-employed persons and duty holders and cover all work with asbestos containing materials. Regulation 10 of CAR states that every employer must ensure that adequate information; instruction and training is given to employees who are liable to be exposed to asbestos. This course covers all areas of asbestos awareness and is designed for anyone who may come into contact with asbestos in their work. Most commonly; that includes builders; plumbers; electricians; carpenters and other building related and maintenance trades. The course consists of 4 modules with questions at the end. The modules cover areas such as recognising asbestos; where it is used; minimising the risks and legislation about working with asbestos.

  • COSHH Certification

    Online Course | Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Understanding the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations are vital for both employers and employees for safety as well as legal reasons. This Course provides a comprehensive insight into COSHH; what employers and employees need to know and what they need to do to tick the legal boxes. From defining hazardous substances to performing risk assessments; and understanding the precautions and contingency planning involved; this course covers every aspect employees and employers need to be aware of.

  • Disability Awareness Certification

    Online Course | Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    People with disabilities represent a large untapped labour pool; offering valuable skills; qualifications and assets for employees; yet they continue to be restricted when it comes to participating in the workforce. Disability crosses all barriers and it’s important that employers and businesses begin to increase their standards of diversity to include employees with disabilities. By removing unfair discriminatory barriers and making reasonable accommodations for their needs; employers can benefit from the skill sets that people with disabilities offer. This course aims to help you and your business understand the benefits of recruiting and hiring individuals with disabilities and guide you in opening your application process to all possible candidates.

  • Display Screen Equipment Awareness Certification

    Online Course | Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Display screen equipment is an essential part of many jobs. It seems that almost everyone; spend most of their time staring at a screen as part of their job. While it is an inescapable part of the modern workplace; there are precautions that individuals should take to reduce the risks associated with long-term DSE exposure. This course provides you with a comprehensive guide to assessing display screen equipment. It begins by giving an introduction to the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations; including a discussion of employee/employer obligations. The course also gives detail about the minimum workstation requirements that must be met; as well as providing you with a series of tips to help you control and prevent DSE risks.

  • Driver Safety Awareness Certificate

    Online Course | Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    According to the World Health Organisation (WHO); over 1 million people around the world die in road accidents every year. Many of these deaths are preventable. Road safety should be an ongoing concern for anyone who drives a vehicle. In this course; you will learn how to stay safe in a variety of driving situations; including adverse weather conditions and driving in other countries. You will also learn how to keep your vehicle in a roadworthy condition and how to ensure that you are fit to drive.

  • End of Life Care Certification

    Online Course | Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    As a person approaches the end of their life palliative or end of life care is crucial. Carers strive to keep the patient comfortable and as pain free as possible; while also providing important emotional; psychological and social support. They must develop a unique set of skills to provide this support to both the patient and their families. This course provides a comprehensive overview of end of life care. The course begins by giving a general overview of end of life care along with outlining the roles and responsibilities of carers. The course also reviews the feelings and emotions that run high during this difficult time and tells you how to provide the type of support different patients need.

  • Fire Marshall Certification

    Online Course | Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Fires may break out when least expected and it is important to know how to deal with these situations; not just as a fire marshal; but as an individual as well. This course covers basic fire safety and prevention steps; as well as the actions to take in the event of a fire; so as to improve overall fire awareness. The course aims to equip all persons; as well as the fire marshal; with the knowledge and skills needed to properly deal with emergency situations. You will learn how to identify potential fire hazards; how you can minimise their risk; how to properly use a fire extinguisher and how to be reactive in any situation.

  • Food Safety Level 1 Certification

    Online Course | Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Understanding food safety is vital for both employers and employees in the catering industry to ensure a successful; law-abiding and safe business! This course provides a comprehensive insight into every aspect of food safety; how to ensure it; what prevents it and how you can keep your business and your food safe. From explaining how to keep food safe at every stage; to instituting procedural plans and understanding your legal requirements; this course covers every aspect that everyone in the catering industry needs to know.

  • Manual Handling Certification

    Online Course | Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Manual handling is an essential part of almost every job throughout the UK. Everyone from office workers to those who work on factory floors engage in some form of manual handling each and every day. It is important to learn about the risks involved and how to lift; carry; push; and pull loads safely. This is the best way to reduce the rate of workplace injuries; most of which are caused by improper manual handling practices. This course provides you with a comprehensive guide to manual handling. It begins by giving you an introduction to the concept of manual handling; including examples and affected workplaces. It then goes into detail about the applicable legislation and the obligations employers and employees must fulfil in order to keep their workplace safe. The specific types of risks and hazards; as well as examples on how to handle materials safely are also provided.

  • Mental Health Awareness Certification

    Online Course | Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    According to the mental health charity Mind; one in four adults experience a mental health problem every year and one in six each week. These issues affect everyone – no one is immune to psychological distress. Although mental illness is relatively common; sufferers often feel too ashamed to seek help. In some cases; this can have devastating consequences – mental illness diminishes an individual’s quality of life and can even result in suicide.

  • Positive Handling in Schools Certification

    Online Course | Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Being aware of the signs; causes and treatment can create a safe environment – whether at home or in the workplace – whereby people feel they can talk about their problems and access appropriate interventions. This course will provide an introduction to the concept of mental illness; the signs and symptoms of the most common mental illnesses and how mental distress can be successfully managed.

  • Safe Handling of Medicines Foundation Certification

    Online Course | Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Safe handling of store medication is important for everyone; especially those in the healthcare field. These guidelines help organisations and agencies develop their own policies on the subject; giving them a chance to increase security and safety in their facilities and reduce the likelihood of errors and mistakes at all levels; as they are built on a system of double checks and verification. This course provides an introduction to the safe handling of medicines; beginning with an overview of the classifications of medicines according to UK law and several important terms and definitions. It talks about the relevant legalisation and guidelines; along with the seven rights of medication administration. Policies for record keeping and the roles of individuals involved are also discussed. It also gives you proper storage and dispensing procedures; along with a discussion of the routes of entry and levels of support patients may require.

  • Safeguarding Children Certification (Level 2)

    Online Course | Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Every child has the right to live a life free from abuse. Sadly many children are mistreated; often by those closest to them. Child abuse; which takes several different forms; has long-lasting repercussions. For example; adults that were abused as children are significantly more likely to develop mental health problems. They are also at increased risk of perpetrating abuse against others. Fortunately; effective safeguarding can prevent child abuse. It also offers a framework that encourages prompt reporting; which can save a child from further suffering. This course outlines how safeguarding works to support children’s wellbeing; how to identify abuse and what to do if you suspect that a child is being mistreated.

  • Understanding Fire Extinguishers Certification

    Online Course | Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Fire safety is an important issue for everyone in the UK. Homes and businesses need to develop fire safety plans to ensure that everyone stays safe. These plans should contain information on how to safely handle and use a fire extinguisher; as they can be difficult to use. It is important that you understand how to use one and how to tackle a blaze; to keep you; your property and your loved ones safe. This course provides a comprehensive guide to fire extinguisher use and other ways to stay safe in an emergency. It discusses the fire triangle and the classes of fire you may face; and goes into detail about the types of extinguishers on the market and how to use each one safely. It also discusses the importance of servicing; maintenance and inspection of extinguishers on a regular basis and the best procedures to use when faced with a blaze.

  • Working at Height Awareness Certification

    Online Course | Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Full knowledge of all aspects of ‘working at height’ is vital for both employers and employees in the relevant industries in order to maintain a safe; productive and legal business. This course provides a comprehensive insight into every aspect of ‘working at height’; how to do it properly; the potential hazards involved and how you can keep your company and workers safe. From discussing the different industries involved to highlighting the dangers and explaining the safety and legal measures needed; this course covers every aspect that everyone involved with ‘working at height’ needs to know.

  • Bipolar Awareness Certification

    Online Course | Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    One in six adults have a common mental health condition; and 1% have bipolar disorder. Awareness and understanding of mental illness can go a long way in promoting mental health not just in affected individuals but society as a whole. This course contains a practical overview of bipolar disorder; its causes; treatment and the impact it has on an individual’s everyday life. It also outlines the steps employers and workers can take to support someone diagnosed with bipolar disorder.

  • Diabetes Awareness Certification

    Online Course | Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Diabetes affects 4.6 million people in the UK and 415 million people around the world. It is a chronic condition requiring lifelong treatment. Potential complications include loss of vision; nerve damage and cardiovascular disease. Living with diabetes can be challenging and emotionally draining. Fortunately; receiving practical support can make life with diabetes easier and safer. This course contains an overview of the most common types of diabetes; their symptoms and causes; and the role employers can play in helping individuals with diabetes succeed at work.

  • Extremism & Terrorism Awareness Certification

    Online Course | Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy

    Although the threat from terrorist incidents is relatively low; it is vital that employers; employees and students remain aware of the threat posed by extremist violence. Vigilance underpinned by a working knowledge of violent extremism is the best defence against terrorist-related injuries and fatalities. In this course; you will learn how and why some people come to adopt extremist views; how to identify extremism in others and how some individuals cross the line from fervent beliefs to violence. The course also contains practical advice to follow should your workplace or institution come under threat from terrorism.

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