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Statutory & Mandatory Training: Lone Working & Security Awareness

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Course Description

This course aims to provide knowledge and information about ways to keep safe if you are by yourself, travel between sites or are in a patient’s home. It provides the learner with information about how to stay safe whilst traveling and what to do if you encounter conflict.

Overview
The Health and safety Executive describes lone working as ‘those who work by themselves without close or direct supervision’. For many people in the healthcare sector, working alone or in the community is part of their job.

This course aims to provide knowledge and information about ways to keep safe if you are by yourself, travel between sites or are in a patient’s home. It provides the learner with information about how to stay safe whilst traveling and what to do if you encounter conflict.

Employers have a duty to ensure the safety of their staff, and this course offers information on how this can be done.

Training outcomes

  • Know what lone working is and why it is an important area of concern.
  • Understand what responsibilities your employer has to you and also what responsibilities you have.
  • Know how to do a basic assessment to see what potential risks may arise from lone working.
  • Know how to act and what precautions to take in order to reduce the risks of lone working.
  • Understand some of the key questions you can ask yourself in order to assess your own situation each time you work alone.

Accreditation
This course is accredited by CPD. The certificates, awarded upon successful completion, can be used to log your hours against.

Duration
This course usually takes between 1-2 hours each to complete, depending on the speed of learning. Learners do not have to complete all the training in one session as progress is recorded throughout and the training can be paused and resumed in our learning management system at any time.

Target audience
This course is aimed at anyone working in a role that involves spending long periods by themselves or by themselves in the community.

Entry requirements
There are no entry requirements for this course.

Test and certificate
The end of course test consists of 15 multiple choice questions. Learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark, and, if necessary, may attempt the test six times at no extra cost.

If learners do not achieve the 75% pass mark, further attempts may be given by contacting our support team.

Learners will be able to download a digital certificate on completion of each course. This can be printed, and we suggest you keep it for your records.

£20.00 + VAT

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