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Code: BH 19/026 Abrasive Wheels Safety (iHasco)

This course is free to council staff and some business partners. However, others will have to pay a small charge to access this course.

The course is intended to provide basic awareness training of the particular topic and does not replace specific training which may be required if the topic forms part of your regular work. Awareness training should be refreshed every three years.


This course is made up of 4 sections and a test. You must complete all sections of the course in order to access the test. 

  1. Abrasive Wheels - 13 mins 
  2. Type of Wheel - 5 mins 
  3. Choosing the Right Wheel - 7 mins 
  4. Wheel Safety and Maintenance - 12 mins
  5. Test - 5 mins

Code: BH 19/027 Asbestos Awareness (iHASCO)

This course is free to council staff and some business partners. However, others will have to pay a small charge to access this course.

The course is intended to provide basic awareness training of the particular topic and does not replace specific training which may be required if the topic forms part of your regular work. Awareness training should be refreshed every three years.

This course is made up of 3 sections and a test. You must complete all sections of the course in order to access the test.

1. What is asbestos

2. Where's it found

3. Emergency procedures


Code: BH 21/035 Basic life support in care (iHASCO)

From assessing a casualty to providing them with CPR, this course provides you with everything you need to know to save a person's life.

 

This course is made up of 4 sections and a test. You must complete all sections of the course in order to access the test.

  • Introduction
  • 1. Basic Life Support for Adults
  • 2. Treating a Choking Child
  • 3. Obstructed Airways - Infants
  • 4. Training and Record Keeping

 

Code: BH 20/070 Basic Life Support: Adults

These modules look at how to respond to and support adults in the event of a medical emergency. Care and support staff in adult provider services are expected to have knowledge about the administration of basic life support. These modules, provided by the British Red Cross will help staff working in a range of settings to recognise when someone is experiencing a medical emergency and the required response.

Please note: As these modules are not hosted on the Learning Gateway there is no certificate of completion. Undertaking these modules is not a substitute for practical first aid training and does not qualify you as a workplace first aider. It is the responsibility of the manager to ensure that there is sufficient first aid cover in the workplace.

In the event that you are faced with a situation where you need to support someone in an emergency, you must only do so if you feel confident and competent to do so.

Code: BH 19/029 CDM Regulations (iHasco)

This course is free to council staff and some business partners. However, others will have to pay a small charge to access this course.

The course is intended to provide basic awareness training of the particular topic and does not replace specific training which may be required if the topic forms part of your regular work. Awareness training should be refreshed every three years.

This course is made up of 3 sections and a test. You must complete all sections of the course in order to access the test.

1. What are the CDM Regulations?

2. Planning

3. Safe Sites


Code: BH 19/042 COSHH (iHasco)

This course is free to council staff and some business partners. However, others will have to pay a small charge to access this course.

 

This course is intended to provide you with a basic knowledge and understanding of COSHH. If you are required to carry out COSHH risk assessments as part of your job, then you will need to attend specific COSHH training too.  Please complete this eLearning module then book a place on the COSHH training course through the Learning Gateway. Training should be refreshed every three years

 

This course is made up of 3 sections and a test. You must complete all sections of the course in order to access the test.

 

1. Introduction

2. Hazard Symbols 

3. Six Simple Steps

 

NOTE:  this eLearning course may not work with an outdated web browser like 'Internet Explorer'. Please make sure you use an up-to-date browser.

Code: BH 20/136 Display Screen Equipment 2021 (DSE course by iHasco)

This DSE eLearning is aimed at BHCC staff, councillors and schools staff who use display screen equipment for a significant part of their job. DSE users should refresh their training every 3 years.


This course forms part of the Induction Programme and new staff identified as DSE users, must complete this eLearning training and a DSE Self-Assessment form within one week of starting work. This will help the DSE user to identify any risks associated with DSE and set up their workstation correctly. DSE Self-Assessment & Risk Assessment Form 


In addition to new starters, the following groups of DSE users must also complete the DSE e-learning and a DSE Self-Assessment Form. 

  • People who use DSE as a regular part of their work but have never completed the e-learning, including staff who 'hot-desk', home workers, agency workers and people on work experience
  • Staff who have recently moved or changed their workplace

Code: BH 19/043 Driver Awareness (iHasco)

 

This course is free to council staff and some business partners. However, others will have to pay a small charge to access this course.

 

The course is intended to provide basic awareness training of the particular topic and does not replace specific training which may be required if the topic forms part of your regular work. Awareness training should be refreshed every three years.

 

This course is made up of 5 sections and a test. You must complete all sections of the course in order to access the test.

 

1. Safety Responsibilities

2. Safe Driving

3. Safe Journey

4. Safe Vehicle

5. Accidents and Breakdowns

Code: BH 19/045 Electrical Safety (iHasco)

 

This course is free to council staff and some business partners. However, others will have to pay a small charge to access this course.

 

The course is intended to provide basic awareness training of the particular topic and does not replace specific training which may be required if the topic forms part of your regular work. Awareness training should be refreshed every three years.

 

This course is made up of 3 sections and a test. You must complete all sections of the course in order to access the test.

 

1. Working Safely

2. Injuries / Emergencies

 

3. Electricity and The Law

Code: BH 19/028 Eye Protection (iHasco)

 

This course is free to council staff and some business partners. However, others will have to pay a small charge to access this course.

 

 

The course is intended to provide basic awareness training of the particular topic and does not replace specific training which may be required if the topic forms part of your regular work. Awareness training should be refreshed every three years.

 

This course is made up of 4 sections and a test. You must complete all sections of the course in order to access the test.

 

1. Risks and Hazards

2. Protecting Yourself

3. Accidents Happen

4. Identifying Risk and Managing Safety

Code: BH 20/148 Fire Safety 2022

This online learning module has been developed specifically for Brighton and Hove City Council Staff and Schools Staff only, so may be unsuitable for others.  

If you have completed this course in 2021 and wish to take it again, please use the Retake Course button if it is available. 

This module is designed to provide an overview of good fire safety practice at work. By the end of the module you will be able to:

  • Identify potential fire risks to yourself and colleagues
  • Describe how fire starts and behaves
  • Explain what to do on discovering a fire
  • Explain what to do on hearing a fire alarm
  • Describe types of fire-fighting equipment and how to use them


This course will work on any device but does require popups to be enabled.

This course is mandatory for staff in Brighton & Hove City Council HASC provider services and must be taken annually.

Code: BH 20/084 First Aid Appointed Person (iHasco)

This course is free to council staff and some business partners. However, others will have to pay a small charge to access this course. 

The course is intended to provide basic awareness training of the particular topic and does not replace specific training e.g. Emergency First Aid at Work training, which may be required for your job. Awareness training should be refreshed every three years

This course explains the duties and responsibilities of a First Aid Appointed Person and what needs to be done for a basic level of first aid support.

Code: BH 21/066 Food Allergy Awareness (iHASCO)

Food Allergy Awareness course 

Code: BH 20/068 Food Safety & Hygiene - Level 2 - Course by iHasco

 

This course is free to council staff and some business partners. However, others will have to pay a small charge to access this course. 

 

  

This course on food Hygiene is made up of 4 sections and a test. You must complete all sections of the course in order to access the test.

  • Introduction
  • Hazards & Poisoning
  • Personal Hygiene
  • The 4 C's of Food Safety
  • Procedures & Premises              
  • Test

Code: BH 20/117 Future of Work - Dealing with Stress

Working from home can come with some unique challenges.

In this module, we're going to look specifically at the potential impact of remote working on stress and wellbeing, and what you can do to minimise your levels of stress.

Code: BH 19/030 Hand and Arm Vibration Awareness (iHasco)

 

This course is free to council staff and some business partners. However, others will have to pay a small charge to access this course.

 

The course is intended to provide basic awareness training of the particular topic and does not replace specific trainingwhich may be required if the topic forms part of your regular work. Awareness training should be refreshed every three years.

 

This course is made up of 2 sections and a test. You must complete all sections of the course in order to access the test.

 

1. What is Hand-Arm Vibration

 

2. Responsibilities

Code: BH 20/087 Health & Safety for Managers (iHasco)

Code: BH 19/031 Health and Safety Basics Essentials (iHasco)

 This course is free to council staff and some business partners. However, others will have to pay a small charge to access this course.

 

The course is intended to provide basic awareness training of the particular topic and does not replace specific training which may be required if the topic forms part of your regular work. Awareness training should be refreshed every three years.

 

This course is made up of 4 sections and a test. You must complete all sections of the course in order to access the test.

 

1. Responsibilities and Legal Requirements

2. Hazards and Risks

3. Safety Signs and Signboards

 

4. Workplace Safety and Emergency Procedures

Code: BH 21/084 Healthy Living Pharmacy Training

Code: BH 22/013 Infection Control by SCIE - For Adult Social Care staff

Infection prevention and control are essential to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This video-based course for care providers in care homes and home care will teach you about the spread of infection and what you can do to protect both yourself and the people you care for.

Understanding infection control will provide you with the tools to help prevent COVID-19 from spreading.

You will need a SCIE account, unless you already have one, to access this eLearning course.  Clicking on the eLearning link in this course will allow you to register for an account / login to your SCIE account.  Once your account is set up you will be able to access the eLearning course by following their instructions.

This is an external elearning course so please be aware that it cannot mark as complete on the Learning Gateway.  There is no certificate available on completion of this course.  Your SCIE account will record your completion of this course. 


Code: BH 15/061 Introduction to Health and Safety for new council staff, councillors and schools staff

This module is a simple introduction to Health and Safety at Brighton & Hove Council. It will help you understand
 •Health and Safety legislation
 •Our Health and Safety policies
 •Where to get further advice and guidance
 
All staff must complete this module every three years and new staff must complete it within the first three months of their employment.

Code: BH 20/005 Ladder Safety (iHasco)

 

This course is free to council staff and some business partners. However, others will have to pay a small charge to access this course.

 

The course is intended to provide basic awareness training of the particular topic and does not replace specific training which may be required if the topic forms part of your regular work. Awareness training should be refreshed every three years.

 

This Ladder Safety training is your go-to course to help reduce the risk of ladder-related injuries and increase your knowledge and skills. 

It includes how to select, setup, and use a ladder correctly, as well as conduct pre-checks. 

It's IOSH approved and provides printable certificates upon course completion.

Code: BH 21/070 Lone working safety course (iHasco)

This CPD accredited Lone Worker Safety Training is an essential eLearning course that helps lone workers to stay safe when commuting and working. It covers planning ahead, diffusing tension, recognising signs of aggression, handling emergencies, and a variety of actions they can take to care for their mental and physical health whilst working alone, no matter what the location.

Code: BH 20/006 Management of Contractors

This online learning module has been developed specifically for Brighton and Hove City Council Staff and Schools Staff only, so may be unsuitable for others.  

 

 

This course is aimed at anyone who is involved with procuring and managing contractors to undertake works or provide services to the council.

Contractors help us with many business activities, or in maintenance, cleaning, catering and other day-to-day tasks. 

This course will help you: 

  • Understand the legal requirements of managing the health and safety of contractors 
  • Be familiar with the council’s policy on contractor management and the management standards required
  • Be more confident to monitor health and safety when managing contracts or monitoring the contractors performance

 

The various sections describe what is meant by a contractor, highlight the legal requirements, and outline the council’s contractor management framework.  There is also an optional Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM) module, which focuses on construction project requirements.

 

Code: BH 21/034 Managing Anxiety (iHasco)

By the end of this course, our learners will:

 

  • Understand the nature of anxiety
  • Have an understanding of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Have an understanding of Mindfulness
  • Understand the nature and power of thought patterns
  • Know how to reduce anxiety by using simple practical techniques

Code: BH 19/035 Manual Handling (iHasco)

This course is free to council staff and some business partners. However, others will have to pay a small charge to access this course.

 

This course is intended to provide you with a basic knowledge and understanding of manual handling of loads. If  you are required to carry out manual handling activities as part of your job then you will need to attend specific manual handling too.  Please complete this eLearning module then book a place on the Safer Lifting and Handling of Loads training course through the Learning Gateway. Training should be refreshed every three years

 

This course is made up of 4 sections and a test. You must complete all sections of the course in order to access the test.

1. Your Back

2. Daily Tasks

3. LITE Assessment

 

4. Techniques

Code: BH 21/076 Mental Health Awareness (iHASCO)

This course raises awareness of mental illnesses, it provides tools that improve wellbeing, and it encourages you to talk about your mental health and ask for help when you need it

Code: BH 21/077 Mental Health Awareness for Managers (iHASCO)

This course raises awareness of mental illnesses, provides tools that improve wellbeing, encourages you to talk about your mental health, and it explains how you can offer support to your team.

Code: BH 19/036 Noise Awareness (iHasco)

 This course is free to council staff and some business partners. However, others will have to pay a small charge to access this course.

 

The course is intended to provide basic awareness training of the particular topic and does not replace specific training which may be required if the topic forms part of your regular work. Awareness training should be refreshed every three years.

This course is made up of 3 sections and a test. You must complete all sections of the course in order to access the test.

1. The Ear

2. Noise 

3. Hearing Protection

Code: BH 19/037 Personal Protective Equipment -PPE (IHasco)

 This course is free to council staff and some business partners. However, others will have to pay a small charge to access this course.

 

The course is intended to provide basic awareness training of the particular topic and does not replace specific training which may be required if the topic forms part of your regular work. Awareness training should be refreshed every three years.

This course is made up of 3 sections and a test. You must complete all sections of the course in order to access the test.

1. Personal Protective Equipment

2. Types of PPE 

3. Safety Signs

Code: BH 21/021 Psychological Support for Yourself and Others

This provides an overview of the elearning available to support pyschological wellbeing.

Code: BH 19/038 PUWER (IHasco)

 This course is free to council staff and some business partners. However, others will have to pay a small charge to access this course.

 

The course is intended to provide basic awareness training of the particular topic and does not replace specific training which may be required if the topic forms part of your regular work. Awareness training should be refreshed every three years.

This course is made up of 3 sections and a test. You must complete all sections of the course in order to access the test.

1. Responsibilities

2. Safe Standard 

3. Protection and Controls

Code: BH 20/086 Risk Assessment - Course by iHasco

 This course is free to council staff and some business partners. However, others will have to pay a small charge to access this course.

 

This course is intended to provide you with a basic knowledge and understanding of  risk assessment. If you are required to carry out risk assessments as part of your job, then you will need to attend specific risk assessment training too.  Please complete this eLearning module then book a place on the Risk Assessment training course through the Learning Gateway. Training should be refreshed every three years

 

 

This course looks at why, when and how you should do a risk assessment. And how to calculate and then control the risks you identify.

1. Why Assess Risks?

2. When to Risk Assess

3. 5 Steps of Risk Assessment

4. Risk Assessment Tools

5. Conclusion

Code: BH 20/126 Safer Handling of Children - Interim COVID-19 Distance Learning

This course is suitable for Children’s Services and CVS practitioners and carers whose role involves lifting and handling of children and must be completed before undertaking any handling of children in the workplace.

 

It is an introductory course offered as a partial replacement to the suspended face to face Safer Handling of Children basic awareness training. The course covers the knowledge and theory elements of the basics of safer handling of children & young people, the importance of safe practice for your own health and wellbeing and for the children & young people you support. It gives an overview of what not to do and descriptions of correct safer handling of children & young people procedures.

 

There is a multiple choice assessment to be completed at the end of the course. You must obtain 80% in order to pass the course and can take the assessment multiple times.

 

After completing this elearning course and passing the online assessment you must not undertake a safer handling of children task in your workplace until you have been assessed as competent to do so by a suitably experienced and trained member of staff in your workplace.

 

 

 

Code: BH 21/067 Schools Children with Allergies / Anaphylaxis (iHASCO)

Explains how to care for a child who has allergies and what to do if a child has a severe reaction. Looks at causes, symptoms and reaction

Code: BH 19/039 Slips Trips Falls (iHasco)

 This course is free to council staff and some business partners. However, others will have to pay a small charge to access this course.

 

The course is intended to provide basic awareness training of the particular topic and does not replace specific training which may be required if the topic forms part of your regular work. Awareness training should be refreshed every three years.

This course is made up of 4 sections and a test. You must complete all sections of the course in order to access the test.

1. Responsibilities

2. Slips and Trips

3. Falls 

4. Conclusion

Code: BH 19/040 Spill Kit Training Body Fluids (IHasco)

 This course is free to council staff and some business partners. However, others will have to pay a small charge to access this course.

 

The course is intended to provide basic awareness training of the particular topic and does not replace specific training which may be required if the topic forms part of your regular work. Awareness training should be refreshed every three years.

This course is made up of 2 sections and a test. You must complete all sections of the course in order to access the test.

1. Spill kits

 

2. Dealing with a spill

Code: BH 21/078 Stress Awareness and Management (iHASCO)

This course is your guide to identifying, managing and preventing stress inside and outside the workplace, to enhance your peace of mind and productivity!

Code: BH 15/063 Stress Management and Wellbeing

This online learning module has been developed specifically for Brighton and Hove City Council Staff, Councillors and Schools Staff only, so may be unsuitable for others.  

 

This is useful for people who may be feeling the symptoms of stress or who recognise the signs of stress in others.

 

These practical resources may help you with your emotional and physical health at work, particularly when dealing with the impact of changes to you and your team. Many of the resources are self-help, some can be used in partnership with managers, colleagues and peers, and other resources, courses or workshops can be arranged through our Workforce Development Team

 

This module will take about 20 minutes to complete.

Code: BH 20/077 Suicide Awareness

This course links to training from the Zero Suicide Alliance.

 

Gateway Module is a 5 minute introduction which could give you the skills to help someone considering suicide. It will give you tips on how to approach someone if you are worried they may be considering taking their own life.

 

ZSA Suicide Awareness Training is a more in depth session of about 20 minutes. It aims to give you the skills and confidence to help someone who may be considering suicide. It focuses on breaking stigma and encouraging open conversations. 

Code: BH 21/085 Tackling age bias - The multi-generational workforce (Skillbosters)

This course sets out the benefits of an age-diverse workforce and provides guidance on best practice for tackling age bias and supporting staff at every stage of their working lives.

Bias around age often means that employers are failing to reap many benefits and employees of all ages are falling victim to negative stereotypes, with worrying implications for their careers. 

Having an age-diverse workforce enables organisations to draw on a broad mix of ideas, skills and experience while at the same time gaining key insights into the needs of multi-generational customers and service-users. 

Code: BH 21/089 Ventilation Awareness

This course is aimed at Brighton & Hove City Council Staff. 

As we return to the office, ventilation awareness becomes more important. 

This course is a recording of an online session 

Code: BH 19/041 Working at Height (iHasco)

 

This course is free to council staff and some business partners. However, others will have to pay a small charge to access this course.

 

This course is intended to provide you with a basic knowledge and understanding of working at height. If you are required to carry out working at height activities as part of your job then you will need to attend specific working at height training too. Please complete this eLearning module then book a place on the Safer Working at Height training course through the Learning Gateway. Training should be refreshed every three years.

 

This course is made up of three sections and a test. You must complete all sections of the course in order to access the test.

 

1. Working at Height

2. The Risks

3. Choosing Equipment

Code: BH 19/044 Working in Confined Space (iHasco)

This course is free to council staff and some business partners. However, others will have to pay a small charge to access this course.

 

The course is intended to provide basic awareness training of the particular topic and does not replace specific training which may be required if the topic forms part of your regular work. Awareness training should be refreshed every three years.

 

This course is made up of 3 sections and a test. You must complete all sections of the course in order to access the test.

 

1. Dangers of Confined Spaces 

2. Legal Duties and Responsibilities  

3. Preparing for Entry