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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

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 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.

 

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?10 mins

2. Where's it found?8 mins

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

 

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 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 2021

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 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

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. 

 

 

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.

 

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.

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 20/113 Future of Work - Hygiene at Home and Away

Hygiene is the big topic on everyone's lips, and rightly so. COVID-19 has taught us all the importance of keeping ourselves, our homes, and everything else clean and healthy. As we transition back into our normal lives, our daily hygiene efforts will need to be altered and taken into consideration far more often.

Code: BH 20/118 Future of Work - Introduction to Mindfulness

This video can provide you with a number of toolkits for resilience, stress reduction and mindfulness. 

Code: BH 20/115 Future of Work - Online Presentations

You don't have to have the most professional set-up to make effective video presentations, trust us. 

Code: BH 20/116 Future of Work - Relaxation

We hope this course helps you take some time out for yourself.

Code: BH 20/114 Future of Work - Remote Team Performance

They say teamwork makes the dream work, but what if all or some of you are working remotely? We believe that good teams function according to three things: performance, connectedness and wellbeing. Select each of the titles below to explore the subject, or the final title to view a list of resources we've curated that you might find useful.

Code: BH 20/121 Future of Work - Taking Care of Yourself

As we settle down into business as (un)usual, you need to keep your own health in mind. Have a look at the techniques we've laid out here to help you take care of yourself.

Code: BH 20/119 Future of Work - Transitioning back to the Workplace

You may be worried about returning to your workplace after being in quarantine/lockdown. Or maybe you're returning after illness or maternity/paternity leave. It's understandable to have concerns. In this module, we'll look at some of the most common worries and how you can maintain your wellbeing after returning to work.

Code: BH 20/088 Future of work: The mindset and attitude toolkit

This module includes a variety of practical activities and resources surrounding the topic of mindset and attitude - from increasing your awareness and challenging negative thinking patterns, to getting into a creative zone. 

You can try these activities at your own pace and revisit any of them whenever you need to. 

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 - 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 is a guide for employers and managers who have a responsibility for health and safety.

 

  • Introduction
  • The 10 Steps
  • Legislation
  • Health and Safety Myths

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 20/045 Infection Prevention and Control - Course by Learning Pool

This course explains what you can do to help keep your workplace clean and healthy and avoid the spread of some of the most common infections. 

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

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 course is part of the Induction Programme. It is aimed at new staff and councillors who should complete it within the first three months of their employment. All staff should look at this module every three years. 

The course is an introduction to Health and Safety at Brighton & Hove Council.

It covers:

  • Health and Safety legislation
  • Our Health and Safety policies
  • Where to get further advice and guidance 

This module will take about 45 minutes to complete.

 

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 19/033 Lone Working IN the Workplace (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 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. What is Personal Safety?5 mins

2. Practical Planning5 mins

3. Staying in Control5 mins

4. Working Alone5 mins

5. Conclusion

Code: BH 19/034 Lone Working OUT OF the Workplace (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. What is Personal Safety

2. Practical Planning

3. Staying in Control

4. Buddy Systems

 

5. Conclusion

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 20/037 Mental Health Awareness - course by Learning Pool

Being aware of our own and our colleagues' mental health is very important when working remotely for long periods. 

This course may be of use. 

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 (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 20/081 Returning to Work During and After Covid-19 (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 training will:

  • Help with your smooth transition back to work
  • Explain how to transform concerns into positive action
  • Provide techniques to help you deal with anxiety
  • Help you confidentially and safely return to work while Coronavirus restrictions are still in place

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 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 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 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