Health and Safety

HEALTH AND SAFETY

EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK
This one day course is designed to give employees knowledge of essential life saving techniques and attendance will lead to an award of an Emergency First Aid certificate which is valid for three years.

Course Content:

  • Resuscitation
  • Treatment of shock
  • Communication
  • Treatment of the effects of specific hazards existing at the workplace
  • Control of bleeding
  • Treatment of the unconscious patient
  • Contents of a First Aid box and its use etc

Cost: £95


FIRST AID AT WORK
This three day course is designed to train employees up to the standard required by the Health and Safety Executive. Students who successfully pass the examination receive a First Aid at Work certificate which is valid for three years.

Course Content:

  • Resuscitation
  • Treatment of shock
  • Contents of first aid boxes and uses
  • Transport of casualties
  • Treatment of injuries to bones, muscles, joints
  • Treatment of burns, poison, heat extremes,convulsion, blood loss etc
  • Simple record keeping etc

Cost: £210


REFRESHER FIRST AID
This two day course is designed to update the client who has already done the Intensive four day course, and their certificate is due for renewal. Students who successfully pass the examination receive a First Aid at Work Certificate which is valid for three years.

Course Content:

  • Resuscitation
  • Treatment of shock
  • Contents of first aid boxes and uses
  • Transport of casualties
  • Treatment of injuries to bones, muscles, joints
  • Simple record keeping etc

Course Fee: £150


CIEH LEVEL 2 AWARD IN HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE
This course is designed to give all employees an understanding of health & safety in the workplace.

The course is a recognised qualification and on successful completion of the short examination, you will be awarded the CIEH Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace from the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH).

The following topics are covered in the syllabus:

  • Legislation
  • Health
  • SafetyWelfare
  • Workplace
  • Workplace Equipment
  • Risk Assessment
  • Manual Handling
  • Hazardous Substances
  • Ergonomics and Workstation Design
  • Transport and Vehicles
  • Noise and Vibration

Cost (1 day):£100 (includes Examination Fee)

This course is approved for funding through ILA (Individual Learning Account) Scotland


ELEMENTARY FOOD HYGIENE
RURAL BUSINESS CENTRE AND
NORTH EAST FIFE ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

Content:

  • An Introduction to Food Hygiene
  • Bacteria and Their Characteristics
  • The Incidence of Food Poisoning and its Prevention
  • Personal Hygiene and Working Habits of the Food Handler
  • The Working Environment
  • Cleaning Practices
  • Common Food Pests and Their Control
  • Food Safety Legislation

This course is certificated by the Royal Environmental Health Institute for Scotland (REHIS) and takes place over 4 consecutive Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Cost (1 day): £100

This course is approved for funding through ILA (Individual Learning Account) Scotland


INTERMEDIATE FOOD HYGIENE
This course is run over a period of six sessions, 10.00 am – 2.00 pm twice a week with the examination usually held the week after the course finishes.

The Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate of the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS), is aimed at supervisors and food business proprietors, it provides an understanding of the relationship between food hygiene, food poisoning and food spoilage in addition to the socio-economic costs of poor food hygiene.

The following areas are covered:

  • General Introduction
  • Supervisory Management
  • HACCP and Hazard Analysis
  • Bacteriology
  • Bacterial Food Poisoning and Food Borne Infections
  • Non Bacterial Food Poisoning
  • Food Contamination and its Prevention
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Food Storage and Temperature Control
  • Food Preservation
  • The Working Environment
  • Cleaning and Disinfection
  • Common Food Pests and their Control
  • Legislation

Aims
To equip course members with the knowledge required to operate a food business in an effective and hygienic manner.

Qualifications
Candidates who successfully complete the examination will be awarded the Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate by the Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS).

Cost: £300 (includes all materials, registration and certification)

This course is approved for funding through ILA (Individual Learning Account) Scotland


LEVEL 2 NATIONAL CERTIFICATE FOR DOOR SUPERVISORS
Elmwood College in partnership with Innpacked Limited Licensed Trade Trainers and SIA Security Industry Authority will be offering the Level 2 National Certificate for Door Supervisors from April 2008.

Who is the qualification for?
The Level 2 National Certificate for Door Supervisors is designed for door supervisors already working in licensed retail or wishing to start work in the industry and is awarded to those who pass two examinations covering the basic knowledge and responsibilities of the occupation. This nationally recognised qualification will be the industry standard and will enable a door supervisor to apply for a licence to practise.

To get an SIA licence you will need to satisfy three requirements:

  • Pass an identity check
  • Pass a criminal records check
  • Possess a recognised door supervisor qualification

What does the course cover?
Unit 1 - Roles and Responsibilities

  • The Role of the Door Supervisor
  • Civil and Criminal Law
  • Behavioural Standards
  • The Law in Relation to Licensing
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Equal Opportunities
  • Health and Safety at Work
  • Young Persons
  • How to Comply with Regulations as a Door Supervisor
  • Searching People
  • Eviction
  • Offensive Weapons
  • First Aid
  • Emergencies
  • Drugs
  • Arrest
  • Incident Recording and Scene Preservation

Unit 2 - Conflict Management

  • Introduction to Communication Skills and Conflict Management
  • Recognising and Defusing Conflict
  • Self-awareness
  • Maintaining Space
  • Avoiding Conflict
  • Defusing High Risk Conflict
  • Effective Communication and Customer Service Skills
  • Resolving Conflict
  • Learning from Conflict

What does the assessment involve?
There are two examinations, one for each unit. Each examination will have forty multiple-choice questions and will take one hour. While Unit One is a conventional multiple-choice paper, Unit 2 requires you to watch video clips before answering the questions.

The cost of the course is £350 and runs over 4 days, 10.00 am – 5.00 pm. Please contact Susanne Howieson on 01334 658856 or by email contact@elmwood.ac.uk for more information.

Please be aware to sit the course candidates need to produce a valid form of identification this can be one of the following:

  • Signed valid passport (any nationality)
  • Signed UK photo driving licence (both parts of the full or provisional licence are required); HM Forces ID Card (UK)
  • Original UK birth certificate or certified copy (issued within 12 months of birth, not a photocopy)
  • UK adoption certificate
  • Valid UK firearms licence with photo

BIIAB SCOTTISH CERTIFICATE FOR PERSONAL LICENCE HOLDERS
Elmwood College in partnership with Innpacked Limited Licensed Trade Trainers and BII Scotland will be offering the BIIAB Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders from November 2007.

What is the BIIAB Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders (SCPLH)?
A requirement of the personal licence application under the new act is evidence of attainment of a statutory qualification accredited by SQA (Regulatory) the SCPLH will provide that evidence.

Who is the BIIAB Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders for?
The qualification is nationally recognised and is designed for anyone authorising the retail sale of alcohol in licensed premises including:

  • Pubs and bars
  • Hotels and restaurants
  • Off-licences, supermarkets and convenience stores
  • Sports and social clubs, nightclubs and entertainment establishments
  • Any other venue or site where alcohol is sold

What does the qualification cover?

  • The roles, responsibilities and functions of licensing authorities within the framework of the licensing objectives
  • The application process for a personal licence
  • The role and legal responsibilities of the personal licence holder, and the penalties relating to failure to comply with the law
  • The premises licence
  • The content and purpose of operating schedules
  • The role and duties of the designated premises supervisor
  • Unauthorised licensable activities
  • Permitted temporary licensable activities
  • Rights of entry to licensed premises
  • Police powers with regard to suspension and closure of licensed premises
  • The specific prohibitions for the sale of alcohol
  • The strengths of alcoholic drinks, and the effects of alcohol on the human body
  • The protection of children from harm
  • The responsible retail sale of alcohol

The BIIAB Scottish Certificate for Personal Licence Holders (SCPLH) has been designed to be completed in one day and includes a short multiple-choice exam. A comprehensive handbook, presented in an easy-to-follow format, supports the qualification and covers all the information needed for the examination.

Please be aware to that to undertake the course, candidates need to produce a valid form of identification and can be one of the following:

  • Signed valid passport (any nationality)
  • Valid UK firearms licence
  • Security License Issued by the Security Industry Authority (SIA)
  • Signed UK photo card driving licence (both parts required)
  • Valid EU photo identity card
  • Personal License Card

Cost: £205

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