Your Personal Development

Your Personal Development Course Number VEL0226.2 Time Required* 35 minutes Assessment Formal (multiple choice) Approvals CPD A key part of your progression within the adult social care sector will be focused on your personal development. In a number of sectors it is even a legal requirement to continue to develop your skills and knowledge and…

Workplace Health and Safety

Workplace Health and Safety Course Number VEL0201 Time Required* 45 minutes Assessment Formal (multiple choice) Approvals IIRSM This course covers general health and safety issues that apply to a wide range of types of businesses and sectors, from office and retail environments to workshops and factories. The wide range of topics covered makes this a…

Working within the Private Security Industry

Working Within the Private Security Industry Course Number VEL0237 Time Required* 90 minutes Assessment Formal (multiple choice) Approvals CPD In the UK, the private security industry provides manned, physical and technical systems to help protect people, premises and property. It can also help prevent and detect crimes and any activities that could be considered unauthorised…

Working Safely

Working Safely Course Number VEL0201.5 Time Required* 150 minutes Assessment Formal (multiple choice) Approvals IIRSM, Gatehouse Awards & CPD Working safely is in the interest and concern of all staff, both employers and employees. Health and safety is one of the few areas where the law places specific duties specifically on employees so a knowledge…

Working in Confined Spaces

Working in Confined Spaces Course Number VEL0236 Time Required* 25 minutes Assessment Formal (multiple choice) Approvals IIRSM At the end of this course you’ll be able to demonstrate your understanding of the control measures to be followed when working in, or near to, confined spaces as detailed in a safe working procedure. This course will…

Working at Height

Working at Height Course Number VEL0224 Time Required* 105 minutes Assessment Formal (multiple choice) Approvals RoSPA This course is aimed at anyone who undertakes work at height, or who employs people who regularly work at height. The term work at height applies to a wide range of situations ranging from the obvious ones like working…

Understanding your Role in Care

Understanding your Role in Care Course Number VEL0226.1 Time Required* 40 minutes Assessment Formal (multiple choice) Approvals CPD Social care is the provision of social work, personal care, protection or social support services to children or adults in need, or at risk, or adults with needs arising from illness, disability, old age or poverty. Choosing…

Twitter for Business

Twitter for Business Course Number VEL0431 Time Required* 55 minutes Assessment Formal (multiple choice) Approvals CPD Twitter is a social media platform that is used by a wide range of people, from celebrities, who use it to communicate with their fans to companies and brands who can use it to engage their customers and attract…

Time Management

Time Management Course Number VEL0405 Time Required* 105 minutes Assessment Formal (multiple choice) Approvals CPD Good Time Management will improve and enhance the time spent in the workplace and can even go a long way to improving the quality of the work you produce. For most people however this is easier said than done. We’ve…

The Principles of Performance Management

The Principles of Performance Management Course Number VEL0403 Time Required* 55 minutes Assessment Formal (multiple choice) Approvals CPD In any organisation, the traditional model of strict command and control wastes a significant amount of time and money. Mutual trust, employee motivation and readiness to perform can easily be undermined. Performance management, on the other hand,…