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Advanced Certificate in Safeguarding for Safeguarding Leads (2021-22)

  • 1st September 1st Sep 09:00am

Developed by Lorna Ponambalum, safeguarding expert and senior leadership education professional, the course is split into nine modules and encourages audience interaction to support and embed learning. There is a knowledge assessment at the end to help you evidence course completion.

Certificate in the Role of a Fire Warden

  • Available On Demand

This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure you understand the roles and responsibilities of the fire warden role and what your duties are under the latest fire legislation.

Certificate in Legionella Awareness

  • Available On Demand

This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to learn more about the health risks created by legionella bacteria, the legal responsibilities of duty holders and how to develop control measures, including risk assessments.

Certificate in Manual Handling

  • Available On Demand

Our essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand the principles and practice of safe manual handling and ensure you are meeting the necessary legislative requirements.

Certificate in Writing a Social Media Policy for Schools | Primary

  • Available On Demand

This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to know to implement best practice in relation to social media usage as a school, including by pupils and staff, and how to form and implement an actionable social media policy.

Certificate in Writing a Social Media Policy for Schools | Secondary

  • Available On Demand

This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to know to implement best practice in relation to social media usage as a school, including by pupils and staff, and how to form and implement an actionable social media policy.

Certificate in Food Hygiene & Safety

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 136 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand the legal requirements surrounding food preparation, the potential hazards related to food safety and how to apply best practice.

Award in Food Hygiene & Safety

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 80 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand the legal requirements surrounding food preparation, the potential hazards related to food safety and how to apply best practice.

Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control for Educators

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 35 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure you are equipped to prevent and limit the spread of infection and illness in the workplace and understand the importance of maintaining hygiene standards at work.

Certificate in Drug and Alcohol Misuse Awareness for Educators

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 28 minutes (approx.). This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to raise your awareness and develop strategies and guidance to support staff, colleagues or young people who have substance misuse problems.

Certificate in Working at Height

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 29 minutes (approx). This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure that work conducted at a height in your setting is done in a safe and reliable manner and follows the relevant legal framework.

Certificate in Understanding Risk Assessments

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 20 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand the legislative framework around conducting risk assessments, key practical risk assessment techniques and the monitoring, evaluation and review processes.

Certificate in Understanding Bullying and Harassment for Educators

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 189 minutes (approx.) Split into bite-sized modules, the training has been designed to provide maximum learning potential in the leanest, most cost-effective and most time-efficient manner. It has been produced in high-quality remote video CPD format which is accessible on any device, anytime, anywhere.

Certificate in the Role of a School Governor

  • Available On Demand

This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure you understand the core functions of school governance and the roles and responsibilities assigned to the governing board of a school.

Certificate in Asbestos Management in Schools

  • Available On Demand

This course will provide school leaders, school staff, governing bodies and responsible bodies (as duty holders) with practical advice and guidance on how to manage asbestos in educational settings, in line with the 2020 DfE ‘Asbestos Management in Schools’ guidance.

Certificate in Understanding Bullying and Harassment at Work

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 167 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand the legal positions on harassment and bullying within a workplace setting, the responsibilities of employers and how to correctly respond to incidents.

Certificate in the Use of Reasonable Force in Schools

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 20 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to feel more confident about using reasonable force in school and establishing the responsibilities of school staff, leaders and governing bodies.

Certificate in the Role of a First Aid Appointed Person

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 21 minutes (approx.) This Essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to carry out your duties competently and confidently as the first aid appointed person, including the best way to support colleagues, when to contact outside help and how and when to provide cover to first aiders.

Certificate in Using Machinery

  • Available On Demand

Our Essential CPD course on using machinery provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure you understand your health and safety obligations with respect to using machinery.

Certificate in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

  • Available On Demand

This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure your workplace is meeting its legal requirements in equality and diversity and is promoting a more tolerant, inclusive and diverse working environment.

Certificate in Organising and Managing School Trips

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 77 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure you understand your legal responsibilities in relation to school trips and can conduct sensible and proportionate risk assessments.

Certificate in Effective Communication and Managing Difficult Conversations for Frontline Staff

  • Available On Demand

This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure you understand how to manage difficult situations and tackle difficult conversations using effective communication techniques confidently.

Certificate in Effective Communication and Managing Difficult Conversations for Leaders

  • Available On Demand

This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to equip you with the tools to deal with difficult conversations and communicate effectively with resilience, empathy and understanding.

Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 29 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure you are equipped to prevent and limit the spread of infection and illness in the workplace and understand the importance of maintaining hygiene standards at work.

Certificate in Epilepsy Awareness

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 10 minutes (approx.). This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand what epilepsy is and how employers can manage and support those with epilepsy in the workplace, including risk assessments and reasonable adjustments.

Certificate in Drug and Alcohol Misuse Awareness

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 37 (approx.). This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to raise your awareness and develop strategies and guidance to support staff, colleagues or young people who have substance misuse problems.

Certificate in Diabetes Awareness

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 18 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand the types of diabetes, how it affects individuals and confidently offer help and support to those managing diabetes in your workplace.

Certificate in Administering Medication

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 27 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to implement and maintain a safe and effective system for administering medication, plus an understanding of the various regulations around storing, using and disposing of medicines.

Certificate in Stress Awareness

  • Available On Demand

This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure you have the right tools in place to recognise the symptoms of stress, develop a level of self-awareness and build your own stress management techniques.

Certificate in Understanding Anti-Bribery

  • Available On Demand

The Bribery Act 2010 applies to all staff and employees. Under the act, it is illegal to accept a bribe, bribe another person, or enable bribery to take place. Failure to implement adequate procedures to prevent bribes being paid or received on an organisation’s behalf may lead to disciplinary action, unlimited fines, or even a custodial penalty. It is the responsibility of all staff to prevent, detect, and report any form of bribery and corruption in the workplace.

Certificate in Safeguarding for Governors

  • Available On Demand

Governing bodies have a strategic leadership responsibility for their school’s safeguarding arrangements and must ensure that they comply with their duties under legislation. They must have regard to Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE) ensuring policies, procedures and training in their schools are effective and comply with the law at all times.

A Practical Guide to Teaching Using Zoom

  • Available On Demand

In response to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, there is an expectation that schools will have contingency plans in place for the provision of remote education and blended learning, should individuals or groups of pupils need to self-isolate. This in turn assumes mastery of the latest video communications technology.

A Practical Guide to Teaching Using Teams

  • Available On Demand

In response to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, there is an expectation that schools will have contingency plans in place for the provision of remote education and blended learning, should individuals or groups of pupils need to self-isolate. This in turn assumes mastery of the latest video communications technology.

A Practical Guide to Teaching Using Loom

  • Available On Demand

In response to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, there is an expectation that schools will have contingency plans in place for the provision of remote education and blended learning, should individuals or groups of pupils need to self-isolate. This in turn assumes mastery of the latest video communications technology.

A Practical Guide to Teaching Using Breakout Rooms in Zoom

  • Available On Demand

In developing contingency plans for the provision of remote education and blended learning during the Covid-19 crisis, schools can take advantage of the latest video communications technology, and use its special features and functions to enhance learning outcomes.

A Practical Guide to Teaching Using Google Classroom

  • Available On Demand

In response to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, there is an expectation that schools will have contingency plans in place for the provision of remote education and blended learning, should individuals or groups of pupils need to self-isolate. This in turn assumes mastery of the latest video communications technology.

Certificate in Understanding the Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours to Deliver Effective Governance

  • Available On Demand

All school governors should have reference to the DfE ‘Competency Framework for Governance’ which sets out the knowledge, skills and behaviours that school and academy governing boards need to be effective. The framework should be read in conjunction with the DfE ‘Governance Handbook’ as stated in the ‘Constitution of governing bodies of maintained schools’ statutory guidance.

Certificate in Data Protection for Governors and Trustees

  • Available On Demand

The ultimate responsibility and accountability for data protection compliance sits with governors and trustees. They should have specific knowledge of data protection relevant to their role to ensure compliance with legislation and the ability to respond to any changes, working closely with the Data Protection Officer (DPO). If your school is found to breach GDPR rules, you may face a hefty fine and a visit from the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Certificate in Data Protection for Senior Leaders

  • Available On Demand

Senior leaders should be sufficiently aware of the content of GDPR and the Data Protection Act in order to ensure schools have the right things in place to be compliant. As per the Data Protection Act 2018, it is your legal duty to protect the personal data of your students, staff, and visitors. Any establishment that collects personal data (e.g. names, addresses, dates of births, etc) has a legal responsibility to ensure that information is gathered, processed, and stored securely. If your school is found to breach GDPR rules, you may face a hefty fine and a visit from the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Certificate in Data Protection for All Staff (Data Influencers)

  • Available On Demand

Data influencers work with data on a daily basis and either create, store, enter, or decide when data will be processed. In addition to general awareness, you should have an additional level of training specific to your role in processing and handling data. As per the Data Protection Act 2018, it is your legal duty to protect the personal data of your students, staff, and visitors. If your school is found to breach GDPR rules, you may face a hefty fine and a visit from the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Certificate in Understanding Domestic Abuse and Violence

  • Available On Demand

Domestic abuse is a child protection issue that schools must be prepared for. All children can witness and be adversely affected by domestic abuse in the context of their home life where domestic abuse occurs between family members. Exposure to domestic abuse and/or violence can have a serious, long lasting emotional and psychological impact on children.

Certificate in Writing and Implementing School Policies

  • Available On Demand

All schools must have clear policies and procedures that guide day-to-day processes in order to function effectively. Any member of school staff can be given responsibility for the drafting of school policies, and not all of them need to be signed off by the full governing body.

Award in Food Hygiene for Education Providers

  • Available On Demand

It is a legal responsibility for anyone who works with food to undertake food hygiene training. Any member of school staff who stores food or sells it has a duty to make sure it is safe and does not cause harm or injury to the consumer.

Certificate in Food Hygiene for Education Providers

  • Available On Demand

It is a legal requirement that any member of school staff who handles, prepares and serves food must receive adequate training, instruction and supervision in food safety for all the tasks they are asked to carry out. Any member of staff who is involved in food production, preparation or sale must have training.

Certificate in Understanding Modern Slavery

  • Available On Demand

All school staff should acquire the relevant training to equip them with the knowledge and skills to recognise modern slavery. With an estimated 8.4 million children in slavery in the world today, schools have a significant part to play in identifying and reporting modern slavery to help combat it.

Certificate in Understanding Child Criminal and Sexual Exploitation

  • Available On Demand

All staff should consider whether children are at risk of abuse or exploitation in situations outside of their families. They should be aware that safeguarding incidents and/or behaviours can be associated with factors outside of the school or college, including criminal exploitation and sexual exploitation.

Certificate in Understanding Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

  • Available On Demand

Female Genital Mutilation is illegal in England and Wales under the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003. All teachers have a statutory duty under Section 5B to report to the police where they discover (either through disclosure by the victim or visual evidence) that FGM appears to have been carried out on a girl under 18. Those failing to report such cases may face disciplinary sanctions.

Certificate in the Role of an Ofsted Nominee

  • Available On Demand

From autumn 2020, Ofsted will begin a series of interim visits to schools with a view towards resuming full inspections in January 2021. The Ofsted School Inspection Handbook makes it clear that Ofsted inspectors place a large importance on speaking to those responsible for leadership and governance within schools and that it is the responsibility of senior leaders to ensure that schools are prepared for inspection, have discussed inspection plans and have notified the necessary stakeholders.

Certificate in Food Allergy Awareness and Anaphylaxis

  • Available On Demand

As per section 100 of the Children and Families Act 2014, schools have a legal obligation to support their pupils with any medical conditions, including food allergies. Schools must comply with certain statutory guidance, such as providing students with allergen ingredients’ information for the food they serve (Food Information Regulations 2014) to fulfil their legal responsibilities. Failure to comply with relevant training or with statutory guidance could have severe consequences.

Certificate in Understanding Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment

  • Available On Demand

Schools and colleges have a legal responsibility to protect their students from sexual abuse, such as sexual violence and sexual harassment. All staff must stay up to date with the latest safeguarding training to ensure they are compliant with their legal duties. Schools must also implement relevant policies and procedures so that staff can effectively respond to reported incidences whilst complying with statutory guidance.

Certificate in the Role of a Designated Teacher

  • Available On Demand

This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to understand your statutory roles and responsibilities as a designated teacher and how to support the needs of looked-after and previously-looked after children.

Certificate in Delivering Effective Blended and Remote Education

  • Available On Demand

Duration: 90 Mins Delivered by award-winning educators, Olly Lewis and Mark Anderson, the course is divided into six easy-to-digest modules and contains links to further learning and case studies, with an assessment test to help you evidence your remote learning compliance.

Advanced Certificate in Safeguarding for Designated Safeguarding Leads (2020-21)

  • Available On Demand

Delivered by subject matter expert, Lorna Ponambalum, the course has been divided into nine easily digestible modules and contains links to further learning and resources throughout, with knowledge tests and assessments to help you evidence your safeguarding compliance.

Certificate in Safeguarding in Schools (2020-21)

  • Available On Demand

Delivered by subject matter expert, Christina Rodgers, the course has been divided into six easily digestible modules and contains links to further learning and resources throughout, with knowledge tests and assessments to help you evidence your safeguarding compliance.

Advanced Certificate in Child Protection / Safeguarding (International Schools)

  • Available On Demand

All schools have a duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. It’s essential that senior leaders and safeguarding leads have a strong understanding of their responsibilities towards child protection and are aware of the challenges they might face in implementing best practice processes and procedures.

Advanced Certificate in Safer Recruitment (International Schools)

  • Available On Demand

All schools must ensure that they have robust policies in place around the selection and suitability of prospective employees and that they are proactively creating a culture of safer recruitment. It’s essential that schools adopt a consistent and rigorous approach towards recruitment processes that ensures the wellbeing and safety of children and protects them from harm and abuse.

Advanced Certificate in the Role of the Senior Mental Health Lead

  • Available On Demand

Our Essential CPD course in the role of the Designated Mental Health Lead provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with your the statutory requirements of the role.

Certificate in Cyber Security in Schools

  • Available On Demand

Our Essential CPD course on cyber security provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with the latest cyber security guideline.

Advanced Certificate in Safer Recruitment in Schools

  • Available On Demand

Our Essential CPD course on Safer Recruitment provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with all your recruitment regulations.

Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

  • Available On Demand

Our Essential CPD course on Mental Health provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with the latest mental health guidelines.

Certificate in the Prevent Duty in Schools

  • Available On Demand

Our Essential CPD course on the Prevent duty provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with Prevent policy.

Certificate in Understanding Fundamental British Values

  • Available On Demand

Delivered by RSHE subject matter expert, John Rees, the course has been divided into six easily digestible modules and contains references to further learning, resources and activities throughout, with an assessment to help you evidence your fundamental British values compliance.

Certificate in Understanding County Lines in Schools

  • Available On Demand

Our Essential CPD course on county lines provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure you are able to tackle criminal exploitation effectively.

Certificate in Managing Asbestos

  • Available On Demand

Delivered by subject matter expert James Whelan, the course contains links to further learning and resources throughout, with a knowledge assessment at the end to help you evidence your compliance in managing asbestos.

Certificate in SEND Code of Practice

  • Available On Demand

Our Essential CPD course on the SEND Code of Practice provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with the code.

Certificate in Paediatric First Aid Awareness

  • Available On Demand

Our Essential CPD course on Paediatric First Aid provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with all your Paediatric First Aid regulations.

Certificate in Health and Safety at Work

  • Available On Demand

Our Essential CPD course on Health and Safety at work provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with all your work Health and Safety regulations.

Certificate in Handling, Storing and Disposing of Hazardous Materials

  • Available On Demand

The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 places a responsibility on all schools to control substances that are hazardous to health. It is essential that all staff are able to recognise potential hazards, create a safe working environment and respond effectively in the event of an emergency.

Certificate in Fire Safety for Schools

  • Available On Demand

Our Essential CPD course on Fire Safety provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with all your Fire Safety regulations.

Certificate in Health and Safety in Schools

  • Available On Demand

Our Essential CPD course on health and safety provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with all your health and safety regulations.

Certificate in Display Screen Equipment in Schools

  • Available On Demand

Our Essential CPD course on display screen equipment provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with all your DSE regulations.

Certificate in Knife Crime in Schools

  • Available On Demand

Our Essential CPD course on knife crime provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure you are able to tackle knife crime effectively.

Certificate in First Aid Awareness in Schools

  • Available On Demand

Our Essential CPD course on first aid provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with all your first aid requirements.

Certificate in Understanding the Ofsted EIF

  • Available On Demand

Our Essential CPD course on Ofsted provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with Ofsted recomendations.

Advanced Certificate in the Role of a RSHE/PSHE Lead

  • Available On Demand

Delivered by subject matter expert, John Rees, the course has been divided into eight easily digestible modules and contains links to further learning and resources throughout, with an assessment test to help you evidence your compliance.

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