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Overview

  • Hospitality
  • Industry
  • Ongoing
  • Start Date
  • 16+
  • Eligible Age Range

About this programme

Are you wanting to work in hospitality or care? You can greatly enhance your chances of employment by completing this combination of courses. Workplace Health and Safety: 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 great course to act as an introduction to health and safety in the workplace that can then be built on with more detailed courses that cover specific hazards that employees might come into contact with in specific workplaces. By the end of this course the candidate will have an understanding of health and safety legislation and definitions of common terms associated with health and safety. This is followed up with some statistics outlining the most common causes of accidents in the workplace. They will also understand good practice in relation to electricity, display screen equipment and the use of safe manual handling techniques. The course also introduces best practice associated with the control of substances hazardous to health regulations, the importance of using appropriate PPE as instructed and the most common procedures to follow in the event of a fire. The course contains specific case studies that outline the seriousness of health and safety in the workplace and potential consequences if there is a health and safety breach. Along with all this it introduces the concept of risk assessment and concludes with the actions that should be taken in the event of an emergency situation occurring. Advantages: As this course covers a wide range of health and safety situations the course provides a strong basis to further build on with more training. IIRSM approval means that this course meets the rigorous standards of this leading industry body. Achieving Food Hygiene Rating Level 5: This course is intended to give you an overview of how the National Food Hygiene Rating Scheme works, what the scoring criteria are and how these are assessed by the inspectors, the appeals process, the Safer Food Better Business management system, E-Coli and concludes with some practical advice for ensuring your premises gets the best score possible Emergency First Aid at Work: This course is aimed at those looking to up skill, improve their existing CV or improve their chances of employment. You will learn how to provide effective and efficient First Aid in an emergency situation. All learners will have the skills and knowledge required as an Emergency First Aider to enable them to provide safe, prompt, and effective treatment. On the successful completion of the you will achieve a nationally recognised qualification, valid for 3 years. The course consists of 6 hours of practical and theoretical learning in the classroom, including: • The role of the First Aider • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) • Use of a Defibrillator • Examination of Casualty • Recovery Position • Choking • Bleeding • Shock You will learn how to manage an incident from start to the hand over to the professionals.

Where you'll be

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  • Address 109 Irish Street
  • City Dumfries
  • Post Code DG1 2NP
  • Country United Kingdom

Things to know

Updated on October 3, 2022 at 4:33 pm
  • Industry: Hospitality
  • Programme Type: Course
  • Eligible Age Range: 16+
  • Start Date: Ongoing
  • Course Capacity: 12
  • Eligible Groups: Not in Full Time Education, In Receipt of Benefit, Disabled Person, Lone Parent, Homeless / At Risk of Homelessness, Care Experienced, Refugee, Ex-Offender, LGBT+, BME Groups, Substance Misuse, Health Conditions, Long Term Unemployment
  • Travel Expenses Covered: Yes
  • Postcode Eligibility: Dumfries and Galloway

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