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Health and Safety in Health and Social Care - CPD Certified

This online course on Health and Safety is for health and social care professionals that are either new to their role or requiring refresher training. The course is mapped to the mandatory requirements of the Care Certificate Standard 13 and is published by a Skills for Care Centre of Excellence for e-Learning, and is also CPD Certified.

If you require the full Care Certificate of 15 standards please click HERE.

See below for further information.

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Course Objectives

During this CPD Certified Health and Safety in Health and Social Care online course you will;

Understand my own responsibilities and the responsibilities of others relating to health and safety in the workplace

  • Identify legislation relating to general health and safety in a health or social care work setting
  • Describe the main points of the health and safety policies and procedures agreed with the employer
  • Outline the main health and safety responsibilities of:
    • Self
    • The employer or manager
    • Other in the work setting
  • List tasks relating to health and safety that should not be carried out without special training
  • Explain how to access additional support and information relating to health and safety
  • Describe different types of accidents and sudden illness that may occur in their own work setting

Understand Risk Assessment

  • Explain why it is important to assess the health and safety risks posed by particular work settings, situations or activities
  • Describe how and when to report health and safety risks that they have identified

Move and assist safely

  • Identify key pieces of legislation that relate to moving and assisting
  • List tasks relating to moving and assisting that they are not allowed to carry out until they are competent
  • Demonstrate how to move and assist people and objects safely, maintaining the individuala’s dignity, and in line with legislation and agreed ways of working

Understand procedures for responding to accidents and sudden illness

  • List the different types of accidents and sudden illness that may occur in the course of their work
  • Describe the procedures to be followed if an accident or sudden illness should occur

Understand medication and healthcare tasks

  • Describe the agreed ways of working in relation to medication
  • Identify circumstances that tend to trigger stress in themselves and others

Handle hazardous substances

  • Describe the hazardous substances in their workplace
  • Demonstrate safe practices for storing, using and disposing of hazardous substances

Promote fire safety

  • Explain how to prevent fires from starting or spreading
  • Describe what to do in the event of a fire

Work securely

  • Describe the measures that are designed to protect their own security at work, and the security of those they support
  • Explain the agreed ways of working for checking the identity of anyone requesting access to premises or information

Manage stress

  • Recognise common signs and indicators of stress in themselves and others
  • Identify circumstances that tend to trigger stress in themselves and others
  • List ways to manage stress
Course Audience

The course is aimed at all healthcare professionals.

Course Duration

This CPD Certified online course duration is approximately 35 minutes.

Skills for Care

This online course is from a Skills for Care Centre of Excellence for e-Learning. Skills for Care is the employer-led strategic body for workforce development in social care for adults in England. Their Centre of Excellence award is for ‘exemplary practice going above and beyond, constantly evolving to meet the needs of adult social care and being innovative in the delivery to ensure the needs of the learners are met’.

A CPD Certified Course

This online course has reached the required Continuing Professional Development (CPD) standards and benchmarks, and the learning values have been scrutinised to ensure integrity and quality by the CPD Certification Service.

Course Functionality

This online course contains the following content functionality to help the learner become immersed and to reinforce their learning:

  • Drag and drop words – to complete sentences.
  • Drag and drop reordering – reorder the following steps according to said policy.
  • An assorted array of “custom pages” i.e. scene exploration and “gamified” scenarios.

In addition to this the side panel of the course contains information that is always at hand for the user:

  • A help menu
  • Notes – this is where the user can make notes during the course and can then download them
  • Legal information
  • A glossary
  • Specific course information
Payment Options and Discounts

For purchases of 1 to 9 user enrolments select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account.

For a licence for 10 or more user enrolments, discounts, or if you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice, please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected].

Purchasing Options for your Organisation

We offer a variety of purchasing options giving you total flexibility in how you purchase online training for your organisation. Let us know your requirements and we’ll advise you on the most cost efficient method of purchasing:

  • User Licence – a licence for a specified user on specified course/s. The user licence consists of a number of enrolments for a user to use on specified courses.
  • Course Licence – a licence for specified course/s for any learner. The course licence consists of a number of enrolments to use on specified course/s for any learner;
  • Bundle Licence – a licence for a specified bundle of courses. The bundle licence consists of a number of enrolments to use on any course for any learner in the bundle;
  • Subscription Licence – a licence for a maximum number of users to access any course in a specified bundle;
  • Site Licence – a licence to install one course, or one or more bundles of courses on your own learning management system. The site licence consists of a number of enrolments to use on any course for any learner in the bundle;

For more information on purchasing options and discounts please phone a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218.


You will be able to access the course for 12 months.

After placing your order online you will receive the following emails;

  • Purchase Receipt Email
  • Account Confirmation Email
  • Online Training Academy Invitation Email

The subject line of your Invitation Email will read:

Thank you for your eLearning Marketplace purchase. You are invited to join The Online Training Academy learning portal.

Click on the link in the email to open the Online Training Academy sign in page and use your email address as your Username and use the Password that you setup during the checkout process.

Your Online Training Academy dashboard will now be displayed and you will see the course you have purchased.

Once you have completed your course you will be able to download a certificate.

Your certificate will be available to download from your Online Training Academy Dashboard.

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