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OHSMS Auditor/Lead Auditor (ISO 45001)

OHSMS Auditor/Lead Auditor (ISO 45001)

About this course

This IRCA registered lead auditor course is for the serious OHS management system auditor. A challenging course that will equip you with the planning skills to lead an audit team, carry out complex supplier audits, external 3rd party audits and deliver accurate, defendable and value adding reports.

This course is also extremely useful for OHS system managers. It describes the key elements and supporting processes of an effective, ISO 45001 based management system that is focussed on continual OHS improvement.

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What you will learn

You will learn how to plan, conduct, report and follow up the results of OHS audits. You will learn how to audit an OHS system for continual improvement, and understand the role that processes such as internal auditing and management review play in the continual improvement cycle.

The course will explain the relationship between critical system processes such as risk assessment and the evaluation of legal compliance in context of ISO 45001 and a “Plan-Do-Check-Act” orientated management system

Content

In context of 1st, 2nd & 3rd party audits, the techniques, and disciplines of:

  • Audit planning and checklist development
  • Performing the audit, including interviewing, following audit trails, process, and procedural auditing
  • Audit report writing and feedback techniques
  • Following up the results of audits with an emphasis on continual OHS system improvement
  • Leading an audit team

The course will introduce you to the following OHS system cornerstones:

  • The importance of robust and effective risk assessment
  • Plan-Do-Check-Act methodology
  • ISO 45001 requirements

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EMS Auditor/Lead Auditor (ISO 14001)

EMS Auditor/Lead Auditor (ISO 14001)

About this course

This IRCA registered lead auditor course is for the serious EMS management system auditor.

A challenging course that will equip you with the planning skills to lead an audit team, carry out complex supplier audits, external 3rd party audits and deliver accurate, defendable and value adding reports.

This course is also extremely useful for environmental system managers. It describes the key elements and supporting processes of an effective, ISO 14001 based management system that is focussed on continual environmental management system improvement.

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What you will learn

You will learn how to plan, conduct, report and follow up the results of environmental management system audits.

You will learn how to audit an environmental management system for continual improvement and understand the role that processes such as internal auditing and management review play in the continual improvement cycle.

The course will explain the relationship between critical system processes such as the identification of aspects and impacts and the evaluation of legal compliance in context of ISO 14001:2015 and a “Plan-Do-Check-Act” orientated management system.

Content

In context of 1st, 2nd & 3rd party audits, the techniques, and disciplines of:

  • Audit planning and checklist development
  • Performing the audit, including interviewing, following audit trails, process, and procedural auditing
  • Audit report writing and feedback techniques
  • Following up the results of audits with an emphasis on continual OHS system improvement
  • Leading an audit team

The course will introduce you to the following environmental management system cornerstones:

  • The importance of robust and effective risk assessment
  • Plan-Do-Check-Act methodology
  • ISO 14001:2015 requirements

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QMS Auditor/Lead Auditor (ISO 9001)

QMS Auditor/Lead Auditor (ISO 9001)

This course satisfies the training requirements for anyone that wishes to register to any grade of the IRCA’s QMS Auditor Scheme. The IRCA is the lead body worldwide for recognising management systems auditing courses.

That means that virtually any employer anywhere in the world will recognise your achievement. In addition, as the IRCA is a sub-division of the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI), successful completion of the course also gives you access to CQI membership at Practitioner (PCQI) Grade

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About this course

This five-day course is for the serious quality management system auditor. A challenging course that will equip you with the planning skills to lead an audit team, carry out complex supplier audits, external 3rd party audits and deliver accurate, defendable and value adding audit reports.

This course has a strong process and continual improvement bias, suitable for those of you who are interested in auditing to establish the overall capability of the management system to sustain and improve its performance. The course has been adapted to take into consideration the release of ISO 9001:2015

What you will learn

You will learn how to plan, conduct, report and follow up the results of audits. You will learn how an auditor would expect to see the internal audit tool used as an integral component in the continual improvement process, and appreciate the important relationships between auditing, operational efficiency, and improvement planning.

The course will introduce you to “Plan – Do – Check – Act” methodology and help you to understand how this fundamental cornerstone of continual improvement should be inextricably linked to operational effectiveness.

The course will also introduce you to a range of different auditing situations and equip you with the ability to apply the right skills to the right context.

This will include audits of internal procedures, audits to establish conformance to external standards and customer requirements, procedural audits, process audits and full systems audits including multi-site situations.

You will also learn what differentiates the “lead auditor” from audit team members and the additional skill set and disciplines required by the audit team leader

 Content

In context of 1st, 2nd and 3rd Party audit, the techniques, and disciplines of:

  • Audit planning, including the construction and use of checklists
  • Performing the audit, including conducting interviews and following document trails, process auditing and procedural auditing
  • Audit report writing and feedback techniques
  • Following up the results of audits and how results should be used to drive continual improvement
  • Leading an audit team

The course will introduce you to the following cornerstones Quality Management:

  • The Principles of Quality Management
  • Plan – Do – Check – Act methodology
  • The ISO 9000 series and ISO 9001 requirements

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CITB Temporary Works Supervisor | Remote Learning

CITB Temporary Works Supervisor | Remote Learning

The CITB Temporary Works Supervisor course is a one day course that is designed to help those on site who have responsibility for supervising temporary works.

Temporary works need careful supervision and the TWSTC course will focus on the importance of good safety practices, legislation, and risk management for projects of all sizes. Candidates need to have experience of being responsible for managing all forms of temporary works and have detailed knowledge and understanding of BS5975 with respect to this role.

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Who is the CITB Temporary Works Supervisor course for?

The Temporary Works Supervisor course is ideal for managers, supervisors, agents and those who want to progress on from the role of a Temporary Works Coordinator.


What will delegates get from the Temporary Works Supervisor course?

  • Advise on duties under main pieces of BS5975 Code of Practice
  • Be able to support risk management for projects of all sizes
  • Justify the need for health and safety improvements
  • Work within a health and safety management system within a construction site
  • Understand the legal duties of a Temporary Works Supervisor
  • Be able to deal with Risk management on site
  • BS5975 in respect of this role

Benefits of holding the Temporary Works Supervisor course include:

  • A great understanding of the 4C’s Management system – communication, cooperation, coordination and competency
  • The importance of teamwork on a temporary works site

What benefits will employers get from the Temporary Works Supervisor course?

When your employees achieve this Temporary Works Supervisor course, they will make a real difference within your team as the will be able to supervise temporary works.

  • They will have the knowledge, understanding, and skills to help implement site supervision and understand understand site policy and procedures to help protect all on site.
  • They will also be able to help make sure your business complies with the law and maintain good health and safety practices and preventing huge costs from incidents and ill-health.

Why choose Southwest Health and Safety?

  • High quality training
  • We have above national average pass rates on all our courses including NEBOSH and IOSH.
  • We are competitively priced.
  • We offer interest free payment plans of 3, 6 and 9 months on all courses. Call us to enquire on +44 (0)1264 874 466.
  • Members of the Armed Forces can use their Standard Learning Credits (SLC) on all CITB courses.

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What is included in the Temporary Works Supervisor course syllabus?

The CITB Temporary Works Supervisor course will cover the following topics:

  • The role of the Temporary Works Supervisor
  • Types of temporary works
  • Legislation and codes of practice
  • Risk assessment and safety at work
  • BS5975
  • Policies and procedures
  • Case studies

How is the CITB Temporary Works Supervisor course assessed?

Candidates will be assessed by a multiple-choice paper at the end of the training day and must successfully pass to gain their CITB certification.


How long does it take to complete the CITB Temporary Works Supervisor course?

1 day


How much does the Temporary Works Supervisor course cost?

£275 plus vat.


What funding is available?

Members of the Armed Forces are able to use their Standard Learning Credits (SLC) to fund up to 80% of the course cost up to £175.

To find out more about funded courses, go to our Armed Forces Section of the website.


What are the entry requirements?

The CITB Temporary Works Supervisor course requires a good understanding of spoken and written English will be necessary in order to attend and complete the course successfully.


How do I book the course?

Please click on the button below to book and enroll on the course, or, contact the office either by calling 01264 874466 or emailing info@southwesthealthandsafety.com.

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NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety | Remote Learning

NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety | Remote Learning

The NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety is a popular qualification enabling you to broaden your knowledge and skills of fire safety. It will assist you in carrying out fire risk assessments and being able to identify the range of measures to minimise the risk of fire in the workplace; this will help to raise the standards of fire risk management in your workplace.

The course will provide you with the foundation to carry out fire risk assessments and embed good practice within the workplace.

The Fire Certificate is divided into 2 units:

  • FSC1 Fire Safety and Risk Management
  • FSC2 in the form of a practical assessment consisting of an Fire Risk Assessment.

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Who is the NEBOSH Fire Certificate course for? 

The Fire Safety Certificate is for managers and supervisory staff who are responsible for their organisation meeting its responsibilities under fire safety legislation and also if you are keen to develop your knowledge and skillset to include fire risk management.

Holders of this accredited qualification help their organisation to ensure it meets its fire safety responsibilities. It leads to a safer environment for employees and visitors to premises and an improved fire safety culture for employers and building managers.


What will delegates get from the NEBOSH Fire Certificate course?

  • You will have an understanding of the legal framework relating to fire and health and safety
  • Understand the purpose and procedures of how to investigate fires in the workplace
  • Outline the principles behind ignition and spread of fire and explosion in work premises
  • Identify the causes of fire and explosion and outline appropriate control measures to minimise fire risks
  • Advise on the means of fire protection and prevention of fire spread within buildings
  • Advise on the development and maintenance of a fire evacuation procedures in the workplace
  • How to complete a fire risk assessment technique to determine risk levels and assess the adequacy of controls

Benefits of holding the NEBOSH Fire Safety Certificate course include:


What benefits will employers get from the course?

When your employees achieve the Fire Certificate, they will be a huge asset to you. They will make a real difference in the workplace with the knowledge gained from the qualification.

  • A safer workplace – The NEBOSH Fire Certificate is all about keeping people safe from injury and loss of life from fire. For employers this also means protecting valuable assets and avoiding prosecution, litigation and loss of reputation.
  • Assurance – An employer whose workers are NEBOSH qualified is an employer committed to protecting their workforce.

The NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety can help employers achieve international standards and can even help win new business.


Why choose Southwest Health and Safety?

  • High quality training
  • We have above national average pass rates on all our courses including NEBOSH and IOSH.
  • We are competitively priced.
  • We offer interest free payment plans of 3, 6 and 9 months on all courses. Call us to enquire on +44 (0)1264 874 466.
  • We are an ELCAS approved training provider and members of the Armed Forces are eligible to use their Enhanced Learning Credits (ELC) on our NEBOSH courses.

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NEBOSH Fire Certificate syllabus

The qualification is a two unit qualification and is broken down into six elements:

Unit FSC1 – Fire Safety and Risk Management
  • Element 1: Managing fire safety
  • Element 2: Principles of fire and explosion
  • Element 3: Fuel, oxygen and ignition sources and
    control measures
  • Element 4: Fire protection in buildings
  • Element 5: Safety of people in the event of a fire
  • Element 6: Fire safety risk assessment
Unit FSC2 – Fire Risk Assessment

How is the Fire Certificate assessed?

  • Unit FSC1 is a taught unit assessed by of an Open Book Examination (OBE)  Candidate scripts are marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH.
  • Unit FSC2 is assessed by an Fire Risk Assessment carried out in the delegate’s workplace.

The written practical has to be submitted to Southwest Health and Safety Training within 10 working days after of the FSC1 exam.

The assignment is then internally assessed and moderated by NEBOSH. It is the delegate’s responsibility to submit their written assessment within the timescale. Any assessments not returned by the deadline will result in the delegate failing this section of the course.

The examination for this qualification will take place once a quarter and the following dates are confirmed:

  • Wednesday 23 June 2021
  • Wednesday 22 September 2021
  • Wednesday 15 December 2021

Here are some useful resources to prepare you for your examination.

Candidates need to have completed both parts of the qualification within five years of registration to gain the full qualification.


How long does it take to complete the NEBOSH Fire Certificate Remote Learning course? 

4 Days via Microsoft Teams, Plus one day for the OBE (5 DAYS TOTAL)


How much does the NEBOSH Fire Certificate cost?

£650 + vat for the remote learning course.

Why not save some money and bundle courses together – please check out our bundle deals here.

Payment plans are available on request. Please contact us to discuss your options.


What funding is available? 

ELCAS Course Funding

Members of the Armed Forces are able to use their Enhanced Learning Credits (ELC) to fund up to 80% of the course cost up to £2000.

To find out more about elcas funded courses, go to our Armed Forces Section of the website.


What are the entry requirements for the course?

There are no entry requirements for this NEBOSH fire qualification, however, it is important that learners have a suitable standard of English language in order to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus.

NEBOSH recommends that learners undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests.


How do I book the NEBOSH Fire Certificate Remote Learning course?

Please click on the button below to book and enroll on the NEBOSH Fire Certificate Remote Learning course or contact the office either by calling 01264 874466 or emailing info@southwesthealthandsafety.com.

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Level 1 – Introduction to Mental Health and Wellbeing

Introduction to Mental Health and Wellbeing | Classroom

The objective of the Introduction to Mental Health and Wellbeing qualification is to prepare learners to progress to a qualification in another subject area and/or to give learners personal growth and engagement in learning, specifically in relation to understanding the basic principles of mental health.

The qualification introduces learners to the concepts of mental health, mental ill health and wellbeing. It aims to provide a learner with an understanding that all individuals have mental health and how they may be able to support others. The unit also provides learners with an understanding of how to self-manage their own mental health and wellbeing.

The qualification is one complete unit:

  • Unit 1: Introduction to mental health, mental ill health and wellbeing

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Who is it for?

This qualification can be taken by learners preparing to enter employment or by those who are already in employment.

No previous knowledge or experience is required to attend this course.


What will delegates get from this Introduction to Mental Health and Wellbeing course?

A thorough understanding of mental health and mental illness:

  • Understand what is meant by Mental Health
  • Will be able to provide support to fellow employees and others
  • Understand the relevant support agencies to support as required
  • The impact of substance abuse on mental health
  • Understand the importance of resilience and self-care.

You will have a better understanding of a range of mental health conditions and the support that can be provided by healthcare professionals.


Benefits of holding the course include:

  • Being able to recognise mental ill health in others
  • Being able to support mental wellbeing in the workplace
  • Understand how to engage in mental health conversations in the workplace
  • How to support employees in relation to their mental health and ways to manage own wellbeing

What benefits will employers get from the course?

When your employees achieve this qualification, they will make a real difference in the workplace with the knowledge gained and understanding from understanding Mental Health in the Workplace.


Why choose Southwest Health and Safety?

  • High quality training
  • We have above national average pass rates on all our courses including NEBOSH and IOSH.
  • We are competitively priced.
  • We offer interest free payment plans of 3, 6 and 9 months on all courses. Call us to enquire on +44 (0)1264 874 466.
  • Members of the Armed Forces are eligible to use Standard Learning Credits (SLC) on our Mental Health courses.

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Level 1 Award in an Introduction to Mental Health and Wellbeing Course Syllabus 

The course covers the following subjects:

Unit 1:

  • Know what is meant by mental health and mental ill health
  • Know how to take care of own mental health and wellbeing
  • Know how to provide support to family and friends for their mental health and wellbeing
  • Know sources of support for mental health and wellbeing

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How is the course assessed?

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination, externally set and marked by Highfield Qualifications.

Assessment is also ongoing by the instructor each day, along with the written assessments above.


How long does it take to complete this Mental Health training course?

This course runs over 1 day.

Ideally, the course should be run over a single day but we have the flexibility to accommodate your specific needs if you require.


How much does the Level 1 Award in an Introduction to Mental Health and Wellbeing cost?

The cost of this course is £108 (including VAT) per delegate and includes a manual and certification.


What funding is available?

SLC Funding

Members of the Armed Forces are able to use their Standard Learning Credits (SLC) to fund up to 80% of the course cost up to £175.

To find out more about funded courses, go to our Armed Forces Section of the website.


What are the entry requirements?

There are no entry requirements for the certificate, however, it is important that learners have a suitable standard of English language in order to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus.


How do I book the Mental Health classroom course?

Please click on the button below to book and enroll on the course, or, contact the office either by calling 01264 874466 or emailing info@southwesthealthandsafety.com.

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What learning methods are available other than classroom? +

Introduction to Mental Health and Wellbeing – In-House training

Please call us to arrange this on +44 (0)1264 874466.

Who is the course accredited with? +

The Introduction to Mental Health and Wellbeing is accredited by Highfield Qualifications

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Unit 3D, Fitz Gilbert Court, Castledown Business Park, Ludgershall, Andover, Wiltshire, SP119FA

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