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Online course title, endorsement, level

Introduction to Health and Safety at Work in Care (endorsed) Level 1

Guided Learning Hours (GLH)

10 hours

Average study time

8 hours 13 minutes
(this time does not in anyway suggest that you personally will complete the course in this time. Some individuals study faster then others so the study time differs from individual to individual.)

How to book this online course

if you are an individual candidate


OR contact us if you are an organisation and would like to open an account with us.

Fee per Course per Candidate

£76.00 + VAT (individual candidates may purchase this course in two instalments. Please contact us for information).
Inclusive: all modules, online training, unlimited trial assessments, 1 (one) final assessment for each module, certification from the external Awarding Organisation Training Qualifications UK, online and phone student support.

Course Modules

  1. Health and Safety in the Workplace
  2. Fire Safety Awareness
  3. The Prevention and Control of Infection
  4. Basic First Aid Principles
  5. Supporting Medication and Health Care Procedures
  6. The Principles of Safe Moving and Handling
  7. Safety and Security

Training and Assessment method

e-Learning, Online (exclusively over the Internet).
Multiple choice questions (instant results).

Evidence of achievement

At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by Training Qualifications UK.

This endorsed BYTSYZ online course is suitable for

All individuals working in a care environment who need to be introduced to the principles of health and safety in the work place, particularly those who are new to the care environment. The course will be useful to all, including but not limited to:

  • care workers
  • care support workers
  • assistant care workers
  • ancillary and auxiliary care workers
  • domestic and maintenance workers
  • volunteers

Course Description

This online course, that is endorsed by Training Qualifications UK, gives a broad introduction to health and safety for those who deliver care or support others in their own home.

Course unit explores the introductory requirements for health and safety in care, focussing specifically on:

  • health and safety principles and legislation
  • fire safety
  • controlling the spread of infection
  • principles of first aid
  • requirements for the safe administration of medicines and related procedures
  • moving and handling
  • workplace safety and security.

Due to the experience and previous knowledge of the individual completing the course BYTSYZ has built in explanations of all new and technical terms that the student may be facing for the first time.

To further embed this new and often complex learning a number of exercises have been included to encourage:

  • Liaison with managers and senior carers to engage with issues at the local level, such as the content and location of local policies and procedures
  • The contextualisation of learning
  • Consolidation of learning.

BytSyz Module

Common Induction Standard Outcomes

Links to NVQ Units – The ref is in the format of:

HSC NVQ unit & (knowledge evidence number)

GSCC Code for workers reference

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Health and Safety in the Workplace

3.1.1 - 3.1.4

HSC 21 1,4,5,14

HSC 22 1,3,4

HSC 23 1,2,3

HSC 24 1,8,9,10,18

HSC 31 1,4,5,17,19

HSC 32 1,3,4

HSC 33 1,3,4

HSC 35 1,3,6,7,14

HSC 41 1,3,6,7,8,9, 12,26

HSC 42 1,3,4,6

HSC 43 3,4,5

HSC 45 1,3,7,8,9,10, 12,15,21

3.6

Fire Safety Awareness

3.3.1

HSC 22 1,2,3,4,5,7, 8,9,10,11,12,13,14, 15,16,17,18

HSC 32 1,2,3,4,5,6, 9,11,12,13,15,16,17,18

HSC 42 1,2,3,4,5,6, 7,8,9,10,11,13,14,15, 16,17,18,20

3.6

The Prevention and Control of Infection

3.5.1 - 3.5.3

HSC 22 1,2,3,4,5,7, 8,9,10,11,12,13,14, 15,16,17,18

HSC 32 1,2,3,4,5,6, 9,11,12,13,15,16,17, 18

HSC 42 1,2,3,4,5,6, 7,8,9,10,11,13,14,15, 16,17,18,20


Basic First Aid Principles

3.4.1 - 3.4.3

HSC 22 1,2,3,4,5,7, 8,9,10,11,12,13,14, 15,16,17,18

HSC 32 1,2,3,4,5,6, 9,11,12,13,15,16,17,18

HSC 42 1,2,3,4,5,6, 7,8,9,10,11,13,14,15, 16,17,18,20

3.6

Supporting Medication and Health Care Procedures

3.6.1 - 3.6.3

HSC 22 1,3,4

HSC 32 1,3,4

HSC 42 1,3,4,6


The Principles of Safe Moving and Handling

3.2.1 - 3.2.4

HSC 22 1,3,4,11,12, 15

HSC 32 1,3,4,4,9,11, 12,13,14

HSC 42 1,3,4,6,14


Safety and Security

3.7.1, 3.7.2

HSC 22 1,2,3,4,5,7, 8,9,10,11,12, 13,14, 15,16,17,18

HSC 32 1,2,3,4,5,6, 9,11,12,13,15,16,17,18

HSC 42 1,2,3,4,5,6, 7,8,9,10,11,13,14,15, 16,17, 18,20



Course Objectives

  1. Identify the legal implications for health and safety and associated organisational policy and procedures
  2. Know the practical issues to be considered in order to maintain a healthy and safe care environment
  3. Know the main theory relating to fire and its prevention
  4. Identify the main practical issues when faced with a fire
  5. Know the principles of personal hygiene in relation to preventing cross-infection
  6. Know the principles of environmental hygiene in relation to preventing cross-infection
  7. Identify the principles of first aid in relation to tissue injuries
  8. Identify the Principles of first aid in relation to emergency situations
  9. Identify the importance of procedures relating to medicine administration
  10. Know what to do in practical situations to do with medicine administration
  11. Know the theory related to safe moving and handling
  12. Identify the principles for safe practice when moving and handling
  13. Know how to ensure a safe working environment
  14. Identify ways to ensure personal safety and well-being whilst at work

Customer reviews about online course Award in Introduction to Health and Safety at Work in Care (endorsed) Level 1 ...

N ADEEM from Oldham (19-04-2014)
Excellent Introduction to Health and Safety at Work in Care (accredited) Level 1 online course module.

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