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Leadership and Management Communication £20.00 + VAT

Course description

It is no secret that good communication is important to success in the business world, and businesses will always benefit from employees who can not only communicate successfully with the clients or customers, but can communicate successfully within the business as well.

This is especially true for managers, whose communications can greatly affect the morale and performance of their team. But how do they develop this skill?

Our 60-minute online course is designed to do just that. Written for both new and experienced managers in any sector, our course provides valuable insights into a wide array of areas from different ways of communicating to how to manage conflict, as well as providing useful skills which can help them.

This course covers the following topics:

  • Assessment of the learner’s current strengths and areas for development
  • How to communicate as a team
  • How to manage conflict
  • Skills to help improve a manager’s communication
  • The different ways we communicate

Our course will ensure that you grow expert managers in your organisation. It is not only cost-effective and high quality (as all our courses are), but our human-centred design ensures that the learner is at the heart. It is not only flexible, allowing the learner to complete it at a time and pace that suits them, but the range of different media included – videos, challenges and downloadable resources – ensures that it will be an engaging learning experience.

Other courses available in this package are:

Employability Courses

Personal and Professional Development Training Package £40.00 + vat

Course description

Our 15-course Personal Professional Development package covers valuable skills which will take you far in the workplace.

Filled with insights, hints and tips, it explores a wide range of courses including Confidence Building Skills, Growth Mindset, Time Management, Reflective Practice, Digital Literacy and many, many more.

Developing your skills in the workplace can be a real game changer. Certain skills and insights can enhance your abilities, taking your performance to another level.

We know how important these skills are – growth mindset, presentation skills, time management, resilience, just to name a few – so developed a package which explores them all and offers countless insights, tips and pieces of advice that will help you develop these skills further.

 

Business Skills and Compliance

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 – Set of 3 Interactive Courses £25.00 + VAT

Our three interactive Microsoft PowerPoint training courses provide the essential skills you need to effectively use the program, ensuring you feel confident in your work. Designed for all abilities, our courses are broken down into three levels – introductory, intermediate and advanced, so you can be sure to find the level you require

Overview

Our three interactive Microsoft PowerPoint training courses provide the essential skills you need to effectively use the program, ensuring you feel confident in your work.

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Business Skills and Compliance

Microsoft Excel 2016 – Set of 3 Interactive Courses £25.00 + VAT

This course will allow you to confidently use Microsoft Excel 2016 whether you are a beginner on the software or have some knowledge.

Our three interactive Microsoft Excel training courses provide the essential skills you need to effectively use the program, ensuring you feel confident in your work.

Designed for all abilities, our Microsoft Excel courses are broken down into three levels – introductory, intermediate and advanced, so you can be sure to find the level you require.

These Microsoft Excel online training courses will help learners who may or may not have previous experience with Microsoft Excel to develop their skills and understanding of the software and how it works, to improve their work or employability.

 

Business Skills and Compliance

Microsoft Word 2016 – Set of 3 Interactive Courses £25.00 + VAT

Microsoft Word is one of the most popular document creation and formatting software applications. In these interactive lessons dedicated to its capabilities, learners will develop the skills they need to become an expert in Microsoft Word.

The courses will cover:

  • The program’s interface and how it works
  • How to use the text and its formatting
  • How to insert tables and other different graphical elements into the created documents and edit them
  • The necessary adjustments required before printing a document, such as setting its headers and footers and dividing it into sections
  • How to apply various templates, styles and themes in order to achieve a professional appearance for your documents
  • Advanced techniques, such as recording macros and creating forms

Safeguarding

Health and Safety Training Package

This Virtual College CPD approved Health and Safety Training Package includes two of our most popular courses in one convenient place. Covering essential Health and Safety and Fire Safety knowledge such as outline accident and incident investigation, recognising common hazards, how to react in a fire and understanding which type of fire extinguishers to use.

Safeguarding

First Aid at Work -Primary Survey

Our First Aid at work course is suitable for businesses who need to learn new first aid skills or refresh their existing knowledge. After this online first-aid course you will understand what to do if you are first on the scene of an accident, how to assess situations as a potential danger zone, what AVPU is, and the importance of the recovery position and how to apply it.

Safeguarding

Safeguarding Adults Level 3 £20.00 (+ VAT)

This Level 3 Safeguarding Adults training has been created for those who require knowledge at a practitioner’s level, and has been designed to help increase learners’ confidence when it comes to handling or reporting abuse to the appropriate authorities. It will also help ensure learners are fully versed in the Care Act 2014, and understand what actions should be taken from the current legislation.

Safeguarding

Level 2 Safeguarding Children £20.00 (+VAT)

This Level 2 Safeguarding Children introduces safeguarding as a topic and covers key safeguarding areas such as, safeguarding jargon, working in a multi-agency approach and best practice.

This level 2 course will give learners the knowledge they need to be able to identify the signs and symptoms of abuse and what they need to do if they suspect a child is being abused or discloses sensitive information to them.

Safeguarding

Safer Recruitment £30.00 (+VAT)

Safer recruitment is designed to help those who are responsible for hiring anyone who works with children, to identify and deter or reject individuals who are deemed to be at risk of abusing children.

It’s crucial that all employers have a recruitment policy in place that takes into account safer recruitment best practices and considerations. This course covers key topics including: advertising, application forms, selecting candidates for interview based on the information they have presented, and post-interview checks before making an offer of employment.

Free Courses

Prepared to Save a Life – FREE

Our Prepared to Save a Life course takes less than an hour, just five short 10 minute sections and you might be able to save someone’s life! ….a friend, work colleague, mother, father, brother, sister, child…might thank you one day.

Food & Hygiene

Food Allergy Awareness and Level 2 Food Hygiene Training Package £24.00 + VAT

The Food Allergy Awareness and Level 2 Food Hygiene Training pack is suitable for anyone working in a food handling role. By the end of this online training course you will have had an introduction to allergy awareness and food safety and hygiene, as well as understand the effect of food-bourne illness, hygienic premises, equipment and HACCP.

Food & Hygiene

Level 3 Food Hygiene, Food Allergy and Fire Safety Training Package £94.00 (+VAT)

Anyone who works in the food industry needs to be aware of the latest food hygiene standards and how they can impact both staff and consumers. Knowing how to clean and disinfect equipment, safely store and prepare food to avoid cross-contamination, and control common pests will allow you to handle food safely and ensure that you’re complying with all of the relevant health and safety standards.

Food & Hygiene

Level 2 Food Hygiene and Covid-19 Training Package £16.00 (+VAT)

This Virtual College Level 2 Food Hygiene and Covid-19 Training Package is tailored to those working with or handling food who need to ensure they meet UK/EU training requirements for food hygiene, whilst being aware of the latest Covid-19 advice. Keep your workplace safe with this CPD approved package.

Food & Hygiene

Level 2 and 3 Food Hygiene, Food Allergy and First Aid Training Package £106.00 (+VAT)

These courses teach learners to take responsibility for food monitoring procedures, identify food safety hazards and contribute to improvements in food safety practices.

Health and Safety

First Aid and Fire Safety Training Package £24.00 (+VAT)

Ideal for new starters or as a part of an induction this First Aid and Fire Safety Training package contains two popular health and safety training courses which are both CPD approved. Meet legal requirements to provide fire safety training with this package as well as providing beneficial first aid knowledge should an accident occur in the workplace.

Free Courses

Keep Them Safe: Protecting Children from Child Sexual Exploitation – FREE

Thousands of children in the UK are at risk of being forced or manipulated into sexual activity in a form of abuse called child sexual exploitation.

This abuse can happen to any child, anywhere. Knowing what to look for is an important way you can help to protect your children.

Parents Against Child Sexual Exploitation (Pace) and Virtual College have teamed up to provide this short (20 to 30 minutes) online course designed for parents and carers.

Free Courses

Reopening Your Business in The Hospitality Sector – FREE

This free Reopening Your Business in The Hospitality Sector Training Course has been designed for those in the hospitality industry to help in finding a way to return to work safely.

Free Courses

Personal and Professional Development: Growth Mindset – FREE

This free online course is the perfect introduction to the topic of growth mindset.

Employability Courses

Personal Professional Development: Influencing, Negotiating and Networking £5.00 (+VAT)

This short online course will help you understand how to effectively develop and use your influencing, negotiating and networking skills – three skills that can have a positive impact on your professional life.

Employability Courses

Self-Assessment and Action Planning for Employability £15.00 (+VAT)

For anyone applying for jobs, it is important that applicants make it easy for the employer to see their skills, personal qualities and attitude match those that the employer needs.

Free Courses

Personal and Professional Development: Dealing with Stressful Situations – FREE

This free online course provides helpful and reassuring insights and advice about stress and ways to deal with stressful situations.

Free Courses

An Introduction to GDPR – FREE

On 25 May 2018 the Data Protection Act 1998 was replaced by a new piece of legislation called the EU General Data Protection Regulation (better known as the GDPR). This free overview explains the changes that you need to be aware of as a business owner.

Business Skills and Compliance

Leadership and Management Training Package £80.00 (+ VAT)

Our ILM assured leadership and management package provides a journey for your learners to become successful leaders and managers. Aimed at both new and aspiring managers, this 8-course package includes Understanding Yourself, Managing Change, The Role of the Manager, Personal Effectiveness, Communication, Coaching, Managing Teams and Performance Management. These courses have been designed to equip managers with the tools and knowledge needed to build on their existing skills to thrive in their role.

Free Courses

Infection Protection and Control – FREE

This free resource pack is designed to give learners key information on how to prevent the spread of infection and best practice techniques for personal hygiene.

Business Skills and Compliance

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace £20.00 (+VAT)

Ask the question ‘What is Equality and Diversity’ and you will get a variety of answers. There is much confusion, it is often obscured by myths and most people are wary of dealing with Equality and Diversity issues for fear that they may do or say something wrong.

Business Skills and Compliance

The Essentials of GDPR £20.00 (+ VAT)

This course is aimed at those involved in the handling of people’s information as part of their day to day role.

This Course will provide a GDPR overview for those looking to gain more information on how to uphold the 6 principles of GDPR. With this course learners will understand the key principles and process under the regulation and what their roles and responsibilities include.

Health and Safety

COVID-19 Training £5.00 (+VAT)

This online training course aims to provide learners with information on COVID-19 and suggests best practice for businesses in the current climate.

Free Courses

An Introduction to Infection Prevention and Control – Free

Everyone has a part to play when it comes to infection prevention and control. Ensuring you know the most effective ways you can stop the spread of viruses could help reduce the risk of infection in your workplace.

With the recent outbreak of the coronavirus it’s more important than ever to understand the most effective ways you can help prevent the spread of infection in your workplace.

This free training course will introduce learners to the most effective methods to help prevent viruses spreading.

This course will focus on how to effectively wash your hands and why this is so important in infection control.

Learners will also be able to understand the importance of recognising if they’re fit to work or if they could pose a risk of infection to others by going into work.

Health and Safety

Manual Handling in the Workplace £20.00 (+VAT)

This online Manual Handling training course provides learners with the knowledge they need in order to reduce the chance of incurring an injury whilst manually handling loads in their work environment.

Manual handling regulations are in place to safeguard the health and safety of workers, and it’s vital that employers undertake manual handling training to educate themselves about their responsibilities.

Employers are required by law to take reasonable steps to safeguard the health and safety of all employees, one of which is increasing awareness about the hazards related to manual handling, and outlining what can be done to minimise risk. Health and Safety Executive data shows that failure to follow recommended manual handling techniques is one of the main factors behind musculoskeletal disorders among UK workers. Some 159,000 new cases of these conditions were recorded in 2016-17 alone.

What’s more, back injuries are the number one reason for workplace absences, and one-third of all injuries requiring three or more days off from work are caused by manual handling incidents. This can be extremely costly for businesses in terms of lost productivity.

As a result, it is vital that employers understand manual handling risks and know how to educate their staff about them in order to protect their health and safety at work.

Health and Safety

Fire Safety for Fire Marshals and Wardens Training Package £20.00 (+VAT)

Employers are legally required by Fire Safety Regulations (The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005) to provide information, instruction and training to employees about fire precautions in the workplace.

This course is targeted at businesses needing to train their staff in fire safety procedures. However, it is also applicable to anyone who wishes to learn how to prevent fire in the workplace and deal with it effectively should it occur. It provides important information about fire safety and complies with UK Fire Safety Regulations.

Food & Hygiene

Food Allergy Awareness Training £15.00 (+VAT)

This Food Allergy Awareness Training course is designed to help learners identify the fourteen particular food allergens which must, by law, be recognised and to understand why foods containing allergens must be handled carefully.

Food & Hygiene

Level 2 Food Safety & Hygiene for Manufacturing £15.00 (+VAT)

Anyone who works in food manufacturing should be aware of the latest food hygiene standards. Proper cleaning and disinfecting procedures for all equipment and machinery used is key to an effective food processing site, alongside safe food storage and pest control, allow you to handle food safely and create food products while ensuring you’re complying with all of the relevant health and safety standards.

Our popular Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene for Manufacturing course has been re-designed and includes all the latest legislation, information and up-to-date guidance.

Food & Hygiene

Level 2 Food Safety & Hygiene for Retail £15.00 (+VAT)

Anyone who works in retail where food is involved needs to be aware of the latest food hygiene standards in relation to their role.

This course provides a basic understanding of food safety and hygiene as it relates to the retail sector, covering issues such as displays for sale and hot display units, along with storage and preparing food for retail.

Our popular Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene for Retail course has been re-designed and includes all the latest legislation, information and up-to-date guidance.

Food & Hygiene

Level 3 Food Safety and Hygiene for Supervisors £87.50 (+VAT)

The Level 3 Food Hygiene online course is suitable for anyone who is involved in the management or supervision of food handlers within a food environment.

It is recommended that all food premises should have at least one person trained to Level 3 in food hygiene and safety – particularly if they are in charge of other staff and are responsible for the training of those staff.

Food & Hygiene

Level 2 Food Safety & Hygiene for Catering £15.00 (+VAT)

Anyone who works in catering or hospitality needs to be aware of the latest food hygiene standards.

Knowing how to clean and disinfect equipment, safely store and prepare food, and control common pests will allow you to handle food safely and ensure that you’re complying with all of the relevant health and safety standards.

Our popular Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene for Catering course has been re-designed and includes all the latest legislation, information and up-to-date guidance