HR & Employment Law Training

Health & Safety Training

HR and Health & Safety Training is an invaluable investment for your business

Kingfisher Professional Services bespoke HR, Employment Law and Health & Safety training courses are an invaluable resource. Every year, our in-house training and coaching equips organisations with the knowledge and tools needed to effectively manage employee issues and improve safety management.

Give your managers the confidence they need to stay in control and in return, reduce the risk of employment tribunal claims, severe accidents or ill health in the workplace.

Expert Trainers

Our trainers combine years of industry knowledge with practical working experience which gives you and your staff training of the highest standard.

We Come To You

We know you are busy and find it difficult to take your staff out of the workplace, therefore we come to you. All our courses can be delivered on your premises or a venue at a time that suits you.

Supporting Documentation

Every Health & Safety course is accompanied by a useful guide and supporting documentation so your team can complete all areas of the training with ease. All delegates receive a certificate of completion to demonstrate competency and compliance with training needs for safe working.

Why Is Health And Safety Training Important?

For your business to avoid accidents, ill-health or any financial costs resulting from an incident, effective training needs to be put into place. Employees competent in Health &  Safety are more careful with your most valuable company asset. People.

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Health & Safety Training Courses

The benefits of effective Health & Safety Training for your business are enormous. Not only will it help reduce absences, accidents, financial costs and stress, certain training on Health & Safety is also a legal requirement.

IOSH Managing Safely Course

The Institution of Occupational Health & Safety (IOSH) Managing Safely course is aimed at line managers (executives, managers, supervisors and anyone with responsibility for other people) in any sector.

Designed to provide all managers with the confidence and enthusiasm to apply knowledge to the workplace.

Course modules

  • Introducing Managing Safely
  • Assessing risks
  • Controlling risks
  • Understanding responsibilities
  • Understanding hazards
  • Measuring performance

How is the training delivered?
The IOSH Managing Safely course is classroom based with discussions and demonstrations in controlled conditions, working towards a written assessment/risk control exercise and multiple-choice exam at the close.

Course duration
The course can be run over a three, or four-day period.

Who is this course for?
Line managers (executives, managers, supervisors, and anyone with responsibility for other people) in any
sector.

Maximum Candidates
15

IOSH Working Safely Course

The Institution of Occupational Health & Safety (IOSH) Working Safely course is aimed at anyone and everyone in a working role who wants to learn the basics of safety and health.

Designed to provide employees with the knowledge and tools required to work safely.

Course modules

  • Introducing Working Safely
  • Defining hazard and risk
  • Identifying common hazards
  • Improving safety performance

How is the training delivered?
The IOSH Working Safely course is classroom based with discussions and demonstrations in controlled conditions, working towards a multiple-choice exam at the close.

Course duration
The course is of one-day duration.

Who is this course for?
Anyone and everyone who wants to learn the basics of safety and health.

Maximum Candidates
15

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General Health & Safety Awareness

Employers have a legal responsibility to provide key safety information to staff. This course is an introduction to health & safety which is appropriate for all members of staff, regardless of industry.

Course content

  • Reasons to work safely
  • Sources of law
  • Employers & employee’s duties
  • Near misses
    Powers of enforcement

How is the training delivered?
The course is delivered via an interactive classroom discussion, and candidates will be continually assessed
throughout this process. There is also a health and safety quiz at the end of the course.

Course duration
The course is 3-4 hours duration.

Who is this course for?
All members of staff.

Maximum Candidates
12

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Principles of Risk Assessment

It is a legal requirement for every employer and self-employed person to assess the health and safety risks
arising out of their work activities. This Principles of Risk Assessment course is for anyone who has the responsibility of conducting risk assessments in the workplace.

Course content

  • Background and context of risk assessment
  • Legal requirements
  • Explanation of the terms suitable & sufficient
  • Basic steps of risk assessment
  • Hierarchy of control
  • Monitoring & reviewing

How is the training delivered?
The Principle of Risk Assessment course is delivered via an interactive classroom discussion, and candidates will be continually assessed throughout this process. There is also a practical session towards the end of the course.

Course duration
The course is 3-4 hours duration.

Who is this course for?
Anyone who has responsibility of conducting risk assessments in the workplace.

Maximum Candidates
12

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Emergency First Aid

Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) is designed for low-risk workplaces. It can also be used for staff
required to be emergency first aiders or to support a designated first aider trained via the First Aid at Work course.

Course content

  • Adult resuscitation (CPR)
  • Burns and scalds
  • Choking adult
  • Communication and casualty care
  • Defibrillator pad placement, prompts, and how to respond
  • Minor and severe bleeding
  • Role of the first aider
  • Medical emergencies e.g. seizures, shock
  • Unresponsive, unconscious adult

How is the training delivered?
The course is delivered via interactive classroom discussions and practical demonstrations. Practical
assessments are observed by the trainer throughout the course.

Course duration
The course is of one day duration.

Who is this course for?
Anyone who is required to be or support an emergency first aider.

Maximum Candidates
12

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First Aid at Work

First Aid at Work (FAW) is most suited to those working in higher-risk environments, such as building sites, manufacturing, or warehouses.

Course content

  • First aid priorities
  • Eye injuries
  • Managing incidents
  • Head injuries
  • Basic life support
  • Seizures (adults)
  • Examination of a casualty
  • Shock
  • Unconsciousness
  • Asthma
  • Control of bleeding (major & minor wounds)
  • Fainting/feeling faint
  • Fractures
  • Low blood sugar/diabetic emergencies
  • Burns and scalds
  • Allergic reaction
  • Common illnesses
  • Stroke
  • Chest pains including heart attacks & angina
  • Spinal injuries
  • Dressings
  • Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations
  • Recording and reporting
  • First aid kits

How is the training delivered?
The course is delivered in a classroom setting and offers a practical, hands-on approach that delivers the
skills and confidence to use first aid skills in a real-life situation. Each candidate is assessed on the specified
practical applications and a multiple-choice exam.

Course duration
The course is of three days duration and candidates must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment.

Who is this course for?
Anyone working in a high-risk environment.

Maximum Candidates
12

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Manual Handling Training

This course is aimed at any employee who undertakes manual handling at work and needs to understand the principles of safe manual handling. This includes anyone who may transport or support a load by hand or bodily force. It includes lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying, or moving a load.

Course content

  • Manual handling and the law
  • Common causes of workplace injuries
  • Definition of manual handling
  • Structure of the spine & the mechanics of lifting
  • Manual handling risk assessments
  • The principles of safer handling

How is the training delivered?
The course is delivered via an interactive classroom discussion, with a practical application session, leading
to a multiple-choice exam at the close.

Course duration
The Manual Handling course is 2-3 hours duration.

Who is this course for?
Anyone who may transport or support a load by hand or bodily force.

Maximum Candidates
12

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Fire Awareness

This course is ideal for all employees and is designed to raise awareness of the dangers associated with fire and the practical steps that can be taken to minimise and control the risks that fire presents.

Course content

  • Legal requirements
  • Fire explained
  • Fire prevention
  • Fire detection equipment
  • Fire extinguishing equipment

How is the training delivered?
The course is delivered via an interactive classroom discussion, and candidates will be continually assessed
throughout this process. There is also a quiz session towards the end of the course.

Course duration
The course is 3-4 hours duration.

Who is this course for?
All members of staff.

Maximum Candidates
12

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Asbestos Awareness

This course is defined as “Category A” training and is a legal requirement for employees who are likely to
disturb asbestos whilst carrying out their everyday work, or who may influence how work is carried out, such as electricians, plumbers, joiners etc.

Course content

  • History of Asbestos
  • Types of Asbestos & its properties
  • Where Asbestos can be found
  • Health risks of Asbestos exposure
  • Legal requirements
  • Emergency procedure in the event of exposure

How is the training delivered?
The course is delivered via an interactive classroom discussion, leading to a multiple-choice exam at the close.

Course duration
The course is 2-3 hours duration.

Who is this course for?
Anyone who has the potential to have contact with asbestos, such as plumbers, electricians, joiners etc.

Maximum Candidates
12

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Legionella Awareness

This course aims to help duty holders understand more about their legal responsibilities and the health risks created by the Legionella bacteria including what precautionary measures are required to control the risk of Legionella in buildings’ water systems.

Course content

  • History of Legionella
  • Types of ill health
  • Water systems at risk
  • Routes of exposure
  • Factors increasing susceptibility
  • Legal requirements
  • Conditions required for growth
  • Methods of control & frequencies

How is the training delivered?
The course is delivered via an interactive classroom discussion, leading to a multiple-choice exam at the close.

Course duration
The course is 2-3 hours duration.

Who is this course for?
Duty holders who want to understand more about the health risks created by the Legionella bacteria and
their legal responsibilities.

Maximum Candidates
12

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Hazardous Substance Awareness

This training course is designed to give workers knowledge of the health risks surrounding work with hazardous substances, including how to undertake a COSHH assessment by identifying the risks and the control measures needed.

Course content

  • Legal requirements (COSHH)
  • Main types of hazards in the workplace
  • Labelling & classification
  • Evaluation of risk
  • Assessing ill health risks
  • Control strategy
  • Measurements & monitoring

How is the training delivered?
The course is delivered via an interactive classroom discussion, with a practical application session. Candidates will be continually assessed throughout this process.

Course duration
The course is 2-3 hours duration.

Who is this course for?
Anyone who works with hazardous substances.

Maximum Candidates
12

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Display Screen Equipment

This course is ideal for anyone with line management responsibilities or those who have been appointed as display screen equipment assessors. The course also provides practical guidance on the safe set-up and use
of computer workstations for all users of the equipment.

Course content

  • Legal requirements
  • Ergonomics
  • Possible health effects
  • Other risks
  • Equipment & workstation
  • Environment & comfort
  • Risk assessment

How is the training delivered?
The course is delivered via an interactive classroom discussion, with a practical application session towards
the close. Candidates will be continually assessed throughout this process.

Course duration
The course is 2-3 hours duration.

Who is this course for?
Anyone who has the responsibility of assessing display screen equipment.

Maximum Candidates
12

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Accident Incident Reporting & Investigation

This course is aimed at those who will either lead or assist in the investigation of accidents and incidents in the workplace, it will also help to ensure that your organisation complies with relevant legislation, including the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR).

Course content

  • Legal requirements
  • Background to accident investigation
  • Reporting accidents
  • Accident causation
  • Human error
  • Investigation techniques

How is the training delivered?
The course is delivered via an interactive classroom discussion, with a practical application session towards
the close. Candidates will be continually assessed throughout this process.

Course duration
The course is 2-3 hours duration.

Who is this course for?
Anyone who leads or assists in the investigation of accidents and incidents in the workplace.

Maximum Candidates
12

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Construction Design & Management

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 place specific responsibilities on duty holders, including designers and contractors, and make them accountable for the consideration and management of health and safety. This course has been designed to provide learners with practical knowledge of key duty
holder requirements.

Course content

  • Legal requirements & interpretation
  • Duty definitions
  • Notification periods
  • Duty holders’ roles
  • Welfare & rest facilities
  • Pre-construction information & construction phase plan
  • Safety file

How is the training delivered?
The course is delivered via an interactive classroom discussion. Candidates will be continually assessed
throughout this process.

Course duration
The course is 2-3 hours duration.

Who is this course for?
A designer or contractor who needs practical knowledge of key duty holder requirements.

Maximum Candidates
12

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HR & Employment Law Training Courses

HR training is one of the most valuable investments an organisation can make. Transform your management team into HR leaders with cost-effective training courses and reduce the risk of needless tribunal claims by disgruntled employees.

Management HR Training

Your business may be the size whereby you give several team leaders, supervisors or managers responsibility of managing their employees. If this is you, then consistency is key.

The management training session is an interactive session with your key personnel, which focuses on developing their knowledge of key HR areas that they must tackle.

Take comfort in knowing all departments manage day to day issues such as lateness or poor performance in the same way.

Learn the impact of inconsistent treatment and the impact that has on the business as a whole. The pitfalls many managers fall victim to and how this may result in an employment tribunal.

 Course models

  • Conduct
  • Capability
  • Grievances
  • General awareness over equal opportunities and discrimination in the workplace.
  • How to undertake an investigation and/or chair a formal meeting and have the confidence to do so.

How is the training delivered?
Work based seminar with practical tasks and group activities to engage learning.

Course duration
4-6 hours

Who is this course for?
Key management personnel

Maximum Candidates
12

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Conduct

Many employers face difficulty in addressing their employees' conduct. Whether that be minor misconduct or gross misconduct.

Every manager needs the skills and understanding to differentiate between the two and to ensure the correct process and consistency in approach is maintained.

Course modules

  • Recognise misconduct from gross misconduct
  • Understand your company disciplinary procedure
  • Learn about the impact the ACAS Code of Practice has on conduct procedures
  • Develop practical skills in holding effective fact-finding investigation meetings and thorough disciplinary and appeal hearings

How is the training delivered?
Work-based seminar, with practical tasks and group activities for a better understanding.

Course duration
3-4 hours

Who is this course for?
All managers, HR personnel, and or any other personnel who may need to deal with conduct issues.

Maximum Candidates
12

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Capability

The Capability course breaks down the difference between capability poor performance and capability on the grounds of sickness.

Attendees are provided with guidance on how to recognise poor performance and tackle such performance issues through reasonable targets. As well as the complexities of going through a capability procedure to manage long term sickness and identify any reasonable adjustments that are required.

Course modules

  • How to effectively manage poor performance.
  • Understand the need to set reasonable targets and period for review.
  • Build on warnings to achieve fair and appropriate action.
  • Manage short-term and long-term sickness.
  • Understand the perplexities of possible discrimination.
  • What is classed as reasonable adjustments?

How is the training delivered?
Work-based seminar.

Course duration
3-4 hours

Who is this course for?
All key personnel who may deal with capability procedures.

Maximum Candidates
12

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Grievances

Recognising a grievance is often overlooked by many employers. This course is designed to give managers the skills they require to identify and appropriately investigate grievances within the workplace.

Failure to deal with grievances appropriately often leads to possible claims of discrimination, therefore it is vital managers can deal with this at the time rather than it be too late.

Course modules

  • Recognise a grievance.
  • Appropriate investigations.
  • Implications for business.
  • Further actions that may need to be taken.
  • How to chair a grievance hearing and the impact of the ACAS Code of Practice.

How is the training delivered?
Work-based seminar

Course duration?
3-4 hours

Who is this course for?
Managers/key personnel

Maximum Candidates
12

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Common and General HR Concerns

The Common and General HR Concerns course is designed to give line managers and other key personnel with limited HR experience a little more understanding in the common/general HR areas.

This course is designed to give the attendees more confidence to tackle these common issues and to develop their managerial/ supervisory skills.

Course modules

  • Holiday calculations
  • Short service dismissals
  • Equal opportunities
  • Bullying and harassment at the workplace
  • Statutory family leave rights

How is the training delivered?
Work based seminar.

Course duration
4-6 hours

Who is this course for?
Any line managers, key personnel dealing with day-to-day employee/ HR issues.

Maximum Candidates
12

For more information on Common and General HR Training, get in touch with the team on 0333 996 0666 or

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Expert Trainers

Our practical and insightful HR and employment law training is delivered by an employment law expert who will work with your organisation to ensure that our training content and activities are aligned to achieve your organisation’s learning objectives..

We Come To You

We know you are busy and find it difficult to take your staff out of the workplace, therefore we come to you. All our courses can be delivered on your premises or a venue at a time that suits you.

Supporting Documentation

All Employment Law Courses are accompanied by useful guides and supporting documentation to help you through all areas of the training. Keep your training records up to date and demonstrate management competency with copies of certification on completion of each course.

Why Is HR Training Important?

Human Resource is a fundamental necessity in reinforcing, developing and improving company culture. We cover a wide range of crucial elements in your day-to-day operations and effective people management fuels success because an organisation managed by leaders will improve your brand, grows your talent pool and protect your reputation.

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Discover more about our courses and services.

Employment Law Services

We take the headache out of your tricky HR dilemmas.

Resources

A series of free resources on HR, employment law and health & safety issues, compiled by our in-house experts.

News

We cover the latest hot topics, legislation and tribunal cases. Keep up to date with bite-size information, sent straight to your inbox.

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At Kingfisher Professional Services, you can have peace of mind that you have taken the right action and are free from any repercussions from an ordinary unfair dismissal claim.

Does the Guarantee Service cost more?
We offer our Guarantee Service to all clients at no extra cost. By following the compliant advice of your Employment Law Consultant, we will help you
secure a fair dismissal which we will stand by through representations and preparation if the matter ends in an employment tribunal.

Employment Documentation

Kingfisher Professional Services will tailor your Master Employment Documentation so that it recognises your company policies and procedures, keeping you and your business up to date.

Your Employment Law Consultant will work with you to draft your set of Master Employment Documentation which will consist of your Employee Handbook and relevant Contracts of Employment.

We work with you to include the necessary detail to ensure compliance and to match the policies and procedures your business wishes to address.