Lone Working in Education & Care

This course gives a comprehensive overview of lone working in settings that include children & young people

This course highlights the procedures, risks and considerations associated with lone working, tailored to education anbd other situations involving children and young people. It lists the precautions and actions lone workers should consider and undertake prior to, during and after periods in which they work away from colleagues.

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    1 hrs

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Course Details

Lone Working course details:
  • Clear, attractive format
  • Real-life scenarios help illustrate key points
  • With videos and graphics to make an enjoyable learning experience
  • Written by an expert with over 20 years experience of training in education and social care

Benefits for you

Within the Education and care sector there are often occasions when staff are lone working. This course explores most of these times and offers help and support to reduce the risks associated.

The Learning Outcomes are –

  • Have knowledge of the various pieces of legislation related to lone working 
  • Understand the legal definition of lone working and how it impacts within Education and care 
  • Understand the different times people might be lone working 
  • Understand employers responsibilities regarding lone working 
  • Understand the employees responsibilities regarding lone working

Course Syllabus

Section 1 – Introduction 

  • Learning Objectives 
  • Mapping 
  • Meet The People 

Section 2 – Overview of Legislation and Guidance 

  • Introduction 

Section 3 – Lone Working 

  • Definitions 
  • Lone Working – situations 

Section 4 – Employers' Duties 

  • Introduction 
  • Employers' Duties – In Practice 
  • Employers' Duties – control measures 

Section 5 – Employees' Duties 

  • Introduction 
  • Checklists for lone workers 
  • Risk Assessment in Schools 

Section 6 – Policies and Procedures 

  • Introduction

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