Stoke on Trent College has a number of Health & Safety and Food Hygiene courses at various levels. There are either generic awards or ones that are more specific to meet industry standards. The tutors who deliver these qualifications have extensive knowledge of Health & Safety and Food Hygiene and have vocational expertise in a variety of sectors.


605- IED (Improvised Explosive Device) Awareness

Health & Safety / Food Safety

The Improvised Explosive Device (IED) course aims to give a working knowledge to Security, Estates, Customer Service, Logistcs and Cleaning staff to enable them to identify suspect packages and unattended items in confident, safe and controlled manner.

Type:
Course - Part Time
Level:
2
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Conflict Resolution including Control and Restraint

Health & Safety / Food Safety

This course is specifically aimed at Public Establishments and Events where staff need to be trained in Breakaway and Restraint Techniques (Safehold) to ensure that they stay within the parameters of the law (Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006).

Type:
Course - Part Time
Level:
2
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Emergency Planning and Crisis Response

Health & Safety / Food Safety

This course is aimed at Managers and Senior Managers who are involved in dealing with emergencies from gas explosion, fire or a violent intruder. The course includes theory followed by practical role play workshops.

Type:
Course - Part Time
Level:
3
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First Aid at Work – Refresher

Health & Safety / Food Safety

This is a 2 day course. It enables existing First Aiders to requalify and update their skills in order to continue to administer First Aid in the workplace.

Type:
Course - Part Time
Level:
3
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First Aid – Emergency First Aid at Work Level 2 Award

Health & Safety / Food Safety

This is a 6 hour course which leads to an accredited certificate in Emergency First Aid in the Workplace (previously known as “Appointed Persons First Aid”. The college is a Health and Safety Executive approved centre for the delivery of First Aid at Work. The focus is on the first aid management of adults which can be applied in any setting but there will be a strong focus on workplace settings. The qualification allows the holder to manage first aid situations in the workplace when the First Aider is unavailable. The course covers basic life support, management of shock and bleeding amongst other situations. The qualification will be gained on succesful completion of the course, all students must demonstrate basic life support and actively engage with the course. There is no formal examination.

Type:
Course - Part Time
Level:
2
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Food Safety in Catering Level 2 Award (CIEH)

Health & Safety / Food Safety

Course Outline Introduction to food safety The law Food safety Hazards Temperature controls Food handlers: personal hygiene requirements Refrigeration, cooling and cold holding of foods Cooking, hot holding and reheating of food Principles of safe food storage Cleaning: detergent/disinfection/sanitisation/sterilisation Food premises and equipment Pest control Key benefits Legal compliance Personal accountability by staff Confidence and expertise to prepare and deliver quality food to customers Well managed customer relationships

Type:
Course - Part Time
Level:
2
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Health and Safety in the Workplace Level 2 Award (CIEH)

Health & Safety / Food Safety

All employers regardless of occupation or level will benefit from gaining an understanding of health and safety issues. Workplace Health, Safety and Welfare. Health and Safety Law Risk Assessment Accident Prevention Work Equipment Electricity Substance Hazardous to Health Noise Manual handling Personal Protective Equipment Fire Safety

Type:
Course - Part Time
Level:
2
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Managing Safely IOSH

Health & Safety / Food Safety

This nationally accredited course is designed for key personnel with responsibility for managing health and safety within the workplace. It offers and in depth insight into work place health and safety and includes employeeås duties under common law, enforcement procedures, RIDDOR, COSHH, manual handling, fire prevention and electrical safety.

Type:
Course - Part Time
Level:
X
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NEBOSH Occupational Health & Safety National Diploma

Health & Safety / Food Safety

The NEBOSH National Diploma is the flagship NEBOSH award and is the first UK vocational qualification to be developed specifically for health and safety professionals. Since its introduction in 1988 it has become established as the most popular qualification of its kind, with over 10,000 students having successfully gained the Diploma. What kind of people take the NEBOSH National Diploma? The NEBOSH National Diploma is the qualification for aspiring health and safety professionals, building directly upon the foundation of knowledge provided by the NEBOSH National General Certificate. It is designed to provide students with the expertise required to undertake a career as a safety and health practitioner and also provides a sound basis for progression to postgraduate study. Is this qualification recognised? The qualification meets the academic requirements to apply for Graduate Membership (Grad IOSH) of Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). This is the first step to becoming a Chartered Health and Safety Practitioner as a Chartered Member of IOSH (CMIOSH). Holders of either the NEBOSH National or International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety and either the NEBOSH National or International Certificate in Construction Health and Safety meet the headline entrance criteria requirements for Registered Construction Safety Practitioner (RMaPS) membership of the Association for Project Safety (APS). The National Diploma provides a sound basis for progression to MSc level: A number of UK universities offer MSc programs that accept the National Diploma as a full or partial entry requirement. Holders of the NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety may use the designatory letters ãDipNEBOSHà after their name and are invited to the annual NEBOSH Graduation and Awards Ceremony in the year following the successful completion of their award. The syllabus comprises four core units: Managing Health and Safety Hazardous agents in the workplace Workplace and work equipment safety Workplace-based assignment

Type:
Course - Part Time
Level:
4
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Personal Safety (Breakaway and Safe Hold)

Health & Safety / Food Safety

This course is specifically aimed at frontline staff at Public Establishments and Events to enable them to confidently cope with occasions where they may be threatened with physical or verbal abuse.

Type:
Course - Part Time
Level:
2
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Safety: Managing Fire Safety Level 2 Award (HABC)

Health & Safety / Food Safety

The award covers the areas of: Hazards and risks associated with Fire in the workplace. How Fire risk is controlled in the workplace The principles and practice of fire safety management at work. The role of the nominated fire warden.

Type:
Course - Part Time
Level:
2
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Search and Weapons Awareness

Health & Safety / Food Safety

This course is specifically aimed at Education Establishments to ensure their staff can undertake screening and searching for weapons and other prohibited items as outlined in the Education and Inspections Act 2006.

Type:
Course - Part Time
Level:
2
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Key facts about Health & Safety / Food Hygiene

  • To administer first aid to colleagues, a First Aid at Work qualification needs to be achieved.
  • Employers have a legal responsibility to protect the health and safety of staff and other people – such as customers and members of the public – who may be affected by their work.
  • Health and Safety Consultants can earn over £30,000 a year.

Popular Career Progression

  • Health and Safety Consultant.
  • First Aider within the workplace.
  • Risk Assessor